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Jan. 16, 2012

Christian Teague of Kadena Air Base puts up a shot between two Warriors of Kinser defenders during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16 2012 at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39.

Jan. 16, 2012 Christian Teague of Kadena Air Base puts up a shot between two Warriors of Kinser defenders during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16 2012 at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)



Jan. 16, 2012

Christian Teague of Kadena Air Base puts up a shot between two Warriors of Kinser defenders during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16 2012 at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39.

Jan. 16, 2012 Christian Teague of Kadena Air Base puts up a shot between two Warriors of Kinser defenders during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16 2012 at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Terrence Terrell of Warriors of Kinser goes up for a shot past Greg Wilson of Kadena Air Base during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16, 2012, at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39.

Terrence Terrell of Warriors of Kinser goes up for a shot past Greg Wilson of Kadena Air Base during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16, 2012, at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kai Yamaguchi of Warriors of Kinser goes up for a shot against Christian Teague of Kadena Air Base during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16, 2012, at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39.

Kai Yamaguchi of Warriors of Kinser goes up for a shot against Christian Teague of Kadena Air Base during the men's championship game in the 18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball Tournament on Jan. 16, 2012, at Camp Foster, Okinawa. The Warriors beat the Falcons 72-51 to capture the title; Kadena finished second for the second straight year. Kadena Air Base's Lady Ballaz repeated their women's title, thrashing Kadena High School 73-19. In the 3rd MLK tournament at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Osan Air Base made it a clean title sweep, the men edging Camp Casey 63-62 at Super Gym and the Defenders women thumping the host Camp Humphreys Bulldogs 59-39. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

InterserviceBasketballOkinawa18th Martin Luther King Invitational Basketball TournamentAt Foster Field House, Gunners Fitness & Sports Complex, Camp FosterDay 5 resultsMen’s double-elimination playoffsSaturday’s gamesGame 1—Warriors of Kinser 76, Meta World Peace 45Game 2—Black Top Cru 83, Kubasaki High School 60Game 3—Demon Gators 79, Kadena High School 73Game 4—Smoke Check 70, Knights 54Sunday’s gamesGame 5—Kadena Air Base 92, Black Top Cru 80Game 6—Street Kings 1, Demon Gators 0, forfeitGame 7—Kubasaki High School 71, Kadena High School 60; Kadena High School eliminatedGame 8—Knights 58, Meta World Peace 49; Meta World Peace eliminatedGame 9—Kadena Air Base 86, Smoke Check 74Game 10—Warriors of Kinser 72, Street Kings 43Game 11—Black Top Cru 77, Kubasaki High School 55; Kubasaki High School eliminatedGame 12—Knights 54, Demon Gators 46; Demon Gators eliminatedGame 13—Smoke Check 77, Black Top Cru 76; Black Top Cru eliminatedGame 14—Warriors of Kinser 67, Kadena Air Base 63Game 15—Knights 69, Street Kings 65; Street Kings eliminatedGame 16—Smoke Check 61, Knights 47; Knights eliminatedMonday’s gamesGame 17—Kadena Air Base 92, Smoke Check 70; Smoke Check eliminatedGame 18—Warriors of Kinser 72, Kadena Air Base 51; Kadena Air Base eliminatedAwardsMost Valuable Player—Terrence Terrell, Warriors of Kinser.All-Tournament team—Kai Yamaguchi, Justin Brown, Trevor Highsmith, Warriors of Kinser; Evan Walker, Julian Royal, Kadena Air Base; Darone Mumford, Kinser Street Kings; Richard Pollock, Camp Schwab Demon Gators; Tony Moses, Smoke Check; Myrick Porchia, Black Top Cru; Darrell Wrightquick, Torii Station Army Knights.Women’s double-elimination playoffsSaturday’s gameGame 1—Kadena High School 62, Kubasaki High School 36, 7 p.m.Sunday’s gamesGame 2—Kadena Air Base 68, Kadena High School 17Game 3—Kadena High School 50, Kubasaki High School 19; Kubasaki High School elminatedMonday’s gamesGame 4—Kadena Air Base 73, Kadena High School 19, Kadena High School eliminatedAwardsMost Valuable Player—Charmain Walker, Kadena Air Base.All-Tournament team—Kristy Robinson, Briana Easterling, Dana Loveless, Jamie Davis, Kadena Air Base; Carais Lawrence, Eisiah Lawson, Maria Vaughan, Kadena High School; Sydney Johnson, Angelica Juliano, Kubasaki High School.South Korea3rd Invitational Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Basketball TournamentAt Super Gym and MP Hill Gym, Camp HumphreysDay 3 resultsMen’s double-elimination playoffsSunday’s gamesGame 1—Camp Humphreys 77, Blast 44Game 2—Camp Casey 70, Daegu/Area IV 59Game 3—Osan Air Base 79, Suwon Air Base 73Game 4—Yongsan Garrison 62, Camp Red Cloud 50Game 5—Camp Casey 79, Camp Humphreys 73Game 6—Osan Air Base 86, Yongsan Garrison 46Game 7—Daegu/Area IV 87, Blast 51; Blast eliminatedGame 8—Suwon Air Base 58, Camp Red Cloud 49; Camp Red Cloud eliminatedMonday’s gamesGame 9—Daegu/Area IV 74, Yongsan Garrison 53; Yongsan Garrison eliminatedGame 10—Suwon Air Base 68, Camp Humphreys 66; Camp Humphreys eliminatedGame 11—Osan Air Base 70, Camp Casey 58Game 12—Daegu/Area IV 84, Suwon Air Base 66; Suwon Air Base eliminatedGame 13—Camp Casey 72, Daegu/Area IV 58; Daegu/Area IV eliminatedGame 14—Osan Air Base 63, Camp Casey 62; Camp Casey eliminatedWomen’s double-elimination playoffsSunday’s gamesGame 1—Osan Air Base 57, Camp Casey 46Game 2—Kunsan Air Base 44, Camp Humphreys 41Game 3—Osan Air Base 49, Kunsan Air Base 38Game 4—Camp Humphreys 58, Camp Casey 57; Camp Casey eliminatedMonday’s gamesGame 5—Camp Humphreys 53, Kunsan Air Base 46, OT; Kunsan Air Base eliminatedGame 6—Osan Air Base 59, Camp Humphreys 39; Camp Humphreys eliminated


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