Chatham County scores and schedules: March 22 through 28

BY VICTOR HENSLEY, News + Record Staff
Posted 3/23/21

Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, March 22 to March 28. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, March 22

Soccer: …

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Chatham County scores and schedules: March 22 through 28

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, March 22 to March 28. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, March 22

Soccer: The Jordan-Matthews women trounced the Randleman Tigers at home, 9-2. Leading the Jets were senior Jennifer Parroquin Vallejo (hat trick; 3 goals) and freshman Janeyra Guerrero (2 goals).

Soccer: The Northwood women lost a close one to the Chapel Hill Tigers, 2-1. Scoring the lone goal for the Chargers was sophomore Sydney Cox.

Soccer: The Woods Charter women won handily over the Research Triangle Raptors on the road, 4-1, to continue their perfect season (3-0). Leading the Wolves were freshman Leyla Noronha and senior Eloise Maclean, each with 2 goals apiece.

Softball: The Chatham Central women earned a one-run win over the Chatham Charter Knights, 3-2, in their first regular-season game, improving their record to 1-0. With the loss, the Knights fall to 1-1 on the year.

Tennis: The Chatham Central men earned a clean sweep of the Uwharrie Charter Academy Eagles, 9-0, with singles sweeps by senior Jayden Gilliland (6-1, 6-1), senior Preston Cox (6-3, 6-3), junior Colby Williamson (6-2, 6-0), freshman Jacob Gilliland (6-0, 6-4), senior Caleb Webster (6-2, 6-4) and senior Sidney Cheek (6-0, 6-3), along with three doubles match wins. The Bears are now 1-0 on the season.

Tennis: The Chatham Charter men got swept by the Raleigh Charter Phoenix, 9-0, to remain winless on the season. The Knights had just one player win a game in singles play, sophomore Silas Christenberry, who lost 6-1, 6-0.

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews men lost to the Wheatmore Warriors, 8-1, to fall to 0-3 on the season.

Tennis: The Northwood men won their first match of the season against the Orange Panthers, 6-3, improving their record to 1-2 on the year. Winning their singles matches were senior Scott Gilliam (6-3, 6-1), sophomore Matteus Butler (6-0, 6-0) and freshman Felton Burleigh (6-1, 6-1). The Chargers also swept all three doubles matches (8-6, 8-6, 8-2). 

Tuesday, March 23

Golf: Jordan-Matthews finished third place (out of seven) in their season-opening golf match against PAC 7 opponents at Siler City Country Club with 178 total points (1 point ahead of Randleman at 179). The Wheatmore Warriors (162 points) won the match.

Softball: The Chatham Central women earned a commanding home win over the Uwharrie Charter Academy Eagles, 8-2, to stay unbeaten on the season (2-0).

Softball: The Jordan-Matthews women lost their season-opener in five innings (mercy rule) to the Randleman Tigers, 15-5. After overcoming an early 4-0 deficit in the top of the first inning by scoring 5 runs in the bottom of the first, the Tigers brought in Division II-commit pitcher Sarah Rice, who had her way with the Jets, holding them hitless for the remainder of the contest as her offense continued to thrive.

Softball: The Northwood women dominated the Chapel Hill Tigers, 17-0, at home in just three innings. Leading the undefeated Chargers (2-0) were senior Shakhai Mole (1-for-3, 2B, 5 RBI) and sophomore Zoe Hatzidakis (0-for-3, 3 RBI), while sophomore pitcher Susanna Lee threw three hitless innings.

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews men were swept on the road by the Union Pines Vikings, 9-0. The Jets are now 0-3 on the season. 

Wednesday, March 24

Soccer: The Jordan-Matthews women earned a shutout win over the Trinity Bulldogs, 7-0, to improve to 2-1 on the year. Leading the Jets were senior Jennifer Parroquin Vallejo (hat trick; 4 goals) and senior Ashley Ruiz, senior Litzy Martinez and sophomore Maricarmen Landa, each with 1 goal apiece.

Soccer: The Northwood women lost a defensive battle to the Orange Panthers, 1-0, dropping their record to 1-2 on the season. Orange's goalkeeper, sophomore Abby Monteith, had 7 saves on the day to contribute to the clean sheet.

Soccer: The Woods Charter women fell victim to a clean sheet loss against the Raleigh Charter Phoenix, 4-0. This is the Wolves' first loss of the season (3-1).

Tennis: The Chatham Charter men lost handily to the Research Triangle Raptors, 9-0, dropping the Knights' record to 0-5 on the year.

Tennis: The Northwood men won their first match of the year against the Orange Panthers, 6-3. Leading the Chargers with singles wins were senior Scott Gilliam (6-3, 6-1), sophomore Matteus Butler (6-0, 6-0) and freshman Felton Burleigh (6-1, 6-1). Northwood also earned three doubles wins en route to their match victory, improving its record to 1-2 on the season.

Thursday, March 25

Softball: Jordan-Matthews women at Trinity, 6 p.m.

Softball: The Northwood women struggled against the Orange Panthers, losing an 18-0 game on the road for their first loss of the season, dropping their overall record to 2-1.

Friday, March 26

Football: The Chatham Central Bears suffered another heavy-handed loss, this time to the South Stanly Rowdy Rebel Bulls, 34-8, on the road. They're now 1-2 on the season.

Football: The Northwood Chargers earned a hard-fought, close victory over the Orange Panthers, 10-7, capturing their first home win against Orange in eight years. After a slow first half that included a pick-six by the Panthers — their only points of the evening — Northwood came out in the second half and continued to play strong defense and superb special teams. Those two units led to a short field on a drive late in the third quarter that ended with a one-yard rushing touchdown by Northwood senior Aidan Laros, giving the Chargers the 10-7 lead they'd maintain for the rest of the game. After the win, Northwood improves to 3-1 on the season.

Saturday, March 27

Football: The Jordan-Matthews Jets lost handily to the Southwestern Randolph Cougars, 43-6, keeping them winless on the season at 0-5.

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