Chatham County scores and schedules: May 31 through June 6

BY VICTOR HENSLEY, News + Record Staff
Posted 5/31/21

Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, May 31 to Sunday, June 6. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, May 31


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Chatham County scores and schedules: May 31 through June 6

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, May 31 to Sunday, June 6. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, May 31

No sporting events scheduled; exams.

Tuesday, June 1

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews women had one player advance to 2A Mideast Regionals, Maggie Thornton, after winning her first-round match, 10-1, in the PAC-7 Conference Tournament. Regionals will be held at East Chapel Hill on June 18-19.

Tennis: The Chatham Charter women had two players advance to the 1A East Regionals after their performances at the Central Tar Heel Conference Tournament: freshman Elphie Spillman (runner-up) and junior Emery Eldridge. Regionals will take place in Greenville on June 18-19. 

Tennis: The Northwood women defeated the Orange Panthers, 7-2, to improve to 6-1 on the season as a team. Winning their singles matches were junior Evelyn Lippers (6-2, 6-1), senior Suzanne Earnshaw (6-0, 6-0), junior Julia Earnshaw (4-6, 6-2, 0-0 (10-5)), sophomore Destyn Rader (6-0, 7-6 (8-6)) and freshman Ryan Tinervin (7-5, 6-1), while the duos of Julia Earnshaw & Lippers (8-1) and Rader & freshman Evelyn Atkins (9-8 (7-5)) won their doubles matches.

Track & Field: Jordan-Matthews (host) and Chatham Charter competed in a meet alongside Lee County, Southern Lee and Union Pines, with the Jets finishing in second place in the women's events (58 points) and fourth place in the men's events (40 points), while the Knights placed third in the women's (39 points) and fifth in the men's (12 points). The only Jet to earn a first-place finish was senior Eral Jones (boys high jump, 6-01.00). Winning their respective events for the Knights were sophomore Tamaya Walden (girls 200-meter dash, 26.8; girls 400-meter dash, 1:04.00) and junior Brandon McKoy (boys 1600-meter run, 4:52.90).

Baseball: The Chatham Charter men earned a 5-4 win over the Southern Wake Academy Lions, improving their record to 9-1 on the season. The Knights were down 3-0 heading into the fifth inning, where they scored five runs to take a 5-3 lead and shut the door on the Lions' chance at an upset win. Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Landon Hussey (1-for-3, 2B, R, BB, 2 RBI) and senior Trevor Golden (1-for-3, 2B, R, BB; 6.2 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 11 K).

Wrestling: Jordan-Matthews men at North Moore, 6 p.m.

Baseball: The Northwood men suffered a 9-4 home loss to the Orange Panthers, dropping their record to 6-6 on the season. Leading the Chargers on the night were junior Mason Bae (1-for-2, HBP) and junior Nick Lovingood (0-for-3, BB, RBI).

Baseball: The Jordan-Matthews men lost a home game to the Wheatmore Warriors, 4-2, to fall to 5-6 on the year. Leading the Jets on the night were senior Huston Causey (1-for-3; 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K) and freshman Ian McMillan (0-for-2, 2 RBI; 2.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, K).

Wednesday, June 2

No sporting events scheduled; exams.

Thursday, June 3

No sporting events scheduled, exams.

Friday, June 4

Tennis: The Chatham Central women defeated the Chatham Charter Knights, 6-3, in each team's final regular-season matchup. 

Baseball: (POSTPONED due to field conditions) Chatham Charter men vs. Cornerstone, 7 p.m.

Baseball: The Jordan-Matthews men earned an extra-inning win over the Wheatmore Warriors, 8-6, to improve to 6-6 on the season. The Jets scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning — after giving up two in the bottom of the seventh to tie it — to seal the victory. Leading the Jets on the night were sophomore Conner Martin (2-for-4, RBI; 5.0 IP, 7 H, ER, K) and senior Cody Spohn (0-for-3, 2 RBI).


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