The Mathews High School varsity girls’ basketball team took time off their holiday break to enter last weekend’s Middlesex Christmas Tournament. The Lady Devils defeated West Point on Friday, falling to Colonial Beach in Saturday’s championships.
Mathews returned to its regular schedule on Monday, easily defeating King and Queen on the road, 58-11 in the team’s first Tidewater District contest.
In the opening round the Devils led from the opening tipoff, pulling ahead 20-5 at the half on the way to a 48-31 victory. Mathews dominated the first half of play, enabling head coach Allie Bridge to get valuable playing time for less experienced players.
Leading Mathews in scoring was Mackenzie Moughon with 10 points. Shelby Ware (eight points) and Kaitlin Eriksen and Taylor Denton (seven points each) also had strong offensive performances. Lindsey Brown added four points while Samera Thomas contributed three and Hannah Rowe, Angela Sale and Emily Brown each add...
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