Yokota's Kura Sato tries to bull his way through Zama's Takumi Irwin and Keshawn McNeill. (JACK HIGBEE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
Yokota's Kura Sato tries to bull his way through Zama's Takumi Irwin and Keshawn McNeill. (JACK HIGBEE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Football: Zama starts slowly, then cruises past Yokota

by Stars and Stripes
Stars and Stripes

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Chandler Platt transferred to Camp Zama too late to be part of the Trojans’ team that reached last November’s Far East Division II football final.

He made the most of his first chance to suit up in Zama black and white on Friday.

The do-it-all senior had 150 all-purpose yards and scored on offense and special teams, a 40-yard touchdown run, a 60-yard punt-return TD and a pair of two-point conversions as the Trojans rallied from an early touchdown deficit to beat Yokota 34-19 in the season opener for both teams.

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