VISA TCIS Championship


Thursday, October 24:

On the water at 2:00 with a light ESE breeze, seven Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools (TCIS) teams met for their annual competition moving the course up the Lafayette River to the east side of the Hampton Blvd.Bridge to catch what breeze they could. Wind built throughout the afternoon to SE 7-12 mph with gusts higher for some solid races towards sunset. Skies were partly cloudy and seas about 6".

Teams completed 8 W-4 races in a single division with each school racing three boats. Hampton Roads Academy Team 1 took first place, followed by Norfolk Academy Team 1 in second place and Norfolk Collegiate Team 2 in third place.

Note is taken of the runaway first place boat performance by skipper Niccolo Nadermo and crew Justus Kaminski, foreign exchange students from Italy and Germany respectively, sailing for Hampton Roads Academy. After a couple of warm up races, these two sailors consistently dusted the fleet during this event.

The TCIS format adds the scores from the three schools boats together for a final Team score. The first place school was Norfolk Academy with a composite score of 133 points, followed by Norfolk Collegiate School in second place with 154 points, and Hampton Roads Academy in third place with 227 points.

TCIS season awards are as follows:

All TCIS Skippers: Henry Allgeier, Norfolk Academy; Charlie Britt, Norfolk Academy; Alex Schuck, Norfolk Collegiate, Harrison Thomson, Norfolk Collegiate

All TCIS Crew: Elena Tenfelde, Norfolk Academy; Adam Elci, Norfolk Collegiate; Sam Beck, NOrfolk Collegiate

Coach of the Year: Randy Stokes, Norfolk Collegiate

Sportsmanship Award: Norfolk Academy

TCIS Sailor of the Year: Harrison Thomson, Norfolk Collegiate.

Score summary

1Hampton RoadsNavigators 12222
2Norfolk AcademyBulldogs 13333
3Norfolk CollegiateOaks 23939
4Norfolk CollegiateOaks 34242
5Norfolk AcademyBulldogs 24646
6Nansemond-Suffolk AcSaints 15252
7Norfolk AcademyBulldogs 35454
8Norfolk CollegiateOaks 16464
9Peninsula CatholicKnights 37676
10Hampton RoadsNavigators 27878
11Nansemond-Suffolk AcSaints 28080
12Peninsula CatholicKnights 18282
13Nansemond-Suffolk AcSaints 39797
14Walsingham AcademyTrojans 2111111
15Walsingham AcademyTrojans 1113113
16Hampton RoadsNavigators 3127127
17Catholic HSCrusaders 1131131
18Walsingham AcademyTrojans 3137137
19Peninsula CatholicKnights 2144144
20Catholic HSCrusaders 3157157
21Catholic HSCrusaders 2165165

Score history

The following chart shows the relative rank of the teams as of the race indicated. Note that the races are ordered by number, then division, which may not represent the order in which the races were actually sailed.

The first place team as of a given race will always be at the top of the chart. The spacing from one team to the next shows relative gains/losses made from one race to the next. You may hover over the data points to display the total score as of that race.

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