Yokota's Isabella Mollison awaits the throw at first base as Daegu baserunner Neea Lizama races past. (WILLIAM TAKAHASHI/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
Yokota's Isabella Mollison awaits the throw at first base as Daegu baserunner Neea Lizama races past. (WILLIAM TAKAHASHI/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Softball: Daegu, Humphreys complete first Korea sweep

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan – As the sun slowly set in the west on a cloudless, pastel-blue Friday afternoon, the stars were already aligning as far as DODEA-Korea softball teams were concerned.

Never before had Korea teams swept both titles in the same day at a Far East softball tournament … until Friday, when Humphreys shut out American School In Japan 10-0 to claim the Division I title and Daegu outslugged Yokota 9-2 for the Division II crown.

“This was for Korea,” Blackhawks coach Sheri Smith said after the Warriors got the final out to complete the title sweep.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.582796

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