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Fauquier comes up short to Battlefield
by: Ted Proctor
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Jan. 27th 2017
Fauquier comes up short to Battlefield
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The Fauquier wrestling team had its Senior Night with five seniors on hand in the Falcons nest to face the #3 ranked team in the state of Virginia, but could not hold off the Bobcats as they fell 37-30 on Friday.

Fauquier (9-12 for the season) won the first match by pin to take the lead and go up 6-0 as the score would then draw even 6-6 after the second bout.

With 120 lbs Junior Kyle Budd winning by a decision over Beau Curtis (Bat.) 4-2 and 126 lbs Ethan Jordan fault for a victory over Jackson Burns (Bat.) 11-8 as the Falcons would then improve to a 12-6 match lead.

The Bobcats earned a pin at 132 lbs to once again square the match up 12-12 as the 138 lbs match would be a key match for Fauquier as Senior Cam Franklin would earn a major decision over Shea McCormic (Bat.) 14-2. Franklin lost to McCormic at the Virginia Duals earlier this month as this would be a much-improved match for Franklin as Fauquier would once again take the match lead 16-12.

The next two bouts team Fauquier would fall as the Battlefield would finally jump out to a 16-22 lead for the first time.

Freshmen sensation 160 lbs Sam Fisher had a take down clinic over Brandon Quinn (Batt.) winning 23-8 while Junior Franko Camarca wasted no time with a 10 second pin over Jacob Rochelle (Bat.) as Fauquier would take a lead again 27-22.

Although Fauquier losing the 182 lbs bout which came down to the final seconds (7-6), the Falcons rebounded in the 195 lbs match as Senior Jackson McEachin won a close 4-2 decision over Nick Kash (Bat.). McEachin would be one of the two seniors that would win on this night as the team score still had Fauquier out in front 30-25 going into th final to bouts

Battlefield then would win the next two matches by pin and forfeit to close out the match 30-37.

Team Fauquier are back on the mat Saturday, Jan. 28th as they travel to USMC Challenge Colonial Forge HS, Stafford VA. Wrestling will start at 9 am for five rounds.

Fauquier 30 - Battlefield 37

106 Gino Camarca (Fauquier) over Ryan Menard (Battlefield) (Fall 1:40) | 6-0 Fauquier
113 Brandon Wittenberg (Battlefield) over Gabe Laucho (Fauquier) (Fall 0:48) | 6-6 Tie Match
120 Kyle Budd (Fauquier) over Beau Curtis (Battlefield) (Dec 4-2) | 9-6 Fauquier
126 Ethan Jordan (Fauquier) over Jackson Burns (Battlefield) (Dec 11-8) | 12-6 Fauquier
132 River Curtis (Battlefield) over Joe DelGallo (Fauquier) (Fall 1:06) | 12-12 Tie Match
138 Camden Franklin (Fauquier) over Shea McCormic (Battlefield) (MD 14-2) | 16-12 Fauquier
145 Zach Feight (Battlefield) over Ty Foster (Fauquier) (MD 9-1) | 16-16 Tie Match
152 Ronald Miller (Battlefield) over Daryll Mayfield (Fauquier) (Fall 2:54) | 16-22 Battlefield
160 Sam Fisher (Fauquier) over Brandon Quinn (Battlefield) (TF 23-8 5:12) | 21-22 Battlefield
170 Franko Camarca (Fauquier) over Jacob Rochelle (Battlefield) (Fall 0:10) | 27-22 Fauquier
182 Alex Ward (Battlefield) over Kevin McEachin (Fauquier) (Dec 7-6) | 27-25 Fauquier
195 Jackson McEachin (Fauquier) over Nick Kash (Battlefield) (Dec 4-2) | 30-25 Fauquier
220 Colt Hudson (Battlefield) over Darian Poles (Fauquier) (Fall 0:55) | 30-31 Battlefield
285 Zackary Albertson (Battlefield) over Unknown (For.) | 30-37 Battlefield
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