Sailors Second at Team Racing Championship

The Oaks finished second Saturday at the VISA Team Racing Championships to Christchurch School.

Ellie Maus, Matt Wright, Ray Domena, Parker Purrington, Sarah Smith, Jenks Britt, Chris Robertson and Sam Beck were the sailors on the four Collegiate teams.

Sixteen teams from 13 schools sailed in a persistent drizzle on the Lafayette River. On each of the gold and silver courses a full round robin of 28 teams was completed. Teams were then ranked and reseeded. The top 4 teams went on to complete 4 round robins on the gold course.

Boys Soccer Team Wins Pair

Austin Fattizzi scored three goals in two games and the boys soccer team upped its record to 8-6 defeating two Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools rivals last week.

Maxwell Vooss, Max Golovsky, Austin Fattizzi, Jackson Arnold each scored for the Oaks in a win Tuesday over Peninsula Catholic while Fattizzi and Braeden Thomson scored in a win over Norfolk Christian School on Thursday.

Norfolk Collegiate 4, Peninsula Catholic 1

G—NC, Fattizzi, Vooss, Arnold, Golvoski; PC, MacDonald.

Norfolk Collegiate 3, Norfolk Christian 0

G—Fattizzi 2, Thomson.

Austin Fattizzi scored two goals. Braeden Thomson added a goal.


Field Hockey Team Downs Granby

In a game played in a drizzle, the field hockey team scored early in the second half and held on to defeat Granby High School on Saturday at home.

The team is now 2-9-2 on the season.

Collegiate team plays at home on Tuesday and Friday and away at St. Margaret’s on Saturday.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Field Hockey.

Goal v. Granby



Volleyball Team Looks Ahead

The girls volleyball team dropped three matches last week and looks to rebound with matches at home this week on Tuesday against Peninsula Catholic and Thursday against Norfolk Christian.

The team is now 3-8 on the season. The Oaks lost in straight sets to The Steward School, Cape Henry Collegiate and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Volleyball.


Boys Soccer Splits for Week

The varsity boys soccer team split for the week, defeating Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, 2-1, on Tuesday and falling to the Steward School, 5-1, on Friday.

Braedan Thomson and Austin Fattizzi scored in each half for the Oaks in the victory.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Soccer.


Sailors Take Top Slot in Weekend Regatta

The Oaks topped all comers Saturday during the regatta on the Elizabeth River. Ellie Maus and Matt Wright led the way winning the A division followed by Parker Purrington and Ray Domena in second.

In the B Division, Sarah Smith and Jenks Britt sailed the number one Collegiate boat with Maggie Campbell and Jon Kruger in the number two boat.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Sailing.

Sailors Open Season with Strong Showings

Norfolk Collegiate finished third behind two Christchurch teams last Saturday in a Virginia Interscholastic Sailing Association regatta on the Elizabeth River.

Parker Purrington and Ray Domena took fourth place individual honors while Ellie Maus and Matt Wright were right behind them in fifth place.

Division A
4th Place: Oaks 2 Parker Purrington and Ray Domena
5th Place: Oaks 1 Ellie Maus and Matt Wright
10th Place: Oaks 3. Sarah Smith and Jenks Britt

Division B
4th Place Oaks 1 Chris Robertson and Alex Shuck
5th Place Oaks 3 Maggie Campbell and Jon Kruger
Tied for 11th place Oaks 2 Harrison Thompson and Chapman Holt

In earlier regattas, The Oaks topped Christchurch on Sept. 16 by two points and scored the same points in a Sept. 9 race.

For more pictures, go to Oaks Sailing. Thanks to John Domena for the shots.

Collegiate sails again Saturday on the Elizabeth River off the Norfolk Yacht Club.




Late Goal Lifts Oaks

Sophomore Braeden Thomson scored with five minutes remaining to lead the Oaks to a 2-1 away win over Nansemond-Suffolk Academy on Tuesday.

Junior Austin Fattizzi netted the first goal for the winners.

The win raised the team’s record to 7-3. Collegiate plays at Cape Henry Academy on Thursday.

Norfolk Collegiate, 2, Nansemond-Suffolk 1

G—NC, Fattizzi, Thomson; NS, Firnstahl.

Tennis Team Tops State Poll; Falls in Battle of Number Ones

The girls tennis team claimed the top spot in the first Division II state poll, a coaches’ vote that sets the seeds for the state tournament later in the season.

On Friday, they met the Division I number one, Norfolk Academy, falling 8-1. Teams are placed in Division I or II based on their enrollment.

The Oaks are 4-1 on the season and play at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy on Tuesday then return home to the ODU courts against Cape Henry on Thursday.


Field Hockey Team Off to Slow Start

The field hockey team lost two on the road over the weekend, falling to St. Gertrude’s, 3-1, on Friday and Trinity Episcopal, 8-0, on Saturday.

The team is now 1-6-1 on the season with their win coming over Granby High School.

The Oaks play at home Tuesday against Nansemond-Suffolk Academy and at home Thursday against Hampton Roads Academy.

For more pictures and video, go to Field Hockey.