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MHS soccer beats Charles City, King William

The Mathews High School varsity soccer team added two wins to its record with a 13-0 shellacking of Charles City last Wednesday and a 6-1 victory over King William on Monday.

The Charles City Panthers are a fairly new team that has trouble competing on the same level as teams such as Mathews, and it showed in last week’s game.

Kevin Jenkins scored two goals within the first five minutes of the game to set the pace for the Devils. The tidal wave of goal-scoring that Jenkins began continued with another two goals by Tyler Jackson, and single goals from Scooter Ransone, Kayla Stearns, Jenkins (again) and Edwin Hudgins. To top off the last few minutes of the half, Calvin Kramer would score two more goals to elevate Mathews to a 10-0 lead.

The second half would end up being much like the first, with Jacob Maggioncalda, Jackson and Hudgins all scoring goals, putting the nail in the coffin for the Panthers as the referees called the game due to the slaughter rule.

On Monday night, t...

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