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Lady Devils claim Conference 42 title; regional play is underway

The Mathews High School varsity volleyball team claimed the Conference 42 title with a win over West Point last Wednesday night at home. Following a win in the first round of regional play Monday against Cumberland, the girls advanced to last night’s regional semifinal game against Northumberland.

Results from Wednesday’s game were not available at press time. If Mathews wins that contest, the Lady Devils will either travel to Altavista or host West Point today in the regional championships. A win last night would also mean Mathews will have secured a berth in the state tournament.

West Point game

In last Wednesday’s contest against West Point, both teams entered the conference championship with 5-1 records, with the two teams having split contsts during the regular season.

With the Pointers minus one key player who was out with an injury, Mathews was able to win the championship game somewhat easily in three sets by scores of 25-5, 25-16 and 25-20. Kai McCann a...

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