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The Oaks were tied with Covenant School after the singles matches during Saturday’s state championship match, but couldn’t get over the hump in doubles, losing two of three matches to fall, 5-3.
Seniors Alex Loope, Austin Beale and Alex Duvall won their individual matches for Collegiate. The loss ended a stellar season for the Oaks.
The boys tennis team won their semifinal match, 5-1, over the Steward School in Richmond today and plays for the state title on Saturday.
The team plays Covenant at 11 a.m. Saturday for the Division II championship.
Senior Alex Loope, headed to Davidson, won No. 1 singles and teamed with Justin Silverman to take No. 1 doubles to lead the Oaks to a 6-2 win over North Cross in the Division II state quarterfinal. Senior Austin Beale also won 10-4 at No. 4 singles.
The third-seeded Oaks play in the semifinal at noon Friday at Collegiate School in Richmond.
Three teams are in TCIS tournament action today postponed from Friday and the weekend.
The golf team plays in the TCIS tournament all day. The tennis team, ranked number 3 in the state in Division II, plays at Norfolk Academy in an abbreviated TCIS tournament. And the girls soccer team, seeded fifth in the state in Division I, plays Norfolk Academy at ODU at 5 p.m. in the TCIS title game.
The girls soccer team is scheduled to open the state tournament at Trinity Episcopal, seeded fourth, on Tuesday.
With the seniors leading the way, the Oaks boys tennis team continued on a hot streak, defeating Maury, 8-1, on Tuesday.
The team is 6-2 on the season and pointing towards the TCIS and state tournaments.
For more pictures, go to Oaks Tennis.
Norfolk Collegiate 8, Maury 1
Dan Duan beat Oliver Siegfried 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. Ethan Willingham at No. 3 singles for Maury 7-5, 6-3. Alex Loope won 6-1, 6-0 over Harrison Gray. Six seniors won all three doubles matches.
Off to a slow start with weather delays and cancellations, the boys tennis team earned wins in two of its first three matches this season.
For more pictures, go to Oaks Boys Tennis.
Norfolk Collegiate 5, Trinity Episcopal 4.
Norfolk Collegiate 9, Walsingham 0.
Alex Duvall won a third set tiebreak over Sam Jones 10-5. Jordan Familant and Peter Guan earned their first career varsity wins.
Steward 6, Norfolk Collegiate 3.
The girls tennis team fell to Norfolk Academy Thursday in an early season match.
The team plays Nansemond-Suffolk Academy on Tuesday and Cape Henry on Friday, both at home.
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Norfolk Academy 9, Norfolk Collegiate 0
Sullivan d. Toomy 6-1, 6-0; Chandler d. Wathall 6-0, 6-0; Benkovitz d. Camacho 6-0, 6-0; Hackbirth d. Robertson 6-2, 6-2; Richardson d. McManagle 6-0, 6-0; Furr d. Beale 6-0, 6-1.
The boys tennis team went on the road to defeat the Highland School, 5-3, Thursday and reach the state title match today in Richmond.
The Oaks play top-seeded North Cross for the Division II crown.
On Wednesday, Alexander Loope, Austin Beale, Trafton Addison, and Alex Duvall won singles matches while Loope and Addison combined for a doubles win to put the Oaks over the top.
The third-seeded boys tennis team downed Covenant in a Division II state tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday.
The team, seeded third, plays at second-seeded Highland today.
Winning in singles for the Oaks were Alexander Loope, Austin Beale, Alexander Duvall, and Trafton Addison. The team took doubles matches to complete the victory.
The boys tennis team finished third in the TCIS Tournament over the weekend behind Norfolk Academy and Cape Henry.
The Oaks, seeded third, play at home in a Division II state quarterfinal match on Tuesday at ODU.
# 8 Eastern Mennonite High School at # 1 North Cross School
# 7 Norfolk Christian at # 2 Highland School
# 6 Covenant School at # 3 Norfolk Collegiate
# 5 Seton School at # 4 Hampton Roads Academy