Chatham County scores and schedules: May 17 through 23

BY VICTOR HENSLEY, News + Record Staff
Posted 5/18/21

Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, May 17 to Sunday, May 23. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, May 17

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, May 17 to Sunday, May 23. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, May 17

Tennis: The Chatham Charter women earned two dominant wins over the Cornerstone Charter Academy Cardinals (9-0, 8-1) to improve to 3-1 on the season.  Winning both of their singles matches for the Knights were freshman Ellie Spillman (8-4; 8-2) and junior Emery Eldrige (8-1; 8-1),. Winning one singles match for the Knights were sophomore Julia Moore (8-4), junior Dana Szpunar (8-1), sophomore Calley Suits (8-0), junior Ashlyn Hart (8-0), junior Lorelei Byrd (8-0), sophomore Rebecca Brookshire (8-1) and junior Emily Stecher (8-0).

Tennis: Northwood women vs. Vance County, 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 18

Baseball: The Northwood men defeated the Vance County Vipers, 1-0, in a defensive standoff.

Tennis: The Chatham Central women swept the Uwharrie Charter Academy Eagles, 9-0, for their first win of the season.

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews women were swept by the Wheatmore Warriors, 9-0.

Tennis: The Northwood women were swept, 9-0, by the East Chapel Hill Wildcats to fall to 2-1 on the year.

Track & Field: Both Chatham Charter and Woods Charter participated in a quad meet with Central Tar Heel conference opponents Cornerstone Charter Academy (host) and Raleigh Charter. The Knights took second place in the women's competition (49 points), but last place in the men's competition (6 points). Winning their respective women's events for Chatham Charter were sophomore Tamaya Walden (first place, girls 100-meter dash, 13.53; first place, girls 200-meter dash, 27.74; first place, girls 400-meter dash, 1:02.93) and junior Brooke Garner (first place, girls 100-meter hurdles, 22.90; first place, girls 300-meter hurdles, 1:02.42; first place, girls high jump, 4-02.00; first place, girls triple jump, 28-10.00). There were no first-place finishers for the Knights in men's events. Woods Charter took second place in the men's competition (62.50 points), but last in the women's competition (24 points). Winning their respective men's events for the Wolves were senior Kyle Howarth (first place, boys 100-meter dash, 11.98; first place, boys 200-meter dash, 24.43) and senior Wilfred Charbonneau (first place, boys 400-meter dash, 53.89; first place, boys long jump, 19-01.00). They also won the boys 4x400 meter relay (4:13.93). Freshman Elizabeth Poitras (first place, girls 800-meter run, 2:44.92; first place, girls 1600-meter run, 5:52.78) was the only winner for the Wolves in the women's events.

Baseball: The Chatham Charter men suffered their first loss of the season against the unbeaten Cornerstone Charter Academy Cardinals, 11-6, to fall to 5-1 on the season. Leading the Knights in the loss were senior Trevor Golden (3-for-4, 1 R), senior Jacob Brannon (1-for-4, 1 R, 2 RBI) and junior Landon Hussey (0-for-3, 2 RBI).

Wrestling: Northwood men at Southern, 6 p.m.

Baseball: The Chatham Central men defeated rival Jordan-Matthews, 11-6, to extend their winning streak to four games, while J-M losing streak hits three games. Leading the Bears on the night were senior Michael Moore (2-for-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI; 4.2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, BB, 8 K), sophomore Hasten T. Paige (3-for-4, 3 RBI) and senior Parker Crowley (2-for-3, 3B, BB, 2 RBI). LEading the Jets in the loss were senior Huston Causey (3-for-4, 3B, RBI), senior Carson Rickman (1-for-4, 2 RBI) and sophomore Mason Phillips (2-for-2, 2B, RBI).

Wednesday, May 19

Track & Field: Jordan-Matthews competed in the PAC 7 Conference Championship meet alongside conference opponents Eastern Randolph, Providence Grove, Randleman, Trinity, T.W. Andrews (host) and Wheatmore. The Jets took second place in the men's events (100 points) and fifth place in the women's events (40 points). While neither the Jets' men's or women's teams had any individual first-place finishers, the men won both the 4x100 meter relay (45.54) and the 4x400 meter relay (3:43.81).

Tennis: The Chatham Charter women lost both matches of a double-header against Raleigh Charter, 9-0, 7-2, to fall to 3-3 on the season. In match two, Knights' sophomore Rebecca Brookshire (8-5) and junior Emily Stecher (8-7 (7-2)) won their singles matches.

Tennis: The Chatham Central women swept the South Davidson Wildcats, 9-0. All of the Bears won their singles matches, including senior Sophie Phillips (6-1, 6-0), senior Mary Grace Murchison (6-0, 6-1), sophomore Ellie Phillips (6-0, 6-1), sophomore Olivia Brooks (6-0, 6-0) and senior Taylor Ferguson (6-0, 6-0). Chatham Central also won all three doubles matches, improving to 2-2 on the season.

Tennis: Jordan-Matthews women at Randleman, 4:30 p.m.

Tennis: Northwood women vs. Cedar Ridge, 4:30 p.m.

Baseball: The Northwood men defeated the South Granville Vikings, 6-2, in a non-conference game to improve to 5-3 on the year. Leading the Chargers were junior Mason Bae (2-for-4, 3B, 2 R), sophomore Zach Barnes (2-for-4, R, RBI) and freshman Josh Frankena (W, 5.0 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 6 K).

Thursday, May 20

Tennis: The Chatham Central women defeated the North Stanly Comets, 6-3, to push their record to 3-2 on the season and extend their winning streak to three matches. Winning their singles matches for the Bears were senior Mary Grace Murchison (6-0, 6-0) and sophomore Olivia Brooks (6-3, 6-4), with all three duos winning their doubles matches.

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews women were swept by the Wheatmore Warriors, 9-0, for the second time this season.

Track & Field: Chatham Central competed in a quad meet alongside Yadkin Valley Conference opponents North Stanly (host), South Davidson and South Stanly, where the Bears placed third in the women's events (29 points) and fourth in the men's events (7 points). Chatham Central had one individual first-place finisher in the women's events, senior Madison Gaines (first place, girls 100-meter hurdles, 19.30), and won the girls 4x100 meter relay (56.7). There were no first-place finishers on the men's side.

Track & Field: Northwood hosted a dual meet against Southern Durham, where the Chargers placed first in both the men's (59 points) and women's (75 points) team scores. Winning their respective events for the men were junior Marco Sanchez (first place, boys 100-meter dash, 11.20; first place, boys 400-meter dash, 54.20), senior Glenn Porter (first place, boys 1600-meter run, 5:19.80), junior Colin Henry (first place, boys 800-meter run, 2:06.60; first place, boys 3200-meter run, 10:57.00), senior Christopher Poston (first place, boys shot put, 40-01), junior Declan Leigh (first place, boys long jump, 15-09.25) and senior Jacob McCall (first place, boys pole vault, 10-06). Winning their respective events for the women were junior Ella Hennessey (first place, girls 1600-meter run, 6:37.80), senior Tessa Yell (first place, girls 400-meter dash, 1:06.80), junior Emma Serrano (first place, girls 800-meter run, 2:43.90), senior Charlotte Cantrell (first place, girls 200-meter dash, 26.60), freshman Marissa Clouse (first place, girls 3200-meter run, 14:59.00), junior Bentley Brooks (first place, girls discus throw, 96-03), sophomore Hailey Hirschman (first place, girls long jump, 11-06), freshman Rokia Sissoko (first place, girls high jump, 4-02) and senior Liv Riggsbee (first place, girls pole vault, 7-06).

Wrestling: Jordan-Matthews men vs. Providence Grove, 6 p.m.

Wrestling: The Northwood men earned two wins, one against the Southern Alamance Patriots, 54-24, and the other over the Dudley Panthers, 54-21.

Baseball: The Chatham Charter men earned a mercy-rule victory over the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 10-0, in six innings to improve to 6-1 on the season. Leading the Knights were senior Trevor Golden (4-for-4, 2B, 2 3B, 3 R, RBI; W, 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 14 K) and freshman Aidan Allred (3-for-3, 2B, 2 R, RBI).

Friday, May 21

Wrestling: Chatham Central men at South Stanly, 6 p.m.

Baseball: The Chatham Central men earned a massive win over the South Davidson Wildcats, 20-1, to increase their winning streak to five games.

Baseball: The Jordan-Matthews men fell to the Southern Alamance Patriots, 8-0, pushing their record to 3-5 on the season and prolonging their four-game losing skid. 

Baseball: The Northwood men earned their second loss against the Cedar Ridge Fighting Red Wolves this season, 6-1, dropping their record to 5-4 this year.

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