Area Sports News
Fishing was mediocre over the holiday weekend, according to reports from local bait and tackle shops.
The Mathews High School jayvee softball team defeated Middlesex, 9-3, in Friday’s season finale to end the year with a 4-2 record in the Tidewater District; 15-3 overall.
The Mathews High School track team competed in the Tidewater District Championships last Thursday after the meet was rained out on Wednesday.
The Mathews High School girls’ freshman quad took the silver medal at last weekend’s 85th annual Stotesbury Cup Regatta on Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River.
Gloucester High School rowers Kristen Hickman, Elizabeth Keane, Kendall Worland and Elaina Arsenovic, along with coxswain Matt Hendrix, took fifth place in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia last weekend.
The Mathews High School girls’ tennis team swept all three Tidewater District titles—the team crown, as well as the top singles and doubles players.
Croakers seem to be the most plentiful this week, according to local fishing reports.
Jacob Houston went two-for-three with a triple, an RBI and a run scored as Gloucester got by Denbigh, 3-1, in the final baseball game of the Peninsula District regular season at GHS on Friday.
The Gloucester High School varsity softball team once again dominated the Peninsula District this season.
The Mathews High School girls’ tennis team picked up wins over West Point and Middlesex to claim the Tidewater District team title.