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Kubasaki's Elonzo Higginson III tries to put up a shot against Kitanakagusuku during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50.

Kubasaki's Elonzo Higginson III tries to put up a shot against Kitanakagusuku during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50. (Katlynd Kosnik/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Elonzo Higginson III tries to put up a shot against Kitanakagusuku during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50.

Kubasaki's Elonzo Higginson III tries to put up a shot against Kitanakagusuku during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50. (Katlynd Kosnik/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Damian Dorval leaps for the ball against Kitanakagusuku during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50.

Kubasaki's Damian Dorval leaps for the ball against Kitanakagusuku during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50. (Katlynd Kosnik/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Ilijah Washington shoots over the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50.

Kubasaki's Ilijah Washington shoots over the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50. (Katricia Aquino/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Xavier Carmouche drives to the basket past the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50.

Kubasaki's Xavier Carmouche drives to the basket past the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50. (Katricia Aquino/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Elonzo Higginson III puts up a shot past the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50.

Kubasaki's Elonzo Higginson III puts up a shot past the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50. (Katricia Aquino/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Jonathan Baker looks for room against the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50.

Kubasaki's Jonathan Baker looks for room against the Kitanakagusuku defense during Sunday's championship game in the 11th Okinawa-American Friendship Basketball Tournament. The Dragons lost to the Fighting Lions 63-50. (Katricia Aquino/Special to Stars and Stripes)

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Basketball Boys Okinawa11th Okinawa-American Friendship Tournament Sunday at Camp FosterSemifinal Kubasaki 63, Naha Kokusai 55 Naha Kokusai 13 12 9 21—55Dragons 10 8 17 28—63Scoring — Dragons: Jonathan Baker 19, Ilijah Washington 15, Elonzo Higginson III 10. Rebounding — Dragons: Washington 10, Baker 8, Higginson 5.Championship Kitanakagusuku 63, Kubasaki 50 Kitanaka 15 8 23 17 — 63Dragons 13 16 10 11 — 50Scoring — Dragons: Higginson 16. Rebounding — Dragons: Washington 11, Higginson 11, Xavier Carmouche 9. Noteworthy — Washington and Carmouche were named to the All-Tournament team.Consolation bracket Kadena 77, Urasoe 51 Panthers 20 22 21 14 — 77Urasoe 17 15 15 4 — 51Scoring — Panthers: Jahron Mitchell 22, J.J. Daniels 16, Davion Roebuck 14.Fifth-place game Kadena 69, Maehara 65 Panthers 14 11 17 27 — 69Maehara 14 11 16 24 — 65Scoring — Panthers: Mitchell 28, Daniels 13. Noteworthy — Mitchel was named to the All-Tournament team.

Girls Okinawa11th Okinawa-American Friendship Tournament Sunday at Camp FosterSemifinal Koza 65, Kadena 51 Panthers 14 15 9 13 — 51Koza 15 19 18 13 — 65Scoring — Panthers: Rhamsey Wyche 22, Linda Vaughan 12. Rebounding — Panthers: Isabel Tayag 9, Wyche 7, Saj McBurrows 6.Consolation bracket Kitanakagusuku 37, Kubasaki 35 Kitanaka 9 6 11 11 — 37Dragons 10 8 9 8 — 35Scoring — Dragons: Chloe’ Stevens 24. Rebounding — Dragons: Stevens 11.Third-place game Naha Kokusai 60, Kadena 59 Naha Kokusai 11 17 18 14 — 60Panthers 16 14 9 20 — 59Scoring — Panthers: Tayag 16, Wyche 16, Vaughan 12. Rebounding — Panthers: Tayag 17. Noteworthy — Vaughan was named to the All-Tournament team.


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