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Spring Sports Award Winners

annie DSC_8509 DSC_7037 DSC_6716Here are the awards for the Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player and the OAK Award winner for the spring teams.

The OAK Award is presented to a student-athlete “who maximizes his or her abilities (Overachiever), exhibits the proper (Attitude) in practice and games, and is a real student of the sport (Knowledge).”

Varsity track (girls) – Alexis Shelton (OAK), Shahra Madison (MVP), and Alejandra Radiguet-Correa (MIP)

Varsity track (boys’) – Steve Turack (OAK), Marcus Anderson (MVP), and Henry Lou (MIP)

JV track (girls’) – Joi Harper (OAK) and Aja Shelton (MVP)

JV track (boys’) – Henry Lou (OAK) and K’yonze Chavis (MVP)

MS track (girls’) – Ella Bashara (OAK)
Varsity baseball – Cabell Thomas (OAK), Mark Howlett (MVP), and Reid Wilkinson (MIP)

JV baseball – Jackson Burke (OAK) and Hunter Flora (MVP)

MS baseball – Michael Gilday (OAK)

Varsity soccer – Georgia Drinkwater (OAK), Natalie Kanter (MVP), and Madison Parker (MIP)

JV soccer – Catherine Moore (OAK) and Georgia White (MVP)

MS soccer – Logan Michelon (OAK)

Varsity golf –Sammi Rappaport (OAK), Baodan Collins (MVP), and Alex Holt (MIP)

JV golf – Tyler Hamlin (OAK) and Nick Selig (MVP)

Varsity boys’ lacrosse – Trey Ritter (OAK), Joey Swartz (MVP), and Chris Beck (MIP)

MS boys’ lacrosse – Chris Bunch (OAK)

Varsity crew (girls’) – Hannah Garcia (OAK), Frances Boyer (MVP), and Lauryn Brooks (MIP)

Varsity crew (boys’) – Michael Ortiz (OAK), Gates Breeden (MVP), and Nathan Stell (MIP)

Varsity boys’ tennis – Narain Rijhwani (OAK), Alex Loope (MVP), and Chase Pearson (MIP)

JV/MS boys’ tennis – Austin Sisino (OAK) and Jordan Laster (MVP)

Varsity softball — Morgan Kimberly (OAK), Emma Stell (MVP), and Julia Bianchi (MIP)

JV/MS softball – Allison Casper (OAK) and Catherine Perrine (MVP)

Varsity girls’ lacrosse –-Annie Bashara (OAK), Virginia Marshall (MVP), and Savannah Hoover (MIP)

JV/MS girls’ lacrosse – Grace Georgo (OAK) and Gabby Grinnin (MVP)


JV/MS girls’ softball—Meredith Perrine

JV/MS tennis –Miller Solomon

Varsity softball – Clay Tinkham

Varsity girls’ lacrosse — Zoe Papadopoulos

JV Track Team Strong at Last Meet

AlejandraAlejandra Radiguet-Correa had at least a hand in three top-ten finishes to lead the Collegiate effort Thursday at the 20-team, Norfolk Academy JV Track and Field Championships.

Alejandra finished third in the long jump, at 13-2, wound up eighth in the 200 meters (29.51) and ran the anchor leg on the 4×100-meter relay team, joining teammates Elizabeth Hugh, Joi Harper and Ashley Stack to finish seventh overall.

Joi Harper set a career-best 4-2 to finish fourth in the high jump.

Leigh Ann Ordonez also secured a spot in the top five, grabbing third in the shot put.

Ashley Stack just missed matching a personal record as she finished ninth in the 300 hurdles for the Oaks, who wrapped up their season with another strong effort.

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Long Jump

3) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 13-2

15) Ella Bashara 10-3

18) Elizabeth Hughes 8-11

20) Ashley Stack 7-9

High Jump

4) Joi Harper 4-2

Shot Put

3) Leigh Ann Ordonez 21-9


11) Leigh Ann Ordonez 41-9


11) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 14.22

25) Joi Harper 14.87

41) Elizabeth Hughes 17.07


8) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 29.51

28) Ella Bashara 33.86

32) Elizabeth Hughes 36.16

34) Ashley Stack 36.82


11) Maddie Foster 1:12.63

21) Ella Bashara 1:23.31

300 Hurdles

9) Ashley Stack 1:12.70

4×100 relay

7) Ella Bashara, Maddie Foster, Joi Harper, Ashley Stack, Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 1:02.73


800 Meters

18) Frankie White 2:42.67

1,600 Meters

16) Frankie White 5:57.69

Girls Track Team Shares State Title

IMG_0395 Senior Alexis Shelton set a new meet record in the pole vault, jumping 11 feet, six inches and sophomore Shahra Madison finished fourth in the shotput and the discus to propel the Norfolk Collegiate girls track squad into a tie for the Division II state title with Peninsula Catholic Saturday in Richmond.

  The points earned by those two not only put Collegiate in a tie with Peninsula Catholic, but placed the school ninth overall among all private schools.

  VISAA Championships

  At Sports Backers Stadium, Richmond

  Team standings

  1. St. Catherine’s 139; 2. Norfolk Academy 130; 3. Liberty Christian 106; 4. Collegiate School 55; 5. Episcopal 47; 6. Trinity Episcopal 34; 7. Potomac School 30; 8. St. Stephen’s-St. Agnes 21; T-9. Pope John Paul the Great 20; T-9. Peninsula Catholic 20; T-9. Norfolk Collegiate 20; 12. Veritas 14; 13. St. Gertrude 9; 14. Atlantic Shores 4; T-15. Bishop Sullivan 3; T-15. Trinity School at Meadow 3; 15. Hampton Roads 15; T-18. Norfolk Christian 2; T-18. Flint Hill 2.


Track Team Strong in Field Events at TCIS

IMG_0395 Shahra Madison and Marcus Anderson captured individual titles at the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools Track and Field Championships held Tuesday at Norfolk Academy.

Shahra topped the field in the shot put, winning by more than two feet over the competition. She also added a second in the discus to round out her day.

Marcus was one of three athletes to clear 5-8 in the high jump but earned the nod and the crown on fewer misses.

Alexis Shelton took fourth in the long jump, two spots ahead of younger sister, Aja.

Alejandra Correa-Radiguet finished seventh in the 100 meters and eighth in 200 meters, Leigh Ann Ordonez wound up ninth in the shot put and teammate Bailey Holmes-Spencer took tenth in the 100.

The quartet of Joi Harper, Anyssia Reddix, Aja and Alejandra posted a season-best in the 4×100-meter relay to finish fourth overall.

Bash Townes picked up some points for boys in the field events, finishing fifth in the shot put and eighth in the discus.

Adam Grant took fifth in the long jump, clearing a personal-best 20-0 in the process. K Chavis added a top-ten finish in the meet, finishing in seventh place in the high jump.

In the team races, the Collegiate girls finished in a tie for sixth place, while the boys wound up in eighth place overall.



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 Shot Put

1) Shahra Madison 33-11

9) Leigh Ann Ordonez


2) Shahra Madison 90-4

12) Leigh Ann Ordonez 21-8

Long Jump

4) Alexis Shelton 15-0 3/4

6) Aja Shelton 13-4 1/4

13) Alejandra Correa-Radiguet 11-2

IMG_0493100 Meter Dash

7) Alejandra Correa-Radiguet 14.26

10) Bailey Holmes-Spencer 14.83

11) Faith Rush 14.96

200 Meter Dash

8) Alejandra Correa-Radiguet 29.56

11) Aja Shelton 30.34

19) Joi Harper 33.39

4×100 Meter Relay

4) Aja Shelton, Joi Harper, Alejandra Correa-Radiguet 57.60


High Jump

1) Marcus Anderson 5-8

7) K Chavis 5-4

Long Jump

5) Adam Grant 20-0

Shot Put

5) Bash Townes 36-6


8) Bash Townes 87-7

IMG_0431200 Meter Dash

16) Steve Turack 27.87

400 Meter Run

16) Steve Turack 1:00.81

800 Meter Run

15) Henry Lou 2:31.13

1,600 Meter Run

15) Frankie White 5:42.04

Girls track and field

TCIS championships

At Norfolk Academy

Team standings

1. Norfolk Academy 235; 2. Peninsula Catholic 77; 3. Bishop Sullivan 40; 4. Walsingham 38; 5. Hampton Roads 29; T-6. Norfolk Collegiate 27; T-6. Norfolk Collegiate 27; 8. Nansemond-Suffolk 9; 9. Cape Henry 2.

Boys track and field

TCIS championships

At Norfolk Academy

IMG_0456Team standings

1. Norfolk Academy 153; 2. Bishop Sullivan 74; 3. Peninsula Catholic 63; 4. Walsingham 54; 5. Hampton Roads 53; 6. Nansemond-Suffolk 51; 7. Cape Henry 17; T-8. Norfolk Collegiate 14; T-8. Norfolk Christian 14; 10. Greenbrier Christian 3.


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Field Events Strong for Track Team

JoisprintingShahra Madison captured both the shot put and discus, while teammate Alejandra Radiguet-Correa took top honors in the long lump to lead the Collegiate girls varsity last Wednesday at the Hampton Roads Academy Invitational Track and Field Meet.

It was the second straight victory in the shot put for Shahra, who also threw for a season-best in winning the discus.

Alejandra set personal records in three events, including the long jump where she won with a leap of 13-7. She also posted PR’s in finishing second in the 200-meter dash and third in the 100 meters.

In the boys varsity high jump, Marcus Anderson finished second and K Chavis wound up fourth. For Marcus, it was the third consecutive meet where he cracked the top two in his specialty.

AshleySprintingHenry Lou trimmed more than seven seconds off his previous best to take fifth place in the 800 meters.

In junior varsity action, the Collegiate girls chalked up four wins over the competition.

Perry McKay and Ella Bashara both had hands in two victories for the Oaks. Perry topped the field in the 300 hurdles, while Ella was the class of the 200-meter field. The pair also teamed up with Ashley Stack and Joi Harper to finish first in the 4×100-meter relay.

Ella also added a second-place finish in the 800 meters, while Perry took fourth in the 200.

Leigh Ann Ordonez, making her debut for the track team, finished first in the shot put and added a third in the discus.

Ashley Stack, who ran a leg on the winning relay, also picked up points in two other events, taking second in the 200 and third in the 400 meters.

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Hampton Roads Academy Invitational Track and Field Meet

Varsity Girls

Shot Put

1) Shahra Madison 29-2


1) Shahra Madison 78-10

Long Jump

1) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 13-7

High Jump

6) Joi Harper 3-10

100 Meter Dash

3) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 13.84

6) Faith Rush 14.64

8) Joi Harper 14.94

9) Bailey Holmes-Spencer 14.94

15) Anyssia Reddix 16.04

200 Meter Dash

2) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 28.74

6) Bailey Holmes-Spencer 31.14

8) Joi Harper 33.14

4×100 Meter Relay

2) 1:00.74

Junior Varsity Girls

Shot Put

1) Leigh Ann Ordonez 20-1


4) Leigh Ann Ordonez 44-2

200 Meter Dash

1) Ella Bashara 32.64

2) Ashley Stack 35.24

4) Perry McKay 39.04

400 Meter Dash

3) Ashley Stack 1:26.54

800 Meter Run

2) Ella Bashara 3:09.50

300 Meter Hurdles

1) Perry McKay 1:20.44

4×100 Meter Relay

2) 1:08.2

Varsity Boys

High Jump

2) Marcus Anderson 5-6

4) K Chavis 5-0

Long Jump

9) Marcus Anderson

100 Meter Dash

16) Collin Poppert 16.74

200 Meter Dash

12) Henry Lou 26.84

20) Collin Poppert 34.84

800 Meter Run

5) Henry Lou 2:29.90

High Jump

2) Marcus Anderson 5-6

4) K Chavis 5-0

Long Jump

9) Marcus Anderson 15-2

Track Team Battles at Walsingham Invitational

The Collegiate girls and boys and track teams hit the road last Wednesday, making the trek north to Williamsburg for the Walsingham Invitational.

Shahra Madison threw a season-best 32-5 to capture the shot put, posting the Oaks’ lone victory in the varsity competition.

Aja Shelton also came through in a big way, finishing third in the 100 meters and fourth in both the 200 meters and the long jump. Aja also ran a leg on the 4×100 relay that finished fourth, teaming with Faith Rush, Shahra Madison and Bailey Holmes-Spencer, who also finished sixth in the 100 meters.

For the varsity boys, Marcus Anderson just missed out on a second victory in as many meets in the high jump. Marcus matched the winning height of 5-6, but lost to the eventual champion, who had fewer misses.

K Chavis finished fourth in the high jump and joined Bash Townes, Marcus Anderson and Adam Grant on the 4×100-meter relay which took fifth.

Adam also picked up a pair of sixths in individual competition, scoring points in the 100 meters and long jump, where he soared 18-11 ½.

On the junior varsity front, Henry Lou claimed the 400 meters, topping the 14-man field in a time of 1:00.49.

For the girls JV,  Alejandra Radiguet-Correa won the long jump, leading a 1-2-3 sweep for Collegiate. Alexandra jumped 13-2 ½ to take the top spot, while Joi Harper finished second and Ella Bashara took third.

Oaks Excel in Field Events at First Meet

The boys and girls track teams hit the ground running — and jumping and throwing– on Friday, opening the spring outdoor season at Norfolk Academy.

Marcus Anderson, competing in the high jump for the first time ever, completed a smooth transition from the basketball court to the track, clearing 5-10 to win the event. K Chavis added a third-place finish in the high jump for the Oaks.

Alexis Shelton, who finished runner-up in the pole vault at last month’s Indoor State Championships, took second on Friday as well, clearing 9-6 in the process.

Sophomore Shahra Madison had an impressive debut for Collegiate, finishing third in the shot put and tenth in the discus.

In varsity relay action, the girls finished seventh in the 4×100, while the boys wound up eighth.

On the junior varsity front, sixth-grader Ella Bashara finished third in the long jump competition, coming through with a personal record on her final attempt of the afternoon. Teammate Alejandra Radiguet-Correa added a seventh-place finish in the same event, to go along with a pair of eighths in the 100 and 200-meter dashes.

Bailey Holmes-Spencer, for her part, took fifth in the 100 meters and Faith Rush added a ninth in the short sprint.

On the boys’ side, Henry Lou cracked the top ten in two events, finishing eighth in the 800 and tenth in the 400 meters. Frankie White took ninth in the 1,600 meters for the Oaks, who are back in action Wednesday, April 9 at the Walsingham Invitational.

Varsity M High Jump

1) Marcus Anderson 5-10

3) K Chavis 5-4

Varsity F Pole Vault

2) Alexis Shelton 9-6

Varsity F Shot Put

3) Shahra Madison 32-5

Varsity F Discus

10) Shahra Madison 77-2

Varsity M 4×100 Meter Relay

8) 53.88

Varsity F 4×100 Meter Relay

7) 1:00.37

Junior Varsity M 800 Meter Run

8) Henry Lou 2:37.05

Junior Varsity F Long Jump

3) Ella Bashara 11-8

7) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 10-3

Junior Varsity F 200 Meter Dash

8) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 31.29

Junior Varsity F 100 Meter Dash

5) Bailey Holmes – Spencer 14.62

8) Alejandra Radiguet-Correa 14.78

9) Faith Rush 14.80

Junior Varsity M 1,600 Meter Run

9) Frankie White 5:48.90

Junior Varsity M 400 Meter Dash

10) Henry Lou 1:02.13

Norfolk Academy Invitational

Team scores – Boys

1. Norfolk Academy 148; 2. Currituck Co. 87.5; 3. Trinity Episcopal 55; 4. Peninsula Catholic 54; T-5. Walsingham 47; T-5. Bishop Sullivan 47; 7. Nansemond-Suffolk 35; 8. Northampton 34; 9. Norfolk Collegiate 23; 10. Atlantic Shores 21.5; T-11. Norfolk Christian 17; T-11. Bayside 17; 13. Princess Anne 3.


100: Khoury (TE) 11.36; 200: Freeman (NA) 22.83; 400: Freeman (NA) 52.20; 800: Burris (Ba) 1:58.08; 1600: Dover (CC) 4:35.22; 3200: White (PC) 11:19.72; 110 hurdles: Neikirk (NA) 15.32; 300 hurdles: Neikirk (NA) 41.94; 400 relay: Bishop Sullivan 45.34; 1600 relay: Currituck County 3:33.37; LJ: Chandler (CC) 19-10; HJ: Anderson (NCo) 5-10; TJ: Chandler (CC) 40-2; PV: Neikirk (NA) 13-0; Shot: Washington (NA) 43-3; Discus: Hamra (WA) 121-10.


Norfolk Academy Invitational

Team scores

1. Norfolk Academy 234; 2. Bayside 71. 3. Currituck Co. 65; T-4. Trinity Episcopal 50; T-4. Peninsula Catholic 50; 6. Princess Anne 34; 7. Northampton 31; 8. Bishop Sullivan 22; 9. Walsingham 18; 10. Norfolk Collegiate 16; 11. Nansemond River 10; 12. Norfolk Christian 6; 13. Denbigh Baptist 3.


100: Newsome (NA) 13.08; 200: Newsome (NA) 27.79; 400: Gibson (PA) 1:04.52; 800: Breidenbaugh (TE) 2:22.88; 1600: Martingayle (PA) 5:27.72; 3200: McKenna (PC) 11:12.43; 100 hurdles: Randolph (NA) 15.35; 300 hurdles: Johnson (NR) 44.19; 400 relay: Norfolk Academy 52.40; 1600 relay: Norfolk Academy 4:32.58; LJ: Hall (Ba) 16-5.25; HJ: Bannister (NA) 5-4; TJ: Hall (Ba) 33-6; PV: Bannister (NA) 10-5; Shot: Igleslia (CC) 33-2; Discus: Igleslia (CC) 107-9.