Tennis: DODEA players on the verge of spots in finals

Kadena sophomore Ally Johnson lunges for a forehand return during her Far East tennis singles quarterfinal victory. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
Kadena sophomore Ally Johnson lunges for a forehand return during her Far East tennis singles quarterfinal victory. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Tennis: DODEA players on the verge of spots in finals

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – One DODEA-Pacific boys player will for sure reach Saturday’s singles finals of the Far East high school tennis tournament. And it’s possible two could reach the girls final.

Robert D. Edgren’s Ryken Calleros, a junior and the No. 8 boys singles seed, ran the table Wednesday in three matches, stunning No. 1 seed Yuki Toyokawa of St. Mary’s 8-5 in the quarterfinals.

He’ll face No. 4 seed Daniel Posthumus of Nile C. Kinnick in Friday’s semifinals.

“Crazy!” Eagles coach Jennifer Green said after Calleros’ upset.

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