Atiria Simms is the main backcourt option for a Kadena team that almost beat two-time champion American School Bangkok during last year's Far East. Emily Taynton and Hana Robbins are two players returning for a four-time defending D-II champion Yokota team that lost its two main guns from last year, Britney and Jamia Bailey. (MAYU ONO/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
Atiria Simms is the main backcourt option for a Kadena team that almost beat two-time champion American School Bangkok during last year's Far East. Emily Taynton and Hana Robbins are two players returning for a four-time defending D-II champion Yokota team that lost its two main guns from last year, Britney and Jamia Bailey. (MAYU ONO/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Daegu, Zama head small-school fieldBasketball: Daegu, Zama head small-school field

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

What a long, long way Daegu’s girls basketball team has come.

After suffering a 30-game losing skid in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, super sophomores Bethani Newbold and Dai’Ja Turner and the Warriors put that in the rear-view mirror and went 12-0 in the regular season ending last month.

They won the Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference Blue Division regular-season title, before going on to finish second in the KAIAC Cup Tournament to host Humphreys.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.569361

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