Chatham County scores and schedules: May 16 through May 22

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Here are scores and schedules for Chatham County high school athletics from Monday, May 16 to Sunday, May 22. This story will be updated throughout the week.

Monday, May 16

Soccer: The No. 12 Chatham Charter women fell to the No. 21 East Columbus Gators, 3-2, in the first round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs. The Knights end the year with a 5-7-2 overall record (4-4 in Central Tar Heel 1A conference).

Soccer: The No. 4 Jordan-Matthews women clobbered the No. 29 James Kenan Tigers, 9-0, in just 46 minutes of game time in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs. Scoring for the Jets in the win were freshman Jessica Parroquin Vallejo (4 goals), sophomore Iris Sibrian Zetino (2 goals), junior Maricarmen Landa (1 goal), sophomore Janeyra Guerrero Jaimes (1 goal) and freshman Citlaly Agullion (1 goal).

Soccer: The No. 22 Seaforth women lost a defensive battle to the No. 11 South Granville Vikings, 2-0, in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs. The Hawks finish their inaugural season with an 11-8 overall record (7-3 in Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference).

Tuesday, May 17

Baseball: The No. 19 Northwood men lost to the No. 6 West Carteret Patriots, 4-1, in the third round of the NCHSAA 3A state playoffs. The Chargers finish the year with a 19-11 overall record (6-6 in Central 3A conference).

Softball: The No. 8  Chatham Central women suffered a close loss to the No. 1 Bear Grass Charter Bears, 5-4, in the third round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs. The Bears end the season with a 15-7 overall record (9-1 in Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference).

Baseball: The No. 21 Chatham Central men earned a dominant upset win over the No. 13 Roxboro Community Bulldogs, 11-3, in the third round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs. Leading the Bears in the win were freshman Zane Overman (2-for-4, 2B, BB, R, 3 RBI), freshman Matthew Murchison (2-for-4, BB, R, 3 RBI), junior Hasten T. Paige (2-for-4, BB, 2 R, RBI) and sophomore Anthony Lopossay (7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 7 K).

Wednesday, May 18

No events scheduled.

Thursday, May 19

Soccer:  The No. 1  Woods Charter women earned a clean sheet over the No. 16 North Moore Mustangs, 5-0, in the 2nd round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs. Scoring for the Wolves in the win were sophomore Leyla Noronha (3 goals), junior Lucy Miller (1 goal) and junior Chloe Richard (1 goal).

Soccer: The No. 4 Jordan-Matthews women fell to the No. 13 Raleigh Charter Phoenix, 3-0, in the 2nd round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs. The Jets end the season with a 13-4-3 overall record (10-0 in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference).

Friday, May 20

Track & Field: The Jordan-Matthews Jets and the Seaforth Hawks competed in the NCHSAA 2A State Championships at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, where the Hawks placed 42nd in the men's team scoring (4 points). Competing for the Hawks at states were freshman Claire Morgan (11th, women's pole vault, 7-00.00), freshman Gabby White (10th, women's long jump, 16-05.00), freshman Will Cuicchi (9th, men's 800-meter run, 2:08.82), freshman Jack Anstrom (5th, men's 1,600-meter run, 4:36.62; DNF, men's 3,200-meter run), sophomore Chris Scanlon (NH, men's pole vault) and freshman Nathan Smith (NH, men's pole vault), along with the women's 4x800-meter relay team (15th, 11:52.76). Competing for the Jets at states were freshman Rachel Woods (10th, women's 400-meter dash, 1:02.61), junior Madelyn Eubanks (15th, women's discus throw, 76-01), along with the women's 4x100-meter relay (12th, 52.49), women's 4x400-meter relay (16th, 4:45.93), women's 4x800-meter relay (16th, 12:12.58) and men's 4x400-meter relay teams (13th, 3:42.96).

Track & Field: The Northwood Chargers competed at the NCHSAA 3A State Championships at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, where they took 11th in the women's team scoring (21 points) and 24th in the men's team scoring (9 points). Competing for the Chargers were senior Caroline Murrell (1st, women's 1,600-meter run, 5:07.44; 1st, women's 3,200-meter run, 11:07.69), senior Bentley Brooks (8th, women's discus throw, 95-09), junior Ethan Wilson (11th, men's 110-meter hurdles, 16.32) and junior Jack Nicholson (7th, men's discus throw, 131-11), along with the women's 4x800-meter relay (13th, 11:07.80), men's 4x400-meter relay (8th, 3:29.50) and the men's 4x800-meter relay (3rd, 8:04.54).

Baseball: The No. 21 Chatham Central men were shut out by the No. 1 Perquimans Pirates, 7-0, in the 4th round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs. Earning hits for the Bears in the loss were freshman Matthew Murchison (1-for-3), junior Travis Crissman (1-for-3) and senior Nick Jourdan (1-for-3). The Bears finish the season with a 14-11 overall record (5-3 in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference).

Saturday, May 21

Track & Field: The Chatham Central Bears, Chatham Charter Knights and Woods Charter Wolves competed at the NCHSAA 1A State Championships at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, where the Knights placed 30th in both the women's team scoring (5 points) and men's team scoring (7 points), while the Bears took 37th in the women's team rankings (4 points) and 47th in the men's team rankings (1 point). Competing for the Bears were sophomore Samantha Scott (15th, women's 1,600-meter run, 6:51.61), junior Kailey Green (5th, women's high jump, 4-10.00), senior Carleigh Gentry (NH, women's high jump), freshman Mattie Caviness (14th, women's shot put, 26-11.50) and senior Malachi Moore (8th, men's long jump, 19-11.75), along with the men's 4x800-meter relay (16th, 11:16.80) and the men's 4x200-meter relay teams (16th, 1:40.11). Competing for the Knights were junior Tamaya Walden (11th, women's 100-meter dash, 13.22; 9th, women's 200-meter dash, 27.17; 8th, women's 400-meter dash, 1:03.25), sophomore Meredith Reese (11th, women's 3,200-meter run, 15:56.59), sophomore Ariana Rivera-Roma (14th, women's 3,200-meter run, 18:39.17), senior Brooke Garner (7th, women's long jump, 15-11.25; 7th, women's triple jump, 32-10.50) and senior Brandon McKoy (6th, men's 1,600-meter run,  4:51.88; 5th, men's 3,200-meter run, 10:42.01). Competing for the Wolves at states were freshman Isabel Wood (12th, women's 100-meter dash, 13.42; 13th, women's 200-meter dash, 28.20), sophomore Ellie Poitras (11th, women's 800-meter run, 2:46.59; 10th, women's 1,600-meter run, 6:03.08), freshman Anna Peeler (14th, women's 1,600-meter run, 6:26.44), junior Collin Thompson (9th, men's 400-meter dash, 53.28), freshman Jesse Sikes (12th, men's 800-meter run, 2:19.22) and senior Peter Ising (14th, men's shot put, 38-09.75).

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