Area Sports News
The Mathews High School jayvee girls’ basketball team closed out a successful season this week with victories against Tidewater District opponents Middlesex and King and Queen.
The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team dropped a pair of Tidewater District matchups this week, falling to Middlesex Friday and King William on Tuesday.
With two regular season games left to go, the Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team remains in a first-place tie with West Point for the Tidewater District title.
Gloucester High School varsity basketball players continue to fight for their first spot in a Peninsula District tournament in a dozen years.
The Mathews High School wrestling team scored victories over King William and Middlesex last Thursday in a tri-meet that served as the Tidewater District tournament.
A group of recreational anglers recently took part in a catch-and-release fishing trip on the Elizabeth River held in conjunction with the tagging program at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point.
The Mathews High School varsity wrestling team fell to Gloucester last Wednesday, 48-27, and then went on place second in Saturday’s Mathews Duals with a 4-1 record on the day.
The Mathews Wrestling Club wrestled a match with Middlesex, Lancaster, Raider Nation and Pin2Win on Sunday afternoon.
Gloucester High School senior Jazmine Banks placed second in the shot put with a personal best throw of 41’4¾” at the Virginia Tech High School Indoor Track and Field Invitational on Friday.
Gloucester High School swimmers set four school records and advanced team members to four Eastern Region Swim Meet events during the Peninsula District Meet held Saturday at Midtown Aquatic Facility in Newport News.