The Mathews High School varsity football team dropped to 1-5 on the season following Friday night’s 50-6 homecoming game loss to the visiting King and Queen Tigers. With the win, King and Queen (6-0) kept its unbeaten streak alive.
Friday’s game remained scoreless until about a minute and half left in the first quarter, when Malik Holmes scored on a quarterback sneak to put the Tigers up 6-0. Mathews fumbled on the next possession and King and Queen capitalized for its second score soon after. The Tigers scored again with 1:35 left in the second quarter to take a 19-0 halftime lead.
At the start of the second half, Mathews showed some signs of life as lineman Christian Spencer scooped up a Tiger fumble and made a good return. However, it was all for naught as an interception on the following play led to King and Queen’s fourth touchdown, 25-0.
King and Queen had stretched its lead to 44-0 with a little over three minutes to play when Chance Spencer gave Mathews its...
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