The Mathews High School girls’ tennis team closed out the season last Wednesday with an 8-1 victory over West Point. The win assured Mathews the number three seed in the region behind Rappahannock and Middlesex.
Individual winners in the West Point contest were Faith Lewis (8-4), Taylor Wood (8-6), Desiree Dixon (8-5), Chelsea Lowe (8-3) and Lily Jarosz (8-0). The doubles teams of Wood/Brooke Fulford, Lewis/Dixon and Liberti Carter and Lannah Callis also recorded wins.
On Monday, the Blue Devils hosted Northampton in the first round of the regionals and came away with a 5-0 win. Lewis led the way at the number one seed with a hard-fought 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 victory. Wood, Fulford, Dixon and Lowe all contributed wins to end the match.
Mathews will travel to Middlesex as weather permits for the regional semifinals.
“I really appreciate the time effort the players have put into the season,” MHS tennis coach Jon Hatch said. “We had many first-year players and they worked to not only...
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