Girls basketball: The basketball team improved to 7-1 with a 58-51 win over Marshall on Dec. 20 in Falls Church. Senior Chaney Forbush led the Wildcats with 22 points. Freshman Caroline Wakefield added 11 points. Centreville next plays on Tuesday, Dec. 27th at 9 a.m. against Madison High at the .
Boys basketball: The varsity boys basketball team fell to 3-5 on the season with a 43-41 loss to Marshall at home on Dec. 20th. Centreville was led by senior Evan Fuller's game-high 20 points. The team next plays on Tuesday, Dec. 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at Stonewall Jackson.
The Wildcat wrestling team entered and began the day in the Appalachian Duals on fire, but by night fall those flames were quickly extinguished. In their opening round, Centreville clipped the wings of the Liberty High School Eagles, 67-6. Getting pins for the Wildcats were Chung Do Kim, Joey Nowak, Dillon Dull, Will Fulton, Tyler Love, , and Joey Steinbach. It was a good win for the young Cats, but the Millbrook Pioneers were anxiously awaiting. The Pioneers jumped out to an early 27-point lead before Centreville got on the board with a decision from Tyler Love, the lone unbeaten Wildcat on the day.
Following Love’s win, three-time VA State Champion and nationally ranked Jacob Crawford bumped up a weight class to wrestle Centreville stand-out Ryan Sepulveda. Sepulveda, currently ranked 4th in VA and fresh off a run at a State Football Championship, lost a major decision to Crawford in the intriguing matchup. Millbrook easily cruised through the Wildcats on their way to winning the opening day pool and set themselves up for an Appalachian Duals Championship.
In Centreville’s final match of the night, the Wolverines of North Stafford stepped onto the mat ready to wrestle, handing the Cats their second loss in three matches on the day. The Wolverines came from behind to win the match 46-35. Recording wins for Centreville were Dillon Dull, who pinned his Wolverine opponent and Tyler Love who recorded a tech fall winning 17-0.
Centreville was scheduled to square off against Fluvanna High School in hopes of winning the consolation bracket in this year’s Appalachian Duals on the second day of competition.