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Central High School

2018 All-Area Girls Swim Team

First Team Lindley Armel, Sherando The freshman placed 11th and 13th in the 500 free and 50 free at the Region 4C meet and ranked in the Top 3 in the area in both events. Armel also helped Sherando’s 200 and 400 free relays to the area’s top times. Abigail Davis, Strasburg The ...

Eight local seniors listed on roster for high school all-star basketball games

The Bob Wade Autoworld 3rd Annual Shenandoah Valley All-Star basketball games return to Harrisonburg High School on Sunday, and eight local senior student-athletes are listed on this year’s roster that was released on Tuesday by event organizer and Harrisonburg head boys basketball coach Don ...

Prep scores: March 13

Tuesday's results Baseball Sherando 4, Brentsville 2 Boys soccer Broadway 1, Strasburg 0 Sherando 7, Brentsville 1 Girls soccer Brentsville 3, Sherando 1 Broadway 6, Strasburg 1 Girls tennis Green Hornets 8, Generals 1 Wilson Memorial at Stonewall Jackson, Singles: 1. Phillips (WM) ...

2018 Boys Swimming All-Area Teams

Ayman Ibrahim, Sherando The senior placed sixth in the 50-yard freestyle and seventh in the 100-yard freestyle at the Class 4 state meet. Ibrahim set a school record in both events. He was also on Sherando's two state relay teams. Matthew Pham, Sherando Pham was part of Sherando's 200 free ...

Grim homers, drives in 3 as Hawks top Falcons in softball opener

WOODSTOCK – Skyline High School’s softball team set a program record for wins in a season a year ago. The Hawks picked up win No. 1 of the 2018 season in the opener on Monday night. Skyline’s bats heated up in the latter half of a frigid game at Central to back a complete-game effort ...

Prep scores: March 12

Monday's results Baseball Rams 11, Generals 8 Stonewall Jackson 100 016 0--8 7 6 Strasburg 311 411 x-11 12 5 Stonewall Jackson: Somers, A. Ritchie (4) and Moomaw. Strasburg: Sager, Sealock (5), Day (6) and Keller. WP -- Sager (1-0). LP-- Somers (0-1). Softball Hawks 5, Falcons ...

Falcons’ comeback bid falls short in state semifinal loss to Lee

PENN LAIRD – Central High School’s boys basketball team got the rematch it wanted against Robert E. Lee in the VHSL Class 2 state semifinals on Tuesday night. The Falcons’ quest to avenge their regional championship loss to the Fighting Leemen, however, came up short. Central made an ...

Falcons out for revenge in rematch with Lee in state semifinals

WOODSTOCK – Immediately after Central High School’s boys basketball team lost to Robert E. Lee in the Region 2B tournament championship game on Feb. 24, the Falcons wanted another shot at the defending VHSL Class 2 state champs. They’ve got one. Central squares off with the Fighting ...

Youthful Central girls tennis team looks to take big strides forward

WOODSTOCK -- Central's girls tennis team took its share of lumps last year, but this season could be a completely different story. With all but one player back from last year's team and the addition of a couple of talented freshmen, the Falcons have good reasons to be upbeat. "We only had ...

Prep scores: March 6

Tuesday's results Boys basketball VHSL Class 2 state semifinals At Spotswood High School Leemen 62, Falcons 58 Central 10 19 12 17 – 58 Robert E. Lee 11 22 19 10 – 62 Central (24-5) Patton 2 2-2 6, Strother 3 1-2 7, Dyer 1 2-2 4, Bright 4 0-2 9, Estep 9 2-2 23, S. Shifflett 2 0-0 5, ...

Falcons advance to state semifinals with win over Bulldogs

PALMYRA -- Central made sure history didn't repeat itself. With the Falcons holding a double-digit lead in the fourth period, boys basketball coach Jeff Whittle reminded his team how important it was to finish the game strong. The Falcons listened and knocked off Goochland, 59-45, in the ...

Defense key for Central in state quarterfinals

PALMYRA -- Central's offense was struggling at times in Saturday's 59-45 win over Goochland, but the Falcons' defense saved the day. Early in the game, the Falcons were turning the ball over too much, but Central's man-to-man defense held the Bulldogs at bay until the offense started ...

Prep scores: March 3

Saturday's results Boys basketball Class 2 state quarterfinals Falcons 59, Bulldogs 45 Central 12 14 16 17--59 Goochland 8 10 15 12--45 Central (24-4) Patton 3 0-0 7, Strother 2 1-2 6, Dyer 1 1-2 3, Bright 6 2-2 16, Estep 3 1-4 8, Shifflett 6 0-0 14, Davis 2 1-2 5. Totals 23 6-12 ...

Falcons ready to face Bulldogs

WOODSTOCK -- Central has had a week to prepare after a tough loss, and the team is ready to take its next step in a quest for a state championship. The Falcons play Goochland at Fluvanna High School in the Class 2 state quarterfinals at 7 tonight. The Falcons (23-4) suffered a 71-68 loss to ...

McDaniel, Monroe part of 12 new spring coaches for area teams

There are 12 new spring head coaches in the area and two of them are familiar to local sports teams. Ted McDaniel is taking over as head coach for Warren County's softball program, while Jeff Monroe takes the reins of Skyline's baseball team. McDaniel is replacing Justin Stock, who left ...

Central’s Whittle has plenty of state experience as player, coach

WOODSTOCK -- Central is in the state tournament for the first time since 2002, and the boys basketball team doesn't have to look far to find a coach with experience. Central head boys basketball coach Jeff Whittle, a 1999 Strasburg graduate, played on back-to-back Strasburg teams that went to ...

Taking charge: Bright’s defense, leadership key for Central this season

WOODSTOCK -- Varsey Bright loves to take charges. The Central senior guard isn't afraid to put his body on the line for his team, and in fact, he enjoys it. "It feels great," Bright said of taking charges. "In a big game, the crowd's up. My teammates are there helping me up. And we get the ...

All-Region 2B Boys Basketball team

All-Region 2B Boys Basketball team Player of the Year: Jarvis Vaughan, Robert E. Lee First team Player School Year Jarvis Vaughan Robert E. Lee Sr. Kobi Alexander Madison County Sr. Max Ashton George Mason Jr. Dalton Jefferson East Rockingham Jr. Luke Estep Central Sr. Jayden ...

All-Region 2B Girls Basketball team

All-Region 2B Girls Basketball team Player of the Year: Leah Calhoun, Buffalo Gap First team Player School Year Leah Calhoun Buffalo Gap Sr. Sarah Sondrol Wilson Memorial Sr. Ayanna Strother Central Sr. Ali Berry East Rockingham Jr. Nicole Bloomgarden George Mason Sr. Meredith ...