Basketball: Humphreys boys look to demonstrate lessons they have learned

Collin Metcalf and Humphreys' boys team towered over the field in Korea for a third straight season, but had their struggles in last month's Kanto Classic. Might the Blackhawks be vulnerable at Far East? LILY AUSTINSON/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
Collin Metcalf and Humphreys' boys team towered over the field in Korea for a third straight season, but had their struggles in last month's Kanto Classic. Might the Blackhawks be vulnerable at Far East? LILY AUSTINSON/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Basketball: Humphreys boys look to demonstrate lessons they have learned

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – Talk about a rough patch for Blackhawks boys basketball.

After running the table in the Korea Blue Division for a third straight regular season, Humphreys boys basketball team headed for Japan in late January and what they’d hoped would be their second straight title in the American School In Japan Kanto Classic.

Instead, they ran into a virtual brick wall. The Blackhawks went 4-3 in the three-day tournament, including back-to-back losses for the first time in three years. They shared third place and left with an empty feeling, coach Ron Merriwether said.

Still, there was a silver lining to that dark cloud, he said.

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