Once again Fauquier claims one of the tops spots in the VHSL 2017 4A State by earning Runner-up status. The Falcons had the following state placements: 160 lb Sam Fisher and 170 lb Franco Camarca earning 1st place, 120 lb Kyle Budd and 145 lb Tyler Foster taking the silver, as 132 lb Joe DelGallo placing 4th, and 138 lb Cam Franklin and 195 lb Jackson McEachin earning 6th place medals. Sam Fisher is the first Fauquier wrestler to win the State Champion as a freshmen in Fauquier County history. The wrestling team closed the season with an 9-12 team record while winning the Regions for the seventh time over the past eight years.
In 2016 Fauquier claimed the VHSL 2016 4A State Team Champion title. The Falcons had the following state placements: 113 lb Kyle Budd and 160 lb Garrett Tingen earning 1st place, 138 lb Kyle Roche and 170 lb Clifford Harrison taking the silver, as 126 lb Ty Foster and 145 lb Caleb Strum brought home third place medals. Garrett Tingen is the first Fauquier wrestler to win three wrestling State Champion in Fauquier County history. The wrestling team closed the season with an 18-4 team record while winning the Conference 22 ten times over the past eleven years and again winning the Region Champions for the sixth time in seven years.
In 2015 team Fauquier won its first VHSL State title with eight wrestlers placing in the state meet with 3 Champs, 3 runner ups and 1 third place and 1 fourth place. This was the first time that Fauquier had three wrestlers win the state title in back-to-back years. Fauquier also won the Conference 22 title and Region Champions with a 25-5 team record.
Shifting multiple times between the AAA and AA classifications Fauquier now rest in 4A, yet Fauquier has consistently produced multiple state champions and state finalists. The 2014 team had team Fauquier earning a 2nd place finish in the state meet and was the first time that the Falcons had 3 wrestlers win states in one year. In most recent years the Falcons have placed 3rd in AAA states in 2008, 2nd in AAA states in 2009, 3rd in AA states in 2010, 5th in AA states in 2011 and 2012.
Over the past 15 years the Fauquier Wrestling team has emerged as one of the top teams in the state of Virginia. Year in and year out the Fauquier wrestling team has traveled to the best tournaments on the east coast such as: Beast of the East, Mount Mat Madness, the Virginia Duals, USMC Challenge and Super 32.
In addition, the Falcons continue to send seniors off to Division I and II colleges to compete at the collegiate level. These include: Greg Flournoy (George Mason Univ.), Van Grimes (VMI), Ryan Hunsberger (George Mason Univ.), Jake Fahlfeder (Limestone), Dan McGillivray (Limestone), Conner Miller (Virginia), Chris Moon (Virginia Tech), David Yost (VMI), Trevor Marable (St. Catherine College), Daniel Ariola (Campbell Univ.), Matt Raines (George Mason Univ.) and Garrett Tingen (George Mason Univ.)
In 2013-14 Virginia – VHSL effectively realigned high schools into the six different classifications from a three A classifications. Then again as we start the 2015-16 school year Fauquier currently rest within Conference 22 and is Classification is the 4A West Region.
Going into the next realignment that takes place the start of the 2017-18 school year Fauquier will stay in the 4A classifications as changes have occurred back to districts doing away with Conference. A review of this can be found: 2017 VHSL New Alignment for all Virginia Public Schools
Link to VHSL
Link to VHSL Alignment (17-19)
The following are the current high schools that are within Northwestern District.
Northwestern Dist. Division
Culpeper County 3A
Kettle Run 4A
Liberty (Beal) 4A
Manassas Park 3A
Monroe, William 3A
James Wood 4A
Warren County 3A