Fall sports round-up

Scores and stats from recent Chatham County sports



Seaforth (5-2, 4-0) defeated Northwood (4-3, 3-2) Tuesday night in straight sets, 3-0, then knocked off 4A opponent East Chapel Hill in four sets, 3-1, on Wednesday. A tougher opponent brought tougher competition with the first and final sets being decided by two points.  

This win is Seaforth’s first non-conference victory on the year and fourth win in a row. The Hawks will play at home against Southeast Alamance Tuesday at 6 p.m.  Following Tuesday’s win, the Hawks are now 4-0 against Mid-Carolina 1A/2A teams, and they have yet to lose a set against a conference opponent.  

Seaforth, which is second in conference standings, is the only Mid-Carolina 1A/2A school without a set loss in conference play.  

Northwood will play away at Graham on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  

Chatham Central (5-3, 3-3) won its third conference game in a 3-0 win over Graham. The Bears have now won two straight conference games in straight sets, sitting at fifth in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A standings.  

Senior Katherine Gaines led the Bears with seven kills, and senior Kelsey Hussey recorded 10 service aces.  

The Bears will play at home tonight against Lee County at 6 p.m. 

Jordan Matthews (4-2, 3-1) ended a two-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over Southeast Alamance. Now sitting at third in the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference, the Jets will face the top conference team, Bartlett Yancey, Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.  

Woods Charter (5-1, 2-0) beat Chatham Charter (0-4, 0-1) 3-0 in a Central Tar Heel 1A conference showdown. Sophomore Josephine Valgus led the Wolves with 13 kills, and freshman Abigail Valgus recorded seven service aces.  

The Wolves will play away against Research Triangle Thursday at 6 p.m. Chatham Charter will also travel, playing away at Triangle Math and Science Thursday at 5 p.m. 


Cross Country 

Seaforth placed first in both the men and women’s 5000m runs Tuesday at the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A Conference Meet held at Northwood.  

The Hawks’ men’s team finished with a total time of 1:38:03.97, and the women’s team finished with a total time of 2:02:46.61.  

Northwood sophomore Sydney Gray recorded the best women’s time of 20:56.41. She beat her personal best time by 42 seconds.  

Seaforth Junior Jack Anstrom ran the best men’s time of 18:14.28.  

Northwood finished fourth in the men’s run and second in the women’s run. Jordan Matthews also participated in the meet, finishing third in the men’s run and fourth in the women’s.  



Seaforth (3-3-1, 1-0) took down Graham, 1-0, Wednesday night in the Hawks’ first conference game of the season. The Hawks will play at home against Cummings Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. 

Northwood (1-4-1, 0-2) dropped a second consecutive conference game against Southeast Alamance, 0-7. The Chargers will play at home against Jordan Matthews Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.  

Chatham Charter (1-5, 0-0) lost its fifth straight game to Leadership Academy, 0-2. The Knights took six shots on goal, but they couldn’t find the net for a score.  

The Knights will play at home against Cornerstone Charter Tuesday at 5 p.m.