Virginia High School Basketball - Fork Union Military Academy holds off Norfolk Collegiate
(January 10, 2008: Fork Union, VA 23055) Fork Union Military Academy Blue Devils (Fork Union, VA) backers were in high spirits Thursday as they witnessed their basketball squad nip the visiting Norfolk Collegiate Mighty Oaks (Norfolk, VA), 50-48 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Fork Union Military Academy upgrades its record to 3-8 on the season. The Blue Devils host St. Christopher's (Richmond, VA) to play the Saints in a VISBA Division 1 challenge on Saturday, January 12. The Saints come into the challenge with a record of 9-8. St. Christopher's won 58-55 in their recent non-league challenge against Christchurch School (Christchurch, VA)
Next up, the Mighty Oaks battle the Bishop Sullivan Catholic Crusaders (Virginia Beach, VA) in a VISBA Division 1 challenge, on Friday, January 11. Norfolk Collegiate will attempt to improve on its 10-4 season record. The Crusaders come into the challenge with a 6-6 record after their 74-21 non-league win over Ryan Academy (Norfolk, VA).