On Thursday, Dec. 20th the Falcons hosted a double district dual match where Liberty HS. competed with Brentsville HS. in a dual match first followed by a Fauquier wrestling match verses Liberty and the Falcons first district match of the season. The school event took place in the Fauquier Old gym where the JV Jamboree and a Middle School matches were slated on this same day but taking place in the Main gym, in an evening where both Fauquier HS. Gymnasiums were filled with wall to wall wrestling. Also on this evening Fauquier Nation brought the senior parents out of the stands as well for Senior Recognition Night. Big shout out and thanks for the entire parent support to the wrestling program over the years and hosting such an event this evening. Fauquier Nation applauds.
The Falcon Seniors with Parents
picture taken by Amber Gates
Once the referee blew the whistle to start the second varsity wrestling match in the Old gym, the Falcons did not wait long as they jumped out to a 52-0 lead over the Eagles. Through the first 8 weight classes the Falcons earned pins by 220 Thomas Palmer, 106 Caleb Strum, 126 Garrett Tingen, 132 Matt Raines, 138 Trevor Marable, 145 Michael Villalobos, 160 Ben Brady, and 182 Max Strum as the Falcons continue to roll over the Eagles to win the match 65-12 in a classic one-sided district win. Other key victories for the Falcons were Max Justin Sanker won a overtime 4-2, 120 Jake Hilleary won by Tech Fall 16-1, and 170 Erick Lemus won a overtime 4-2 match. Fauquier now extends its overall season record to 3-2 as they are now 1-0 in district play.
In addition Fauquier continues and extends its winning streak to 11 straight wins/years over Liberty HS. The overall and current record with Fauquier verse Liberty now stands at 15 wins and 4 losses (favoring Fauquier).
What's Next: The Falcons leave Friday (today) for an out of state event-Beast of East in Univ. Delaware, Newark DE. on Dec. 21st and 22nd. This will be a 64 to 128 man bracket tournament event where wrestlers will be placed into individual brackets and advanced forward through the champion rounds if they win. Good Luck Falcons.
Below is the results of Fauquier Falcons dual match
Senior Recognition Presentation:
Marco Tcheukado, Max Strum, Michael Villalobos, Ben Brady
Fauquier won 65 over Liberty 12
220 Thomas Palmer won by pin over Martin May
285 Justin Sanker won OT 4-2 over Todd Parker
106 Caleb Strum won by pin over Anthony Ramirez
113 Daniel Ariola won by Forfeit
120 Jake Hilleary won by TF 16-1 over Liz Sable
126 Garrett Tingen won by pin over Triston Vanburn
132 Matt Raines won by pin over George Ngoh
138 Trevor Marable won by pin over Gavin Anderson
145 Michael Villalobos won by pin over Grayson Cook
152 Andrew Smith lost by pin to Cameron Yates
160 Ben Brady won by pin over Romeo Clanagan
170 Erick Lemus won by OT 4-2 over Justin Abate
182 Max Strum won by pin over TJ Hogan
195 Kenny Palmer lost by pin to John Clanagan
Match Notes: Fauquier had 8 pins and 1 Tech Fall and 1 Forfeit