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YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Kenneth Wade went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs on Saturday as Yokota routed Misawa 27-5 to win the championship in the the U.S. Forces Japan-Varsity Softball League Tournament.

Tony Taylor went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs and Brooks Veil went 3-for-3 with a double, three runs and four RBIs.

The Samurai completed their Japan season 9-0, including a 7-0 mark in league play, which wrapped up two weeks ago at Yokota. They also avenged their 25-22 loss to Misawa in last year’s tournament championship game.

USFJ-VSL Tournament

At Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan

First round

Yokota 13, Camp Fuji 6

Misawa 21, Yokosuka 18

Third-place game

Yokosuka 20, Camp Fuji 11

Championship

Yokota 27, Misawa 5

Men’s MVP: Beau Dorning, Yokota.

Women’s MVP: Eve Gilmore, Misawa.

Men’s All-League team: Beau Dorning, Tony Taylor, Kenneth Wade, Brooks Veil, Yokota; Kensley Tucker, Terry Oliver, Travis Haywood, Misawa; Ismael Govea, Kevin Perry, Chris Kasparek, Yokosuka; Joshua Mills, Paul Hunt, Camp Fuji.

Women’s All-League team: Eve Gilmore, Wendy Dreibosch, Jodie MacIntosh, Christine Mahler, Misawa; Nicki Infonte, Betsy Newhouse, Kate Longley, Yokosuka.


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