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Yokota's Riley DeMarco loses the handle on the ball between Christian Academy defenders Zion Omorefe and Eugene Reedy during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44.
Yokota's Riley DeMarco loses the handle on the ball between Christian Academy defenders Zion Omorefe and Eugene Reedy during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44. (Jack Higbee/Special to Stripes)
Yokota's Riley DeMarco loses the handle on the ball between Christian Academy defenders Zion Omorefe and Eugene Reedy during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44.
Yokota's Riley DeMarco loses the handle on the ball between Christian Academy defenders Zion Omorefe and Eugene Reedy during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44. (Jack Higbee/Special to Stripes)
Yokota's Ethan Gaume drives against Christian Academy Japan's Lukas Sussman during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44.
Yokota's Ethan Gaume drives against Christian Academy Japan's Lukas Sussman during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44. (Jack Higbee/Special to Stripes)
Christian Academy Japan's Enosh Mutenda dribbles ahead of Yokota's Ken Baarde during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44.
Christian Academy Japan's Enosh Mutenda dribbles ahead of Yokota's Ken Baarde during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44. (Jack Higbee/Special to Stripes)
Daegu's Sam Murphy dribbles against Yongsan's Julian Rhim during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24.
Daegu's Sam Murphy dribbles against Yongsan's Julian Rhim during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24. (Mary Sarantakes/Special to Stripes)
Daegu's Elijah Bembischew dribbles against Yongsan's Caleb Gorrick during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24.
Daegu's Elijah Bembischew dribbles against Yongsan's Caleb Gorrick during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24. (Mary Sarantakes/Special to Stripes)
Daegu's Elijah Bembischew shoots against Yongsan's Tayne Kim during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24.
Daegu's Elijah Bembischew shoots against Yongsan's Tayne Kim during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24. (Mary Sarantakes/Special to Stripes)
Daegu's J.B. Pope pulls up for a shot against Yongsan's Kevin Lee during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24.
Daegu's J.B. Pope pulls up for a shot against Yongsan's Kevin Lee during Friday's Korea boys basketball game. The Warriors won 41-24. (Mary Sarantakes/Special to Stripes)
Matthew C. Perry's Keyda Feltner drives to the basket against Nile C. Kinnick during Friday's Japan girls basketball game. The Red Devils won 49-25.
Matthew C. Perry's Keyda Feltner drives to the basket against Nile C. Kinnick during Friday's Japan girls basketball game. The Red Devils won 49-25. (Shion Rudolph/Special to Stripes)
E.J. King's L.J. Scarver goes up for a shot against Nile C. Kinnick's Chris Watson during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Cobras won 67-62 in a battle of unbeatens.
E.J. King's L.J. Scarver goes up for a shot against Nile C. Kinnick's Chris Watson during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Cobras won 67-62 in a battle of unbeatens. (Shion Rudolph/Special to Stripes)
Matthew C. Perry's Taniya Smith goes up for a shot against Nile C. Kinnick's Cassi Boyer during Friday's Japan girls basketball game. The Red Devils won 49-25.
Matthew C. Perry's Taniya Smith goes up for a shot against Nile C. Kinnick's Cassi Boyer during Friday's Japan girls basketball game. The Red Devils won 49-25. (Shion Rudolph/Special to Stripes)
E.J. King's Dyson Robinson skies for a shot between two Nile C. Kinnick defenders during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Cobras won 67-62 in a battle of unbeatens.
E.J. King's Dyson Robinson skies for a shot between two Nile C. Kinnick defenders during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Cobras won 67-62 in a battle of unbeatens. (Shion Rudolph/Special to Stripes)
Kadena's Kyleigh Wright drives against Kubasaki's Megan Charkowski during Friday's Okinawa girls basketball game. The Panthers won 46-14 and clinched their 14th straight district title over the Dragons.
Kadena's Kyleigh Wright drives against Kubasaki's Megan Charkowski during Friday's Okinawa girls basketball game. The Panthers won 46-14 and clinched their 14th straight district title over the Dragons. (L.J. Hollingsworth/Special to Stripes)
Kadena's Mary Clair Santos dribbles upcourt against Kubasaki during Friday's Okinawa girls basketball game. The Panthers won 46-14 to clinch their 14th straight district title over the Dragons.
Kadena's Mary Clair Santos dribbles upcourt against Kubasaki during Friday's Okinawa girls basketball game. The Panthers won 46-14 to clinch their 14th straight district title over the Dragons. (L.J. Hollingsworth/Special to Stripes)
Kadena's Alexis Boyer drives to the basket against Kubasaki during Friday's Okinawa girls basketball game. The Panthers won 46-14 and captured their 14th straight district title against the Dragons.
Kadena's Alexis Boyer drives to the basket against Kubasaki during Friday's Okinawa girls basketball game. The Panthers won 46-14 and captured their 14th straight district title against the Dragons. (L.J. Hollingsworth/Special to Stripes)
Kadena's Blake Dearborn has a shot blocked by Kubasaki's Damien Dorval during Friday's Okinawa boys basketball game. The Panthers won 57-48 and clinched their third straight season series and district title over the Dragons.
Kadena's Blake Dearborn has a shot blocked by Kubasaki's Damien Dorval during Friday's Okinawa boys basketball game. The Panthers won 57-48 and clinched their third straight season series and district title over the Dragons. (Tina Davis/Special to Stripes)
Kadena's Skyler King pulls down one of his 10 rebounds in front of Kubasaki's Mason Taylor during Friday's Okinawa boys basketball game. The Panthers won 57-48 to clinch their third straight season series and district title over the Dragons.
Kadena's Skyler King pulls down one of his 10 rebounds in front of Kubasaki's Mason Taylor during Friday's Okinawa boys basketball game. The Panthers won 57-48 to clinch their third straight season series and district title over the Dragons. (Tina Davis/Special to Stripes)
Kubasaki's Damien Dorval comes down with a rebound against Kadena during Friday's Okinawa boys basketball game. The Panthers won 57-48 and clinched their third straight district title over the Dragons.
Kubasaki's Damien Dorval comes down with a rebound against Kadena during Friday's Okinawa boys basketball game. The Panthers won 57-48 and clinched their third straight district title over the Dragons. (Tina Davis/Special to Stripes)
Yokota's Taylor Jenkins drives to the basket against Christian Academy Japan's Enosh Mutenda during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44.
Yokota's Taylor Jenkins drives to the basket against Christian Academy Japan's Enosh Mutenda during Friday's Japan boys basketball game. The Panthers won 56-44. (Jack Higbee/Special to Stripes)

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Basketball Boys South KoreaDaegu 41, Yongsan 24 Friday at Camp WalkerGuardians 6 5 4 9 — 24Warriors 17 11 8 5 — 41Scoring — Warriors: Sam Murphy 9, Elijah Bembischew 9, J.B. Pope 9; Guardians: Henry Hoffman 5. Rebounding — Warriors: Jack Zimmer 17, Bembischew 12, Murphy 10.Humphreys 73, Seoul Foreign 40 Friday at SeoulBlackhawks 16 16 21 20 — 73Crusaders 5 17 6 12 — 40Scoring — Blackhawks: Quintin Metcalf 18, Jalen Hill 16, Conner Coyne 15; Crusaders: Ethan Lee 10. Rebounding — Blackhawks: Hill 12, Metcalf 10, Coyne 8. Steals — Blackhawks: Hill 6, Metcalf 5. Assists — Blackhawks: Metcalf 7. Noteworthy — Blackhawks remain unbeaten.

OkinawaKadena 57, Kubasaki 48 Friday at Kadena Air BaseDragons 13 10 8 17 — 48Panthers 12 12 13 20 — 57Scoring — Panthers: Casey Cox 23, Eric McCarter 17; Dragons: Tristan Higginson 18, Damien Dorval 15. Rebounding — Panthers: Blake Dearborn 15, Skyler King 10. Noteworthy — Panthers clinched third straight season-series title.

JapanYokota 56, Christian Academy Japan 44 Friday at Yokota Air BaseKnights 11 11 7 15 — 44Panthers 11 18 12 15 — 56Scoring — Panthers: Riley DeMarco 28, Ethan Gaume 10; Knights: Enosh Mutenda 14. Noteworthy — DeMarco hit six three-point goals for the Panthers, who got their first win.Robert D. Edgren 63, Zama 53 Friday at Camp ZamaEagles 14 22 11 16 — 63Trojans 14 14 6 19 — 53Scoring — Eagles: Riley Palfy 21, Chauncey Williams 12, Keith Wright 12; Trojans: Keshawn McNeill 14, Jeremiah Stewart 13, Robert McCreary 12. Rebounding — Eagles: Palfy 8. Assists — Eagles: Williams 7. Noteworthy — Eagles (5-0) captured their first road win. Friday at Marine Corps Air Station IwakuniE.J. King 67, Nile C. Kinnick 62 Red Devils 20 16 12 14 — 62Cobras 16 20 14 17 — 67Scoring — Cobras: Dyson Robinson 30, Jalen Nall 14, L.J. Scarver 13; Red Devils: Kaine Roberts 14, Chris Watson 13, Rashad Rapada 11, Davion Roberts 11.Kinnick 63, Matthew C. Perry 33 Red Devils 17 16 21 9 — 63Samurai 5 12 9 7-33Scoring — Red Devils: K. Roberts 19, Rapada 17, D. Roberts 16; Samurai: Anthony Laney 13.

Girls South KoreaDaegu 48, Yongsan 32 Friday at Camp WalkerGuardians 8 5 10 9 — 32Warriors 20 10 8 10 — 48Scoring — Warriors: Bethani Newbold 21, Dai’Ja Turner 19. Rebounding — Warriors: Turner 14. Assists — Warriors: Turner 6. Steals — Warriors: Newbold 10, Turner 9. Blocked shots — Warriors: Turner 13. Noteworthy — Warriors remained unbeaten.Seoul Foreign 44, Humphreys 40 Friday at SeoulBlackhawks 9 12 9 10 — 40Crusaders 8 12 9 15 — 44Scoring — Crusaders: Alaina Smith 15, Eunice Chung 12; Blackhawks: Ebony Dykes 10, Melissa Pritchett 10, Acacia May 10. Rebounding — Blackhawks: Dykes 10.

OkinawaKadena 46, Kubasaki 14 Friday at Kadena Air BaseDragons 2 5 2 5 — 14Panthers 19 15 9 3 — 46Scoring — Panthers: Atirria Simms 20, Korina Macato 11; Dragons: Brandi Smith 4. Rebounding — Panthers: Simms 18. Noteworthy — Panthers captured their 14th straight season series.

JapanZama 54, Edgren 6 Friday at Camp ZamaEagles 2 2 2 0 — 6Trojans 16 21 9 8 — 54Scoring — Trojans: Chloe Sterling 17, Brianna Ratliff 14. Rebounding — Trojans: Ratliff 7. Noteworthy — Trojans improved to 7-0. Friday at Marine Corps Air Station IwakuniKinnick 39, King 23 Red Devils 16 5 16 2 — 39Cobras 5 4 3 11 — 23Scoring — Red Devils: Journey Hammond 13, Kiana Johnson 12; Cobras: Gabi Shultz 15. Rebounding — Red Devils: Cassi Boyer 14, Melissa Rose 8, Madelyn Gallo 7, Johnson 7, Hammond 5.Kinnick 49, Perry 25Red Devils 8 11 16 14 — 49Samurai 3 5 7 10 — 25Scoring — Red Devils: Johnson 14, Rose 11; Samurai: Taniya Smith 12. Rebounding — Red Devils: Rose 16, Johnson 12, Kinnedy Sawyer 11, Boyer 10, Jordan Sims 9, Kyleigh Jones 9, Hammond 6; Samurai: Smith 7. Steals — Red Devils: Hammond 11.CAJ 25, Seisen 21 Thursday at TokyoPhoenix 4 5 2 10 — 21Knights 5 5 6 9 — 25Scoring — Knights: Rachel Nelson 15. Rebounding — Knights: Jessica Bedow 10, Mitsuki Hishinuma 6; Phoenix: Marin Sakata 10.

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