Area Sports News
The Gloucester High School girls’ volleyball team won its home opener Monday against Menchville.
Anglers have seen a mixed bag of fish over the past week, according to Jerry Thrash of Queens Creek Outfitters, Cobbs Creek.
The Mathews High School varsity volleyball team easily defeated Lancaster Thursday and King William Tuesday, winning each game in three straight sets.
Gloucester High School cross country runners posted perfect scores on Sept. 22.
It was not a Peninsula District win but Gloucester’s 24-13 victory at Granby on Friday broke a 12-game losing streak and should give the Dukes some momentum coming back to the PD schedule Friday night.
Gloucester High School golfers continue to lead the Peninsula District and held an 85-stroke advantage over second-place Woodside going into the match at Deer Run yesterday.
Gloucester varsity field hockey players improved to 8-0 overall and 3-0 in the Peninsula District with four shutouts in recent action.
Gloucester High School will induct six new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday night.
This week’s fishing report
Fifty-eight swimmers, some coming from as far away as Roanoke, Charlottesville, North Carolina, Northern Virginia, Maryland, Richmond and Virginia Beach, took part in Sunday’s fourth annual L. Wayne Hudgins Memorial Wharf to Wharf Swim.
The Mathews High School varsity volleyball team picked up its 10th and 11th victories of the season this past week on the road, over Northern Neck District opponents Northumberland and Essex.