Area Sports News
The Mathews High School varsity baseball team is providing the heat in a stunningly cold spring.
The team opened with the Eastern Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association’s regatta on Lake Whitehurst at Norfolk Botanical Gardens.
The wrestlers had good showings Saturday in the Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association’s District Tournament in Suffolk.
The four teams—two senior and two junior—placed in every category of the event.
The Mathews High School tennis team picked up a 9-0 win over Bruton last Wednesday, falling Thursday to another AA opponent, York High School.
The Lady Dukes swept Heritage, 8-0, on Friday and got by Menchville, 5-4, on Tuesday.
The Dukes pounded Hampton 19-0 on the Crabbers’ field on Saturday.
The team defeated Lancaster and fell to Northumberland.
The Mathews High School boys’ and girls’ track teams competed in their second season meet last Wednesday.
Gloucester opened the season last week with a 27-run shutout of visiting Heritage.