The shorthanded wrestling team made its wins count Wednesday night, defeating Booker T. Washington, 37-36, and Norcom, 30-21.
The team lost the final match of the night, 36-33, to Southampton.
For pictures from the matches, go to Oaks wrestlers.
Norfolk Collegiate 37, Booker T. Washington 36
Norfolk Collegiate 30, Norcom 21
Southampton 36, Norfolk Collegiate 33
John Marshall’s senior guard Jay Broaddus hit a jumper with one second on the clock as the undefeated Justices, the reigning 3A state champions, came from behind to beat Norfolk Collegiate, 62-60, Tuesday night.
The Oaks led, 43-38, on the road with 7:25 to play, but the Richmond school roared back to lead 50-49 with 3:05 on the clock. The Oaks countered as Adam Grant, who had a big game, hit from downtown and Bash Townes scored on a put back to even the game at 60 with 28 seconds remaining.
Mark Madison scored 11 in the third quarter to help the Oaks to a 39-33 lead, but they could not hold it. Grant finished with 21 points while Townes had 17.
Senior Mark Madison got back on track with 18 points and the Oaks cruised to a 75-53 win over Richmond’s Trinity Episcopal Saturday at home.
Collegiate featured a balanced attack. Adam Grant popped for 20, Keyonze Chavis scored 15, and Bash Townes contributed 14 for a squad ranked fifth in the region.
Norfolk Collegiate 75, Trinity Episcopal 53
TRINITY EPISCOPAL: Bowen 2, Aiken 6, Josh Brown 27, Ja. Brown 2, Armstrong 10, Geogiadis 2, Brassington 4.
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE (5-1): Madison 18, Glover 2, Grant 20, McNair 2, Anderson 3, Chandi 1, Chavis 15, Townes 14.
Chavis and Townes each had nine rebounds.
For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Hoops.
The girls varsity basketball team lost to Northeastern, 53-34, Friday in the second game of a doubleheader in the Treehouse.
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The Oaks took a 33-23 halftime lead and then hung on to defeat Northeastern High School of North Carolina, 51-47, before a packed Treehouse Friday afternoon.
Big Bash Townes, who was presented a commemorative ball for scoring 1,000 points in his Collegiate career before the game, had another strong effort with 23 points and 8 rebounds.
Adam Grant, whose thunderous dunk ended the first half, poured in 12 with 8 rebounds while Keyonze Chavis added eight points and six boards.
The team plays Trinity Episcopal at 5 p.m. today in the Treehouse.
For more pictures and video go to Oaks Hoops.
The varsity wrestling team, with just six members on the squad and having to forfeit several weight classes, dropped matches Wednesday to Norfolk Academy, 42-24, and Wilson High School, 60-18.
Winners for the Oaks against Norfolk Academy included Miles Edmond, 7-5, at 120 pounds. Jacob Conn by pin at 160 pounds and Chad Bullock, 8-2, at 220 pounds.
For pictures from the evening, go to Oaks Wrestling.
The boys basketball team won two of three at the Sleepy Thompson Tournament in Alexandria over a long weekend.
The Oaks lost to eventual runner-up Millwood from Midlothian, 57-51, Thursday, faltering at the foul line.
But they came back with impressive wins Friday and Saturday.
Collegiate trailed 40-36 at the half Saturday against Boys Latin School from Baltimore, but made key adjustments to cruise to a 78-57 win. Senior sharp-shooter Mark Madison poured in 26 to lead the Oaks while junior Bash Townes wheeled inside for 20 and wingman Keyonze Chavis added 13.
On Friday, Townes led the oaks past Cesar Chavez School of Washington, D.C. scoring 27 points in a 74-60 win. Chavis popped for 15 and Adam Grant added 13 for the Oaks.
The Oaks, ranked sixth in the region by the local paper, play Northeastern at 1 p.m. Friday at home and Trinity Episcopal at 5 p.m. Saturday at home.
Norfolk Collegiate 78, Boys Latin-Baltimore 57
BOYS LATIN: Bradsher 4, Andrews 17, Pugh 17, Spencer 11, Moresberger 8.
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE (3-1): Madsion 26, Glover 2, Grant 7, Anderson 8, Hirschfeld 2, Chavis 13, Townes 20.
#6 Norf. Collegiate 74, Cesar Chavez (D.C.) 60
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Madison 8, Glover 8, Grant 13, Anderson 3, Chavis 15, Townes 27.
CESAR CHAVEZ: Tate 7, Starks 10, Blane 18, Wright 5, Blackwell 18, Haegood 2.
The girls varsity basketball team played hard and won a close game, 37-33, Tuesday over Steward School.
If and when we get a box score, we will post it.
Nearly everyone scored as the Oaks, riding a 26-4 third-quarter run, put the game away early on the way to an 84-52 crushing of visiting Steward School.
Junior Big Man Bash Townes led Norfolk Collegiate with 24 points, most of them inside. Keyonze Chavis popped for 17 and point guard Adam Grant scored 16 driving to the basket and hitting from downtown.
Collegiate overcame a slow first quarter to stretch the lead to 38 in the third quarter before everyone got in the game.
Norfolk Collegiate 84, Steward 52
STEWARD: S. Trepp 13, J. Trepp 5, J. Deigyel 6, Johnson 13, Z. Deigyel 4, Cameron 6, Martinez 5.
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE (1-0): Glover 5, Grant 16, Townes 24, Chandi 2, Anderson 4, McCaffrey 4, Madison 6, Hurley 2, McNair 2, Chavis 17, Hirschfeld 2.