Area Sports News
Fishing remains pretty average for this time of year in local waters.
After dropping seven straight games to Richmond and Hampton Roads lacrosse programs, the Ware Academy boys’ varsity lacrosse team finished its 2011 campaign with a 7-8-1 record.
Gloucester High beat Denbigh, 2-0, Tuesday to stay ahead of Woodside and take the regular season Peninsula District girls’ soccer title.
The Mathews High School varsity soccer team split a pair of Tidewater District contests this past week, beating the visiting Middlesex Chargers last Thursday, 2-1, and falling Monday to West Point in a road game, 5-3.
The Dukes will take on Group AA Tabb on the Tigers’ field today before preparing for the district tournament, which begins next Thursday at GHS.
A disappointing loss for the Mathews High School jayvee soccer team was the result of last Wednesday’s game against the Middlesex Chargers.
GHS baseball splits pair of games, Lady Dukes’ record at 16-1, Devils dominate Tigers, 19-4 and JV Lady Devils defeat AA Poquoson
The Duke rowers entered 24 of 46 events and had eight standout results.
The Mathews High School men’s crew retained the William F. Owens Memorial Men’s Trophy.
The Gloucester High School Invitational Track Meet returned on April 30 after a 10-year absence.
The girls’ team placed third and the boys placed second.
Flounder fishing may be starting to pick up, according to reports from local anglers, while croaker fishing has been good near the shore.