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MHS girls go 2-1

The Lady Blue Devils had an interesting week.  From a hard-fought battle with Middlesex to blowing Northumberland away and to being blown away by Surry, the Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team experienced a little bit of everything on the court.

MHS had a slow start Friday against the Lady Chargers.  Although the Devils managed to outscore Middlesex in the first period, 9-5, they only posted four in the second and went into the half trailing, 20-13. The Lady Devils came into the second half more composed and on their game, outscoring the Chargers, 17-7, to take the lead. MHS continued to work hard in the fourth period and nailed the win, 44-38.

Leading scorer for MHS was Ellie Armistead with 12 points, followed by Harley Haydon with nine, Hallie Duncan with eight, Madison South with six, Kirsten Beatley with five, and Yolanda Fells and Keely Crittenden with two points each. Monday night’s matchup at Northumberland was the seventh consecutive road ...

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