Senior guard Kristin Rempas, often deadly from behind the three-point line, was named to the second team.
The girls team powered into the VISAA quarterfinals, ending the season with a12-11 record.
First team: Bianca Roach, Cape Henry, sr.; Harper Birdsong, Nansemond-Suffolk, so.; Jessica Pieroni, Nansemond-Suffolk, sr.; Fallon Fant, Bishop Sullivan, sr.; Tyler Moore, Norfolk Academy, so.; Taylor Brown, Norfolk Christian, sr.; Shahra Madison, Norfolk Collegiate, so.; Ashley Barnes, Walsingham, jr.; Braysia Hicks, Hampton Roads, sr.; Rachel Lia, Hampton Roads, fr.
Second team: Angie Williams, Cape Henry, jr.; Macy Mears, Nansemond-Suffolk, sr.; Emily Martin, Norfolk Academy, sr.; Madison Lowery, Norfolk Christian, fr.; Kiara Norman, Norfolk Christian, fr.; Kristin Rempas, Norfolk Collegiate, sr.
Player of the Year: Bianca Roach, Cape Henry
Coach of the Year: Kim Aston, Nansemond-Suffolk
Sportsmanship Award: Peninsula Catholic
Sophomores Adam Grant and Bash Townes were named to the first team All-TCIS boys basketball squad.
Grant, who was a force both outside and driving to the basket, and Townes, who was a beast on the boards and with his deft moves inside, led the Oaks to a 25-6 record. They lost in overtime to Christchurch in the VISAA Division II quarterfinals.
First team: Chris Clarke, Cape Henry, jr.; Ayron Hutton, Cape Henry, sr.; James Paige, Cape Henry, sr.; DeAndre Barber, Bishop Sullivan, sr.; Phil Owens, Bishop Sullivan, sr.; Klayton Inmon, Greenbrier Christian, sr.; George Wahee, Norfolk Christian, jr.; Adam Grant, Norfolk Collegiate, so.; Bash Townes, Norfolk Collegiate, so.; Billy Barnes, Walsingham, sr.
Second team: Marcus Evans, Cape Henry, jr.; KJ Holmes, Bishop Sullivan, jr.; Morgan Wentz, Nansemond-Suffolk, so.; Walt Plumlee, Norfolk Academy, sr.; Miguel Kissoon, Walsingham, sr.; Braden Sutton, Walsingham, sr.
Player of the Year: Chris Clarke, Cape Henry.
Coach of the Year: Billy Barnes, Walsingham.
Sportsmanship Award: Walsingham
The girls basketball team was behind only 13-9 after a tough first half, but the Miller School found the range in the second half and raced to a 51-22 win, ending the Oaks’ season in the VISAA quarterfinals.
The third quarter proved decisive as the Oaks were outscored 22-1.
The team ended the season 12-11.
The boys held a 55-52 lead over host Christchurch with 54 seconds to play, but the Seahorses tied the game at 57 in regulation then went on to win 72-63 in overtime.
The loss to the defending state champs ends one of the best Oaks basketball seasons in history.
Sophomore Adam Grant led Norfolk Collegiate with 22 points. Fellow sophs Bash Townes with 17 points and seven rebounds and Kyonze Chavis with 11 points, eight rebounds, and three assists also had big games.
The foul stripe proved to be the difference in the contest. The Oaks went to the line just 12 times and made nine while the Seahorses shot 33 free throws and made 23.
The Oaks ended the season 25-6.
Christchurch 72, Norfolk Collegiate 63, OT
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Glover 3, Grant 22, Townes 17, Anderson 8, Chavis 11. Totals 23 9-12 63.
CHRISTCHURCH: Robinson 34, Douglas 10, Peebles 15, Reed 9, Burton 3. Totals 21 23-33 72.
3-point goals: Grant 4, Townes, Chavis 3, Robinson 2, Douglas, Peebles 3, Reed.
Rempas finished with 21 points, including four three-point shots, and with Shahra Madison, who had 19 points, formed the bulk of the Norfolk Collegiate attack.
The girls, seeded sixth, play the Miller School, seeded third, tonight in Charlottesville.
Norfolk Collegiate 51, Steward School 40
STEWARD: Eiríksdóttir 12, Schroder 8, O’Neal 9, Cummings 9.
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Fancher 8, Rempas 21, Purrington 1, Bashara 2, Madison 19.
Halftime: Steward, 24-20.
3-point goals: S, O’Neal 3, Cummings; NC, Rempas 4, Madison.
The team, seeded fifth, travels to fourth-seeded Christchurch School for a 6 p.m. game today. Norfolk Collegiate defeated Christchurch, the defending state champions, 60-58, in the first game of the season at the Treehouse.
Bash Townes, who was plagued by foul trouble in the second half, led the Oaks with 14 points. Mark Madison had 13. Adam Grant and Marcus Anderson each contributed 10 points. James Glover had a strong game as well, scoring nine points, all on three-pointers.
For more pictures from the game, go to Oaks hoops.
STEWARD SCHOOL: Johnson 19, Williams 13, Greene 8, Walker 12, Daggett 6. Totals 23 3-6 62.
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Glover 9, Grant 10, Townes 14, Anderson 10, Madison 13, Chavis 6. Totals 25 6-13 62.
Halftime: Collegiate, 39-23.
3-point goals: Johnson 4, Williams 2, Walker 3, Glover 3, Madison 2, Chavis.
The girls, seeded sixth, play The Steward School at 5:30 followed by the boys, seeded, fifth, also playing Steward at 7 p.m.
The boys are 24-5, one of the best seasons in Norfolk Collegiate history.
The girls are 11-10 and coming on strong. There is a $5 entry charge for state tournament games so pack your wallet along with your loud indoor voice. Get there early.
Sophomore Charles Bashara was the bright spot for the Oaks last weekend at the VISAA state wrestling meet, finishing fourth at 120 pounds.
For pictures from the meet, go to Oaks at States.
VISAA state championships
1. Benedictine 313; 2. St. Christopher’s 296.5; 3. Paul VI 185; 4. Liberty Christian 176.5; 5. Woodberry Forest 168; 6. Fishburne Military 160; 7. Cape Henry 147.5; 8. Norfolk Academy 133; 9. Bishop O’Connell 107; 10. Episcopal 91.
106: Prata (SC) p. Foster (WF), 3:46; 113: Lo.Harvich (CH) d. Kurtzke (BOC), 8-3; 120: Wyland (Ben) d. Lenardson (FM), 17-6; 126: Kelly (SC) d. Walker (Ben), 2-1; 132: Runzo (NA) d. Sakalas (Roanoke Catholic), 2-0; 138: Walker (WF) d. Walker (Ben), 1-0; 145: Engh (WF) d. Corbin (Ben), 12-3; 152: May (PVI) d. DuPont (Ben), 6-2; 160: Bergeron (PVI) d. Toomey (Ben), 8-5; 170: Bruce (LC) d. Saunders (SC), 13-4; 182: Thoma (Ben) tf. Lawson (E), 16-0; 195: Lanier (SC) d. Pegram (Blue Ridge), 3-2; 220: Dozier (VES) d. Russel (LC), 5-1; 285: Anthony (SC) d. Johnson (BR), 4-1.
106: Lu.Harvich (CH) d. Ogle (LC), 11-3; 113: Leffew (LC) p. Freda (Ben), :16; 120: Zimmerman (Peninsula Catholic) tf. Bashara (Norfolk Collegiate), 23-8; 126: Ryan (Potomac) d. Farrell (FM), 8-4; 132: Hammond (WF) d. Hale (SC), 8-5; 138: May (FM) d. Davis (SC), 5-3; 145: Anderson (PVI) d. Davis (FM), 6-0; 152: Law (CH) d. Rudnick (SC), 2-0; 160: Baker (BSC) d. Smith (CH), 10-6; 170: Avgeros (Ben) d. Kantor (CH), 9-5; 182: Cooper (NA) d. Moore (SC), 6-2; 195: Bieri (LC) d. Gallahan (SSSA), 7-3; 220: Cavazos (FUMA) d. Martini (WF), 3-1; 285: Williams (Ben) p. Frazier (PVI), 2:06.
The Oaks threw a scare into undefeated Cape Henry Collegiate, ranked 19th nationally, in the TCIS semifinals Friday, leading 44-31 at the half. But they succumbed to a barrage of three-point shooting in the second half to lose 68-54 in the TCIS Tournament semifinal.
Bash Townes, who was named to the all-tournament team, led Norfolk Collegiate with 22 points. Kyonze Chavis with 12 and Mark Madison with 10 were the other Oaks in double figures.
Cape Henry scored 11 three-point bombs on the night, including three consecutive threes to start the third period rally.
The Oaks are expected to play a Division II state tournament game at home early this week.
Cape Henry 68, Norfolk Collegiate 54
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Glover 2, Grant 5, Townes 22, Anderson 3, Madison 10, Chavis 12. Totals 20 6-14 54.
CAPE HENRY (23-0): Evans 17, James 8, Paige 4, Hutton 18, Clarke 14, Terins 5, Grinde 2. Totals 24 9-17 68.
Halftime: Norfolk Collegiate, 44-31.
3-point goals: Grant, Townes, Madison 2, Chavis 4, Evans 3, James 2, Hutton 6.