A packed crowd at the Mathews High School gym got the chance to see the Lady Devils varsity volleyball team complete an unbeaten regular season Monday night, surviving a tough battle against Tidewater District rival Middlesex, winning three sets to one.
Part of the reason for the packed house was for family and friends to celebrate Senior Night, as the school paid tribute to players Victoria Bing, Nicole Brown, Sarah Brown, Caroline Crittenden, Mia Gillenwater, Madisyn Jackson and Shayla Wheeler and scorekeeper Ashley Foster, who are all set to graduate in the spring.
Before the Senior Night celebration, the junior varsity girls completed the first half of a varsity/JV sweep, defeating the JV Lady Chargers, 2-1.
Mathews faced one of its most challenging foes of the season in the visiting Middlesex Chargers. After winning the first set, 25-10, Mathews fell in the second, 25-18. The Lady Devils worked together in the next two sets to win the game by scores of 25-11 a...
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