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Mathews boys post convincing wins over Raiders

CHARLIE KOENIG / GAZETTE-JOURNALJV Devil Andrew Greve takes it to the hoop for Mathews in Tuesday’s 58-18 win over the visiting Rappahannock Raiders. Greve scored six points in the win. Also pictured is Jordyn Cosby (#50), who ended the night with four points.

After more than a week without a game, the Mathews High School boys’ basketball teams returned to the court strong with convincing wins over the visiting Rappahannock Raiders on Tuesday.

The JV boys set the tone for the evening, destroying the Raiders, 58-18. The varsity team seemed poised to follow suit, opening up a 13-0 lead before Rappahannock was able to hit its first basket. While the game settled down after that, Mathews still was able to secure a 25-point victory, 72-47.

Tuesday’s varsity game included Senior Night recognitions, with the team’s four senior athletes—Caleb “KK” Thomas, Nasir Thomas, Landon Greene and Jackson Putt—as well as cheerleader Kylie Berry, honored during a halftime ceremony.

In the var...

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