Chatham Charter girls collect landmark 20th win over River Mill

Posted 2/14/20

SILER CITY — For the first time in school history the Chatham Charter girl’s basketball team reached the 20-win mark.

The milestone victory came Friday night in a 59-30 drubbing of visiting …

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Chatham Charter girls collect landmark 20th win over River Mill

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SILER CITY — For the first time in school history the Chatham Charter girl’s basketball team reached the 20-win mark.

The milestone victory came Friday night in a 59-30 drubbing of visiting River Mill on Friday night in Siler City in a 1A Yadkin Valley Conference clash.

Chatham Charter (12-0, 20-2) led 16-11 after one period of play before using a 10-6 run in the second to pull in front 26-17 at the intermission.

A key 12-3 surge in the third by the Lady Knights ballooned the lead to 38-20 before the locals closed out the blow out win with a 21-10 run in the fourth.

Rebecca McGuaghnea led the way with 18 points for Chatham Charter while Morgan Lineberry chipped in 16, Lillian Jones had 11, and Tamaya Walden score nine.

Three nights earlier on Tuesday in Siler City, Chatham Charter destroyed Eno River Academy 59-13.

Walden, a freshman, collected 18 points in the blowout victory as the Knights led 29-8 after one, 41-8 at the break, 48-10 after three, before capping the victory with an 11-3 run in the fourth.

Lineberry also chipped in 18 points in the victory while McGaughnea, Jones and Olivia Cheek each chipped in five.

Walden capped a complete game effort with eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals while Jones chipped in three boards, two assists and three steals, Adelia Rickman five boards, an assists and three steals, Taylor Brewer six rebounds, an assist and four steals, Cheek three boards, three assists and one steal, and Lineberry six rebounds and one assist.

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