Chatham County scores and schedules: Jan. 18 through 24

BY CHAPEL FOWLER, News + Record Staff
Posted 1/18/21

Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Jan. 18 to Sunday, Jan. 24. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

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Chatham County scores and schedules: Jan. 18 through 24

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, Jan. 18 to Sunday, Jan. 24. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Basketball: The Jordan-Matthews rallied from 14 down in the fourth quarter to beat Southwestern Randolph, 70-67, in overtime. Guards Jayden Davis (26 points) and Ryshaun Alston (24 points) were the top scorers for the Jets, who moved to 3-1 on the season. Read full coverage here.

Basketball: Chatham Central’s men took care of business against North Rowan, cruising past the Cavaliers, 65-47, at home to move to 3-0. Earlier, the Chatham Central women took North Rowan to overtime at 48-48 but were outscored 8-0 in the extra period of a 56-48 loss.

Basketball: Chatham Charter’s men moved to 4-0 after a 64-43 win over Clover Garden in which the Knights outscored the Grizzlies in every quarter. Earlier, the Chatham Charter women came up just short against Clover Garden, losing 58-57 despite 18 points and 12 rebounds from Alexis Baldwin. Morgan Lineberry (17 points, 16 rebounds) and Tamaya Walden (12 points, five assists) were also contributors.

Wednesday, Jan. 20

Basketball: The Jordan-Matthews men fell to 3-2 after a tight 51-48 overtime loss at Eastern Randolph.

Basketball: Te’Keyah Bland (14 points), McKenna Snively (12) and Skylar Adams (11) led eight scorers for the Northwood women, who led wire to wire in a 64-26 rout of Northern Durham and moved to 4-0. Later, the Charger men outlasted the Knights, 57-50, to move to 4-1 this season. Freshman Drake Powell had 19 points, and senior Colby Burleson had 13.

Thursday, Jan. 21

Basketball: The Chatham Charter men moved to 5-0 with a 61-42 non-conference win over Faith Christian; Trevor Golden and Adam Harvey had 16 points each, while Jackson Brown added 13.

Friday, Jan. 22

Cross country: In the final race of his Jordan-Matthews career, Robert Train placed 81st out of 100 runners with a time of 19:58.52 in the NCHSAA 2A state championship men’s race. View a full recap and results here.

Basketball: Playing in their third overtime game of the week, the Jordan-Matthews men edged Wheatmore, 57-53, at home to move to 4-2. The Jets outscored the Warriors 8-4 in the extra period after the teams were tied 49-49 through four quarters.

Basketball: The Northwood men dropped a close road game to East Chapel Hill, 41-40, and fell to 4-2. Freshmen Drake Powell (13 points) and Frederico Whitaker Jr. (11) were the team’s top scorers. Earlier, the Northwood women routed East Chapel, 51-29, behind a dominant performance on the offensive glass and double digits from sophomore Te’Keyah Bland (17 points) and freshman Skylar Adams (15).

Basketball: Chatham Central notched two blowout wins on the road against Gray Stone Day, as the men’s team moved to 4-0 with a 61-21 win and the women’s team moved to 2-2 with a 63-20 win.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Cross country: Woods Charter freshman Ellie Poitras excelled in her first ever NCHSAA 1A state championship meet, placing fourth in the women’s race with a time of 20:16.03. Her time led the Wolves, who finished sixth overall as a team. In the 1A men’s race, Chatham Charter junior Brandon McKoy finished eighth overall with a time of 17:40.42. View a full recap and results here.

Cross country: Northwood capped off a successful season with a second consecutive eight-place team finish in the NCHSAA 3A state championship men’s race. Junior Colin Henry (27th place, 16:53.99) was the Chargers’ top runner. Junior Caroline Murrell, running as an individual, also shone with a 10th place finish of 19:09.39 in the women’s championship race. View a full recap and results here.

Reporter Chapel Fowler can be reached at cfowler@chathamnr.com or on Twitter at @chapelfowler.

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