JESS Wins District Championship, Ends Season Undefeated


(Back Row L to R) Patrick Hendrickson Jr., John Griffith Jr., Dante Mccoy, Shukoui Sprauve, Nekwante Sprauve, Miseal De La Cruz. (Front Row L to R) Jaco Lewis, Abraham Nunez, Kaleem Powell and Melvin Burgess. Coach Clarence Stephenson in third row.

The Julius E. Sprauve School Elementary Boys Basketball team recently took home the district championship, finishing off their season with a perfect, undefeated record.

The team, composed of students in grades three through six, wrapped up their perfect season defeating Calvary School on St. Thomas on January 30.

Under the guidance of Coach Clarence Stephenson, who previously led Guy Benjamin School’s basketball team to a district championship, the JESS Elementary Basketball team will face off against the St. Croix District Champions next for the title of best in the territory.

The date of that game, which will be played on St. Thomas, was not available as of press time. Keep an eye in upcoming St. John Tradewinds issues for the Territory Elementary School Championship game details. Congratulations JESS!