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MHS boys hold 1-3 record by Christian Williams

Two weeks into the 2019 season, the Mathews High School varsity baseball team holds a 1-3 record, with the only win coming March 14 in a 2-1 walk-off victory over the visiting Rappahannock Raiders.

Mathews also dropped a pair of games to the Northumberland Indians and fell Tuesday to Washington and Lee, 14-3.

Mathews kicked off its season March 12 against the Northumberland Indians. Starting pitcher for Mathews was Christian Williams who recorded seven outs allowing zero hits and zero runs over two-and-a-third innings, striking out seven. Zach Dehoux and Haden Higginbotham entered in relief, throwing three and one-thirds innings while allowing two runs.

Although the Blue Devils were solid on defense, they came up short in their season opener losing, 2-1. The Blue Devils offense was led by Tyler Moore and Higginbotham each having one hit.

It came down to the wire on March 14, with the Blue Devils varsity taking a victory over the Rappahannock Raiders in late walk-off fashion. The ga...

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