Winter Sports Roundup: 11/20-11/27

Winter sports action and basketball power rankings


Boys Basketball

Seaforth won its season opener over St. Pauls on Nov. 20, 74-47.

Chatham Central also won its first regular season game, beating Cedar Ridge on Nov. 21, 65-48. Junior guard Reid Albright scored his career-high 30 points alongside eight rebounds in the win.

Jordan-Matthews fell to Southern Lee, 81-47, on Nov. 20. The Jets rebounded with a win over Cedar Ridge, 58-46, on Nov. 27.

Chatham Charter lost to Voyager, 81-40, on Nov. 21.‌

Week of Nov. 20 Power Rankings

  1. Northwood

  2. Seaforth

  3. Jordan-Matthews

  4. Chatham Central

  5. Chatham Charter

  6. Woods Charter

Girls Basketball

Seaforth beat Southeast Raleigh in the Southeast Raleigh Thanksgiving Invitational, 57-39. Junior Gabby White scored 22 points, and sophomore Katie Leonard poured in 19 points.

Northwood won a close game over Jordan, 39-22, on Nov. 21. Senior Skylar Adams led the Chargers with 15 points and seven rebounds.

Chatham Central lost to Cedar Ridge, 51-40, on Nov. 21.

Jordan-Matthews beat Southern Lee, 57-25, on Nov. 20. This is the first time the Jets won two games in a row since 2021.

Senior Lia Carter recorded 22 points and seven rebounds. Senior Reagan Smith contributed 14 points and nine rebounds in the win.

Week of Nov. 20 Power Rankings

  1. Seaforth

  2. Northwood

  3. Chatham Charter

  4. Jordan-Matthews

  5. Chatham Central

  6. Woods Charter


Northwood beat Eastern Alamance, 54-30, and won over Southern Lee, 45-27, at its own tri meet on Nov. 21.

In the Cold Turkey Invitational in Asheboro, two Jordan-Matthews wrestlers made the second round of the championship tournament. Ayden Terwilliger won over Coy Belcher of Eastern Alamance but lost by fall in the second round to Michael Jaimes of Southwestern Randolph.

Rashad Thomas received a bye in the first round but lost by fall to Nico Otero of Asheboro in the second round.