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Blue Devils one win away from state tournament

MHS junior Caleb Thomas (#10) was the top scorer in Monday night’s win over West Point, scoring 26 of the Devils’ 81 points. Photo by Charlie Koenig

Only a freshman, Blue Devil Tae Legette is already having a big impact on this year’s varsity squad. Legette (#13) scored 12 points in Monday’s 81-69 regional quarterfinal win over West Point. Photo by Charlie Koenig

One more win, and they’re in.
Following Monday night’s 81-69 Region 1A quarterfinal win over West Point, the Mathews High School boys’ basketball team is just one win away from earning a berth in the VHSL state tournament.
The Blue Devils were scheduled to host the Lancaster Red Devils on Wednesday, with a 6 p.m. tipoff. If they win that game, the Blue Devils will advance to Saturday’s regional championship. Mathews would either host that game (if Northampton wins) or travel to Colonial Beach if the top-seeded Drifters win their regional semifinal game.
A win on Wednesday would also secure a place for Mathews in the stat...

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