Week of 9/11 Round-up


Seaforth volleyball continues to shine, Jordan-Matthews men’s soccer remains unbeaten in another week of Chatham County sports. 


Seaforth took care of business during the week, beating both Bartlett Yancey and North Moore in straight sets, 3-0.  

Freshman Ally Forbes and sophomore Keira Rosenmarkle combined for 31 kills and junior Maris Huneycutt recorded 27 assists in Tuesday’s win over the Buccaneers.  

Northwood had a rather rough week, losing all three of its scheduled games. The Chargers dropped their Monday match up against Carrboro, 0-3 and ended the week with a 2-3 loss to North Moore Thursday and a 0-3 loss to Woods Charter Friday. 

Jordan-Matthews beat Graham in straight sets on Tuesday, but the favor was returned to them Wednesday after losing to Trinity, 0-3.  

The Jets finished the week strong with a 3-0 win over Cummings Thursday. Senior Reagan Smith led the team with nine kills and Janeryra Guerrero-Jaimes recorded 16 assists in the week’s finale.  

Chatham Central beat Ben L. Smith, 3-0, Monday. Senior Kelsey Hussey recorded 25 assists and senior Scikaiyah Jones and junior Karaleigh Dodson led the attack with seven kills each.  

The Bears fell to North Moore, 2-3, Tuesday but finished the week on a high note with a 3-2 victory over Southeast Alamance. Hussey was an assist machine with 48 assists and Dodson recorded a team-high 17 kills in the win.  

Chatham Charter won over both River Mill and Ascend Leadership in straight sets. Senior Cassie McKeithan poured in 16 kills and Sophomore Samantha Wilson recorded 29 assists in the two wins.  

The Knights lost Friday to Leadership Academy, 0-3.  

Woods Charter dominated during the week, beating Clover Garden School, Southern Wake Academy and Northwood in straight sets.  

Sophomore Josephine Valgus recorded two team-highs, 22 kills and 17 digs, in Friday’s win over the Chargers.  

Men’s Soccer 

Seaforth had a tough week, losing all three of its scheduled games. The Hawks lost to Northwood, 4-5, Monday and fell in overtime to North Moore, 1-3, Wednesday.  

Junior Blake Price had two goals in the back and forth battle with the Chargers.  

Seaforth lost to East Chapel Hill, 0-3, Thursday.  

Northwood followed its win over the Hawks with a 6-2 victory over Graham Wednesday. Senior Ken Vazquez recorded a hat trick in the victory over the Red Devils.  

Jordan-Matthews only played one game during the week, beating Southeast Alamance, 2-1.  

Chatham Charter had one of its better weeks of the season, tying Asheboro Hybrid Academy, 3-3, and beating Woods Charter for the first time in school history, 7-1. Junior Ryan Jones and senior Lucas Smith combined for five goals, and Jones had three assists in the dominant win over the Wolves.  

The Knights lost to Neuse Charter, 1-4, Friday. Jones scored the only goal.  

Woods Charter struggled this week, starting with a 3-6 loss to River Mill on Monday. The Wolves fell to Leadership Academy, 2-3, Friday.  

Women’s Tennis  

Seaforth fell to Raleigh Charter, 4-5, Monday but followed it with a 9-0 victory over Bartlett-Yancey Wednesday. On Thursday, the Hawks won over Northwood, 7-2.  

Northwood played in a double-header against Southeast Alamance and won both games, 6-0 . 

Chatham Central had a successful week, winning all three of its scheduled games. The Bears beat North Moore, 7-2, Monday.  

Seniors Rachel Albright, Lauren Cavines, Ashlyn Humphrey and Junior Carlee Callahan all won their singles and doubles matches against the Mustangs.  

Central finished with an 8-0 win over Southeast Alamance and an 8-1 win over Jordan-Matthews.  

Chatham Charter won over Southern Wake Academy, 9-0, Monday. Junior Ren Jones played a perfect singles match, winning 6-0 in both sets.  

The Knights lost, 6-3, to Triangle Math and Science Wednesday.    

Cross Country 

Seaforth had another successful weekend competing in the Adidas XC Challenge Saturday.  

Junior Jack Anstrom finished eighth out of over 300 runners from different states in the Boys Championship 5000 Meter Run with a time of 14:59.70.  

Sophomore Katherine Leonard was the first Hawk to finish in the Girls Invitational 5000 Meter Run Finals, coming in 53rd place with a time of 21:17.80. Leonard’s performance was also impressive with over 200 runners participating in the race.  

Seaforth’s women’s team recorded 14 season personal-bests and four career personal-bests in the meet.  

Northwood also competed in the Adidas XC Challenge. Sophomore Jordan Wiley finishing 18th in the Challenge Division Boys 5000 Meter Run Finals with a time of 17:52.30.  

The men’s team came in 10th place out of 26 teams.  

Junior Julia Hall led the Chargers in the Challenge Division Girls 5000 Meter Run Finals, finishing in 37th place with a time of 22:54.50. The women’s team came in ninth place out of 23 teams.