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Gloucester rowers made it out of their heats in 10 races.
The Blue Devil crew raced in the men’s first, second and novice fours, the women’s first quad and men’s and women’s singles.
Both the boys and the girls managed third-place finishes overall.
The win improved the junior Dukes to 9-2-1 on the season.
The intense action produced 10 winners.
The Dukes tied Kecoughtan, 1-1, on Friday and dominated Hampton 11-1 on Tuesday.
The Lady Dukes lead the district with a 12-1 record.
The Mathews High School varsity softball team picked up a pair of shutout victories this week.
The Devils beat the homestanding Dukes, 4-2.
The night culminated with a second-place finish for the girls.
They improve the squad’s overall record to 6-3; 3-1 in the Tidewater District.