The Mathews High School jayvee basketball team continued its winning ways this past week, picking up victories against Lancaster and Northumberland. With the wins, the MHS girls improve to 7-0 overall.
The varsity Lady Devils, meanwhile, were not so fortunate, falling to both Northern Neck opponents. After winning its first two games, the squad dropped its next six.
It was a slow start for the Mathews jayvees last Thursday against Lancaster. Last time around, MHS beat the Red Devils by 20 points on the road. This time, Mathews held a 10-5 lead at the half.
Coach Tommy Eriksen gave his girls some words of encouragement at halftime, and they seemed to have done the trick as the jayvee Blue Devils took charge to win 35-9.
Leading MHS were Savanna Wooten and Taylor South with 13 and nine points, respectively. Veronica Crosby and Hannah Rowe added six points each while Shanice Williams followed with one point.
The following night, the jayvee girls traveled to Northumberland. ...
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