Area Sports News
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).
The match went to five sets.
This, according to preliminary results from a long-term monitoring program conducted by researchers at VIMS.
Both teams had a pair of touchdowns on the board at the half but Hampton pulled away in the third quarter.