Energized by the homecoming crowd, the Mathews High School varsity football team dominated the visiting King and Queen Central Tigers Friday night for a big 46-0 victory.
With the win, Mathews improves to 3-3 on the season. The winless Tigers, on the other hand, dropped to 0-6. It was their third shutout loss of the season and they have lost by a combined margin of 265 to 38.
Mathews took charge early on, pulling ahead, 27-0, by halftime. Blue Devil Stuart Anderson Jr. had a stellar game on both sides of the ball. Anderson scored three touchdowns—one rushing touchdown, a second on a pass reception and a third on an interception. He ended the night with four interceptions.
MHS quarterback Thurman Hudgins (who would go on to be crowned homecoming king at halftime, along with queen Emma Wood) was six-for-seven in passing, including a TD pass to Elijah Willis as well as Anderson’s catch. Josh Foster also had a Mathews touchdown and place-kicker Tim White connected on six PAT...
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