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MHS drops to 1-6 with loss to Cavaliers

The Mathews High School varsity football fell to 1-6 on the season following Friday night’s 80-6 loss in an away game at King William High School.

“We hurt ourselves bad in the first quarter,” MHS head coach C.J. Kelly said. “We gave them 28 points. Fumbles on special teams hurt us bad. Lack of concentration and execution was the theme of the game.”

Senior Jovan Johnson scored the only points for Mathews in the lopsided loss.

“This week we have to refocus and get going offensively,” Kelly added. “We have three great opportunities coming up for us to finish the regular season strong and to make a push for us to keep on playing past the regular season.”

The first opportunity comes this Friday when the Blue Devils host the 5-3 West Point Pointers, with a 7 p.m. kickoff.

Hall of Fame Night

Friday’s game will serve as the MHS Hall of Fame Night. During halftime, the inaugural class of the Mathews High School Hall of Fame will...

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