Area Sports News
Despite heavy rains soaking up much of the course last Wednesday, the Mathews High School cross country runners took advantage of the conditions and used their knowledge of the Beaverdam trails to win in convincing fashion over the visiting Essex Trojans and West Point Pointers.
Jimmy Sopko and Matt Muffelman, two alumni from the Mathews High School and Mobjack Rowing Association crews, are headed back to rowing’s world championships.
Gloucester High School golfer Zach Robb tied for ninth place in the Group AAA Eastern Region Golf Tournament this week, earning a slot in the state championships.
The Christchurch Seahorses improved to 4-1 with a 36-14 gridiron win at Charles City on Friday.
The plentiful rains that have fallen over the past week have impacted fishing, according to reports from local bait and tackle shops.
They didn’t get the win, but the Gloucester Dukes gave the Bethel Bruins a good scare in Peninsula District football action at GHS Friday night.
The Mathews High School varsity football team fell to 1-3 overall following a 21-7 loss on Friday night to Washington and Lee.
The Mathews High School girls’ cross country team had a successful week of competition, defeating Lancaster on the road and winning the Girls’ Bronze Division at the Maymont Cross Country Festival in Richmond.
Gloucester High School golfers notched their sixth Peninsula District match win on the Cardinal Course at Deer Run in Newport News on Sept. 22.
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.