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Central High School

Second-half surge ignites Falcons

By Tommy Keeler Jr. WOODSTOCK -- Coming off two dismal losses, Central needed to grab some positive momentum and get back on the winning track against Warren County on Saturday night. The Falcons overcame a slow start, and used a strong second half to pull out a 54-31 win over the Wildcats in ...

Up-tempo offense propels Wildcats

By Tommy Keeler Jr. WOODSTOCK -- Warren County boys basketball coach Vernon Mathews decided in the offseason to install the high-scoring, up-tempo Grinnell College offense. On Saturday night, Mathews saw his team have its best success yet using it, as the Wildcats beat Central, 80-68, in ...

Prep scores 12-14

Friday's scores Girls basketball Generals 37, Bison 36 Buffalo Gap 9 11 6 10 -- 36 Stonewall 6 7 15 9 -- 37 Buffalo Gap (2-4, 0-2 Shenandoah) Savage 0 0-0 0, Stokes 2 0-0 4, Stenzel 2 0-0 5, Harper 4 0-0 9, Erskine 6 2-4 14, Hedrick 1 2-4 4, McDonald 0 0-0 0. Totals 15  4-8 36.    ...

Prep roundup: Generals rally for district victory

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com Stonewall Jackson picked up an important road win Friday night. The Generals beat Buffalo Gap 37-36 in Shenandoah District action, for the program's first district win in at least four years. "That was a huge district win," Stonewall Jackson coach ...

Prep scores: Dec. 13

Boys basketball box scores • Falcons 58, Mountaineers 43 Central 12 14 21 11 -- 58 Madison County 12 8 14 9 -- 43 Central (3-2) Bauserman 4 1-2 11, Cooper 4 2-5 12, Ritter 9 5-8 23, Hitt 0 0-2 0, Neff 5 0-0 12. Totals 22 8-17 58. Madison County (2-5) Hohl 1 0-0 3, Smith 1 0-0 3, ...

Prep roundup: Rams blow past Panthers

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com Visiting Strasburg outscored Rappahannock County by 31 points in the second quarter on the way to an 83-42 victory in Bull Run District boys basketball action on Thursday night. The Rams outscored the Panthers, 33-2, in the second frame to grab a 54-10 ...

Eagles top Falcons in district opener

By Tommy Keeler Jr. BERRYVILLE -- Central knew exactly what was coming on Wednesday night, but the Falcons still had trouble stopping it. Clarke County used a smothering full-court press, and behind the play of center Sydney Chrane knocked off the Falcons, 46-36, in the Bull Run District ...

Athletes of the Week: Dec. 2-Dec. 8

BOYS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Name: Travis Cooper School: Central Sport: Basketball Year: Junior Accomplishment: Averaged 21.3 points, 9 rebounds and 5.3 assists over three-game stretch for Falcons. ------ GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Name: Meredith Phillips School: Central Sport: ...

Clarke beats Central 67-48

By Tommy Keeler Jr. WOODSTOCK -- Clarke County coach Brent Emmart knew his tough schedule was going to pay off. Even with the Eagles starting off 0-5 on the season, Emmart had plenty of confidence in his squad. On Tuesday night, the Eagles started out fast and didn't look back in a 67-48 win ...

Prep scores: 12-7

Friday's scores Boys basketball Falcons 74, Generals 57 Stonewall 14  11  16  16  --  57 Central 22  19  18  15  --  74 Stonewall  (0-3) Harlow 8-22 3-4 22, Litten 0-1 0-0 0, Galindez 0-1 0-1 0, Alger 4-9 0-3 11, Smith 5-12 4-5 16, Somers 0-1 0-0 0, Polk ...

Phillips, Poston propel Central

By Jim Laise - sports@nvdaily.com WOODSTOCK -- Central's girls started out short on the bench and long on fouls, but overcame those obstacles to top Stonewall Jackson in a Shenandoah County rivalry 67-47 on Friday night to keep their record (4-0) unblemished before a good crowd. Freshman ...

Cooper, Ritter spark Falcons

By Robert Edmonds - sports@nvdaily.com WOODSTOCK -- The fast paced style of Central was too much for the Generals to overcome Friday night despite a valiant effort. The Falcons grabbed an early lead and then used a full-court press to help push the pace of the game and never trailed in the ...

Prep scores: Dec. 5

Girls basketball • Warriors 72, Patriots 57 Washington 17 12 11 17 -- 57 Sherando 18 22 19 13 -- 72 Washington (1-3) Adams 2 0-1 4, Nelson 3 0-1 6, Doleman 2 4-6 8, Hess 4 6-6 15, Dozier 3 2-3 8, Curry1 0-0 2, Collins 1 1-1 3, Lambert 2 6-8 11. Totals 18 19-26 57. Sherando ...

Falcons beat Hawks 59-40

By Jeff Nations FRONT ROYAL -- The season has started, but the tinkering continues for Central High School's girls basketball team. Facing a Skyline squad they had handled easily once already this season, the Falcons seemed well on their way to another dominating win with a dominating first ...

Skyline nabs 55-29 win over Central

Tenacity on the boards, quick start helps lead team to victory By Robert Edmonds - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline never trailed Tuesday night when they hosted Central in boys' basketball action. A quick start against the sluggish Falcons was the catalyst in a 55-29 non-district ...

Prep scores: Dec. 4

Girls basketball • Falcons 59, Hawks 40 Central 13 22 10 14 -- 59 Skyline 4 14 10 12 -- 40 Central (3-0) Poston 9 4-5 25, Wakeman 2 0-0 4, Plum 1 4-4 6, Fields 1 0-2 2, Bright 3 0-0 6, Phillips 5 4-8 14, Dysart 1 0-0 2, Pumphrey 0 0-0 0. Totals 22 12-19 59. Skyline (0-3) Breeden 8 ...

Prep scores: 11/28

Wednesday's scores Boys basketball Rams 64, Generals 55 Strasburg 16 19 14 15 -- 64 Stonewall 4 20 12 19 -- 55 Strasburg (1-0) Doman 3 2-2 11, Caison 3 2-2 9, Hott 1 4-7 6, R. Smoot 3 4-8 10, Kloosterman 4 8-8 16, Goring 3 0-0 6, Clutter 1 1-3 4, Butler 0 0-0 0, Owens 1 0-0 2, Berglund 0 0-0 0, ...

Falcons hammer Hawks

By Brad Fauber WOODSTOCK -- Central survived a lackluster performance on offense by playing solid defense in a nondistrict battle with visiting Skyline on Wednesday. The Falcons shot less than 30 percent from the floor, but forced Skyline into 23 turnovers en route to a 47-28 win. The Hawks ...

Falcons give Skarupa first varsity win

By Brad Fauber FRONT ROYAL -- Central welcomed in new head coach Mallory Skarupa in grand fashion with a season-opening victory Tuesday night over Warren County. The Falcons forced the Wildcats into 35 turnovers, and Central junior Katelyn Poston dropped a game-high 29 points in the 61-46 ...

Prep scores 11-23

Friday's box Football Essex 48, Central 28 Central 7 7 0 14 - 28 Essex 14 14 7 13 - 48 Scoring summary First quarter E: Baylor 54 pass from Broaddus (Compton kick), 6:45 E: Broaddus 12 run (Compton kick), 4:13 C: Cooper 17 pass from H. Bauserman (Umstead kick), :38 Second quarter E: Bundy 14 ...