Boys basketball: The Wildcats boys basketball team won their contest against on ’s court, in a game played on Tuesday, Jan. 10th, by a score of 58-53.
Senior Robert Coker had 18 points and 8 assists, junior Rahji Johnson scored 12 points, senior Evan Fuller had four points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and senior Mitch Mahoney had nine points for the game.
On Friday, Jan. 13th, , 64-35. Fuller scored 22 points in the game and also had nine rebounds. With these games, Centreville falls to a 5-9 record, 1-2 in the District.
Girls basketball: The picked up their first Concorde District win on Tuesday night, Jan. 10th, with a come-from-behind 68-67 overtime victory over the Herndon Hornets on Herndon’s court.
Trailing by two with seconds to play, sophomore Jenna Green knocked down a three-pointer for the final margin of victory. Chaney Forbush had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Jenna Green had 15 points and seven assists, and Tori Coller added 11 points and 8 rebounds in the CVHS victory.
The freshmen and JV teams also won their contests over the Hornets. On Friday, Jan. 13, the Lady Wildcats , 59-53. Chaney Forbush had 16 points to lead CVHS, and Ailyn Kelly added 10. With the loss the Wildcats fall to 9-5 on the season and 1-2 in the Concorde District.
On the same evening, the freshmen Lady Wildcats beat while the JV squad lost. CVHS is next scheduled to play at home on Thursday night, Jan. 19th.
Wrestling: The Mat Cats of Centreville had a few firsts over the weekend of January 6-7 at the “Mayhem at Millbrook” Tournament in Winchester.
Ryan Sepulveda was the lone champion, but there was much to be proud of. For the first time this season, the Wildcats crowned a champion and put two wrestlers in the finals of a tournament. For Connor Mitchell (132) and Will Fulton (152), it was their first tournament placing as high school wrestlers, Mitchell finishing fifth and Fulton finishing sixth. Also placing for Centreville were David Chenevey, Joey Steinbach, and Tyler Love. Micheal Vu came up one match short of placing, and also picking up wins for the Wildcats were Chung Do Kim, Dillon Dull, Will Johnson, and Jason Park.
As a team the Mat Cats finished 6th in the 17-team field. Wednesday, Jan. 11th was Senior Night in the gym. It turned out to be a wild place as the Wildcats went on the attack early and finished strong, upsetting cross town rival .
The excitement started with the introduction of Seniors and the recognition of their parents. After the match introductions were made, Chung Do Kim dismantled his Charger opponent, finishing the bout with a half nelson to get the early fall and the early lead for his team.
The Chargers tied the score, then Joey Nowak won his match, putting the Wildcats back on top 12-6. The Chargers answered back through a series of wins and a forfeit before junior Dillon Dull defeated Lucas Kinsey, 7-1. Dull, who normally wrestles 145, was bumped into the 152 pound weight class for Will Fulton, who is still nursing an injury.
Freshman Tyler Love crushed Chantilly’s Cameron Rhodes, 12-2, while senior Captain Ryan Sepulveda rattled his Chantilly counterpart and brought the team score to 27-25. Junior Connor Howell sealed Chantilly’s fate with a pin over Hank Pitts while Chantilly forfeited the match that would’ve featured senior David Chenevey. Junior Joey Steinbach won his match over Charger Sam Little.
With the team win going to Centreville, the two teams met in the center of the mat for the customary hand shakes and the night belonged to the Wildcats, their seniors, and their fans.