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Devil booters defeat West Point, Middlesex; jayvees drop two

The Mathews High School varsity soccer team picked up a pair of wins over Tidewater District foes last week, beating West Point and Middlesex by identical 4-3 margins.

West Point

West Point, which shut out the Devils, 2-0, earlier this season, came to Mathews last Wednesday confident it would score another easy win. The Pointers were in for a surprise.

Mathews started with a goal by Kevin Jenkins only two minutes into the contest, but the Pointers quickly retaliated, knotting the score at 1-1. West Point would take the lead at halftime, 2-1.

The Devils came out strong in the second half, with Stuart Anderson’s goal tying the game. Less than a minute afterwards, Jordan Bozza would give Mathews a 3-2 lead. West Point came back yet again, setting the stage for the winning goal as goalie Jacob Maggioncalda fed Anderson for his second goal of the game.


On Monday, Mathews and Middlesex fought tentatively for the first 20 minutes before Bozza opened the scoring off a lay...

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