The first half of the basho ends with a high average score -- again: 28.69
points. The reason for the unusual high scores are a) three withdrawn rikishi
who were selected often and in high slots and b) the M1-M6 rikishi. Out of
the remaining eleven just two are better than 4-4.

Yokotanoharry had a hard drop of nine places and just barely hangs on the top
ten. Now also in UDH a Yokozuna, Ekigozan, is "undefeated". Sukebeejima and
Kaikitsune stay close.

Exactly one half of the players saved 30+ points. J1 Harlegawa was best with
38 points (only Takanowaka spoiled a perfect day). Yet he is still in make-
koshi land but just three points shy of the border.

Tamanaogijima

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Day 8           UDH Kyushu Basho 2004 |    TOTAL    |    TODAY
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POS +/-  SHIKONA         RANK |  W-L  | PTS WON LOS | PTS WON LOS
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  1  +1  Ekigozan        Y    | 15-0  | 241  28  76 |  31   2  11
  2  +1  Sukebeejima     M5   | 14-1  | 240  25  79 |  32   3  10
  3  +2  Kaikitsune      Oh   | 14-1  | 237  29  75 |  33   4   9
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  4   0  Hakanonami      J3   | 14-1  | 237  32  72 |  31   3  10
  5  +6  Fotoryo         Se   | 14-1  | 235  29  75 |  34   2  11
  5  +3  Kurisu          M2   | 14-1  | 235  29  75 |  33   1  12
  7  +2  Azumaryu        Sz   | 14-1  | 235  34  70 |  33   4   9
  8  -2  Metzinowaka     Se   | 14-1  | 233  29  75 |  31   4   9
  9  -2  Obana           Sw   | 14-1  | 233  31  73 |  31   4   9
 10  -9  Yokotanoharry   J2   | 13-2  | 232  36  68 |  21   5   8
 11  +8  Araiwa          M16  | 13-2  | 231  31  73 |  36   2  11
 11  +1  Oshirokita      M10  | 13-2  | 231  31  73 |  30   3  10
 13  -3  Chiyozakura     Ow   | 13-2  | 231  35  69 |  29   4   9
 14   0  Tenkuukaikatsu  Kw   | 13-2  | 231  36  68 |  32   3  10
 15  +1  Maguroyama      Oe   | 13-2  | 229  35  69 |  32   2  11
 16  +5  Itachiyama      Se   | 13-2  | 228  29  75 |  34   3  10
 17  +6  Flohru          Oe   | 13-2  | 227  32  72 |  34   1  12
 18  -1  Pastanoyama     M3   | 13-2  | 226  30  74 |  31   3  10
 19  +3  Mariohana       Sw   | 12-3  | 226  33  71 |  33   3  10
 19  -4  Kashunowaka     M5   | 12-3  | 226  33  71 |  28   4   9
 21  -1  Asashosakari    M6   | 12-3  | 226  36  68 |  31   4   9
 22  -4  Golynohana      M15  | 12-3  | 225  32  72 |  30   4   9
 23  +5  Godaikonoryu    M7   | 12-3  | 225  34  70 |  35   3  10
 24   0  Gunterao        M4   | 12-3  | 224  32  72 |  32   5   8
 25 -12  Rannohana       Oe   | 12-3  | 224  36  68 |  23   5   8
 26  +3  Takatamale      M2   | 12-3  | 223  31  73 |  34   2  11
 27  +5  Mikaazuma       Sh   | 12-3  | 223  36  68 |  35   3  10
 27   0  Konosato        M6   | 12-3  | 223  36  68 |  32   3  10
 29  +7  Budinishiki     M4   | 11-4  | 222  33  71 |  36   1  12
 30  +7  Akenofuji       Ke   | 11-4  | 221  37  67 |  35   3  10
 31  -1  Kintaro         Se   | 11-4  | 220  39  65 |  31   4   9
 32 +12  Fujisan         Kw   | 11-4  | 219  33  71 |  35   2  11
 33  +7  Charliki        M5   | 11-4  | 219  36  68 |  34   3  10
 33  -8  Tamajari        M5   | 11-4  | 219  36  68 |  27   4   9
 35  -9  Gaijingai       M1   | 11-4  | 219  38  66 |  27   5   8
 36 +17  Toschima        Sh   | 11-4  | 218  31  73 |  37   2  11
 37 +11  Yubiquitoyama   Oh   | 10-5  | 218  34  70 |  35   2  11
 38  -4  Akibono         Ow*  | 10-5  | 217  34  70 |  30   3  10
 39  +4  Andoreasu       Oe   | 10-5  | 216  32  72 |  32   2  11
 40 +12  Ulsimitsuki     Ow   | 10-5  | 216  39  65 |  34   4   9
 41  +8  Choshu-Yuki     M1   | 10-5  | 215  33  71 |  33   3  10
 42 -11  Doitsuyama      Ok   | 10-5  | 214  30  74 |  26   4   9
 43  +7  Frinkanohana    Sh   | 10-5  | 214  33  71 |  32   2  11
 43  -5  Heikotoriki     Sz   | 10-5  | 214  33  71 |  29   4   9
 45  -4  Hakaso          M16  | 10-5  | 214  37  67 |  29   3  10
 46 -13  Kotochanta      M16  |  9-6  | 213  35  69 |  26   5   8
 47 +16  Yosouou         Ke   |  9-6  | 213  42  62 |  35   3  10
 48  -1  Marionoumi      M2*  |  9-6  | 212  33  71 |  29   4   9
 49  +7  Norizo          M4   |  9-6  | 212  34  70 |  34   2  11
 50 +14  Toljokinodo     Sh   |  9-6  | 212  36  68 |  35   2  11
 51 +17  Feginowaka      Oe   |  9-6  | 212  37  67 |  36   2  11
 51 -10  Ginkgo          J1*  |  9-6  | 212  37  67 |  27   3  10
 53  +2  Tzutziyama      M1   |  9-6  | 211  34  70 |  33   3  10
 54  +4  Boltono         Oh   |  9-6  | 211  37  67 |  33   4   9
 55 -17  Gochisozan      Se   |  8-7  | 210  35  69 |  25   6   7
 56  +4  Zenjimoto       Ow   |  8-7  | 210  36  68 |  32   2  11
 56 -11  Hamanoyama      Ok   |  8-7  | 210  36  68 |  26   3  10
 58  -7  Tamanaogijima   Oh   |  8-7  | 210  37  67 |  28   3  10
 58 -23  Sukubidubidu    J2   |  8-7  | 210  37  67 |  23   5   8
 60 +17  Taka            J1   |  8-7  | 210  40  64 |  37   1  12
 60  -6  Dimitri         Sh   |  8-7  | 210  40  64 |  30   4   9
 62 +10  Hoshifransu     Se   |  8-7  | 209  34  70 |  35   2  11
 63  +3  Bafa            Ke   |  8-7  | 209  39  65 |  32   3  10
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 64 +14  Susanoo         Kw   |  7-8  | 208  32  72 |  36   2  11
 65  +9  Gernobono       M6*  |  7-8  | 208  39  65 |  35   3  10
 66  -1  Sekihiryu       J1   |  7-8  | 207  38  66 |  30   3  10
 67  -6  Tomitsuki       Sw   |  7-8  | 207  40  64 |  29   5   8
 68 -12  Mmikasazuma     J3   |  7-8  | 206  35  69 |  28   3  10
 69 -23  Kazetoshi       M11  |  7-8  | 206  44  60 |  22   7   6
 70 -12  Tameiki         Sw   |  7-8  | 205  37  67 |  27   4   9
 71 +27  Harlegawa       J1   |  7-8  | 205  40  64 |  38   1  12
 71  +4  Shabodo         M5   |  7-8  | 205  40  64 |  32   2  11
 73 +13  Turonaka        M16  |  6-9  | 203  36  68 |  34   2  11
 74  -7  Gibmaatsuki     Sw   |  6-9  | 202  35  69 |  26   4   9
 75 +14  Ookihito        Y    |  6-9  | 202  40  64 |  33   2  11
 76 +25  Mushi           M11  |  6-9  | 202  42  62 |  36   1  12
 77  -2  Kachitakai      M4   |  6-9  | 202  43  61 |  29   5   8
 78  -8  Fukurou         J6   |  6-9  | 201  34  70 |  26   4   9
 79 +11  Ursumaru        J6*  |  6-9  | 201  44  60 |  32   4   9
 79  +3  Chiyosifuji     J6   |  6-9  | 201  44  60 |  30   4   9
 79 -17  Mattjila        J13  |  6-9  | 201  44  60 |  23   6   7
 82  +3  Furanohana      Ok   |  5-10 | 200  33  71 |  31   4   9
 83 +27  Ketsukai        M13  |  5-10 | 200  39  65 |  37   1  12
 84  +8  Yumezukuri      M16  |  5-10 | 199  34  70 |  31   3  10
 85  +1  Misisko         M7   |  5-10 | 199  38  66 |  30   4   9
 86 -13  Zoukiyama       Sh   |  5-10 | 199  39  65 |  25   4   9
 87  +4  Takamueda       Kw   |  5-10 | 198  34  70 |  30   4   9
 88 -17  Gonzaburow      J1   |  5-10 | 198  37  67 |  23   4   9
 89  +4  Kintamayama     Y    |  5-10 | 198  39  65 |  30   4   9
 90 +24  Jakusotsu       M10  |  4-11 | 198  41  63 |  37   2  11
 91 -11  Big-Jordan      M16  |  4-11 | 196  38  66 |  25   6   7
 92 +13  Unagiyutaka     Ke   |  4-11 | 196  40  64 |  32   3  10
 93  +2  Takahike        Sw   |  4-11 | 196  41  63 |  28   4   9
 94  +3  Meikenonami     M8   |  4-11 | 195  39  65 |  28   4   9
 95 -27  Zeokage         M3   |  4-11 | 195  42  62 |  19   7   6
 96  +3  Shayoto         Ow   |  4-11 | 195  44  60 |  28   4   9
 97  -1  Konizan         Se   |  4-11 | 194  38  66 |  27   4   9
 98  -4  Sanyiazuma      M6   |  4-11 | 194  41  63 |  26   5   8
 99 -16  Arubaitoyama    J9   |  3-12 | 194  45  59 |  24   7   6
100 -21  Packamawashi    M5   |  3-12 | 193  39  65 |  21   6   7
101  +6  Tosahayate      J1   |  3-12 | 193  45  59 |  29   6   7
102  +6  Kitahayate      J2   |  3-12 | 193  46  58 |  29   6   7
103  -3  Areyama         Kw   |  3-12 | 192  43  61 |  26   5   8
104 +15  Yanen           J2   |  3-12 | 191  39  65 |  36   2  11
105  -2  Rowitoro        Sh   |  3-12 | 191  41  63 |  26   4   9
105 -17  Takanorappa     Oh   |  3-12 | 191  41  63 |  22   5   8
107 -24  Manekineko      M14  |  3-12 | 191  45  59 |  21   7   6
108  +1  Hokanobenzo     J3   |  2-13 | 190  47  57 |  26   5   8
109  +4  Jesinofuji      M6   |  2-13 | 189  41  63 |  28   5   8
110  +6  Torideyama      M15  |  2-13 | 189  43  61 |  30   4   9
111 -30  Adechelseamaru  M7   |  2-13 | 189  46  58 |  18   7   6
112   0  Hakajusakari    Ow   |  2-13 | 187  39  65 |  25   6   7
112 -10  Kaenkamiko      Kw   |  2-13 | 187  39  65 |  22   5   8
114  +6  Tominishiki     M1   |  2-13 | 184  43  61 |  29   4   9
115  -5  Johannoshoryu   M9   |  2-13 | 184  44  60 |  21   6   7
116  +4  Getayukata      M9   |  2-13 | 183  43  61 |  28   4   9
116 -11  Sunibono        J7   |  2-13 | 183  43  61 |  19   6   7
118  -3  Jejima          M8   |  1-14 | 182  39  65 |  22   5   8
119  -2  Labich          M16  |  1-14 | 182  45  59 |  25   5   8
120  -2  Onigashima      M7   |  1-14 | 180  44  60 |  24   5   8
121  +3  Hanpritcher     M5   |  1-14 | 178  39  65 |  26   4   9
122 -18  Daninowaka      M6   |  1-14 | 178  51  53 |  13   9   4
123   0  Heruwejima      Oh   |  1-14 | 176  42  62 |  22   4   9
124  +1  Tsunamiko       J5*  |  1-14 | 176  51  53 |  26   6   7
125  -5  Chabonowaka     M12  |  1-14 | 174  44  60 |  19   5   8
126   0  Seigatakaigai   Y    |  0-15 | 173  46  58 |  24   6   7
127  +1  Akinomaki       J2*  |  0-15 | 170  49  55 |  28   3  10
127   0  Hasurami        J2   |  0-15 | 170  49  55 |  25   6   7
129   0  Rayama          M6   |  0-15 | 164  52  52 |  24   6   7
130   0  Gusoyama        M5   |  0-15 | 162  54  50 |  22   7   6
131  +1  Wenkoyama       M3   |  0-15 | 155  54  50 |  22   7   6
132  -1  Pitinosato      M13  |  0-15 | 153  55  49 |  17   7   6
133   0  Mishu           J4   |  0-15 | 110  60  44 |   9  10   3
134   0  Shinkansen      J4*  |  0-15 |  86  69  35 |   4  11   2
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