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Top TenThe Top Ten teams in the Stars and Stripes' Pacific high school football ratings, with records through Oct. 19, points and last week’s rating, as compiled by Dave Ornauer. Ratings are based on teams' win-loss records, quality of wins, strength of roster, schedule and leagues, point differential and team and individual statistics. Maximum rating is 500 points: Record Pts Pvs 1, Kadena 6-0 476 1 2, Father Duenas, Guam 8-0 464 2 3, Matthew C. Perry 6-0 440 4 4, Nile C. Kinnick 2-2 436 3 5, Zama 4-0 432 6 6, George Washington, Guam 7-1 428 5 7, Humphreys 2-1 424 7 8, Guam High 6-3 400 8 9, Simon Sanchez, Guam 4-4 380 9 10, Osan 2-2 372 10

Week 9 Fearless ForecastFriday

Division IHumphreys at Kubasaki, 6 p.m. – Blackhawks still have a shot at the D-I final, but must win this one and next week against Nile C. Kinnick. … Blackhawks 19, Dragons 16.American School In Japan at Kinnick, 6:30 p.m. – Same as above. Red Devils can still make the D-I big dance and try to repeat their title, but they must win out. … Red Devils 21, Mustangs 7.

Division IIPerry at Zama, 7 p.m. – Just call the Samurai the Road Warriors; they’ve had but one home game against a D-II foe this season. They can seal home rights to the D-II final with a win here … but … Trojans 14, Samurai 13.Daegu at Osan, 6 p.m. – Homecoming and playing for pride, the Cougars should complete the season-series sweep over the Warriors. … Cougars 20, Warriors 6.Robert D. Edgren at Yokota, 5:30 p.m. – See above. Another homecoming and home pride game for the Panthers, hoping to level their record. … Panthers 19, Eagles 9.

Guam playoffs Third placeSimon Sanchez at Guam, 7 p.m. – Tip your cap to the Panthers: They did better than a rebuilding team should. … Panthers 14, Sharks 10.


Bamboo BowlFather Duenas at George Washington, 6 p.m. – Make that 49 straight wins and a record-tying five straight Interscholastic Football League titles for the Friars. … Friars 26, Geckos 17.

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Dave Ornauer has been employed by or assigned to Stars and Stripes Pacific almost continuously since March 5, 1981. He covers interservice and high school sports at DODEA-Pacific schools and manages the Pacific Storm Tracker.
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