Last Thursday night, the Mathews High School JV girls’ basketball team started off its three-game winning streak defeating King William by a score of 22-13. Katherine Respess and Casey Kelly led the team scoring 10 and five points, respectively. Alexis Wells followed closely behind with three, while Lexie Miles and Yolanda Fells added two points each.
King and Queen was thoroughly out-matched in the back-to-back games against the Lady Devils on Monday and Tuesday nights. In Monday’s game the leading scorers for the team were Jolie Ewell and Kelly each scoring six. Respess followed closely behind scoring five, and Emily Carmine and Fells scored four each. Micaela Sadler added two points for the night. During the match on Tuesday night, the game ended in a five-against-two play after three of the Lady Tigers fouled out. The uncontested match ended with a score of 52-11.
Kelly led the team with outstanding offense for the night and had 17 points. Wells, Rileigh Betz and Fells followed behind with the leading scores of the team each having six, followed closely behind with Sadler and Respess scoring five each. Carmine added on four points for the team while Ewell and Addi Boyer scored two each.
The JV girls will host their season finale on Saturday against Middlesex, starting at 3 p.m. That contest will be followed by the MHS boys JV and varsity teams against the Chargers.