The Mathews High School varsity girls’ volleyball season came to an end last Wednesday in the semifinal round of the Region 1A tournament, with the Lady Devils falling to top-seeded Middlesex by straight sets.
The Chargers then claimed the regional title with a win over Rappahannock, earning the right to represent Region A in the state tournament, which began Tuesday.
To make it to the regional semifinals, the #5 seed Lady Devils defeated #4 seed Northampton by straights sets in the opening round on April 12.
Mathews traveled to the Eastern Shore on April 12 to face the Yellow Jackets, winning by scores of 25-16, 25-10 and 25-19. Outstanding honorable mentions from the match include Connie Johnson and Joice Small each with five aces, Aleya McCurry with 15 assists, Emily West with 14 digs, and Small with nine kills and four solo blocks.
Two days later, Mathews lost to the Chargers by scores of 25-12, 25-18 and 25-8. Outstanding honorable mentions...
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