Kadena boys take second straight Friendship crown

by Jun Sakahira
Stars and Stripes

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – For Kadena’s boys basketball team, the last three weeks have been as testing as they’ve been successful, coach Antiwon Tucker said.

The Panthers have gone 10-2 in that span, both losses coming in last weekend’s American School In Japan Kanto Classic - where they placed second - before capturing the title in the 14th Okinawa-American Friendship Tournament on Sunday for the second straight year.

“We’ve had three tough weekends, but the kids have shown many ways to handle adversity and we’re back to playing Kadena basketball,” Tucker said after the Panthers beat Oroku A 70-50 in the Friendship final.

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