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Dec. 7 Fauquier County high school sports roundup

Sunday, Dec. 8 | By Jeff Malmgren

Matt Kelly scored 12 points, but Highland lost to Christ Chapel, 69-67, Saturday. --Fauquier Times Staff Photo/Randy Litzinger
The Highland Hawks fell a field goal short of winning the Highland Invitational boys basketball tournament championship.

Christ Chapel defeated Highland (2-1) in the tournament final, 69-67, Saturday on the road in Warrenton.

“The kids played their butts off,” Hawks coach Jake Shechtman. “They fought really hard and handled adversity. I couldn’t be more proud of them. It came down to a possession.”

Highland senior Rahji Johnson had 23 points, while senior Matt Kelly had 12 and junior Seth Kott had 10.

Trinity Christian girls basketball 40, Highland 26

The Highland Hawks lost to Trinity Christian, 40-26, in the championship game of the Highland Invitational girls basketball tournament Saturday at home in Warrenton.

Highland’s record fell to 2-2.

“I think tonight we learned a valuable lesson that we must be ready to play every opponent on any given night,” Hawks coach Gary Leake said.

Fauquier wrestling 3rd at Elite Opener

The Fauquier Falcons placed third Saturday during the Elite Opener wrestling tournament at Skyline High in Front Royal.

Fauquier (Class 4A) scored 278 points at the 12-team round robin tournament with Robinson (6A) scoring 427 to win. Colonial Forge (6A) took second with 395.

Winning individual championships for the Falcons were Daniel Ariola (113 pounds), Matt Raines (138) and Garrett Tingen (145), while Clifford Harrison (152) and Vito Camarca (160) placed third, and Justin Sanker (285) finished fourth.

In the championship pool, Ariola won matches 6-2 and 6-4 to win the 113 title, while Raines won 4-0 and 4-0, and Tingen won via pin and 9-1. All three champions went 5-0 in the tournament, while Harrison and Camara went 3-2, and Sanker went 4-1.

Elsewhere, Jake Hilleary (120), Kyle Roche (126) and Trevor Marable (132) went 3-2, while Andrew Smith (182) went 2-3, Thomas Palmer (220) went 1-4 and Tyler Devers (195) went 0-4.
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