Football: Yokota goes to the air to get first victory

Yokota running back Ethan Smith stretches out to reach the end zone. (JASON WYSONG/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
Yokota running back Ethan Smith stretches out to reach the end zone. (JASON WYSONG/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Yokota goes to the air to get first victory

by Stars and Stripes
Stars and Stripes

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan – More times than none, Tim Pujol prefers his Yokota football charges to gain 4 yards and a cloud of dust than going to the air.

“But we’re not at that point yet,” Pujol said after his Panthers went airborne for four touchdown passes in a 43-9 romp Friday over Robert D. Edgren at Eagles Field. “So, we’ve been doing what we have to to gain yards, score points and move the chains.”

Call Friday’s Panthers’ offense “Air Pujol,” he said. “We slung the football a lot tonight.”

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