We regret to say that the tradition of the annual Terry McGowan Wrestling Tournament is currently on Hold, untill after the current COVID-19 Pandemic is long behind us, and our participating schools return to normal athletic competition for close contact indoor athletic activities.  At present, this will not be in the foreseeable future.  Please Check back here for more details on a regular basis.  In the meantime, we will leave the rest of this page as it was when the event was last held. 


The 39th Edition of the Terry McGowan Invitational Wrestling Tournament that was scheduled to be held at Park View High School  in Sterling, Virginia on a Saturday in December 2018.  Due to the fact that the Host School was unable to field a team this year, the Tournament will not bel held.  We hope to resume the tournament in 2019.   The exact date and time has not yet been set.  Please check back her for more details.   Contact Lion Dwight Brooks for more information on this activity.

At present, the Admission Policies and Teams have not yet been set.  Please Check Back Here often, as we will post the details as they are set.  General Admission is expected to be a $10.00 donation per person (Adult or Student K-12)

The tournament was to be wrestled on 2 mats simultaneously, featuring up to 12 teams in 14 weight classes.

Host School, Park View High School will be inviting up to 11 additional teams.

Check back here from time to time for the latest information on next year's tournament.

Results from previous years...


The 36th Edition of the Terry McGowan Invitational Wrestling Tournament results: 

The team winners:  1st Place Kellam, Virginia Beach (5-0);  2nd Place Herndon High School, Herndon, VA (4-1)

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The 35th Edition of the Terry McGowan Invitational Wrestling Tournament was held at Park View High School  in Sterling, Virginia on Saturday, December 15, 2012.  Results are as follows:


Team Standings

High School

Woodgrove                                                                150.5
Sherando                                                                   143.5
Harrisonburg                                                            111.5
Herndon                                                                      108.5
Potomac Falls                                                            106.0
Central                                                                           87.0
Park View                                                                      70.0
John Champe                                                                70.0
Bishop O'Connell                                                          66.0


Sterling Lions awarded Most Valuable Wrestler Plaques to one member each of the 9 participating teams:

 Harrisonburg - Tony Do (126#)
Sherando - Dan Mullaney (160#)
Herndon - Bassam Estwani (170#)
Bishop O'Connell - Bobby Kurtzke (113#)
John Champe - Brandon Rafferty (152#)
Potomac Falls - Omer Nezam (145#)
Central - Jason Ruckman (138#)
Woodgrove - Jake David (152#)
Park View - Bryan Barahona (220#) 

Individual Final Results   

Championship Finals

106    Colton Lecraw (Central) def. Mike Duffy (Sherando)   Major Dec. 13-2
113    Bobby Kurtzke (Bishop O'Connell) def. Devyn Krebb (John Champe)   Major Dec. 13-5
120    Jacob Guthridge (Sherando) def. Chris Walker (Woodgrove)   Pin at 1:17
126    Tony Do (Harrisonburg) def. Scott Kurtzke (Bishop O'Connell)   Tech Fall 15-0
132    Jordon Dove (Harrisonburg) def. Joe Larock (Woodgrove)   Major Dec. 13-4
138    Kyle Vangel (Sherando) def. Anies Denar (Harrisonburg)   4-3
145    Omer Nezam (Potomac Falls) def. Sean Pike (Herndon)   6-3
152    Jake David (Woodgrove) def. William Mejia (Herndon)   Pin at 0:38
160    Dan Mullaney (Sherando) def. Micah Hotz (Park View)   Major Dec. 13-2
170    Bassam Estwani (Herndon) def. Joe Cavallaro (Woodgrove)   12-7
182    Michael Curtin (Bishop O'Connell) def. Khaled Moustafa (Herndon)   17-11
195    Zach Causey (Potomac Falls) def. Tyler Hamilton (Sherando)   Pin at 5:02
220    Bryan Barahona (Park View) def. Trent Sosa (Harrisonburg)   Pin at 4:16
 285    Ronald Cruz (Park View) def. Dylan O'Conner (Woodgrove)   3-1

            Consolation Finals

106    Joseph Saah (John Champe) def. Logan Burns (Herndon)   4-1
113    Dylan Shockey (Woodgrove) def. Louis Ives (Potomac Falls)   4-3
120    H. T. Elston (Herndon) def. Spencer Hurrell (Potomac Falls)   Pin at 1:58
126    Jordan Dalton (Sherando) def. Erik Ramos (Central)   Pin at 3:35
132    Colton Simmons (Sherando) def. Jared Nielsen (Herndon)   11-10
138    Jason Ruckman (Central) def. Riaz Alawi (Potomac Falls)   Major Dec. 12-1
145    Luke Segerdahl (Woodgrove) def. Skylar Wolf (Central)   Major Dec. 13-4
152    Brandon Rafferty (John Champe) def. Anthony Oswald (Potomac Falls)   2-1
160    Artem Makayed (Harrisonburg) def. Steven Young (John Champe)   5-1
170    Tad Haugen (Potomac Falls) def. Trevor Jackson (Harrisonburg)   Pin at 1:04
182    Jimmy McKeown (Potomac Falls) def. Ian Fralen (Woodgrove)   Pin at 1:51
195    Jake Freiwald (Central) def. Tyler Cole (Woodgrove)   2-0
 220    Jarrett Bramhall (Woodgrove) def. Cody Brill (Central)   Pin at 0:53
285    Ben Avery (Sherando) def. Matt Hunt (John Champe)   5-4


The 34th...

The 33rd...

The 32nd...

The 31st...

The 30th Annual Tournament was held on Saturday, December 13, 2008 at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia.

  • Results of the Tournament
    • First Place – Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School
    • Second Place- Potomac Falls High School
    • Scoring:
      • Bishop O’Connell - 219.5
      • Potomac Falls - 212
      • Briar Woods - 139
      • West Potomac - 123
      • Park View- 95
      • Charlottesville - 54
      • West Springfield - 38
      • Clarke County - 2
  • Press Coverage
  • Participating Teams:
    • Park View High School, Sterling, VA
    • West Potomac High School, Alexandria, VA
    • Bishop O’Connell Catholic High School, Arlington, VA
    • Charlottesville High School, Charlottesville, VA
    • Clarke County High School, Berryville, VA
    • Potomac Falls High School, Sterling,VA
    • West Springfield High School, Springfield, VA
    • Briar Woods High School, Ashburn, VA
  • Press Release


    The 29th Annual Tournament was held on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia.  


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