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Devils lose two, win one in soccer

The Mathews High School varsity soccer team can’t seem to catch a break this season, with an unfortunate 3-1 loss against West Point, followed by a 2-0 win at Middlesex, trailed by a disappointing 6-0 shutout loss at West Point.

The Devils hosted West Point two weeks ago, for an exciting first half and a let-down in the second half. Most of the first half remained scoreless until West Point had a break and was able to get past the Devils’ defense. Shortly after the second half began, West Point ramped up the offense and had 10 shots on goal, two that went into the back of the net. The Devils’ lone goal was scored by senior Jacob Johnson.

The Devils created quality scoring chances for themselves in the next game at Middlesex last Wednesday. Throughout the entire game against the Chargers, the team repeatedly put itself in position to light up the scoreboard. But the ball kept clanging off the post, bouncing off the crossbar or barely soaring over it. Mathews even...

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