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MHS girls beat Tigers on the road

The Mathews High School varsity softball team picked up a 20-14 victory on Tuesday in a road game at King and Queen High School.

The win was the highlight of the Lady Devils’ week; the team also suffered an 8-0 shutout last Thursday against the visiting King William Cavaliers and fell, 25-1, on Monday at home against Rappahannock.

King and Queen

In Tuesday’s game, Angel Shultz pitched the first three innings and collected four strikeouts. Christiana Wood pitched the final four innings, striking out 11 batters. Both Shultz and Wood contributed to the offensive output as well—Shultz had a double and triple while Wood had a double.

As a team, Mathews collected a total of 25 hits, while the Tigers were held to only seven. Leading the offensive onslaught for Mathews were Lindsay Coons and Emily Coons, who each had three hits. Addison Griffith, Alivia Garrett, Laura Rowe, Harmony Smith and Hannah Davis contributed two singles apiece, while Katelyn Mullins added a single as well....

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