Area Sports News
The Gloucester High School varsity boys’ basketball team posted a 52-50 win over Mathews last Wednesday night.
The Blue Devils’ high scorer was Christian Williams, with seven points.
The regional will be held Friday and Saturday at Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton.
They advanced with their performances in the Conference 10 Tournament held last Friday and Saturday at Nansemond River High School.
The win was the first of the season for Gloucester.
It wasn’t easy.
Mathews wrestlers won every match in the tournament, scoring a large number of pins.
The team played what was arguably its best game of the season Friday night.
The team suffered losses to King William and West Point before bouncing back to defeat Middlesex and Carver Academy.
Scrappy offense and stingy defense contributed to the double digits wins.
After an even first quarter, the Chargers built a five-point halftime lead.