E.J. King's Dyson Robinson leapfrogs Nile C. Kinnick's Rodrick Bell while Cobras teammate Isaiah Williams watches during Friday's DODEA-Japan Tournament boys final. The Red Devils won 73-53. (EMMANESTA STOVALL/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
E.J. King's Dyson Robinson leapfrogs Nile C. Kinnick's Rodrick Bell while Cobras teammate Isaiah Williams watches during Friday's DODEA-Japan Tournament boys final. The Red Devils won 73-53. (EMMANESTA STOVALL/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Basketball: Balanced Kinnick attack too much for King

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Nile C. Kinnick’s balanced scoring attack proved more than a match for E.J. King’s boys and primary weapon Dyson Robinson.

Five players scored in double figures, led by Kaine Roberts with 17, and the Red Devils led by as many as 26 points to beat King 73-53 in Friday’s final of the weather-shortened DODEA Japan basketball tournament. Robinson had 38 points in the loss.

“When we play a balanced lineup (and attack), other teams have a problem figuring out who to stop,” said coach Robert Stovall of Kinnick, which beat the Cobras for the second time in three tries this season. “That’s what helps our team a lot. We balance it out.”

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