Area Sports News
The Mathews High School varsity soccer team earned a pair of road victories during the past week.
The meet drew 18 teams and 570 athletes to the GHS stadium on Saturday.
The team came away with a win and a second-place finish.
Both teams did exceptionally well against bigger schools.
MHS easily ousted Lancaster, 18-2, in a five-inning mercy rule game.
The Gloucester High School varsity softball team defeated the home-standing Wilson Presidents, 3-1, in Portsmouth on Monday.
The MHS girls won overall with 69 points.
The team picked up two big wins over regional foes Essex and Lancaster this past week.
The Lady Devils are a perfect 11-0 in team play.
The team picked up a slaughter-rule victory.
It was a busy night for the Mathews varsity offense.