Area Sports News
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.
The Mathews High School jayvee volleyball team picked up a couple non-district wins this past week, beating Northumberland and Essex in a pair of road games.
Fifty-two runners, ages 3 to over 60, took part in the ninth annual Mathews Market Days 5K Race and Junior Mile, held Saturday at Williams Wharf Landing and hosted by the Mathews Land Conservancy.
The Mathews High School boys and girls cross country teams had a strong opening to the 2010 season, with the boys sweeping the first seven places and the MHS girls taking the top five over district rivals King William and West Point on Sept. 8 at Beaverdam Park.
The Gloucester High School girls’ volleyball team opened the Peninsula District season with a win at Denbigh on Monday.