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Baseball Team Off to Strong Start

Senior Grady Fitzwater had three RBIs, including a seeing-eye single in the sixth inning that put the Oaks on top in a 6-5 win Saturday over Trinity Christian.

Collegiate took an early lead, then Trinity came back to draw even, 3-3, before the Oaks once again relied on late-inning heroics.

Fitzwater started on the mound and fellow senior Jackson Burke finished to earn the win.

The veteran Collegiate squad is 4-1 on the season. On Friday, the team came from behind to defeat Annapolis, 5-4, as Mark Hines singled to drive in Flora with the walk-off winning run. Blake Cummings earned the win on the mound. Burke drove in two runs.

Earlier, the team defeated Northeastern High School, 14-3. Hunter Flora and Dylan Cheek combined for six RBIs. Flora homered to punctuate the Oaks’ attack.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Baseball.

Norfolk Collegiate 6, Trinity Christian 5

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Norfolk Collegiate 020 013 x- 6 6 0

W-Burke (1-1).




Baseball Season Ends with TCIS Loss

The baseball season ended with a loss at Norfolk Christian in the opening round of the TCIS Tournament.

The Oaks ended the season with a 6-10 record, the highlight a win over Cape Henry during the regular season.

For more pictures, go to Oaks Baseball.


Boys Beat Cape Henry; Play Christian in TCIS Tourney Today

Blake Cummings threw four innings of shutout relief and the Oaks downed Cape Henry, 6-5. last week in an away game.

The team is 6-9 on the season and plays at number 2 seed, Norfolk Christian Academy, today at Lakewood in the TCIS quarterfinal.

For more pictures and video from the season, go to Oaks Baseball.

Norfolk Collegiate 6, Cape Henry 5

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Cape Henry 030 200 0 — 5 6 2

W—Cumming. L—Dingman.



Three Wins Even Baseball Team’s Record

With three consecutive wins, the baseball team evened its early-season record at 4-4, led by home runs by Jackson Burke in consecutive games.

On the mound, Burke had a two-hit shutout in one game while Hunter Flora and Blake Cummings combined for a three-hit shutout in another.

Norfolk Collegiate 7, Peninsula Catholic 0
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Peninsula Catholic000 000 0 — 0 3 3
W—Cummings (2-0). L—Vairo.

Hunter Flora and Black Cummings combined to throw a 3-hit shutout for the Oakes (4-4).

Norfolk Collegiate 8, Summit Christian 1
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W—Fitzwater. L—not provided. HR—Burke (2).

Jackson Burke hit a 2-run home run in back-to-back games for the Oaks (3-4).

Norfolk Collegiate 13, Portsmouth Christian 7
Norfolk Collegiate103 032 1 — 13 8 2
Portsmouth Christian302 200 0 — 7 4 1
W—Cummings (1-0). L—Adams (0-1). HR—PC, Murray (1); NC, Burke (1).

Mark Hines went 3-3 with 4 RBIs. Jackson Burke hit a solo home run in the sixth inning.”

Norfolk Collegiate 11, Bishop Sullivan 1
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Bishop Sullivan000 10 — 1 2 5
W—Burke (1-0). L—Koch.

Jackson Burke pitched a 2-hit complete game while Hunter Flora went 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs for the Oaks (1-4).


Sluggers Crush Norcom; Take Greenbrier to Last Out

DSC_0738Jackson Burke’s one-hitter on the mound and a bevy of hits and aggressive base running powered the Oaks baseball team to a 10-0 win over Norcom.

A day earlier, Norfolk Collegiate nearly upset Greenbrier Christian Academy, top ranked in the area and the state.

The team held a slim one-run lead in the seventh inning with Greenbrier down to the last out before the Gators connected on a homer to earn the win.

Chandler Gillikin had the highlight for Collegiate, a first-inning grand slam, his second home run of the season.

The team is 8-10 on the season. It plays at Hampton Roads Academy on Tuesday and at home against Cape Henry on Friday.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Baseball.


Flora’s Walk-off Powers Oaks

DSC_9279Sophomore Hunter Flora’s single in the bottom of the eighth inning powered the Oaks to an important extra-inning win over Peninsula Catholic at home on Thursday.

The Oaks scored two runs in a dramatic bottom of the seventh inning to send the game into extra frames.

In the eighth, Davis Link scored on a passed ball before Flora went deep for the second time this season.

Sophomore Dylan Cheek earned the victory on the mound.

Oaks Batters Pound Norview, 17-15

DSC_9279Senior Reid Wilkinson was a perfect four for four at the plate with five RBIs as the Oaks bashed 15 hits in a 17-15 win at Norview on Monday.

Wilkinson had the key bases-clearing double in the top of the seventh inning when Collegiate scored five runs to come from behind and go ahead for good.

Sophomore Hunter Flora got the win on the mound and slammed three hits good for three RBIs.



Hitters Pound Past Pasquotank

DSC_9348Collegiate hitters pounded out 11 hits and scored nine times in a win over Pasquotank High School Thursday.

Grady Fitzwater starred on the mound and at the plate, earning his first win of the season while delivering a pair of hits and a pair of RBIs.

Hunter Flora had another strong game in the middle of the lineup with two hits and two RBIs. Shortstop Blake Cummings added a pair of doubles.

DSC_9287For more pictures and video from the season, go to Oaks Baseball.

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Oaks Win in Extra Innings

DSC_7076The Oaks baseball team went to extra innings on Friday to defeat Summit Christian, 7-6, when junior Ian Baskins launched a sacrifice fly scoring senior Paul Mahoney in the top of the ninth inning.

Collegiate’s Jimmy Hurley and Ryan Moninger each drove in a run in the contest in Newport News. Dylan Cheek earned the win on the mound.

The team plays at Portsmouth Christian today, at home against Wakefield on Tuesday, and away at Pasquotank on Thursday.


Baseball Team Takes Opener

DSC_9793In a game played before they left for Florida, the boys baseball team downed Northeastern, 6-5.

Sophomore Hunter Flora pitched four and a third strong innings, giving up two runs, and contributed a pair of hits at the plate.

Senior Reid Wilkinson went three for four with a pair of RBIs.

Blake Cummings flashed his glove, making several key plays at shortstop.

The team plays at Northeastern on Tuesday, at Norfolk Christian at Lakewood Park on Thursday, and at Summit Christian in Newport News on Friday.