Robert D. Edgren's Eagles, led by jumper A.J. Nelson, cheer during the Far East cheerleading competition at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Feb. 23, 2019. TRINITY WOLFE/SPECIAL TO STARS AND STRIPES
Robert D. Edgren's Eagles, led by jumper A.J. Nelson, cheer during the Far East cheerleading competition at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Feb. 23, 2019. TRINITY WOLFE/SPECIAL TO STARS AND STRIPES

Kubasaki, Yokota prevail at Far East cheerleading championships

Stars and Stripes

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Brie Barnett spends her time in the fall working on her volleyball passes, digs and spikes and in the spring polishing her soccer touch.

But the senior from Kadena High School on Okinawa will tell you in a heartbeat that cheerleading tops the list of the hardest things she does.

“As a tri-athlete, cheerleading is definitely the hardest sport I play,” Barnett said. She was one of 15 cheerleaders named to the All-Far East and National Cheerleaders Association All-American teams following last week’s Far East cheerleading camp and competition.

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