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Top TenThe Top Ten teams in the Stars and Stripes' Pacific high school football ratings, with records through Sept. 17, points and last season’s final rating, as compiled by Dave Ornauer of Stars and Stripes sports. 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 2-0 460 2 2, Father Duenas 4-0 456 1 3, George Washington 4-0 448 7 4, American School In Japan 2-0 444 -- 5, Humphreys 2-0 440 -- 6, Kubasaki 1-1 432 4 7, Yokota 1-0 428 6 8, Guam High 3-1 424 10 9, Matthew C. Perry 2-0 416 9 10, Daegu 1-1 392 5

Week 5 Fearless ForecastFriday

DODEA-JapanZama at Yokota, 7 p.m. – Non-divisional game, Panthers’ first since season-opening win over Trojans, Yokota’s had two-week bye while Zama’s played through. Still, Yokota is Yokota, and they are home, so … Panthers 17, Trojans 7.

GuamJohn F. Kennedy at George Washington, 7 p.m. – Island’s oldest rivalry resumes, Geckos in any other year could be No. 1 were it not for the powerful Friars above them. … Geckos 20, Islanders 6.Okkodo at Guam, 7 p.m. – Same with the Panthers. Have played solid ball against any team not named Friars. … Panthers 19, Bulldogs 8.


KoreaDaegu vs. Samsung at Camp Humphreys, 3 p.m. – First game of a twin bill at Blackhawks Field, a neutral-site game for three-time defending Far East Division II champions. Can Daegu get the offense ticking? … Warriors 16, Samsung 9.Rhinos at Humphreys, 6:30 p.m. – The nightcap sees the Blackhawks hold sway against another Korean opponent. … Blackhawks 18, Rhinos 8.

DODEA-JapanPerry at Nile C. Kinnick, 5:30 p.m. – Makeup of a game that was originally scheduled for Sept. 2. And it could be a tighter game than many might think, given the outcomes for the Samurai in their first two games and the Red Devils in their opener. … Samurai 18, Red Devils 16.

Division IASIJ at Seoul American, 6 p.m. – Mustangs head to a venue where they’ve never played before, and have double incentive – avenge last year’s defeat at Mustang Valley and try to keep Falcons winless. … Mustangs 16, Falcons 9.

GuamSouthern vs. Tiyan at George Washington, 7 p.m. – Titans took Okkodo to overtime last week; will they finally get that long-sought first win? … Titans 12, Dolphins 11.Father Duenas vs. Simon Sanchez at Okkodo, 7 p.m. – Very little seems to be able to stop the Friars these days. … Friars 24, Sharks 7.

Week 4 Grid HonorsKubasaki – Bobby Riegert 2-for-6, 61 yards, one touchdown; 25 yards, six carries. Trey McKoy 54 yards, 16 carries; one interception. Hayden Williamson 10 tackles. Tim Rivers 53 yards, one touchdown, one catch; eight tackles. Anthony Macaluso 30 yards, two catches; one interception. Josiah Hallett eight tackles, two for losses, one fumble recovery. Josh Swen field goals of 47 and 48 yards.Kinnick – Kacey Walker 56 yards, one touchdown, 12 carries; 1-for-7, 30 yards. Harry Cheng 53 yards, 11 carries; 12 tackles, two for losses. Dwayne Lyon eight tackles, two for losses.ASIJ – Jack Ambrosino 9-for-13, 125 yards, one touchdown; 21 yards, two touchdowns, nine carries. Jake Noddin 125 yards, 23 cararies. Jo Tsusaka 24 yards, two touchdowns, seven carries; 17 yards, one touchdown, one catch.Guam – Juan King Jr. 102 yards, two touchdowns, 14 carries; block of a game-tying extra-point try.Perry – Caeleb Ricafrente 30 yards, three touchdowns, five carries; four tackles in 19 minutes, 37 seconds of play.

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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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