Central Tar Heel Conference honors county student-athletes

Posted 3/22/19

The Central Tar Heel 1A Conference has announced its 2018-2019 Winter Sports All-Conference teams, with both Chatham Central, Chatham Charter and Woods Charter having a number of individuals …

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Central Tar Heel Conference honors county student-athletes

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The Central Tar Heel 1A Conference has announced its 2018-2019 Winter Sports All-Conference teams, with both Chatham Central, Chatham Charter and Woods Charter having a number of individuals recognized for their athletic achievements in boys and girls basketball as well as wrestling.

Chatham Central’s Jamieon Degraffenreaidt and Michael Moore were named to the Boys All-Conference basketball team, as were Chatham Charter’s Jordan Hamilton and Connor Murphy, while the Bears’ Hayden Nall, the Knights’ A.J. Alston, Cole Milholen and Baggio Rodriguez, and Woods Charter’s Emi Hutter-Demarco, Jacob Mitchell and Ian Stone were all chosen to the Honorable Mention squad.

Chatham Central and Chatham Charter tied for second place in the final league standings with an identical record of 11-3. The Bears concluded the season 15-10 following a third-round 1A state playoff loss to Washington County, whereas the Knights finished 27-5 overall after a second-round 1A state playoff setback to Hayesville.

The Chatham Central Lady Bears captured both the regular-season and conference tournament titles while finishing atop the league standings with a record of 12-0, earning Lynda Burke Coach of the Year honors in the CTHC.

Chatham Central ended its season with a final mark of 27-4 following a loss to eventual 1A state champion Pamlico County in the East Regional semifinals.

The Chatham Charter Lady Knights finished in fifth place in the conference with a league record of 3-9 and concluded the year 9-19.

Named to the Women’s All-Conference team were Chatham Central’s Abby Elkins, Maddy Elkins and Mary Grace Murchison, along with Chatham Charter’s Morgan Lineberry.

Those selected to the Honorable Mention team included Chatham Central’s Cami Hughes and Taylor Hughes, along with Chatham Charter‘s Alexis Baldwin and Miranda Griffin.

Four wrestlers were chosen to the All-Conference squad, including Chatham Central’s Caden Fields, Cole Armstrong\ and Gerli Amador, along with Chatham Charter’s Chandler Steele.

Congratulations are extended to all these student athletes plus coach Burke for their accomplishments while representing Chatham Central and Chatham Charter during the winter sports season.

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