For the second consecutive year, St. Tikhon's defeated St. Vladimir's in their annual basketball competition. With a final score of 66-57 this exciting game saw several lead changes with the St. Tikhonâ€™s team rallying from a 12 point first quarter deficit. They marched back and were ahead by as many as 14 in the fourth quarter.
Thank you to Dn. Benjamin Huggins for all he did with the team and for helping to organize the game.Thank you to all the players and player families for all the hard work they did in preparation for the event. Thank you to all the alumni who drove many miles to be here and to show support for the team who worked very hard to prepare themselves physically and mentally for this contest.
Thank you to the St. Vladimir team for all they did in preparation for the event. Both teams held nothing back this year in what can only be characterized as two â€śdefense centeredâ€ť teams squaring off and waiting for openings. In a game that saw almost as many steals, turn-overs, and blocked shots as there were points the contest came down to one of conditioning and momentum.
After the game both teams enjoyed pizza in the newly remodeled dining hall at St. Tikhonâ€™s Seminary. Discussions are already underway on the development of a commemorative trophy or plaque that can be held each year by the victor of this annual event. Also under discussion for this next year will be other projects that the schools can participate in together which will further allow for a spirit of cooperation and brotherhood amongst the seminaries.