Area Sports News
The Mathews High School wrestling team bounced back.
Mathews will host the Chargers tonight, with the Tidewater District title on the line.
The Devils lost by a final score of 59-46.
Gloucester prevailed, 46-20, over the Raiders and 72-12 over the Hurricanes.
A total of 20 teams competed in the two-day competition.
The Gloucester High School track and field team did exceptionally well at the Hampton Roads High School Showcase last weekend.
They fell by nearly 40 points to Essex and nearly 20 points to King William.
The Devils outpaced the Trojans, 35-10, in the first half, on the way to a 61-31 victory.
The Gloucester boys finished with a 4-9 regular season record and the girls closed at 3-9.
The Dukes outwrestled Hampton, 50-18, and dominated Denbigh, 78-6.
Two MHS wrestlers—Caleb Miller (106 lbs.) and Eric Johnson (145 lbs.)—went 3-0 in the quad.
The Chargers and Devils both showed spurts of great defense while they struggled in their perimeter shots.