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MHS beats Gloucester, K&Q; heads to tourney

The Mathews High School varsity boys’ basketball team went 2-1 in recent action, defeating Gloucester and King and Queen, and falling to the Essex Trojans.

Tuesday’s win over the King and Queen Tigers closed out the Devils’ regular season, with post-season play beginning Friday, when Mathews travels to Carver Academy for the first game of the Tidewater District tournament.

The Gloucester High School JV boys’ basketball team defeated Mathews at home, 65-42, last Wednesday, Feb. 1. Pictured is Trevor Richardson shooting a basket for Gloucester and Mathews player Justin Jones attempting to block the shot, while JV Duke Shawn Steverson looks on.


The MHS varsity boys defeated Gloucester in a 78-74 nail-biter. Mathews controlled the first three minutes of the game, leading by double digits. Gloucester began to stage a comeback as Mathews guard Tre Greene entered foul trouble. Gloucester took an 18-17 lead to end the first quarter.

The host Dukes started the second...

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