Last updated: September 9, 2016

Ocean Lakes High School
Dolphins Baseball




                                                        Dear Ocean Lakes Baseball Families and Friends: 


                                                               The baseball world suffered a loss this past                                                                                        weekend when long-time KPB, Kempsville Middle School and Ocean Lakes High School baseball player Dominiq Castillo Porterfield was involved in a wakeboarding accident. Dominiq was a junior at the University of Texas San Antonio. Friends and family are stunned with the loss of such a bright, charismatic, dynamic, respectful, and team-first hardworking young man. Dom’s smile would light up a ballpark. His parents were always supportive of tournaments and family events, and were key in giving back to the league. 

To honor his memory, a scholarship has been set up through the Virginia Beach Education Foundation, to support seniors heading to college. Donations can be made in honor of Dominiq to the “VB Education Foundation”. Contributions to the scholarship may be mailed to: VB Education Foundation, 2512 George Mason Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23456. The VB Education Foundation can also accept card payments online at www.vbef.org or you can call their office at 757-263-1337. Please consider giving back, in honor of one of our own.

For those who remember Dominiq, local services will be held Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 8464 Tidewater Drive, in Norfolk, VA. A viewing will be held from 10am to Noon with the funeral service starting immediately at Noon: http://www.hollomon-brown.com/about-us/locations/tidewater-drive/

A memorial reception to be held immediately following the service at the Norfolk Christadelphian chapel at 3930 Llewellyn Ave in Norfolk.
If you would like to contribute food for the service and to provide comfort to the grieving, please contribute by signing up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hlTaSFsocA96Kv0LWcT-nGSpK9mSpjA6jLVKcbQtqcQ/edit#gid=0


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- 2016 Season Updates -

2016 Coastal Conference Tournament Champions
6A Regional Playoff Semi-Finals
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1st Team 6A All-State - Chase Counts
1st Team 6A All-Region - Chase Counts
1st Team All-Tidewater - Chase Counts & Corey Hinds

All-Coastal Conference Selections
Player of the Year - Chase Counts
1st Team DH / 2nd Team Pitcher - Chase Counts
1st Team Outfield - Myles Duncan
1st Team Pitcher - Nate Clements
2nd Team DH - Carson Kessler
2nd Team 1st Base & Pitcher - Corey Hinds
2nd Team 3rd Base - Danny Connolly
2nd Team Outfield - Brenden McDonald
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    Contact Coach Zell at Peter.Zell@VBSchools.com or 757-831-9322 with questions.