Tennis Team Wins, State Semifinals Friday

tennistourney1The boys tennis team is headed to Richmond Friday for the semifinals of the VISAA Tennis Tournament.

The team served up a strong showing Tuesday, defeating Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, 6-3, at home. They play against North Cross at noon on the courts at the Collegiate School in Richmond.

The Oaks are 13-2 on the season, losing only to Cape Henry and Norfolk Academy, the top two teams in Division I. The Oaks compete in Division II.tennistourney3

Norfolk Collegiate 6, Nansemond-Suffolk 3

Loope (NC) d. Cutright, 10-0; Pearson (NC) d. T.Firnstahl, 10-0; Rajhwani (NC) d. DeMello, 10-6; P.Firnstahl (NSA) d. Howell, 10-3; Baker (NC) d. Pharr, 10-7; Witherow (NSA) d. Chandi, 10-5. Doubles: Loope-Pearson (NC) d. Cutright-T.Firnstahl, 10-2; Rajhwani-Howell (NC) d. DeMello-P.Firnstahl, 10-7; Pharr-Witherow (NSA) d. Baker-Chandi, 10-4.



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