Winter Sports Roundup: 1/15-1/20


Boys Basketball

Northwood won its only game of the week, beating North Moore, 73-24, Friday. Senior Drake Powell recorded his first career triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in the win.

Seaforth bounced back from a tough loss to Eastern Alamance with a 73-58 win over Bartlett Yancey on Jan. 16.

Jordan-Matthews trailed Cummings, 50-57, with just under five minutes left in the fourth quarter before the game was suspended due to a fight in the stands.

Chatham Central returned to its winning ways, beating North Moore, 71-57, on Jan. 16 and Southeast Alamance, 65-55, Friday. Junior Reid Albright recorded his fourth 30-point game of the season against North Moore.

Chatham Charter lost a close, 71-72 battle to Chatham Home School on Jan. 15. The Knights followed that with another loss to Southern Wake Academy, 60-39, and they beat River Mill, 53-42, Friday.

Woods Charter picked up three straight wins for the first time this season, beating Triangle Math and Science, 59-52, Clover Garden School, 53-41, and Carolina Friends, 46-33.

Week of 1/15 Power Rankings

  1. Northwood
  2. Chatham Central
  3. Jordan-Matthews
  4. Seaforth
  5. Chatham Charter
  6. Woods Charter

Girls Basketball

Northwood dominated North Moore Friday, 54-19. Sophomore Mikaylah Glover scored a team-high 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in the win.

Jordan-Matthews completed the season sweep over Cummings Friday with a 38-36 comeback victory. Despite fouling out in the fourth quarter, senior Lia Carter led the way with 10 points.

Chatham Central split the week, beating North Moore, 77-39, on Jan. 16 and losing to Southeast Alamance, 34-67, Friday.

Chatham Charter continued to roll through conference play with a 64-13 win over Southern Wake Academy on Jan. 17 and a 61-21 victory over River Mill Friday.

Woods Charter lost to Triangle Math and Science on Jan. 16, 27-67, and the Wolves also lost to Clover Garden School, 42-47, Friday.

Week of 1/15 Power Rankings

  1. Seaforth

2. Northwood

3. Chatham Charter

4. Chatham Central

5. Jordan-Matthews

6. Woods Charter


Seaforth won its third consecutive conference championship at the Mid-Carolina 1A/2A conference tournament Saturday. The Hawks had 11 wrestlers finish first in their respective brackets.

Northwood came in second, Chatham Central came in fourth and Jordan-Matthews came in eighth place in the conference tournament.


Woods Charter competed in a quad meet alongside Webb, Carrboro and Durham School of the Arts on Jan. 16.

Junior Yevgeny Podolyanskiy finished second in the boys 200 yards individual medley with a time of 2:26.16. Podolyanskiy, freshman Drew White, sophomore Derek White and senior Deacon White finished second in the boys 400 yards freestyle relay with a time of 3:44.98.