Area Sports News
The boys defied the odds and took first place, narrowly beating out the very strong Altavista team (68) by a score of 65 points.
If Mathews had won the game, the Devils would have had a good chance to make the Conference 42 playoffs.
The Mathews High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both dominated their Conference 42 foes last Wednesday.
The Dukes were slated to play Kellum yesterday in a regional battle for a state bid.
The Dukes finished the year with a 2-7 record against Peninsula schools; 2-8 overall.
The Lady Blue Devils defeated the visiting Lady Chargers, 25-4, 25-22 and 25-17.
The Mathews High School varsity football team had its best performance of the year last Thursday night.
Gloucester got on the board when James Scott took the ball 80 yards for a score late in the first half to make it 15-7 at the break.
The Mathews High School varsity football team dropped to 1-7 overall.
Mobjack rowers took gold in the men’s and women’s junior coxed four events and the women’s eight, as well as other top finishes.
The girls’ squad won with a score of 21 points, beating out W&L (37) and Essex (forfeit). The boys’ squad (26 points) narrowly defeated the Eagles (29 points).