Boys Win at Three of Four at Tourneys

The boys basketball team won three of four games, just missing capturing the championship of the Bishop Sullivan Holiday Tournament when they could not hold an 11-poiont, second half lead over Williamsburg Christian.

Bash Townes led the Oaks with 22 points against Williamsburg while Adam Grant and Kyonze Chavis were also in double figures.

Earlier in the tournament, Collegiate defeated Life Christian 70-63.

In another key holiday game, the Oaks downed highly-rated Virginia Academy with junior Ejike Obinna, a 6-9 power forward who is being recruited by most major basketball programs including the University of Virginia, Miami, Temple, Seton Hall, and others. But Townes outplayed Obinna, outscoring him 23-17 as Collegiate triumphed 70-60.

The team is back on the hardwood at home Tuesday against Nandua in a 7 p.m. start. The girls start the fun with a 5:30 p.m tipoff.

For more pictures, go to Oaks Hoops.


Bishop Sullivan Holiday Tournament Championship

Williamsburg Christian 61,  Norfolk Collegiate 57

WILLIAMSBURG CHRISTIAN: D.Cook 3, Duncan 7, A.Brown 4, R.Cook 13, C.Greene 17, X.Greene 17.

NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Grant 16, McNair 9, Chavis 10, Townes 22.

 Norfolk Collegiate 70, Life Christian 63

LIFE CHRISTIAN: Campbell 11, Redmon 11, Harris 13, Brady 14, Okenchi 12, Henderson 2.

NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Robertson 6, Grant 20, McNair 8, Chavis 22, Townes 14.

Norfolk Collegiate 70, VA Academy 60

DSC_7039_DxONORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Grant 21, McNair 8, Chavis 14, Townes 23, Robertson 4.

Virginia ACADEMY: Jenkins 23, Gilkerson 7, Nausadas 3, Ejike-Obinna 17, Wahab 2, White 8.



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