The UVI Buccaneers led by as many as 23 as they handled Johnson University. Old Dominion ran a 22-0 stretch to beat Kennesaw State handily, and Northern Iowa defeated Old Dominion, 90-85
Close competition was the common theme of the day, as three of Friday's four opening games were decided by seven points or fewer.
Paradise Jam returns to St. Thomas tomorrow afternoon after a year hiatus forced by damage from Hurricane Irma and Maria.
The games to be played in Round 2 are also scheduled in Lionel Roberts Stadium and Schjang Stadium.
The Nov. 4th featured race for the V.I. Cross-Country Championships held at the Albert Sheen St. Croix Campus was the Veterans Day 5K. Billy Bohlke has won this title on more than a few occasions, and he has added additional success with this week’s win.
The second week of cross-country for the 4H/ V.I.Pace Runners Cross-Country/Interscholastic series drew over 200 runners and saw a few changes in the leaders.
The start of the JV Boys 2 Mickey Dizon-Bauman (No. 18) finished first in 11:04; Mathari Mathew (No. 16) was second in 11:48; Brice Richards was third in 11:53 for the Good Hope Country Day School sweep.
Mahkeal Parris, a 16-year-old junior at St. Croix Central High School, is headed to Moscow, Russia, to compete in the 2018 World 9-Ball Championship Juniors on Oct. 31.
Almost 200 student runners from a wide age-range were on hand Wednesday at the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix for the opening of the 4H/V.I.Pace Runners Cross-Country Series.
Fourteen St. Croix girls travelled to Puerto Rico for four days, Oct. 5 through 8, and got exposure and experience with competitive level soccer.