Area Sports News
The Mathews High School girls’ basketball team picked up easy wins over Essex (47-18) and King William (61-30), falling on Saturday to AA Grafton by a 67-47 margin.
The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team split a pair of games in the past week, falling to Essex, 62-50, and beating Tidewater District foe King William, 60-54.
Gloucester High School indoor track athletes added to their list of Peninsula District Meet qualifiers and personal records during the second meet of the season on Jan. 10 at the Boo Williams Sports Complex in Hampton.
The Mathews High School wrestling team dropped a pair of dual matches, and also posted a win over Washington and Lee in recent action.
Mathews High School fell to West Point last Wednesday in a triple-overtime basketball thriller, 90-87.
Last Wednesday, the Mathews High School jayvee boys basketball team defeated West Point on the road, 57-27.
Gloucester High School wrestlers dominated Kecoughtan, 65-12, but lost a close 38-30 contest with Phoebus in a Peninsula District tri-match at GHS on Jan. 5.
Four Gloucester High School track athletes had Peninsula District Meet qualifying performances at the Christopher Newport University Showcase meet last weekend. Fifty-five teams and 1,200 athletes participated in the event.
The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team dropped its second game of the season to Lancaster on Saturday, as the visiting Red Devils posted a 71-51 victory.
The Mathews High School wrestling team had a busy week, taking part in a tri-meet on Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Northumberland with Lancaster and the host Indians, and traveling to Franklin on Saturday, winning four dual matches and the tournament championship.