Running back Yasuhiro Kabata rushed for 126 yards in an X League championship record-setting 33 carries, leading the Onward Skylarks to a 13-10 victory over the Asahi Beer Silver Star on Tuesday at Tokyo Dome in the Japan X Bowl.

It was the first X League crown for the Onward Skylarks team, which was established in 2001 in a merger of the Onward Oaks and the Skylarks.

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