Chatham County scores and schedules: March 7 through March 13

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, March 7 to Sunday, March 13. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, March 7

Lacrosse: The Seaforth men earned their first win in program history against the Riverside-Durham Pirates, 19-5, at home.

Tennis: The Chatham Charter men fell to the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 8-1, to remain winless on the season at 0-2.

Tennis: The Northwood men swept the Person Rockets, 8-0, to earn their first win of the season. Winning singles matches for the Chargers were junior Jio Sumogod (6-0, 6-0), junior Matteus Butler (6-2, 6-1), senior Mason Erman (6-2, 6-0), junior Ragul Ramesh (6-0, 6-0), junior Ben Starling (7-5, 6-4) and senior Colten Hodgkin (6-1, 6-0), while the duos of Sumogod/Butler (8-0) and Erman/Starling (8-0) won their doubles matches.

Tennis: The Seaforth men swept the North Moore Mustangs, 9-0, at home. Winning singles matches for the Hawks were sophomore Walker Magrinat (6-3, 6-3), sophomore Felton Burleigh (6-3, 6-4), freshman Matthew Bowser (3-6, 6-2, 0-0 (10-8)), freshman Brennan Luster (6-4, 7-5), sophomore Logan Ching (6-3, 6-4) and freshman Gavin Maley (6-1, 7-5), while the duos of Magrinat/Burleigh (6-4), Luster/Ching (6-4) and Bowser/Maley (opp. retired), won their doubles matches.

Lacrosse: The Northwood women thrashed the Jordan Falcons, 16-2, at home. Leading the Chargers in the win were junior Sophia Cremeans (3 goals, 1 assist), senior Kendall Laberge (3 goals), junior Grace Costa (2 goals, 1 assist), sophomore Ella Boecke (2 goals, 1 assist) and junior Lille Blank (1 goal, 2 assists).

Soccer: The Jordan-Matthews women were shut out by the Lee County Yellow Jackets, 7-0, to stay winless on the season at 0-2-1.

Soccer: The Woods Charter women narrowly defeated the Seaforth Hawks, 3-2, on the road. Scoring for the Wolves were sophomore Leyla Noronha (2 goals) and junior Chloe Richard (1 goal), while freshman Caitlin Erman (1 goal) and sophomore Samantha Tucker (1 goal) added goals for the Hawks.

Softball: The Chatham Central women fell in a close game to the Orange Panthers, 6-5, at home.

Softball: The Jordan-Matthews women earned a walk-off win over the Northwood Chargers, 7-6, in eight innings. 

Soccer: The Northwood women lost a defensive battle with the Northwest Guilford Vikings, 1-0, on the road.

Baseball: The Jordan-Matthews men were trounced by the Asheboro Blue Comets, 9-1, on the road.

Softball: The Chatham Charter women lost in walk-off fashion in eight innings against the Gray Stone Day Knights, 13-12.

Tuesday, March 8

Golf: The Woods Charter men placed second (264) in a match with Central Tar Heel 1A opponents (including Chatham Charter) at The Valley in Burlington. One of the top golfers on the day was Chatham Charter's Seph Trageser (52, +17).

Soccer: The Chatham Charter women were shut out by the Cornerstone Charter Cardinals, 9-0, for the second game in a row.

Softball: The Chatham Charter women lost a lopsided game, 10-2, to the Cornerstone Charter Cardinals. Leading the Knights on the evening were senior Olivia Cheek (1-for-3, 2B, RBI) and senior Ally Bare (1-for-2, 2B, RBI).

Tennis: The Northwood men lost to the Chapel Hill Tigers, 6-3, to fall to 1-3 on the season. Earning the lone singles win for the Chargers was senior Tate Clark (5-7, 6-2), while the duos of junior Jio Sumogod/junior Matteus Butler (8-4) and senior Colten Hodgkin/senior Cole Murray (8-2) won their doubles matches.

Tennis: The Seaforth men defeated the Chatham Central Bears, 7-2, on the road. Winning singles matches for the Hawks were sophomore Walker Magrinat (7-5, 6-4), freshman Matthew Bowser (6-3, 7-5), sophomore Shivam Patel (6-3, 6-4), freshman Brennan Luster (6-0, 6-2) and sophomore Logan Ching (6-0, 6-1), while the duos of Magrinat/sophmore Felton Burleigh (8-3) and Ching/sophomore Gavin Maley (8-1) won their doubles matches. Earning the lone singles win for the Bears was senior Landon Hackney (6-4, 4-6, 10-8), while the duo of sophomore Seth Gilliland/senior Thomas Scott (9-7) won its doubles match.

Track & Field: The Seaforth Hawks competed in a meet against the Cummings Cavaliers and North Moore Mustangs, where they placed first in the women's rankings (60 points) and third in the men's rankings (44.50 points). Finishing in the top 3 of the women's events for the Hawks were Zuzanna Mikolajec (2nd, girls 200-meter dash, 30.70; 3rd, girls 100-meter hurdles, 19.10), Lily McFall (2nd, girls 400-meter dash, 1:15.40; 1st, girls shot put, 23-02.00; 3rd, girls discus throw, 48-05.75), Lily Cox (2nd, girls 800-meter run, 2:58.10), Katie Johnson (3rd, girls 800-meter run, 3:04.70; 1st, girls 1600-meter run, 6:35.20), Juliette VanOlinda (2nd, girls 100-meter hurdles, 19.0), Claire Morgan (3rd, girls 300-meter hurdles, 57.60; 1st, girls pole vault, 7-00.00) and Landry Pyland (2nd, girls high jump, 4-02.00), while the Girls 4x100 Meter Relay (58.0), Girls 4x200 Meter Relay (2:10.80), Girls 4x400 Meter Relay (5:15.60) teams all took first place in their races. Finishing in the top 3 of the men's events for the Hawks were Sebastian Calderon (3rd, boys 200-meter dash, 25.30; 2nd, boys long jump, 16-03.50), Henry McFall (2nd, boys 800-meter run, 2:31.70; 2nd, boys 1600-meter run, 5:21.90), Nathan Smith (3rd, boys 800-meter run, 2:35.70), Will Cuicchi (1st, boys 1600-meter run, 4:59.90), Daniel Andros (3rd, boys 110-meter hurdles, 21.90; 3rd, boys 300-meter hurdles, 53.90) and Mikel Kokas (2nd, boys high jump, 4-06.00), while the Boys 4x400 Meter Relay (4:11.00) and Boys 4x800 Meter Relay (9:49.30) teams won their races.

Baseball: Jordan-Matthews vs. Bartlett Yancey, 6 p.m.  (POSTPONED)

Baseball: The Northwood men defeated the Eastern Alamance Eagles, 3-1, to stay unbeaten on the season at 3-0. Leading the Chargers on the night were junior Zach Barnes (2-for-2, 2B, 3B, BB, 2 RBI) and junior Nate Ortiz (2-for-3).

Lacrosse: The Northwood men earned a close win over the Williams Bulldogs, 10-8, on the road.

Lacrosse: The Seaforth men were clobbered by the Cedar Ridge Fighting Red Wolves, 19-4, on the road.

Baseball: The Chatham Central men shut out and no-hit the Seaforth Hawks, 10-0, to earn their first win of the season. Leading the Bears on the night were junior Hasten Paige (2-for-4, 2 BB, 2 RBI), sophomore Anthony Lopossay (0-for-2, 2 RBI; 4.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 8 K) and junior Travis Crissman (2-for-3, BB, 2 RBI; 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 5 K).

Wednesday, March 9

Baseball: Seaforth men at River Mill (at Swepsonville Park in Graham), 4 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Tennis: Jordan-Matthews men vs. North Moore, 4:30 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Track & Field: Jordan-Matthews vs. Mid-Carolina 1A/2A opponents, 4:30 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Lacrosse: Northwood women vs. Carrboro, 5 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Soccer: Woods Charter women vs. River Mill, 6 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Softball: The Chatham Central women narrowly defeated the Eastern Randolph Wildcats, 7-6, on the road. Leading the Bears on the night were senior Taylor Poe (1-for-4, 2 RBI), junior Jaylee Williams (1-for-4, 2B, RBI), freshman Caleigh Warf (1-for-3, RBI) and junior Mary Gaines (2-for-4, 2B, RBI; 7.0 IP, W, 9 H, 2 ER, K).

Softball: Jordan-Matthews vs. Providence Grove, 6 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Tennis: Chatham Charter men at Southern Wake, 6 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Baseball: Chatham Central at Providence Grove, 7 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Lacrosse: Northwood men vs. Carrboro, 7 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Thursday, March 10

Tennis: Chatham Charter men vs. Chatham Central, 4 p.m.

Tennis: Northwood men vs. Apex, 4 p.m.

Track & Field: Northwood at Cedar Ridge (Western Alamance also participating), 4 p.m.

Tennis: The Jordan-Matthews men downed the North Moore Mustangs, 6-3, to stay unbeaten on the season at 3-0. Earning singles wins for the Jets were junior Weldon Thornton (6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 0-0 (10-3)), junior Paul Lujan (3-6, 6-1, 0-0 (10-8)), junior Ronald Huang (6-2, 7-5) and junior Ricardo Rocha (6-1, 6-4), while the duos of Thornton/Huang (8-6) and senior Dawson Clark/junior Angel Gonzalez (8-4).

Lacrosse: The Northwood women crushed the Carrboro Jaguars, 19-7, to stay undefeated on the season at 4-0. Leading the Chargers on the night were junior Mia Collins (6 goals, 1 assist), senior Kendall Laberge (5 goals), sophomore Ryan Tinervin (3 goals, 2 assists) and junior Grace Costa (3 goals).  

Soccer: Northwood women vs. Panther Creek, 5 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Soccer: Seaforth women at Jordan, 6 p.m.

Softball: The Jordan-Matthews women fell to the Union Pines Vikings, 8-5, on the road. Leading the Jets on the night were Macy Beavers (1-for-4, RBI), Suesanna Lee (0-for-1, RBI, 2 BB) and Korbyn Kirchner (0-for-3, RBI).

Baseball: The Northwood men fell to the Apex Cougars, 8-1, for their first loss of the season. Leading the Chargers on the night were senior Mason Bae (1-for-3, RBI) and junior Seth Davis (1-for-2, 2B, BB).

Friday, March 11

Softball: The Chatham Charter women were clobbered by the Clover Garden Grizzlies, 13-3, at home. Leading the Knights on the evening were senior Taylor Jones (2-for-3, 2 RBI, 2B, HR) and freshman Ella Ingle (2-for-2, RBI, BB).

Baseball: Jordan-Matthews vs. Bartlett Yancey, 6 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Baseball: The Chatham Central men dominated the Seaforth Hawks, 19-1, after a 10-run sixth inning put them well above the mercy-rule threshold. Leading the Bears on the night were freshman Matthew Murchinson (3-for-3, HR, 2 BB, 6 RBI), junior Hasten Paige (2-for-2, 2B, 2 BB, 2 RBI), senior Colby Williamson (1-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI) and senior Nick Jourdan (2-for-5, 2 RBI). Leading the Hawks on the night was sophomore Zeke Weathers (1-for-1, RBI).

Lacrosse: The Northwood men narrowly defeated the Cedar Ridge Fighting Red Wolves, 5-4, to improve to 3-1 on the year.

Soccer: Jordan-Matthews women at Southern Lee, 6 p.m. (POSTPONED)

Softball: The Northwood women were shut out by the Orange Panthers, 12-0, at home.

Baseball: The Northwood men lost a lopsided game to the Eastern Alamance Eagles, 9-2, at home. Leading the Chargers on the night was senior Mason Bae (1-for-3, RBI).

Saturday, March 12

Basketball: The (1) Chatham Charter men fell just short against the (1) Hayesville Yellow Jackets, 54-43, in the NCHSAA 1A Men's Basketball State Championship at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh. The Knights led by as many as 10 points in the second quarter, but the Yellow Jackets stormed back in the fourth period and eventually won it in overtime on the back of senior point guard Kolbe Ashe, who hit 13 free throws in the four-minute overtime period to seal the win. Chatham Charter finishes the season with a 33-2 overall record and their first state championship appearance in program history. Leading the Knights on the evening were freshman Beau Harvey (16 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals, 1 block; 1A East's Most Outstanding Player award winner), junior Adam Harvey (11 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block) and junior Aamir Mapp (10 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal).

Basketball: The (2) Northwood women crushed the (19) Enka Jets, 70-42, in the NCHSAA 3A Women's Basketball State Championship, played at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh. The Chargers led from start to finish, including an opening 11-0 run from the get-go, to earn their first state championship in school history. The win snaps a 52-year drought for team-sport state championships in Pittsboro. Leading the Chargers on the night were senior Olivia Porter (18 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals; Championship Game MVP award winner), junior Te'Keyah Bland (17 points, 8 rebounds, 5 blocks, 1 steal; East Region's Most Outstanding Player award winner) and senior Myla Marve (11 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals). Northwood ends the season with a 30-1 overall record.

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