Football: Zama aims to return to 2019 heights

Zama senior quarterback Dominic Peruccio chats it up with coach Scott Bolin. Bolin is in his sixth season at the Trojans' helm and Peruccio returns after two years of playing football in Texas. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)
Zama senior quarterback Dominic Peruccio chats it up with coach Scott Bolin. Bolin is in his sixth season at the Trojans' helm and Peruccio returns after two years of playing football in Texas. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Football: Zama aims to return to 2019 heights

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Fourth in a series of DODEA-Pacific high school football previews.

CAMP ZAMA, Japan – Dominic Peruccio left for two years to play in Texas, several months after Zama’s football team ended the 2018 season the worst way possible, losing the Far East Division II title game to Osan.

Now a senior, Peruccio has returned and will quarterback a Trojans team that hasn’t lost a game since that heartbreaking defeat, winning all six games in 2019 before the coronavirus pandemic-induced 2020 gap year.

Coach Scott Bolin says he’s hopeful that Peruccio can keep Zama on a winning track.

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