Chatham County scores and schedules: Jan. 31 through Feb. 6

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Jan. 31 to Sunday, Feb. 5. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, January 31

Basketball: The Seaforth women earned a dominant win over the North Moore Mustangs, 63-20, at home. Leading the Hawks on the night were freshman Gabby White (22 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal), sophomore Hannah Ajayi (21 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block) and freshman Peyton Collins (11 points, 4 assists, 6 steals, 2 blocks).

Basketball: The Seaforth men won a strong game over the North Moore Mustangs, 48-35, at home. Leading the Hawks on the night were sophomore Jarin Stevenson (21 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals, 3 blocks) and sophomore Chris Walker (8 points, 8 rebounds, 1 steal).

Wrestling: The No. 14 Chatham Central Bears fell to the No. 3 Thomasville Bulldogs, 72-12, in the first round of the NCHSAA 1A Dual-Team Wrestling State Championships.

Wrestling: The No. 15 Northwood Chargers were knocked out of the first round of the NCHSAA 3A Dual-Team Wrestling State Championships by the No. 2 Orange Panthers, 51-24.

Wrestling: The No. 6 Seaforth Hawks were upset by the No. 11 Bartlett Yancey Buccaneers, 43-33, in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A Dual-Team Wrestling State Championships.

Tuesday, February 1

Basketball: The Chatham Central women narrowly beat the Cummings Cavaliers, 31-29, at home.

Basketball: The Chatham Central men lost handily to the unbeaten Cummings Cavaliers, 80-46, at home.

Basketball: The Chatham Charter women destroyed the Southern Wake Academy Lions, 83-9, on the road, allowing just one point in the entire second half. Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Tamaya Walden (34 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals), sophomore Delana Loflin (14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 6 steals), senior Alexis Baldwin (11 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 7 steals, 1 block) and sophomore Meah Brooks (10 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals).

Basketball: The Chatham Charter men dominated the Southern Wake Academy Lions, 83-17, on the road. Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Aamir Mapp (12 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals) and freshman Brennen Oldham (11 points, 3 rebounds).

Basketball: The Seaforth women crushed the Jordan-Matthews Jets, 65-17. Leading the Hawks on the night were sophomore Hannah Ajayi (16 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal), freshman Peyton Collins (13 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 6 steals), freshman Gabby White (11 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals) and freshman Bailen Fauth (11 points, 1 steal). Leading the Jets was senior Eillia Wright (8 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 6 steals).

Basketball: The Seaforth men earned a close win over the Jordan-Matthews Jets, 51-45, on the road. Leading the Hawks on the evening were sophomore Jarin Stevenson (25 points, 15 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 4 blocks) and sophomore Chris Walker (10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal).

Basketball: The Woods Charter women eked out a win against the Triangle Math & Science Tigers, 35-30, at home. Leading the Wolves on the night was sophomore Lexi Smollen (22 points).

Basketball: The Woods Charter men fell to the Triangle Math & Science Tigers, 68-35, at home.

Wednesday, February 2

Track: Northwood and Seaforth both participated in the third Eastern Alamance Polar Bear of the season, where the Chargers placed 4th (47 points) in the men's rankings and 8th (17 points) in the women's rankings, while the Hawks finished 5th (25 points) in the men's rankings and 10th (10 points) in the women's rankings. Placing in the top 5 of their respective events in the men's events were: Seaforth freshman Jack Anstrom (1st, boys 1600-meter run, 4:39.37), Northwood senior Marco Sanchez (3rd, boys 55-meter dash, 6.84; 3rd, boys 500-meter run, 1:09.33), Northwood junior Christian Glick (2nd, boys 1000-meter run, 2:44.68), Northwood junior Matthew Sullivan (2nd, boys 3200-meter run, 10:51.79), Northwood senior Jacob Acker (1st, boys high jump, 5-04.00), Northwood junior Zachary Peterson (2nd, boys high jump, 5-02.00), Seaforth freshman Will Cuicchi (3rd, boys 3200-meter run, 11:09.77), Seaforth freshman Daniel Andros (4th, boys 55-meter hurdles, 11.36) and freshman Connor Yalch (5th, boys 55-meter hurdles, 11.62). Placing in the top 5 of their respective events in the women's events were: Seaforth freshman Lily McFall (3rd, girls shot put, 22-05.50), Northwood senior Caroline Murrell (5th, girls 1000-meter run, 3:16.98) and Northwood senior Emma Serrano (2nd, girls 3200-meter run, 12:16.25).

Basketball: The Chatham Central women defeated the Graham Red Devils, 41-27, at home to remain in second place in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference.

Basketball: The Chatham Central men fell by double digits, 62-48, to the Graham Red Devils.

Basketball: The Jordan-Matthews women lost to the Lee County Yellow Jackets, 47-26, on the road.

Basketball: The Jordan-Matthews men lost a close game to the Lee County Yellow Jackets, 54-48, on the road.

Basketball: The Northwood women downed the Williams Bulldogs, 55-38, at home.

Basketball: The Northwood men defeated the Williams Bulldogs, 56-39, at home. Leading the Chargers on the night were sophomore Fred Whitaker Jr. (14 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals), junior Kenan Parrish (12 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks) and sophomore Drake Powell (12 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals, 1 block).

Basketball: The Chatham Charter women thrashed the Woods Charter Wolves, 63-30, on the road. Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Tamaya Walden (24 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal) and senior Alexis Baldwin (14 points, 13 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal).

Basketball: The Chatham Charter men overpowered the Woods Charter Wolves, 87-17, on the road. Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Aamir Mapp (16 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal), freshman Beau Harvey (14 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 5 steals), junior Adam Harvey (12 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 7 steals) and freshman Brennen Oldham (12 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block).

Thursday, February 3

Swimming: The Seaforth Hawks and Jordan-Matthews Jets both had participants at the NCHSAA 1A/2A Central Regionals, where the Hawks had eight state qualifying entries: Charley Howard (8th, girls 200-yard IM, 2:30.76; 6th, girls 100-yard backstroke, 1:07.68), Evan Hepburn (4th, boys 200-yard IM, 2:18.31; 5th, boys 100-yard breaststroke, 1:04.37), Ben Lajoie (6th, boys 100-yard butterfly, 1:01.49; 1st, boys 500-yard freestyle, 5:10.50), along with two relay teams in the boys 200-yard medley relay (4th, 1:55.65) and the boys 200-yard freestyle relay (5th, 1:40.69). The Jets' lone relay team at the regional meet, the girls 200-yard freestyle relay (20th, 2:32.34), didn't qualify for states.

Friday, February 4

Basketball: The Chatham Charter women earned a solid win over the Triangle Math & Science Tigers, 63-41, on the road. Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Tamaya Walden (25 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 5 steals),  senior Alexis Baldwin (14 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks) and sophomore Delana Loflin (14 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals).

Basketball: The Chatham Charter men defeated the Triangle Math & Science Tigers, 67-24, on the road to extend their winning streak to 15 games. Leading the Knights on the evening were freshman Brennen Oldham (16 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal), freshman Beau Harvey (13 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals), sophomore Aidan Allred (13 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals) and junior Adam Harvey (12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals, 1 block).

Basketball: The Chatham Central women downed the Jordan-Matthews Jets, 50-36, at home. Leading the Bears on the night were freshman Karaleigh Dodson (10 points), senior Ivey Tillman (9 points) and senior Lindsey Johnson (9 points), while senior Eillia Wright (21 points) was the Jets' leading scorer.

Basketball: The Chatham Central men defeated the Jordan-Matthews Jets, 69-41, at home in the season's first installment of the historic rivalry. Leading the Bears on the night were seniors Colin Lagenor (16 points), Nick Jourdan (15 points) and Colby Williamson (12 points), while Rayshaun Alston (18 points) acted as the leading scorer for the Jets.

Basketball: The Northwood women crushed the Orange Panthers, 64-30, to extend their winning streak to 11 games and improve to 20-1 on the season.

Basketball: The Northwood men defeated the Orange Panthers, 78-62, to remain unbeaten in the conference at 10-0. Leading the Chargers on the night were sophomore Fred Whitaker Jr. (24 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals), junior Kenan Parrish (15 points, 6 rebounds), sophomore Drake Powell (14 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 block), sophomore Griffin Hobbs (11 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals) and junior Max Frazier (10 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, 1 block).

Basketball: The Seaforth women clobbered the North Moore Mustangs, 53-20, to extend their winning streak to 5 games as they move to 12-7 on the season and remain unbeaten in the conference at 9-0.

Basketball: The Seaforth men defeated the North Moore Mustangs, 48-36, to improve to 10-6 on the season (7-2 in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference). Hawks sophomore Jarin Stevenson (16 points, 10 rebounds, 9 assists, 5 steals, 9 blocks), was just a single assist and block away from posting a quadruple-double, while sophomore Tyshawn Davenport added 12 points on the night.

Basketball: The Woods Charter women lost handily to the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 62-25, on the road to fall to 10-3 on the season. 

Basketball: The Woods Charter men earned a win over the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 49-39, to improve to 2-12 on the season.

Saturday, February 5

Track: Northwood and Seaforth participated in the fifth East Chapel Hill Polar Bear meet of the season, where the Chargers finished in 10th place in the men's events (21 points), while the Hawks placed 11th in both the women's events (9 points) and  men's events (18 points). Placing in the top 5 of their respective men's events were: Seaforth freshman Jack Anstrom (1st, boys 3200-meter run, 10:01.78), Northwood senior Marco Sanchez (2nd, boys 500-meter dash, 1:10.46), Northwood junior Christian Glick (2nd, boys 1000-meter run, 2:42.46) and Northwood junior Jackson Adams (4th, boys 1000-meter run, 2:46.68). Seaforth freshman Lily McFall (5th, girls shot put, 22-04.00) was the only Chatham athlete in the top 5 of any women's event.

Basketball: The Chatham Central women earned a close win over the Bartlett Yancey Buccaneers, 34-32, at home.

Basketball: The Chatham Central men routed the Bartlett Yancey Buccaneers, 58-36, to improve to 5-9 on the season (4-4 in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference).

Basketball: The Chatham Charter women thrashed the Southern Wake Academy Lions, 64-14, to improve to 14-7 on the season (5-1 in the Central Tar Heel 1A conference). Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Tamaya Walden (23 points, 1 rebound, 4 assists, 5 steals) and senior Alexis Baldwin (15 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals).

Basketball: The Northwood men defeated the NC GBB Academy Eagles, 50-36, to extend their winning streak to 7 games. 

Swimming: The Northwood Chargers competed in the NCHSAA 3A Central Swimming Regionals, where the women's team finished as the regional runner-up (337 points) and the men's team placed 14th (32 points). In all, the Chargers had 18 state qualifying entries: freshman Holly Thesing (2nd, girls 200-yard freestyle, 2:06.09; 5th, girls 500-yard freestyle, 5:40.79), junior Bianca Perez (3rd, girls 200-yard freestyle, 2:08.76; 8th, girls 100-yard butterfly, 1:07.65), freshman Abigail Emrich (3rd, girls 200-yard IM, 2:14.65; 3rd, girls 100-yard butterfly, 1:01.88), junior Lauren Emrich (5th, girls 200-yard IM, 2:28.94; 2nd, girls 100-yard breaststroke, 1:11.87), senior Julia Earnshaw (3rd, girls 50-yard freestyle, 25.06; 3rd, girls 100-yard freestyle, 54.34), senior Gwen Hoeg (6th, girls 50-yard freestyle, 25.78; 4th, girls 100-yard freestyle, 56.89), senior Mia Corrado (1st, girls 500-yard freestyle, 5:14.98; 2nd, girls 100-yard backstroke, 59.21), sophomore Maya Sipper (3rd, girls 500-yard freestyle, 5:32.57; 4th, girls 100-yard backstroke, 1:04.17), along with two relay teams — girls 200-yard medley relay (1st, 1:53.27) and girls 200-yard freestyle relay (3rd, 1:49.47).

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