Chatham County scores and schedules: May 2 through May 8

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, May 2 to Sunday, May 8. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, May 2

Golf: Chatham County had 7 representatives at the NCHSAA 1A Mideast Men's Golf Regionals at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course, including: Chatham Central's Corbin Allen (T-6th, 83, +11), Woods Charter's Luke Smollen (T-8th, 86, +14), Chatham Central's Jake Poe (T-14th, 88, +16), Chatham Central's Conner Kitchins (T-31st, 110, +28), Woods Charter's Alex Smollen (36th, 104, +32), Chatham Charter's Seph Trageser (43rd, 109, +37) and Chatham Central's Austin Shaw (T-49th, 118, +46). Chatham Central also placed 8th in the team scoring (399, +111). Corbin, Poe and Luke Smollen all qualified for the 1A State Championships on May 9.

Golf: Chatham County had 4 representatives in the NCHSAA 2A Mideast Men's Golf Regionals at The River Golf Club at Lake Royale in Louisburg, including: Seaforth's Griffin Ching (4th, 81, +9), Seaforth's Gray Stewart (T-10th, 85, +13), Jordan-Matthews' Noah Snyder (T-12th, 86, +14) and Jordan-Matthews' Brian Johnson (T-16th, 88, +16). Snyder, Ching and Stewart all qualified for the 2A State Championships on May 9.

Golf: Northwood had 5 representatives at the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Men's Golf Regionals at The Valley Golf Course in Burlington, where Chargers senior Jake Conklin took first place (67, -3) and qualified for the 3A State Championships on May 9. Also placing for the Chargers were junior Jake Garrett (54th, 99, +29), junior Cole Wolfgang (58th, 103, +33), sophomore Thomas Springle (64th, 111, +41) and senior Hayden Miller (72nd, 132, +62). As a team, Northwood placed 9th (380, +100).

Softball: The Chatham Charter women clobbered the River Mill Jaguars, 16-1, in the semifinals of the Central Tar Heel 1A Conference Tournament. Leading the Knights in the win were senior Ally Bare (2-for-3, 2B, 3 R, 3 RBI), sophomore Delana Loflin (2-for-4, 3B, 2 R, 2 RBI), senior Mackenzie Brooks (2-for-3, 3B, R, 2 RBI) and junior Hailie Edmondson (4.0 IP, H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 7 K; 1-for-3, 3B, BB, 2 R).

Soccer: The Jordan-Matthews women shut out the Cummings Cavaliers, 9-0, to stay unbeaten in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference (9-0).

Soccer: The Seaforth women earned a close win over the North Moore Mustangs, 6-4, at home. Scoring for the Hawks in the win were freshman Caitlin Erman (5 goals, 1 assist) and freshman Tillie Wilson (1 goal).

Soccer: The Woods Charter women dominated the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 9-1, to stay undefeated on the season at 13-0-2. Scoring for the Wolves were sophomore Leyla Noronha (5 goals, 1 assist), junior Lucy Miller (3 goals, 1 assist) and junior Chloe Richard (1 goal).

Softball: The Jordan-Matthews women won via forfeit over the Cummings Cavaliers in the first round of the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Tournament.

Baseball: The Northwood men defeated the Western Alamance Warriors, 11-4, in the first round of the Central 3A Conference Tournament. Leading the Chargers in the win were junior Zach Barnes (3-for-4, 2 2B, R, 2 RBI), junior Nate Davis (2-for-3, 2 R, BB, 2 RBI), junior Nate Ortiz (1-for-4, R, 2 RBI) and senior Walker Johnson (3.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, BB).

Softball: The Northwood women were shut out by the Western Alamance Warriors, 11-0, in the first round of the Central 3A Conference Tournament. With the loss, the Chargers fell to 5-15 on the year.

Tuesday, May 3

Soccer: The Chatham Charter women shut out the Triangle Math & Science Tigers, 2-0, on the road. Scoring for the Knights in the win were sophomore Meredith Reese (1 goal) and sophomore Samantha Brito (1 goal).

Softball: The Chatham Central women throttled the North Moore Mustangs, 13-1, in the first round of the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Tournament. Leading the Bears in the win were sophomore Cassie McKeithan (2-for-4, HR, 2 R, 3 RBI), sophomore Katherine Gaines (1-for-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI), senior Gracie Gaines (2-for-3, BB, R, 2 RBI) and junior Mary Gaines (4.0 IP, H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K; 0-for-2, RBI).

Softball: The Jordan-Matthews women fell to the Bartlett Yancey Buccaneers, 7-2, in the second round of the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Tournament.

Lacrosse: The No. 14 Northwood women downed the  No. 19 Laney Buccaneers, 11-10, in double overtime in the first round of the NCHSAA playoffs for the Chargers' first women's lax postseason win in program history. Scoring for the Chargers in the win were junior Mia Collins (3 goals, including the game-winner), junior Grazi Costa (2 goals), sophomore Ella Boecke (2 goals), sophomore Ryan Tinervin (2 goals) and junior Sophia Cremeans (2 goals).

Lacrosse: The No. 18 Seaforth men lost to the No. 15 J.H. Rose Rampants on the road, 15-6, in the first round of the NCHSAA 1A/2A/3A playoffs. It was the first playoff game in program history. 

Baseball: The Chatham Charter men defeated the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 9-7, in the semifinals of the Central Tar Heel 1A Conference Tournament. Leading the Knights in the win were sophomore Aidan Allred (2-for-4, 2B, 3B, R, 3 RBI), freshman Zach Cartrette (2-for-4, 2 2B, R, RBI), sophomore Lucas Smith (2-for-2, BB, 2 RBI) and senior Landon Hussey (5.1 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, BB, 6 K).

Baseball: The Northwood men thrashed the Williams Bulldogs, 12-2, in the semifinals of the Central 3A Conference Tournament. Leading the Chargers in the win were freshman Kaleb Howell (3-for-3, 2B, 3 R, 4 RBI), senior Walker Johnson (3-for-3, 3 R, RBI), junior Luke Smith (2-for-3, 2B, RBI) and junior Nathan McWilliams (5.0 IP, 7 H, ER, 2 BB, 3 K).

Wednesday, May 4

Track & Field: The Jordan-Matthews Jets hosted their 'Last Chance' meet that featured 12 total schools, including Chatham Central and Chatham Charter. The Jets placed third in the men's scoring (66 points) and first in the women's scoring (93.5 points), while the Bears placed ninth in the men's scoring (27 points) and fifth in the women's scoring (57 points) and the Knights were 11th in the men's (10 points) and second in the women's (67 points). Placing in the top 3 of their respective men's events for Chatham schools were Jordan-Matthews junior Aiden Harrison (2nd, boys 800-meter run, 2:21.05), Jordan-Matthews sophomore Marvin Herrea (3rd, boys 800-meter run, 2:28.83), Chatham Charter junior Landon Rakes (2nd, boys 3,200-meter run, 13:41.75) and Chatham Central senior Malachi Moore (3rd, boys long jump, 19-08.25). Placing in the top 3 of their respective women's events for Chatham schools were Jordan-Matthews freshman Ariana Harris (2nd, girls 100-meter hurdles, 19.37; 2nd, girls 300-meter hurdles, 1:02.08), Jordan-Matthews senior Geneva Woolford (3rd, girls 100-meter hurdles, 19.53), Chatham Charter junior Tamaya Walden (1st, girls 100-meter dash, 12.49; 1st, girls 400-meter dash, 1:02.60; 2nd, girls 200-meter dash, 27.07), Jordan-Matthews senior Jasmine Basilio (3rd, girls 1,600-meter run, 6:47.78), Jordan-Matthews freshman Rachel Woods (2nd, girls 400-meter dash, 1:03.82; 2nd, girls long jump, 14-09.00), Chatham Charter senior Alexis Baldwin (1st, girls shot put, 34-07.00), Chatham Charter senior Brooke Garner (1st, girls triple jump, 31-11.75; 3rd, girls long jump, 14-04.00), Chatham Central junior Kailey Green (1st, girls high jump, 4-10.00), Chatham Charter sophomore Ariana Rivera-Roma (2nd, girls 3,200-meter run, 18:46.10), Jordan-Matthews junior Madelyn Eubanks (3rd, girls discus throw, 74-09), Chatham Central freshman Mattie Caviness (3rd, girls shot put, 28-00.00) and Chatham Central senior Carleigh Gentry (3rd, girls triple jump, 29-02.00).

Baseball: The Seaforth men lost to the Bartlett Yancey Buccaneers, 5-3, in the first round of the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Tournament.

Soccer: The Northwood women lost a narrow game to the Orange Panthers, 3-2, on the road.

Baseball: The Chatham Central men eked out a close win over the Jordan-Matthews Jets, 5-4, in the first round of the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Tournament. Leading the Bears in the win were senior Collin Lagenor (2-for-4, R, 2 RBI), sophomore Joaquin Gordon (2-for-2, 2B, BB, R, RBI), junior Travis Crissman (1-for-4, 2 RBI) and freshman Zane Overman (5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K; 1-for-3).

Thursday, May 5

Soccer: The Chatham Charter women drew with the North Moore Mustangs, 2-2, at home to finish the regular season with a 5-6-2 overall record (4-4 in the Central Tar Heel 1A conference).

Soccer: The Jordan-Matthews women tied with the Carrboro Jaguars, 1-1, for their third draw of the season. The Jets are now 10-3-3 on the year.

Soccer: The Northwood women earned a lopsided win over the Seaforth Hawks, 8-1, to improve to 7-10 on the season. Scoring for the Chargers were sophomore Sophia Northington (2 goals), junior Sarah Emrich (1 goal, 2 assists), junior Sydney Cox (1 goal, 1 assist), sophomore Ava Arias (1 goal, 1 assist), junior Brooklyn Pease (1 goal), sophomore Isabella Rogers (1 goal) and sophomore Sienna Gray (1 goal). 

Soccer: The Woods Charter women crushed the Eno River Bobcats, 8-0, to stay unbeaten on the season at 14-0-2. Scoring for the Wolves in the win were sophomore Leyla Noronha (3 goals, 1 assist), junior Lucy Miller (2 goals, 1 assist), sophomore Chloe Haswell (1 goal), sophomore Caroline Mitchell (1 goal) and junior Megan Nowak (1 goal).

Lacrosse: The No. 14 Northwood women lost handily to the No. 3 Holly Springs Golden Hawks, 22-10, in the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs. Scoring for the Chargers in defeat were senior Kendall LaBerge (4 goals, 2 assists), junior Grazi Costa (2 goals), sophomore Ryan Tinervin (2 goals), junior Mia Collins (1 goal, 1 assist) and junior Sophia Cremeans (1 goal, 1 assist). Northwood finishes the year with a program-best 12-4 overall record.

Lacrosse: The No. 8 Northwood men fell to the No. 9 Williams Bulldogs, 12-10, in the second round of the NCHSAA 1A/2A/3A playoffs after losing a 3-goal lead late in the third quarter. The Chargers end the season with an 11-6 overall record.

Baseball: The Chatham Central men lost a close one to the North Moore Mustangs, 4-2, in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Championship. Leading the Bears in the win were freshman Zane Overman (2-for-3), freshman Matthew Murchison (1-for-3, RBI), senior Nick Jourdan (0-for-4, RBI) and sophomore Wesley Clewis (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, BB, 5 K).

Baseball: The Northwood men lost in a close game to the Person Rockets, 5-2, in the Central 3A Conference Championship to fall to 17-10 on the season. Leading the Chargers on the night were junior Zach Barnes (3-for-5, 2B; 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K), freshman Kaleb Howell (2-for-4, R) and senior Mason Bae (2-for-4).

Softball: The Chatham Central women decimated the Bartlett Yancey Buccaneers, 12-1, to claim the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Championship. Leading the Bears in the title-clinching win were junior Jaylee Williams (3-for-4, 3B, HR, 3 R, 4 RBI), junior Mary Gaines (5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K; 1-for-2, HR, BB, R, 3 RBI) and sophomore Shelby Holder (1-for-3, 2 RBI).

Softball: The Chatham Charter women routed the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 18-2, to claim the Central Tar Heel 1A Conference Championship. Leading the Knights in the title-clinching win were sophomore Delana Loflin (4-for-5, 2B, HR, 3 R, 5 RBI), junior Hailie Edmondson (3-for-5, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI; 5.0 IP, H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 8K) and junior Chelsie Hardister (3-for-3, 2B, R, RBI).

Baseball: The Chatham Charter men downed the Southern Wake Academy Lions, 13-5, to claim the Central Tar Heel 1A Conference Championship. Leading the Knights in the title-clinching win were freshman Zach Cartrette (3-for-5, 2 2B, R, 5 RBI; 4.2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 6 BB, 8 K), sophomore Aidan Allred (1-for-2, 2B, BB, 4 R) and freshman Luke Johnson (2.1 IP, H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K; 1-for-4, RBI).

Friday, May 6

Tennis: Chatham Central's men's duo of senior Landon Hackney/sophomore Jacob Gilliland fell to Elkin's pairing of Luke McComb/Clay Sebastian (6-2, 6-4) in the first round of the NCHSAA 1A Doubles State Championships in Cary.

Tennis: Seaforth sophomore Walker Magrinat lost to Greene Central's William Drake (6-3, 6-4) in the first round of the NCHSAA Men's 2A Singles State Championships in Holly Springs.

Saturday, May 7

No events scheduled.

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