Area Sports News
The Mathews Girls’ Tennis Team battled hard but suffered a tough loss of 4-5 against Rappahannock last Thursday.
Late in the second, Menchville landed its first goal and five minutes later added another.
The teams fought hard to take home a 10th place finish for the girls, with 14.33 points, and a seventh place spot for the boys, with 44.5 points.
The Dukes will get a chance to break the tie tomorrow when they are scheduled for another meeting with Menchville in Newport News.
The team has been battling scheduling conflicts and the weather to get practices and games in.
Before ending the losing streak, Mathews lost to district foe King William and AA opponent and old Tidewater District rival New Kent.
The Mathews High School jayvee baseball team has been on a roll in the past few weeks.
The runs were sponsored by the Gloucester Rotary Club.
The anticipation for the first race of the season has been building over the last several weeks.
The Dukes swept Hampton, 9-0, on Monday and beat Bethel, 7-2, on Tuesday.
The win improved the Lady Dukes to 6-1 in Peninsula District standings.
The Mathews High School jayvee softball team improved its record to 4-1 Tuesday.