Area Sports News
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.
The Blue Devil basketball team put up a tough fight, but fell to the squad’s district rivals.
The Dukes outwrestled their hosts by 51-24.
The Mathews High School wrestling team has had a successful week.
Cody Brown led the Eagles with 14 points and Nick Tolefson chipped in nine.