Aruba’s Clive Gario comes up with the ball against Curacao in the Battle of the Fittest 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament at L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium Thursday. Aruba beat Curacao and the Dominican Republic pounded St. Eustatius.  Aruba won 89-50 and the Dominican Republic out- scored Statia 122-88. In the late game St. Maarten lost to defending champions Tortola 84-83. Teams are competing for a grand prize of US $5,000. Admission is US $5 for adults and $3 for children. Friday Aruba is set to go up against Dominican Republic starting at 7:00pm and at 9:00pm St. Maarten takes on Tortola again.