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Devils post big wins over Carver, Gloucester

Gloucester and Mathews fans packed the MHS gymnasium Monday night to witness a hoop showdown between the visiting Dukes and the host Blue Devils. MHS player Justin Ashberry (#5) tries to get past Gloucester’s Bailey Hudgins (#34). Photo by Charlie Koenig

Mathews player Christian Williams (#32) and Gloucester’s Destin Forrest (#23) struggle for control of the ball. Photo by Charlie Koenig

Mathews player Justin Ashberry, right, jumps to block a shot by Gloucester's E.J. Worley. Photo by Charlie Koenig
The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team racked up a pair of big wins this past week, starting with a 65-55 victory on the road last Thursday against Carver College and Career Academy that secured the Blue Devils the regular season Tidewater District title.
The second win came on Monday night in front of a capacity crowd at MHS as the Devils defeated Gloucester in a non-conference game, 74-56. While not a crucial win for the Devils in terms of its place in the district an...

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