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Boys basketballKubasaki (16-0) vs. Yokota (15-4) When — 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.Where — American School In Japan’s Chofu campus, Tokyo.What — Inter-district meeting between the teams that won their respective Far East tournaments a year ago. The Dragons captured the Division I title, the fourth on coach Jon Fick’s nine-season watch, by downing Kadena 76-64. The Panthers, some observers said a year ago, could have won the D-I title, but on Nov. 18, 2014, Yokota was moved to Division II due to a drop in enrollment. The Panthers needed two games to win the D-II final, beating host Matthew C. Perry 58-48 and 78-50.Players to watch — Dragons senior center Matt Ashley is averaging 22.8 points, senior forward Skylor Stevens 19.5 and senior point guard Jacob Green 7.5 assists and 5.5 steals per game in addition to 13.7 points per game. For the Panthers, junior Hunter Cort is averaging 20.3 points and senior Marcus Henagan 17.5 per game.Also — This will be the second game of a three-game road trip by Kubasaki, the second such journey the Dragons have made this season on top of their Taipei American School Exchange two weeks ago. Kubasaki opens the road swing at 3:30 p.m. Friday at ASIJ and early Saturday afternoon conclude the trip by facing St. Mary’s. All games are at Mustang Valley.Guam at Father Duenas Memorial, 5:30 p.m. Friday. The host Friars have won four straight games to open the regular season, while the Panthers sit a game behind at 3-1 in the island league’s Gadao Division.Okinawa wrestling, Kadena at Kubasaki, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Last regular-season meeting between the two schools, with the Panthers angling to make it a clean sweep of the four dual meets this season.


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