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MHS girls compete in tourney; defeat Chargers

While much of the student body was off for winter break, the Mathews High School girls’ basketball team was taking part in a three-day tournament in Charlottesville.

Mathews dropped the first two contests, but came back to win on the third and final day. The Devils returned to regular season action on Tuesday night, beating the Middlesex Chargers on the road.


In the annual Daily Progress Holiday Classic, MHS faced three teams who all happened to be large 5A schools. The first game was played on Dec. 27 at Charlottesville High School against Western Albemarle. The game was hard fought but not ending in the Devils’ favor. The final score of that game was 52-6. On the second day the MHS girls faced Mills Godwin at Monticello High School. The final score of the game was 51-7 with Godwin coming out on top.

Despite these losses, the Mathews girls were not giving up their fight. Every single Lady Blue Devil had it in their head to win. Finally, the third and final day ...

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