Sailors Third at Christchurch

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The varsity sailing team came up third again during a day-long regatta at Christchurch on a warm, breezy Saturday that featured moderate, shifting winds.

Eighteen boats were on the water for the varsity round of races with another ten in the JV series.

In the team one combined finishes, Collegiate finished third behind Christchurch and Norfolk Academy. In the overall combined A+B finish for all teams, the Collegiate 1 team and the Collegiate 2 team finished fourth and fifth behind the two Christchurch teams and Norfolk Academy 1.

Sailing for Collegiate were skippers Darden Purrington, Dreugh Phillips, Victor Layne, Ellie Maus, and Ann Burns Morrison. The crews were Nick Baker, Daniel Vail, Mike Klinck, Chris Robertson, Ashley Obermayer, and Sarah Smith.

Norfolk Collegiate JV finished fifth out of ten teams.

In the season standings, Norfolk Collegiate is third behind Christchurch and Norfolk Academy.

The standings for the Fall 2013 Season Fleet Racing (based on Team 1 combined A and B fleets from each school). The lower the number, the higher the standing.

1. Christchurch 4

2. Norfolk Academy 7

3. Norfolk Collegiate  9

4. Poquoson 14

5. Maury 16

Walsingham 20

Smithfield  24

Kecoughtan  25

Hampton/Phoebus  26

10. St Christopher  27

Nansemond-Suffolk  29

Hampton Roads 33

St Catherine 37

York County 41

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The detailed results from Saturday:

Fleet A top ten finish order and total points:

CCS2 17
NCS1 25
NCS2 25
CCS1 27
Walsingham 27
Poquoson 33
NA1 37
Maury 56
NA2 61
Hampton/Ph 64

Fleet B top ten finish order and total points:

CCS1 6
NA1 18
CCS2 27
NCS1 32
NA2 35
Maury 38
Poquoson 46
NCS2 49
Walsingham 54
St Christopher 56

Fleet A+B top ten finish order and total points:

CCS1 33
CCS2 44
NA1 55
NCS1 57
NCS2 74
Popuoson 79
Walsingham 81
Maury 94
NA2 96
Hampton/Ph 122

Team 1 A+B top five finish order and total points:

CCS 33
NA 55
NCS 57
Poquoson 79
Walsingham 81

NCS Finishes
team 1 A 6,4,1,3,6,5
team 1 B 5,6,4,9,5,3
team 2 A 4,2,2,8,3,6
team 2 B 11,12,9,7,4,6

JV finish order and total points:

Norfolk Academy 6
Maury 6
Nansemond-Suffolk 12
York County 14
Norfolk Collegiate 15

NCS finishes: 5, 5, 1, 4, (bye)

About jimsravesnrants

Jim Morrison has flown barrel rolls with the Navy's Blue Angels (he didn't barf), climbed and slept overnight in a 243-foot-tall redwood (he didn't fall), and gone one-on-one with Muhammad Ali (he didn't flinch). His award-winning stories have appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Private Clubs, This Old House, National Wildlife, Smart Money’s offspring, George, Context, Family PC, Good Housekeeping, Playboy, Biography, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Utne Reader, Southwest Spirit, the magazine of Southwest Airlines, and American Way, the magazine of American Airlines, among others. His web site is

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