Girls Even Record

With a win and a loss entering the break, the girls basketball team evened its record at 3-3.

The Oaks bowed to Steward School, 51-39, a day after defeating Summit Christian School, 52-24, at home.

In that game, junior Brianna Powell popped for 20 points, including 10 straight in the second quarter. Senior P.K. Dawson added 16 points. Gabby Grinnan closed out the scoring for the Oaks with 14.

For more pictures, go to Oaks Girls Hoops.

Norfolk Collegiate 52, Summit Christian 24
SUMMIT CHRISTIAN: A. Mericle 4, Elliott 3, L. Mericle 1, Gomes 2, Bowd 10, Collier 4.
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE: Grinnan 14, Powell 20, Krantz 2, Dawson 16.


Boys Hoops On Winning Track

With consecutive wins over NICE Academy, the Steward School, and Greenbrier Christian Academy headed into the holiday break, the boys basketball team pushed their record to 7-4 on the season.

They play next at home at 6 p.m. on Jan. 5 against the Miller School.

Against Greenbrier Christian, the Oaks sprinted to a 50-30 halftime lead and won going away, 99-61. They won 67-47 over Steward and 66-33 over NICE.

For more pictures and video, go to Oaks Hoops.


Stellar Season Ends at State Semifinals

The girls tennis team fell to North Cross, 5-2, Friday at the ODU tennis center in the VISAA state semifinal, ending a banner year.

The team ended the year 12-3.

For more pictures from the semifinal and the season, go to Oaks Tennis.

Team members were: Phoenix Camacho, Caroline Jordan, Margaret Lockhart, Mia Mathas, Carson McMonagle, Ellis Robertson, Catherine Sarris, Julianna Selig, Emma Smith, Audrey Spurgeon, Gabriel Toomy, Brooke Walthall, and Solana Wesley.




Girls Tennis Team Advances to State Semifinals

The girls tennis team overwhelmed Seton School, 8-0, Wednesday in the Division II VISAA tournament quarterfinal.

The team advances to the semifinals against North Cross at the Old Dominion University tennis center on Friday.

The Oaks, seeded second in the tournament to Norfolk Christian School, are 14-2 on the season.

Norfolk Christian will face Steward School in the other semifinal.



Sailors Fourth at Mid-Atlantic Team Races

The Oaks, TCIS champions, finished fourth over the weekend at the MASSA Team Race Championship held at St. Mary’s College in Maryland.

Severn School topped the field of 14 with Christchurch of Virginia in second.

Skippers for the Collegiate team were Ellie Maus, Parker Purrington, and Sarah Smith. Ray Domena, Matt Wright, Chris Robertson, Jenks Britt and Sam Beck were crew.

Thanks to John Domena for the photos.


Tennis Team Eyes State Tournament

The girls tennis team finished behind Norfolk Academy in the TCIS Tournament, but will be a force in the VISAA Division II tournament next week.

The team finished the regular season 11-2, losing only to Norfolk Academy, ranked number one in Division I, and Norfolk Christian. Expect the Oaks to secure a second seed in the state tournament.

Gabrielle Toomy was named to the first team All-Conference squad while Julianne Selig in singles and Toomy and Brooke Walthall in doubles were named to the second team.

The results from the TCIS Tournament:

All-Tournament Team:
#1 Singles: Catie Sullivan (NA)
#2 Singles: Jane Carter Chandler (NA)
#3 Singles: Ingrid Benkovitz (NA)
#4 Singles: Lily Hackbirth (NA)
#5 Singles: Kate Furr (NA)
#6 Singles: Abigail McCammon (NA)

#1 Doubles: Catie Sullivan/Jane Carter Chandler (NA)
#2 Doubles: Ingrid Benkovitz/Lily Hackbirth (NA)
#3 Doubles: Kate Furr/Abigail McCammon (NA)

Tournament MVP (Singles): Catie Sullivan (NA)
Tournament MVP (Doubles): Catie Sullivan/Jane Carter Chandler (NA)

Tournament Runner-Up: Norfolk Christian
Tournament Champion: Norfolk Academy

Player of the Year: Catie Sullivan (NA)
Coach of the Year: Michael Duquette (NA)
Betty Jean Riddick Sportsmanship Award: Walsingham Academy

Boys’ Season Ends at TCIS Quarterfinal

The resurgent boys soccer team ended its season with a 3-0 loss in the TCIS quarterfinal at the Steward School on Tuesday.

The team ended the year 7-7-2. For pictures and video from the season, go to  Oaks Boys Soccer.

Volleyball Team Downs Greenbrier

The varsity girls volleyball team defeated Greenbrier Christian last week, 3-1.
The Oaks won the first two sets, 25-22 and 25-21, before dropping the third only to rebound with a 25-23 win in the deciding set.

The team is 4-13 on the season and plays at Norfolk Academy today.


Sailors Second at Team Racing Championship

The Oaks finished second Saturday at the VISA Team Racing Championships to Christchurch School.

Ellie Maus, Matt Wright, Ray Domena, Parker Purrington, Sarah Smith, Jenks Britt, Chris Robertson and Sam Beck were the sailors on the four Collegiate teams.

Sixteen teams from 13 schools sailed in a persistent drizzle on the Lafayette River. On each of the gold and silver courses a full round robin of 28 teams was completed. Teams were then ranked and reseeded. The top 4 teams went on to complete 4 round robins on the gold course.

Boys Soccer Team Wins Pair

Austin Fattizzi scored three goals in two games and the boys soccer team upped its record to 8-6 defeating two Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools rivals last week.

Maxwell Vooss, Max Golovsky, Austin Fattizzi, Jackson Arnold each scored for the Oaks in a win Tuesday over Peninsula Catholic while Fattizzi and Braeden Thomson scored in a win over Norfolk Christian School on Thursday.

Norfolk Collegiate 4, Peninsula Catholic 1

G—NC, Fattizzi, Vooss, Arnold, Golvoski; PC, MacDonald.

Norfolk Collegiate 3, Norfolk Christian 0

G—Fattizzi 2, Thomson.

Austin Fattizzi scored two goals. Braeden Thomson added a goal.