Area Sports News
In a tri-match at Bethel High School on Dec. 11, the Dukes beat Denbigh, 67-12, and the host Bruins, 54-18.
Due to forfeits, the two teams only wrestled eight matches.
Facing a 20-4 halftime deficit, head coach Tommy Eriksen pleaded with his players to not give up on either end of the court.
Though suffering a shortage of points, Mathews was led in scoring by Deondre Foster (21), Chris Perreault (10) and Cody Kelly (9).
The boys lost their opener with Woodside 103-33.
While the overall turnout for Mathews High School wrestling is low this season, wrestlers on the team are tough.
Gloucester High School wrestlers opened the 2013-2014 season with a pair of victories.
Despite jumping out to an early lead in the first quarter, Mathews couldn’t find the basket in the second half.
The team started its 2013/14 campaign on the right foot Monday night.
Practices will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m.
The minimum weight to earn a citation is 40 pounds.