Games of the week
Boys basketballHumphreys (7-1) at Seoul American (9-1) When — 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.Where — Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.What — Crucial late-season battle to help determine first place in the Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference Blue Division boys standings. The teams are level in the loss column and the Blackhawks have two games in hand on the Falcons; the regular-season champion gets the top seed in the KAIAC Blue tournament slated for Feb. 5-6 at Taejon Christian. The Falcons are seeking vengeance for a 59-48 defeat Jan. 9 against Humphreys, the first loss to the Blackhawks in school history.Players to watch — One KAIAC Blue coach calls the Blackhawks’ starting lineup the best in the league, while the Falcons possess more depth and can overcome player loss to injury or fouls more easily. Falcons freshman Quentin Metcalf is averaging 12.2 points and 9.8 rebounds, Jezreel Harper 13.4 points and in the last three games, Xavier McDaniel has come on, averaging 11 points and 10 rebounds. For the Blackhawks, Nate Hellams has averaged 14.7 points and 9.7 rebounds and Bashr Edmonds 13.2 points.
Basketball10th Okinawa-American Friendship Tournament, Saturday and Sunday at Camp Foster Field House. Commemorating the first decade of an event begun in 2007 in an effort to gain more games for Kadena’s and Kubasaki’s boys and girls teams. The tournament features the island’s No. 1 Japanese boys team, Maehara.
WrestlingYokota Invitational Tournament, Saturday at Zama. Second major in-season invitational of 2015-16, featuring almost the same field as the “Beast of the Far East” two weeks earlier at Nile C. Kinnick. Kubasaki and Kadena are coming again from Okinawa to what some coaches are calling “Beast II.”