That’s the best way to sum up Friday night’s Mathews-West Point varsity football game—a contest that saw 137 points go up on the Devils’ new scoreboard, two Mathews running backs rush for a combined 540 yards and 11 touchdowns, and three successful onsides kicks and not a single punt by either team.
Once the dust had finally settled, Mathews had defeated the visiting West Point Pointers, 73-64, to improve to 7-1 on the season (2-1 in the Tidewater District).
For fans of wide-open offense, Friday night’s game was a sight to behold. The Blue Devil running attack was virtually unstoppable, while West Point quarterback Robert Anerton, a sophomore, picked apart the MHS secondary, seemingly at will.
"I am really proud that our team stayed together and played when it was high scoring. They did not turn on each other and kept answering when things got tough," MHS head coach Paul White said.
West Point opened the scoring when the t...
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