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Athletes of the Week, 5/9/18

Posted On: 5/14/2018 11:02 AM

Tennis: Michael J.
Michael recently won his number one spot in a decisive win against Portsmouth Christian.

Track and Field: Joey M.
Joey broke the record (set in 1996) in the triple jump!
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Athletes of the Week, 5/2/18

Posted On: 5/7/2018 2:05 PM

Soccer: Jordan A.
Jordan is a dominant force on defense. This past week she had to cover two positions as other players were out. This past week alone, Jordan had 28 successful challenges-keep it up Jordan!!

Baseball: Thomas H.
Thomas pitched an excellent game against Norfolk Academy on Thursday to keep his team in the game and give us a chance to win. Also, at the plate, he added an RBI single.

Tennis: Brandon K.
Brandon steps up takes charge and asserts his enthusiasm with the team respectfully and with gusto. one of co-captains won both his singles match and doubles with partner Kameron Colvin. The team as a whole brought home a win vs Portsmouth Christian 7/2 !

Track and Field:
Boys and Girls: Ryan H./Shirin S.
For their hard work and willingness to step to up help improve the team.
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Athletes of the Week, 4/25/18

Posted On: 4/30/2018 12:23 PM

Soccer: Kailer L.
Kailer is player of the week for her effort,making multiple goals and controlling of the offense. She currently leads TCIS in goals scored. Great work Kailer!

Baseball: Ryan K.
The teams catcher, Ryan was on fire behind the plate last week. Through three games he gunned down 6 potential base stealers to get the team out of trouble.

Softball: Alyce L.
Alyce batted .500 with an RBI double. She showed versatility by providing good defense at first base, third base and catcher.

Tennis: Doubles Team Michael J. and Nick M,
Michael and Nick played a well fought match and won against Norfolk Collegiate. This was the first match they played together; it was a complimentary display of sportsmanship and evidence that hard work with perseverance pays off.

Track and Field:
Girls:Skylar E.
For winning her event with a season best time of 2:49.68 in the 800.

Boys: Carlos S.
For winning his event with a season best throw of just over 90 feet in discus.
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Athletes of the Week, 4/18/18

Posted On: 4/23/2018 2:01 PM

Soccer: Gabby F.
For her endless hustle, physicality, and ability to shut down runs by the opposition. Awesome force on defense.

Baseball: Matthew M.
Matt is present at every practice and because of this, gives a consistent performance on the field regardless of the opponent. Last week in eight trips to the plate, Matt had 2 hits, 3 walks, and scored 3 runs.

Softball: Caitlin C.
Caitlin picked up her offensive game this past week. With 7 of the 13 players being brand new to the game of softball, we knew the present season was going to be filled with growing pains. Coach would like to recognize them all for having the resolve to compete and dedicating themselves to improving each day.

Tennis--James B.
For determination, perseverance, and effort as he playing at number 2 for the knights and fought hard throughout the match.

Track and Field
Girls--Annesley D.
scoring 7 out the 13 pts for the girls team. Set a PR in 2 of her 3 events.

Boys--The entire JV Boys team
for winning the meet scoring 143. PC Boys out scored 2nd place HRA by 83 pts.
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Athletes of the Week, 4/11/18

Posted On: 4/16/2018 12:35 PM


Soccer:  Gabby F.
for her tireless hustle and ability to cover and successfully defend the back line. When Gabby was not directly, physically involved in the play her movement and communication helped others on the field either defend or begin building plays from the back field. Gabby had 31 successful tackles gaining possession of the ball-Great effort!

Boys Tennis:  Kameron C.
Kameron is new to the sport won his match in singles vs Portsmouth Christian.  

Baseball:  Thomas H.
Thomas Pitched 2 games and got the win in both, one of which a conference game against HRA.  Combined for both games, Thomas only allowed 1 run and struck out 3.

Athletes of the Week, 2/26/18

Posted On: 2/26/2018 1:29 PM

Swimming:  Sam P.
He had a 12th place finish in 100 free and a 10th place finish in 100 fly. Quite a feat for a freshman.
 
Wrestling:  Galilee K.
Galilee became the second state wrestling champion in Peninsula Catholic High school history on Saturday.  Galilee competed in the VISAA state tournament at Woodberry Forrest HS where he defeated Matt Wright of Paul the VI HS 5-0.  Galilee is the first state champion in 20 years for PC with the last and only other in February 1998.  
 


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Athletes of the Week, 2/7/18

Posted On: 2/12/2018 1:29 PM

Wrestling: August B.
August bumped up to the 220lb weight class and secured a pin fall in the cape Henry TCIS dual meet and giving PC the team win 36-34.

JV Boys Basketball: Javier T.
Javy has made impressive improvements in both the physical and mental aspects of the game. He has always given maximum effort but has really developed into a very dependable player for the team on offense and defense

Varsity Boys Basketball:
JV Girls Basketball: Abby W. & Christina R.

Abby has shown herself to be a versatile player. No matter what position she plays, she always strives to do her best. Christina has defensively shined. Her hustle matches her determination to protect the basket. She's not one you want to go head to head with.

Athletes of the Week, 1/31/18

Posted On: 2/5/2018 11:23 AM

Wrestling: Landon K.
Landon, competing in the 132lb weight class went 6-0 on the week and won his final match of the Nandua duals to secure a PC victory!
JV Boys Basketball: Jack M.
Jack lead the team in rebounds both games last week. He has been a great example for his teammates on how to get physical around the rim.
Varsity Boys Basketball: Detrez P.
Detrez is the perfect representative of a student athlete at PC. Detrez comes to practice every day with a positive attitude and a can-do work ethic that really shows his maturation as a person and a player. Detrez played a key role in Saturday's game against Indian River by scoring 6 points and grabbing 6 rebounds. Detrez scored the go ahead basket with 7 seconds left to give PC the lead. It's a pleasure to coach Detrez. Congratulations Detrez!
JV Girls Basketball: Izzy B.
The girls have had some obstacles to overcome, but Izzy, though not feeling 100%, gave her all to assist pushing the lady knights for a win over WCA.
PC Knights had three dual meets on Saturday in an invitational with Bishop Sullivan, Greenbrier Christian and Norfolk Collegiate. We were down a few very key swimmers because of the OLMC confirmation retreat but combined, PC squeaked out a win against Greenbriar Christian and Norfolk Collegiate. Individually, our men's team beat Norfolk Collegiate and our women's team beat Greenbrier Christian.
Boys Swimming: Matt D.
for consistently swimming the 500 free to earn points for the team at every dual meet.
Girls Swimming: Paula Ann R.
for not only being a great leader as a co-captain, but for attaining the ever elusive double negative split on her 100 breaststroke earning her a 2nd place finish for her event.
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TCIS Regular Season Champs!

Posted On: 2/1/2018 10:44 AM

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Athletes of the Week, 1/24/18

Posted On: 1/29/2018 2:23 PM

Wrestling: Galilee K.
Galillee won his 3rd career State Catholic championship. Galilee was also recognized as the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler!

JV Boys Basketball: Matt M.
The JV squad has gone 2 and 2 over their last 4 games. Matt has lead the way on offense scoring 10 points in the first meeting against HRA, 23 against Hampton Christian, 23 against Greenbriar, and 16 last Friday vs HRA.

Varsity Boys Basketball: Joey D.
Joey's attitude and effort in practice and games has been the perfect example of the kind of leadership we are looking for on our team. Joey's hard work was on full display in a conference win at Greenbrier Christian last week. Joey accounted for 3 points and 6 rebounds, but his value was not fully shown in the stat line. Joey continued his trend of working hard inside against bigger, stronger competition. Joey dove for loose balls, boxed out on a regular basis, took a charge, and ended the game with a bloody nose. Joey continues to do everything the coaching staff asks of him on a daily basis. Congratulations Joey!

Boys Swimming: Aaron K.
As Captain, Aaron not only helped lead PC to a third place finish at the Walsingham Meet, he also helped his relay team make a state cut as well as get his bonus 50 free state cut.

Girls Swimming: Beth M.
Beth stepped out of her comfort zone and earned points for the 100 fly at the Walsingham Meet and helped lead the girls team at the Norfolk Academy Meet.
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Athletes of the Week, 1/10/18

Posted On: 1/16/2018 2:48 PM

Wrestling: Galilee K.
Galilee competed at the Beast of the East before Christmas. Galilee went 1-2 in the national tournament. His win came about after he was down 8-1 and impressively battled back to victory, beating his Pennsylvania opponent 13-12.

Varsity Boys Basketball: Ihsan D.
Ihsan earned MVP honors at the Recruit 757 showcase on December 23rd. His 15 points and 5 rebounds led the team to a big win over Woodrow Wilson High School. Ihsan continues to develop and mature as the season moves towards conference play. Great Job Ihsan!

Boys Swimming: Sam P.
In the first meet of the season, Sam qualified for the Kecoughtan Invitational for both 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly which he will be competing in this weekend.

Girls Swimming: Anna S.
Anna was the highest female scorer for the meet against Bishop Sullivan.
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Athletes of the Week, 12/13/17

Posted On: 12/18/2017 1:51 PM

Wrestling: Austin H.
Wrestling at the 126lb wt class, Austin won both his dual matches by fall and finished runner up of the PC tournament defeating the #1 tournament seed in the semi finals.

JV Boys Basketball: Will R.
With injuries to his teammates, Will responded by playing his best basketball at a high energy both defensively and offensively. Will's totals for the week include an impressive 18 points, 31 rebounds, and 4 blocks

Varsity Boys Basketball--Titus L.
In 2 games this week, Titus averaged 12 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. Titus was instrumental in leading a 2nd half comeback against Cox High School when he scored 6 of his team leading 14 points in the 4th quarter. Titus also contributed across the board in the win over Gateway Christian with 10 total points, 3 rebounds, and 3 steals. Titus combines his athletic success with hard work in the classroom which makes him a perfect choice for this award.

JV Girls Basketball
Mia B. - leading the team with successful steals.
Alyce L.- currently highest scorer on the team
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Athletes of the Week, 11/29 - 12/6/17

Posted On: 12/11/2017 1:12 PM

Wrestling #1: James B.
James won all 3 matches by 1st period pin fall when Peninsula Catholic hosted their 1st quad meet of the season and moved to 3-0. Galilee Kissell, Landon K., Dylan A., and Jon G. also went undefeated in their matches.
Wrestling #2--Dustin S.
Dustin went 7-1 for the week, winning at the Cape Henry tournament for his weight class. Dustin was also named the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler.

JV Boys Basketball: Matthew T.
The team won against Isle of Wight last week and was lead by Matthew
who had 19 points, 15 rebounds, and 8 steals, evening their record to 1 and 1. Also noted was Sean G. who came in with a steal and a couple clutch free throws to clinch the game for the Knights.

Boys Varsity Basketball--Justice S. Justice led the team to two big victories last week over IWA and Stonebridge by averaging 18.5 points and 7 rebounds. Justice has made continuous strides to his overall game which is helping him become a complete player. He has also taken more of a leadership role on both ends of the court.
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PC Soccer Athletes Nominated for All-Conference Team

Posted On: 11/20/2017 10:40 AM

Congratulations to Sean G. who has been selected for 1st team, all-conference for boys' soccer. Other athletes nominated this year are Will C., Joe D., and James B.

Athletes of the Week, 11/15/17

Posted On: 11/20/2017 1:26 PM

Boys' Cross Country
 
The athlete of the week is Andrew V., who has not only contributed his athleticism to the team this year, but also his leadership. His friendliness, ability to inspire others, and willingness to be tickled whenever one of his teammates needed cheering up is surely what got them to where they are.
 
Girls' Volleyball
 
Kailer L.
 
Kailer help lead the Lady Knights to the VISAA Division 2 State Championship over Middleburg Academy. Kailer was also named the AVCA Player of the week for the State of Virginia. She ended the week with 108 assist, 22 digs, 9 aces, and 6 kills in 3 matches.
 

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Knights Basketball Starts Strong!

Posted On: 11/13/2017 2:46 PM

2nd Place Finish at Red, White and Blue Tournament Starts the Season

 
The Knights opened their season this past weekend at the Great Bridge Christian Academy Red/White/Blue Tournament with a 2nd place finish. The Knights defeated Suffolk Christian 58-30, Great Bridge Christian Academy 68-48, and lost to Central Virginia Homeschool Athletic Association in the championship game by a score of 48-41. CVHAA is ranked in the top 10 in the national homeschool rankings. The Knights were led in scoring by junior Titus L in all three games with totals of 22, 19, and 16 points respectively. Titus, senior Justice S, and sophomore Detrez P were named to the All-Tournament Team. The Knights are back in action Thursday night at home against Kecoughtan High school in an exhibition contest. Tip time is set for 6:30.

Athletes of the Week, 11/8/17

Posted On: 11/13/2017 2:43 PM

Girls Volleyball: Grace H.
Grace help lead the Lady Knights to their 3rd consecutive Conference Championship last week. She ended the week with 20 kills, 31 digs, 3 blocks, 2 aces, and a 98% passing rating with only 5 receiving errors in 3 matches.

Baileigh E.- 1st Team All-Conference and Conference Tournament MVP
Anna D.- 1st Team All-Conference and Conference All-Tournament
Jade A.- 2nd Team All-Conference and Conference All- Tournament

The Lady Knights XC team finished 7th overall with some great performances.
Girls Varsity XC--Lauren T.
Lauren earned All Conference Honors this past Friday at the TCIS Championships. Despite being ranked 24th going into the meet, Lauren finished 12th overall. She ran a confident and competitive race from the beginning and finished strong beating out competition that had beaten her in a previous race.

Girls JV XC--Cassie M.
Running her first race in five weeks, Cassie came back with a vengeance. Despite the long rehab from injury, she tackled the TCIS course to run her best in support of her teammates. Her efforts paid off, finishing as the team’s number 6 runner.

The Knights faced stiff competition from Norfolk Academy at TCIS. In the first mile Norfolk Academy charged ahead of us. But just as they've done all season, the Knights ran smarter, harder races than their competition, passing everyone in the end, and packed four runners into the top fifteen to take first place in the race. Andrew V. took home the individual championship and he, along with Thomas H., Aaron K. and Matthew M., received all-conference honors.






Varsity Boys XC--Patrick Gillian, who anchored the team as the fifth man.
Our top four outpaced our competition, but the way cross country is scored is that the lowest score wins, and there was a big gap after our fourth man. With 2/3rds of the race to go, there were enough runners ahead of our fifth man that we very well might have lost. But Patrick closed that gap, catching two runners from Norfolk Academy and a slew of runners from other schools, saving the day and helping secure the victory.

JV Boys XC--The JV team easily took first place in the JV race, led by JV athlete of the week Rahmin Norwood.
When Rahmin came around the corner in hot pursuit of the race leaders, it electrified the crowd, and coach could hear people chanting his name from all the way across the field. His epic 100 meter sprint to the finish line hints at great things to come for this budding running star. The only thing that tops his excellent performance is the excellent backflip he did after the race was over. If you'd like to see it for yourself, just ask any cross country runner who captured it on a cellphone.
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Triumph Times Two!

Posted On: 11/13/2017 2:44 PM

Two teams claim state titles

For the full story on state championship titles earned by girls' volleyball and boys' cross country teams, please read our MAIN NEWS section. Go Knights!

Athletes of the Week, 11/6/17

Posted On: 11/3/2017 2:11 PM

Boys volleyball: With the big win against Bishop Sullivan, the player of the week is Ryan K. Just released from having a broken toe, he led the team in digs and to victory.

Girls Volleyball: Baileigh E
Baileigh helped lead the Lady Knights to a 3-0 record for the week. She guided the Lady knights with straight set wins over Cape Henry Collegiate, Hampton Roads Academy, and conference rival Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. She ended the week with 34 Kills, 6 blocks, 25 digs, and 2 aces.

Good luck to the girls as they head to HRA in the semi-finals of the TCIS conference championships!

Varsity Soccer-Sean G
He played through several injuries this season, never missing a game and led the TCIS conference in points and goals scored. Great playing, Sean!

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Athletes of the Week, 10/25/17

Posted On: 10/26/2017 1:43 PM

Boys volleyball: Chris R
Chris hasn't missed a practice and has been dedicated to his team.

Girls Volleyball: Bria H
Bria help guide the Lady Knights to a 2-0 week and 23-1 overall. She ended the week with 19 kills, 2 digs, 3 aces, and 5 blocks while hitting over 700 for the week.

JV Soccer: Matthew T
For his dedication and loyalty to the JV team through the season. Matthew helped lead the team organizationally and tactically. Matthew lead the JV team with goals scored and played goalie as well. I also want to commend Matt on some pretty awesome saves yesterday.

Varsity Soccer-Will C
As captain, Will helped lead the team to the strong finish and a place in the TCIS tournament. Will led the TCIS conference in assists. Growing as an all-around player and positively impacting the offensive drives, Will made great contributions on and off the field. Will has taken 41 shots on goal, had 13 assists, and made 4 goals during the regular season. Awesome job!

Girls Tennis: Aira M
A Freshman and new to the sport, Aira has developed an intuitive feel for the court , especially when playing doubles ! Her net game is aggressive, fearless and pretty accurate in placement against the opposing team !

Girls cross country Junior Varsity- Jordan A
After rehabbing an injury for approximately a month and a half, Jordan returned to the racing field yesterday. Her return came on the toughest course of the season, but Jordan handled it like a champ. She led the JV team and had the 6th fastest team time of the day.

Varsity- Abby W
Abby showed great mental fortitude on a very hilly course and against very stiff competition. Her finishing time was the closest to her personal best which helps to narrow the gap in the top 5. Abby finished as the team’s number 4.


Boys cross country varsity:Matthew M
Matthew's been recovering from an illness for the past few days, but has been so dedicated that he's even shown up to practice to support his teammates when he wasn't able to run himself. And he turned in an absolutely heroic performance at the race, running an 18:27 and helping his team to take home another VCL trophy and put another banner up on the wall.

JV cross country: Cameron S
Cameron's another one who's been battling injuries since the start of the season, but has proven time and time again that he's one of the hardest working and most dedicated runners on the team. His fearlessness in tackling the hills yesterday earned him a scoring position on the team yesterday for the first time, helping the JV boys to their achievement of taking third place in the JV VCL.
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