Central High School

Falcons fall to Leemen in regional final

PENN LAIRD -- Central had defending state champion Robert E. Lee on the ropes Saturday night, but could not deliver the knockout blow. The Leemen used a furious fourth-period rally to pull out a 71-68 victory in the Region 2B boys basketball tournament final at Spotswood High School. Both ...

Prep scores: Feb. 24

Saturday’s results Boys basketball Region 2B championship Leemen 71, Falcons 68 Central 10 17 25 16--68 Robert E. Lee 12 19 11 29--71 Central (22-4) Patton 5 0-0 11, Strother 5 0-0 10, Dyer 1 0-0 2, Bright 2 5-8 10, Estep 2 5-6 10, Shifflett 5 0-0 14, Davis 4 2-4 11. Totals 24 ...

Davis’ buzzer-beater lifts Falcons to Class 2 state berth

WOODSTOCK -- Bryan Davis was nervous. The Central senior had the weight of the entire game, the boisterous Falcons' crowd and a Class 2 boys basketball state berth all on his shoulders -- and he delivered. Davis' buzzer-beating shot gave Central a 45-43 victory over George Mason in the ...

Central set for third meeting with George Mason

WOODSTOCK -- Central is peaking at just the right time. Central's boys basketball team hosts Bull Run District rival George Mason in the Region 2B semifinals at 7 p.m. tonight. The winner advances to the Class 2 state tournament next week. Central (22-3) won 15 games in a row after starting ...

Prep scores: Feb. 23

Friday’s results Boys basketball Region 2B semifinals Falcons 45, Mustangs 43 George Mason 13 10 12 8--43 Central 7 11 16 11--45 George Mason (15-10) Andrianarison 2 0-0 5, Chatterjee 4 2-3 13, Ashton 6 0-0 13, Fletchall 0 0-2 0, Smith 4 1-2 10, Creed 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 3-7 ...

Falcons advance to region semifinals with victory over Green Hornets

WOODSTOCK -- Central used a run late in the second period to pull away for a big win on Tuesday night. The Falcons moved within one victory of a Class 2 state berth with an 84-65 win over Wilson Memorial in the Region 2B quarterfinals. "We played Central basketball," Central senior Bryan ...

Falcons fall to Bison in girls regional quarterfinals

WOODSTOCK -- Central picked a bad time to have its worst free-throw shooting performance of the season. The Falcons struggled mightily at the free-throw line in a 46-33 loss to Buffalo Gap in the Region 2B girls basketball tournament quarterfinals. "We had our chances," Central coach Bryan ...

Prep scores: Feb. 20

Tuesday’s results Boys basketball Region 2B quarterfinals Falcons 84, Hornets 65 Wilson Memorial 19 12 17 17--65 Central 18 27 20 19--84 Leading scorers: Wilson Memorial: Greg Woodard 28. Central: Jared Patton 23, Bryan Davis 20, Luke Estep 14, Varsey Bright 13, Sam Shifflett 12, ...

Strasburg sophomore Stickles finishes as state runner-up in Class 2 tourney

SALEM -- Peyton Stickles advanced to the Class 2 wrestling state finals for the second straight year, but came up short of his goal once again. The Strasburg sophomore lost Saturday in the Class 2, 120-pound final to Poquoson's Patrick McCormick by pin at the 1:07 mark. "He out-muscled me," ...

Prep scores: Feb. 17

Saturday's results Wrestling Class 2 State Championships at Salem Day 2 Team results: 1. Poquoson 207, 2. Grayson County 101.5, 3. Clarke County 101, 4. Wilson Memorial 92, 5. Appomattox 78, 6. Strasburg 75, 7. Graham 70, 8. Glenvar 67, 9. Lebanon 66, 10. Buffalo Gap 62, 11. Dan River 60, ...

Prep scores: Feb. 16

Friday's results Region 3B tournament quarterfinals Culpeper 51, Skyline 34 Wrestling Class 2 State Championships at Salem Day 1 Team scores: 1. Poquoson 165.5, 2.Clarke County 83, 3. Grayson County 70, 4. Appomattox 69, 5. Wilson Memorial 62, 6 tie. Strasburg 58. 31 tie. Central ...

Falcons outlast Madison County to claim district tournament title

WOODSTOCK – Central High School’s boys basketball team streaked its way to the Bull Run District regular season title earlier this season. The Falcons added the district tournament championship to its trophy case Thursday night. Top-seeded Central survived another test from No. 2 Madison ...

Prep scores: Feb. 15

Thursday's results Boys basketball Northwestern District tournament semifinals Pioneers 61, Warriors 48 Sherando 11 16 12 9--48 MIllbrook 17 11 15 18--61 Sherando (12-12) McKay 3 0-0 6, Washington 1 0-0 2, Banks 4 0-0 10, Gibson 2 2-3 7, Dean 6 0-1 13, Usa 3 1-2 7, Pery 1 0-0 3. Totals ...

All-Bull Run District Boys Basketball team

All-Bull Run District Boys Basketball team Player of the Year: Kobi Alexander, Madison County First team Player School Year Kobi Alexander Madison County Sr. Luke Estep Central Sr. Max Ashton George Mason Jr. Varsey Bright Central Sr. Gaines Swink Madison County Jr. Anish ...

All-Bull Run District Girls Basketball team

All-Bull Run District Girls Basketball team Player of the Year: Ayanna Strother, Central First team Player School Year Ayanna Strother Central Sr. Nicole Bloomgarden George Mason Sr. Megan Hicks Clarke County Sr. Christyan Reid Strasburg So. Kaylee Hirsch George ...

Central girls ride defense to win over Rams in district tournament semifinals

WOODSTOCK – Rhythmic, efficient offenses were nonexistent when Central and Strasburg met for the third time this season in Tuesday’s Bull Run District girls basketball tournament semifinals. But as they’ve done frequently during their lengthy win streak, the Falcons found the winning ...

Prep scores: Feb. 13

Tuesday’s results Boys basketball Bull Run District tournament semifinals Central 69, Clarke County 47 Class 4 Northwestern District tournament quarterfinals Sherando 60, Kettle Run 52 Warren County 84, Skyline 71 Girls basketball Bull Run District tournament semifinals Falcons ...

Strasburg trio wins titles in Region 2B wrestling tournament

STUARTS DRAFT -- Strasburg only had 10 wrestlers in the Region 2B Wrestling Championships on Saturday, but showed its quality, not quantity that counts. The Rams had six wrestlers make the finals and finished second as a team. "We're going to be regional runner-ups with 10 guys, so I can't ...

Prep scores: Feb. 10

Saturday's results Boys basketball Bull Run District tournament Quarterfinals Clarke County 48, Strasburg 41, OT Wrestling Region 1A/1B Championships At Riverheads High School Team scores: 1. Riverheads 228.5, 2. Northampton 194, 3. Franklin 158, 4. Middlesex 143.5, 5. Northumberland ...

Central boys look playoff ready in blowout win over Rams

WOODSTOCK – If Central High School’s boys basketball team was looking for a tone-setter heading into their Bull Run District tournament quarterfinal game next week, the Falcons perhaps couldn’t have asked for one much better than Thursday night’s win over Strasburg. The Falcons were ...