Chatham County scores and schedules: Jan. 4 through 10

BY CHAPEL FOWLER, News + Record Staff
Posted 1/4/21

Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Jan. 4 to Sunday, Jan. 10. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, Jan. 4

Volleyball: …

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Jan. 4 to Sunday, Jan. 10. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Tuesday, Jan. 5

Cross country: Chatham Central’s men beat Uwharrie Charter in a conference meet behind a second-place finish from Parker Crowley (19:31). Kailey Green finished first (25:25) in the women’s race, which wasn’t scored. The race was a final tune-up ahead of next weekend’s NCHSAA 1A Midwest Regional.

Swimming and diving: Jordan-Matthews logged three first-place finishes in a road meet against Asheboro and Randleman: Jennah Fadely in the 200-meter individual medley and 100-meter breaststroke, and Ainsley Canipe in the 100-meter backstroke. Canipe also finished second in the 50-meter freestyle.

Volleyball: East Chapel Hill swept Northwood, 3-0, in Pittsboro (25-18, 25-17, 25-18). Junior Ainsley Fauth had 14 digs and 16 assists; junior Hannah Forbes had seven kills and three blocks.

Volleyball: Chatham Charter came out hot, winning the first set by 11, but dropped the next three in a 3-1 loss to undefeated Cornerstone Charter (25-16, 20-25, 7-25, 28-30).

Basketball: The Jordan-Matthews men put together a complete performance in their season opener, leading quarter to quarter in a 76-65 win over T.W. Andrews at home in Siler City.

Wednesday, Jan. 6

Cross country: Chapel Hill swept the men’s and women’s team titles at the Big 8 3A conference meet, while host school Northwood finished second in the men’s race and third in the women’s race. Both Charger squads automatically qualified for next weekend’s NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional. Read full coverage here.

Cross country: Woods Charter’s women qualified for the NCHSAA 1A Mideast Regional, while Chatham Charter’s Brandon McKoy was named the men’s MVP at the Central Tar Heel 1A conference. Hosted by Chatham Charter, the meet also saw Research Triangle sweep both races. Read full coverage here.

Volleyball: In a second straight home match, Northwood was swept, 3-0, by Chapel Hill. The loss ended the 2020-21 season for the Chargers, who won’t qualify for the playoffs. Freshman Asia Thigpen had a team-high 17 kills and 12 digs. Junior Ainsley Fauth had 21 assists.

Basketball: Northwood’s women routed Cedar Ridge, 57-11, behind a team-high 19 points (on 70% shooting) from junior guard McKenna Snively. Freshman guard Skyler Adams added nine points and three assists. The Charger men were also victorious, winning 43-35 over the Red Wolves behind 20 points from freshman forward Jarin Stevenson in his Northwood debut.

Basketball: Chatham Central’s men launched a furious fourth-quarter comeback and held on for a 70-67 double-overtime win on the road at Salisbury. Earlier, the Chatham Central women lost to Salisbury, 66-24.

Basketball: Both Chatham Charter squads cruised by Southern Wake Academy in their respective season openers. The women won 73-21 behind senior Morgan Lineberry (21 points) and sophomore Tamaya Walden (20 points, 10 steals). The men won 81-42 behind a dominant 52-26 halftime lead.

Thursday, Jan. 7

Cross country: Senior Robert Train's first-place finish in the men's race highlighted a solid Jordan-Matthews team performance in the PAC 7 2A  conference championships. The Jets finished third in team points in the men's race (72) and women's race (76) to qualify for next weekend's NCHSAA 2A Mideast regionals.

Volleyball: In its season finale, Chatham Central swept Albemarle, 3-0 (25-4, 25-9, 25-7). Senior Lindsay Polston had nine of the Bears’ 23 aces, and senior Grace Jones had a team-high seven kills.

Volleyball: Woods Charter dropped a close match, 3-1, to Research Triangle at home (25-18, 22-25, 23-25, 18-25). The Wolves also honored two seniors: middle hitter Neo Adams and setter Hannah Fulcher.

Volleyball: Chatham Charter fell to Cornerstone Charter, 3-0, on the road to wrap up its season at 5-4 overall. The Cardinals will enter the NCHSAA playoffs at 12-0.

Basketball: Uwharrie Charter beat Woods Charter’s men, 84-36, in Asheboro.

Basketball: Northwood’s men lost, 68-65, on a buzzer-beater to Southern Durham in a game that stayed close throughout. Freshmen Jarin Stevenson (20 points) and Drake Powell (17 points) led four players in double figures for the Chargers. Northwood’s women cruised to a 70-44 win over Southern Durham behind 20 points from McKenna Snively and a 17-point, 10-rebound double double from Te’Keyah Bland.

Friday, Jan. 8

Games postponed due to inclement weather

Saturday, Jan. 9

Basketball: Chatham Charter’s men moved to 2-0 with a 77-58 road win over Cornerstone Charter.

Reporter Chapel Fowler can be reached at cfowler@chathamnr.com or on Twitter at @chapelfowler.

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