The Matoaca Warriors had a banner year in 2013, advancing to the 5A South Regional tournament, falling to Lee-Davis to end their season. While they lost a few players to graduation, the remaining talent is battling to gel, stay healthy and keep things on the right track.
Thomas Dale (1-2) picked up their first victory of the season against a talented Varina squad.
What’s in a rivalry? What are the chemical components? What’s the recipe? It takes two groups of athletes, vying for the same goal – victory. Add in some intensity, with a couple of buckets of blood, sweat, and tears.
The Monarchs suffered their second straight loss that culminated on the last drive of the game. This time, it was the opposing defense that held the Monarchs at bay from the Manchester one-yard line to produce a goal line stand and seal the victory.