Area Sports News
By The Gloucester High School cross country team kept its winning tradition alive with an impressive showing at the 2010 Peninsula District Cross Country championships last Thursday at Newport News Park.
The Mathews High School cross country team got its postseason off to a fast start, winning last Wednesday’s Tidewater District championship and taking six of the seven individual All-District spots.
Woodside scored on its first play from scrimmage and went on to beat Gloucester, 42-7, in Peninsula District football action Saturday.
The Mathews High School varsity football team fell to 3-6 (1-2 in the Tidewater District), after losing Friday night’s game against the homestanding West Point Pointers, 43-20.
Youth rowers from the Mobjack Rowing Association’s fall rowing program took part in Sunday’s Head of the Lafayette in Norfolk, coming home with five golds and three silvers.
The Mathews High School boys’ cross country team ended its regular season on a high note, sweeping Lancaster and the host King William Cavaliers last Wednesday to finish the regular season undefeated.
Gloucester High School harriers continued to dominate the Peninsula District in their most recent event, with both the boys and the girls posting perfect scores in their race with Woodside on Oct. 13.
Gloucester High School field hockey players hold the second seed in this week’s Peninsula District Tournament being played at Christopher Newport University.