Wrestling: This might be the year that someone breaks the St. Mary's-Kinnick monopoly

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Yokota junior Caleb Heino is one of five returning champions from last year's Far East tournament. (CORRINE NEPAIAL/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
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Yokota junior Caleb Heino is one of five returning champions from last year's Far East tournament. (CORRINE NEPAIAL/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Wrestling: This might be the year that someone breaks the St. Mary's-Kinnick monopoly

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: December 07, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – After five seasons of dominance by St. Mary’s and Nile C. Kinnick on the Far East Division I wrestling scene, it’s pretty much starting-over time for the Titans and Red Devils - particularly for the latter.

The reigning Kanto Plain, DODEA-Japan and Far East D-I champion Devils lost 12 of 13 starters, have just one returning champion in senior Chris Mason and will bring to the mat a youngish lineup looking to develop.

The Titans are in somewhat better shape, sporting a lineup top-heavy in underclassmen, including six seniors, three of whom placed during last year’s Far East. But they only return one defending champion in sophomore Eiji Kasahara.

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