Chatham County scores and schedules: Feb. 28 through March 6

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Feb. 28 to Sunday, March 6. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, February 28

Tennis: The Northwood men fell to the Carrboro Jaguars in their season-opener, 8-1, with the duo of seniors Mason Erman and Cole Murray (8-4) being the only Chargers to win their match.

Tennis: The Seaforth men swept the Graham Red Devils in their season (and program) opener, 9-0. Winning singles matches for the Hawks were sophomore Walker Magrinat (6-2, 6-2), sophomore Felton Burleigh (6-0, 6-1), freshman Henry McFall (6-0, 6-0), freshman Matthew Bowser (6-2, 6-2), freshman Broden Jones (6-1, 6-0) and sophomore Shivam Patel (6-1, 6-4), while the duos of Magrinat/Burleigh (8-2), McFall/Bowser (8-6) and freshman Brennan Luster/sophomore Logan Ching (8-6) all won their doubles matches.

Lacrosse: The Seaforth men fell in their season (and program) opener to the East Chapel Hill Wildcats on the road, 17-3.

Softball: The Jordan-Matthews women lost a high-scoring battle with the Southern Lee Cavaliers, 26-15, in their season-opener.

Tuesday, March 1

Golf: The Woods Charter men placed second (241) in a match with Central Tar Heel 1A opponents (including Chatham Charter) at Bendwinds Country Club in Fuquay-Varina.

Soccer: The Woods Charter women drew with the Franklin Academy Patriots, 0-0, in their season-opener on the road.

Tennis: The Chatham Charter men were swept by the Cornerstone Charter Cardinals, 9-0, in their season-opener.

Tennis: The Northwood men fell to the Cedar Ridge Fighting Red Wolves, 6-1, on the road. Earning the lone singles win for the Chargers was junior Ragul Ramesh (6-3, 6-3).

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews men nearly swept the Asheboro Blue Comets at home in their season opener, 8-1. Winning their singles matches for the Jets were junior Weldon Thornton (6-0, 6-0), junior Paul Lujan (6-4, 6-1), junior Ronald Huang (6-4, 6-2), junior Almotawakel Ali (6-0, 6-1) and junior Brady Andrew (6-0, 6-0), while the duos of Thornton/Lujan (9-7) and senior Dawson Clark/junior Angel Gonzalez (8-0) won their doubles matches.

Basketball: The No. 2 Northwood women extended their season with an Elite 8 win over the No. 14 Williams Bulldogs, 66-52, in the 4th round of the NCHSAA playoffs. The Chargers punch their ticket to the program's second-straight Final Four.

Basketball: The No. 6 Northwood men lost to the No. 2 West Carteret Patriots, 51-44, in the 4th round (Elite 8) of the NCHSAA 3A playoffs on the road. The Chargers' season ends with a Central 3A conference title, an Elite 8 appearance and a 24-4 overall record.

Softball: The Northwood women lost a lopsided game to the Wakefield Wolverines, 21-6, at home.

Lacrosse: The Northwood men were crushed by the Apex Cougars, 15-3, in their season-opener.

Lacrosse: The Northwood women won a close game over the Apex Cougars, 8-7, in their season-opener on the road. Scoring for the Chargers were junior Mia Collins (3 goals, 3 assists), junior Grace Costa (2 goals, 2 assists), sophomore Ryan Tinervin (2 goals, 1 assist) and senior Kendall Laberge (1 goal, 1 assist).

Baseball: The Chatham Central men dropped their season-opener to the Asheboro Blue Comets on the road, 5-3, after allowing Asheboro to walk it off after scoring four runs in the bottom of the 7th inning. Leading the Bears on the night were junior Travis Crissman (1-for-4, 2 RBI) and senior Nick Jourdan (2-for-4, 1 RBI).

Baseball: The Northwood men won their season-opener over the Lee County Yellow Jackets, 7-5, thanks to a 5-run fifth inning that propelled them to the victory. Leading the Chargers on the night were senior Walker Johnson (1-for-2, 2 RBI, 2 BB) and senior Mason Bae (2-for-4, 1 RBI, 2B; W, 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 K).

Basketball: The No. 1 Chatham Charter men defeated No. 12 KIPP Pride, 57-49, in the 4th round of the NCHSAA 1A playoffs. The Knights advance to their second Final Four in three seasons. Leading the Knights on the evening were junior Adam Harvey (25 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 1 block) and freshman Beau Harvey (19 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals).

Wednesday, March 2

Softball: The Jordan-Matthews women were shut out by the Apex Friendship Patriots, 11-0, on the road.

Tennis: The Northwood men fell to the Cedar Ridge Fighting Red Wolves, 6-1. Junior Ragul Ramesh was the lone Charger to win his singles match (6-3, 6-3).

Track & Field: The Woods Charter Wolves competed in the Red Ram Spring Kickoff, hosted by Franklinton, where they placed 9th in both the men's (13 points) and women's (22 points) events. Placing in the top 15 of their respective women's events were freshman Isabel Wood (5th, girls 100-meter dash, 14.06), freshman Mia Ballachino (13th, girls 100-meter dash, 14.91), sophomore Elizabeth Poitras (12th, girls 1600-meter run, 6:25.53), freshman Anna Peeler (13th, girls 1600-meter run, 6:26.33), freshman Emma Cope (9th, girls 400-meter dash, 1:11.43), senior Analise De Leon Villa (3rd, girls 300-meter hurdles, 54.85),  freshman Brylee Downs (11th, girls 800-meter run, 2:59.60) and senior Sophia Miller (5th, girls discus throw, 62-03). Placing in the top 15 of their respective men's events were junior Wiley Sikes (8th, boys 1600-meter run, 4:55.69), junior Collin Thompson (15th, boys 400-meter dash, 57.89), sophomore Evan Elk (10th, boys discus throw, 89-04), senior Peter Ising (11th, boys discus throw, 87-03; 9th, boys shot put, 34-10.00), while the Wolves also had three relay teams — Boys 4x100 Meter Relay (3rd, 50.07), Boys 4x400 Meter Relay (3rd, 4:18.90), Girls 4x400 Meter Relay (2nd, 5:11.00) — all finish in the top 3 of their events.

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews men narrowly defeated the Chatham Central Bears, 5-4. Winning singles matches for the Jets were senior Benjamin Dekaney (6-4, 6-2), junior Almotawakel Ali (6-0, 6-0) and junior Ricardo Rocha (6-0, 6-0), while the duos of senior Dawson Clark/junior Angel Gonzalez (8-3) and senior Emmanuel Cortez/senior Victor Paz (8-0) won their doubles matches. Winning singles matches for the Bears were senior Landon Hackney (6-2, 4-6 (10-5)), sophomore Jacob Gilliland (0-0 (11-9)) and sophomore Seth Gilliland (6-2, 6-4), while Hackney/Jacob Gilliland was the lone duo to win its doubles match for the Bears (8-4).

Baseball: The Seaforth men clobbered the River Mill Jaguars in their season-opener, 19-6, after scoring 12 runs in the first inning.

Lacrosse: The Seaforth men were trounced by the Carrboro Jaguars, 15-2, in their home opener.

Soccer: The Jordan-Matthews women lost their season-opener to the Asheboro Blue Comets, 5-3, after being shut out in the second half.

Soccer: The Seaforth women crushed the Southern Durham Spartans, 10-1, in their program-opener on the road.

Soccer: The Northwood women were shut out in their season-opener against the Chapel Hill Tigers, 3-0, at home.

Baseball: The Jordan-Matthews men won their season-opener against the Hillside Hornets, 6-1, at home.

Thursday, March 3

Track & Field: The Northwood Chargers competed in their first meet of the season against Central 3A opponents, where they finished second in both the men's and women's events behind the Person Rockets, but ahead of both the Orange Panthers and the Cedar Ridge Fighting Red Wolves. Finishing in the top 5 of their respective men's events for the Chargers were: Luke Waldstein (1st, boys 110-meter hurdles, 19.7; 1st, boys 300-meter hurdles, 47.5), Marco Sanchez (3rd, boys 100-meter dash, 11.5; 1st, boys 400-meter dash, 52.2; 1st, boys 200-meter dash, 23.3), Christian Glick (4th, boys 1600-meter run, 4:42.60; 1st, boys 800-meter run, 2:03.80), Colin Henry (5th, boys 1600-meter run, 4:57.30; 4th, boys 800-meter run, 2:08.90), Jack Spotz (2nd, boys 400-meter dash, 54.5; 5th, boys 200-meter dash, 24.4; 3rd, boys long jump, 18-04.00), Jacob Acker (5th, boys 400-meter dash, 55.9), Michael McGraw (5th, boys 200-meter dash, 24.4), Cameron Stevenson Jr. (4th, boys discus throw, 102-07; 1st, boys shot put, 40-04.00) and George Gilson III (5th, boys discus throw, 99-05; 5th, boys shot put, 36-03.00). Placing top 5 in their respective women's events for the Chargers were: Rokia Sissoko (2nd, girls 100-meter dash, 13.9; 2nd, girls 400-meter dash, 1:08.30; 3rd, girls 200-meter dash, 30.0; 5th, girls high jump, 4-02.00), Hailey Hirschman (3rd, girls 100-meter dash, 14.0; 4th, girls 200-meter dash, 30.1), Caroline Murrell (1st, girls 1600-meter run, 5:20.30; 1st, girls 800-meter run, 2:27.00), Emma Serrano (2nd, girls 1600-meter run, 5:52.80; 3rd, girls 800-meter run, 2:46.00), Avery Adams (5th, girls 1600-meter run, 6:28.90), Bentley Brooks (4th, girls discus throw, 67-06; 1st, girls shot put, 28-02.00), Caroline Porter (5th, girls discus throw, 64-03), Kennedy Poston (2nd, girls shot put, 27-06.00) and Rose Hopp (5th, girls shot put, 20-09.00).

Tennis: The Seaforth men lost a lopsided match to the Carrboro Jaguars, 8-1, on the road. Earning the lone win for the Hawks was the duo of sophomores Walker Magrinat & Felton Burleigh (8-3).

Softball: The Chatham Charter women earned a season-opening win over the Bethany Wolves, 10-4. Leading the Knights on the evening were freshman Sawyer Bowman (1-for-2, 3 RBI, BB), sophomore Delana Loflin (2-for-4, RBI, 2 3Bs) and junior Chelsie Hardister (1-for-3, RBI, 3B).

Lacrosse: The Northwood women thrashed the Athens Drive Jaguars, 18-6, at home. Leading the Chargers on the night were senior Kendall Laberge (4 goals, 1 assist), junior Mia Collins (4 goals, 1 assist), junior Grace Costa (3 goals, 1 assist) and sophomore Ryan Tinervin (3 goals, 1 assist).

Soccer: The Jordan-Matthews and Woods Charter women tied in their game in Chapel Hill, 3-3.

Friday, March 4

Baseball: The Jordan-Matthews men were trounced by the Providence Grove Patriots, 14-4, on the road. The Jets are 1-1 to start the season.

Soccer: The Chatham Charter women were shut out by the Cornerstone Charter Cardinals, 9-0, in their season opener.

Tennis: The Seaforth men defeated the Southern Wake Academy Lions, 6-3, at home. Winning their singles matches for the Hawks were freshman Henry McFall (6-1, 6-0), freshman Matthew Bowser (6-3, 7-5), freshman Brennan Luster (6-2, 4-6, 10-6), sophomore Logan Ching (6-2, 6-1) and freshman Gavin Maley (6-2, 6-2), while the duo of sophomore Noah Wright & freshman Jett Gabreski (8-5) won their doubles match.

Softball: The Chatham Charter women were shut out by the Gray Stone Day Knights, 7-0, at home.

Baseball: The Seaforth men defeated the N.C. School of Science & Math Unicorns, 6-3, to start the season with a 2-0 overall record.

Lacrosse: The Seaforth men suffered a loss to the Western Alamance Warriors, 17-11, to fall to 0-3 on the year.

Soccer: The Seaforth women shut out the Southern Durham Spartans, 9-0, to begin the season 2-0.

Softball: The Chatham Central women downed the Southern Lee Cavaliers in a close game, 9-8, in their season opener.

Softball: Jordan-Matthews at Providence Grove, 6 p.m.

Softball: The Northwood women crushed the Jordan Falcons, 19-4, to improve to 1-1 on the season. Leading the Chargers on the night were junior Zoe Hatzidakis (2-for-3, 2 R, HR) and junior Abi McLaurin (2 H, 2 R, HR).

Baseball: The Chatham Central men were shut out and no-hit by the Union Pines Vikings, 11-0, to fall to 0-2 on the season.

Baseball: The Northwood men defeated the Lee County Yellow Jackets, 6-5, in extra innings at home to start the season 2-0. Leading the Chargers on the night were senior Mason Bae (2-for-4, 2 RBI, 2B, R) and junior Seth Davis, freshman Kaleb Howell and junior Nate Davis, all of which went 1-for-4 with an RBI each.

Saturday, March 5

Soccer: The Northwood women shut out the Richmond Raiders, 5-0, to start the season 1-1.

Basketball: The No. 1 Chatham Charter men defeated the No. 2 Wilson Prep Tigers, 59-42, in the NCHSAA 1A East Regional Final in Greenville to advance to the 1A state title game for the first time in school history. Leading the Knights on the afternoon were junior Adam Harvey (20 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals) and junior Aamir Mapp (11 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals).

Basketball: The No. 2 Northwood women handed the No. 1 Terry Sanford Bulldogs their first loss of the season, 51-50, in the NCHSAA 3A East Regional Final in Sanford to advance to the 3A state title game.

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