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The MHS girls accumulated 198 total points for their eighth-place finish, while the boys ended the meet with 228 points.
The victory was the fourth consecutive win for the junior Dukes and gave them a winning season at 5-4.
The Mathews High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams returned to Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg last Thursday to defend successfully their Region A crowns.
The Devils are guaranteed a spot in the state tournament quarterfinals on Monday.
Goodwin was also named to the All-Eastern Region First Team.
Fischer shared player of the year honors with Raven Taylor of Woodside High School.
The duo took first in their race and pulled the fastest time of all doubles that day.
Gloucester High School took an early lead, but saw it disappear in the second half.
The Devils were overpowered by the home-standing Middlesex Chargers, 63-7.
“It was special,” said GHS jayvee head coach Ryan Wenner.
The team swept Middlesex in three straight sets to post a perfect 8-0 Tidewater District record.