Boys Soccer Splits for Week

The varsity boys soccer team split for the week, defeating Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, 2-1, on Tuesday and falling to the Steward School, 5-1, on Friday.

Braedan Thomson and Austin Fattizzi scored in each half for the Oaks in the victory.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Soccer.

 

Sailors Take Top Slot in Weekend Regatta

The Oaks topped all comers Saturday during the regatta on the Elizabeth River. Ellie Maus and Matt Wright led the way winning the A division followed by Parker Purrington and Ray Domena in second.

In the B Division, Sarah Smith and Jenks Britt sailed the number one Collegiate boat with Maggie Campbell and Jon Kruger in the number two boat.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Sailing.

Sailors Open Season with Strong Showings

Norfolk Collegiate finished third behind two Christchurch teams last Saturday in a Virginia Interscholastic Sailing Association regatta on the Elizabeth River.

Parker Purrington and Ray Domena took fourth place individual honors while Ellie Maus and Matt Wright were right behind them in fifth place.

Division A
4th Place: Oaks 2 Parker Purrington and Ray Domena
5th Place: Oaks 1 Ellie Maus and Matt Wright
10th Place: Oaks 3. Sarah Smith and Jenks Britt

Division B
4th Place Oaks 1 Chris Robertson and Alex Shuck
5th Place Oaks 3 Maggie Campbell and Jon Kruger
Tied for 11th place Oaks 2 Harrison Thompson and Chapman Holt

In earlier regattas, The Oaks topped Christchurch on Sept. 16 by two points and scored the same points in a Sept. 9 race.

For more pictures, go to Oaks Sailing. Thanks to John Domena for the shots.

Collegiate sails again Saturday on the Elizabeth River off the Norfolk Yacht Club.

 

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Late Goal Lifts Oaks

Sophomore Braeden Thomson scored with five minutes remaining to lead the Oaks to a 2-1 away win over Nansemond-Suffolk Academy on Tuesday.

Junior Austin Fattizzi netted the first goal for the winners.

The win raised the team’s record to 7-3. Collegiate plays at Cape Henry Academy on Thursday.

Norfolk Collegiate, 2, Nansemond-Suffolk 1

G—NC, Fattizzi, Thomson; NS, Firnstahl.

Tennis Team Tops State Poll; Falls in Battle of Number Ones

The girls tennis team claimed the top spot in the first Division II state poll, a coaches’ vote that sets the seeds for the state tournament later in the season.

On Friday, they met the Division I number one, Norfolk Academy, falling 8-1. Teams are placed in Division I or II based on their enrollment.

The Oaks are 4-1 on the season and play at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy on Tuesday then return home to the ODU courts against Cape Henry on Thursday.

 

Field Hockey Team Off to Slow Start

The field hockey team lost two on the road over the weekend, falling to St. Gertrude’s, 3-1, on Friday and Trinity Episcopal, 8-0, on Saturday.

The team is now 1-6-1 on the season with their win coming over Granby High School.

The Oaks play at home Tuesday against Nansemond-Suffolk Academy and at home Thursday against Hampton Roads Academy.

For more pictures and video, go to Field Hockey.

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Volleyball Team Tops Summit Christian

The girls volleyball team picked up its third win of the season, defeating Summit Christian in four sets, pulling out a 26-24 thriller in the finale.

Collegiate won the first two sets, 25-20 and 25-22 before dropping the third set.

The Oaks play at Nansemond Suffolk Academy and at Cape Henry this week.

Oaks Win First NCS Classic

Abe Musselmani made two spectacular saves and Max Swartz scored the clincher as the Oaks won the first NCS Classic Invitational on penalty kids Saturday morning at home.

Thomas Chatman scored off a header from a corner by Austin Fattizzi in the first half to bring the Oaks even with Peninsula Catholic at at 1-1. After Catholic took the lead down the stretech in the second half, Fattizzi drilled a penalty kick low into the corner to knot the score and send the game to penalty kicks.

With the title on the line, Elijah Jones, Thomas Chatman, Sam Jones and Max Swartz converted.

The Oaks are 5-3 on the season and 0-1 in the the TCIS. They play Friday at home against First Flight at 6:30 p.m. as part of Friday Night Lights.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Boys Soccer.

Oaks Win First NCS Tournament

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Collegiate Co-Hosts Soccer Tournament

Starting today, Norfolk Collegiate and Norfolk Christian co-host the first NCS Boys Soccer Invitational. NCS, of course, refers to both schools.

“This is our first time collaborating with Norfolk Christian,” says Jon Hall, Collegiate’s athletic director. “We are looking to co-host some other sports too and grow the Wards Corner area athletically.”

Here is the schedule for the tourney. Get out and support it.

INAUGURAL NCS BOYS SOCCER INVITATIONAL

THURSDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER:
1ST ROUND GAMES:
GAME 1: NORFOLK CHRISTIAN VS. BEACH BREAKERS @NCH 15:45
GAME 2: ATLANTIC SHORES VS. PENINSULA CATHOLIC @NCH 17:15
GAME 3: PORTSMOUTH CHRISTIAN VS. WALSINGHAM ACAD. @NCO 16:30
GAME 4: STONEBRIDGE VS. NORFOLK COLLEGIATE @NCO 16:30

FRIDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER:
CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET:
GAME 5: WINNER OF GAME 1 VS. WINNER OF GAME 2 @NCO 19:00
GAME 6: WINNER OF GAME 3 VS. WINNER OF GAME 4 @NCO 19:00
CHALLENGER BRACKET:
GAME 7: LOSER OF GAME 1 VS. LOSER OF GAME 2 @NCH 17:00
GAME 8: LOSER OF GAME 3 VS. LOSER OF GAME 4 @NCO 17:00

SATURDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER:
CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET:
WINNER OF GAME 5 VS. WINNER OF GAME 6 @NCO 9:00
CHALLENGER BRACKET:
WINNER OF GAME 7 VS. WINNER OF GAME 8 @NCO 9:00

NOTES:
• FIRST NAMED TEAM WILL WEAR WHITE UNIFORMS
• ALL GAMES MUST HAVE A WINNER. IN EVENT OF A TIE AT FULL TIME THE GAME WILL BE DECIDED BY PENALTY KICKS (AS PER FIFA)

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Tennis Team Off to Spectacular Start

The surging and undefeated girls tennis team dispatched Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, 7-2, on Tuesday notching another win in what is building into a stellar season.

The Oaks swept the doubles matches with Gabrielle Toomy and Brooke Walthall, Julianna Selig and Solana Wesley, and Audrey Surgeon and Caroline Jordan winning. Toomy, Jordan, Ellie Robertson, and Carson McMonagle won their singles matches.

You don’t want to see a pair of Oaks across the net from you. In five team matches, they are 14-1 in doubles.

For more pictures from the match, go to Oaks Tennis.

The Oaks were coming off a dramatic weekend win as champions of the Trinity Tournament, snatching the crown from Trinity Episcopal, 5-4, as Selig and Ellie Robertson won 10-8 in the decisive tiebreaker.

After six singles matches, the Oaks were down 2-4.

Brooke Walthall teamed with Gabrielle Toomy at #1 doubles (8-3)and soon after Audrey Spurgeon and Caroline Jordan evened things at 4-4 by taking number #3 doubles (8-4). Robertson and Selig, playing together for the first time, were down 4-7.

No problem.

They reeled off three straight games to even things at 7-7, and after falling behind 2-6 in the tiebreak, they came roaring back for the win.

Then it was time to play North Cross.
Again, no problem, but a lot of sweating. The Oaks won, 5-4.

Gabrielle Toomy was defeated at #1 (0-8), and Emma Smith picked up a win (her first singles match of the season) at #6 (8-2). Overall Match 1-1.

Julianna Selig was then defeated at #2 (1-8), at about the same time Audrey Spurgeon delivered her third victory of the day at #4. Overall Match 2-2.

Brooke Walthall then fell at #5 as a late rally fell short (5-8). Overall Match 2-3.

Robertson outlasted her opponent and pulled ahead late, keeping the Oaks chances alive. The match score was even at 3 apiece entering doubles.

Solana Wesley and Julianna Selig won at #2. Overall Match 4-4. Smith and Robertson fell behind, but came back string.
Oaks win. Oaks win. Oaks win. 5-4. The came home with a nice addition to the trophy case.

Ellie Robertson and Gabrielle Toomy were named to the All-Tournament team.

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