Varsity--Chatham 42 - Hanover Park 38
Top-seeded Chatham outscored fourth-seeded Hanover Park 13-9 in the fourth quarter to claim a 42-38 victory in the semifinal round of the Morris County Tournament at the County College of Morris in Randolph.
Varsity--Chatham 39 - West Morris Mendham 35
Tess Ford had a game-high 10 points, including the winning 3-point basket with 35 seconds lift in the fourth quarter, in Chatham's 39-35 victory against Mendham in Chatham.
Michaela Ford iced the contest with two free throws with eight seconds remaining. Chatham (17-5) held Mendham (7-14) to just three points in the fourth quarter.
Maddie Hartnett was Chatham's second-leading scorer with eight points.
Mendham's Shannon Timoney scored nine points.
Varsity--Chatham 42 - Morris Knolls 32
Maddie Hartnett scored 15 points to lead Chatham to a 42-32 win over Morris Knolls in Rockaway.
Chatam outscored Morris Knolls 11-4 in the second quarter and 14-4 in the third.
Maddison Perna tallied 10 points and four steals for Morris Knolls.
Varsity--Chatham 48 - West Morris Central 40
Shannon Donohoe led all scorers with 17 points for Chatham in a 48-40 win against West Morris in Chester. Tied at the end of the first quarter, Chatham outscored West Morris 17-3 in the second quarter to take command and not look back. Michaela Ford contributed with 12 points in the win and Tess Ford finished with 10 points.
Varsity--Chatham 67 - Pequannock 25
Shannon Donohoe scored 18 points to lead top-seeded Chatham to a 67-25 win over 16th-seeded Pequannock in the first round of the Morris County Tournament in Chatham.
Michaela Ford and Maddie Hartnett added 10 points each for Chatham (13-4).
Reagan Russo led Pequannock (6-11) with seven points.
Chatham will play eighth-seeded Montville in the quarterfinals on Feb. 9.
Varsity--Morristown Beard 61 - Chatham 49
Bridget Monaghan netted eight free throws as part of her 22 points to aid Morristown-Beard in its 61-49 victory against Chatham in Morristown.
With the game tied at 40 after third quarter, Morristown-Beard (14-1) outscored Chatham (12-3) by a score of 21-9 in the final quarter.
Morristown-Beard had three others score in double figures in Olivia Omelczuk (12), Addisyn Ibrahim (10) and Christina DeMatthies (10).
Maddie Hartnett and Tess Ford handled a chunk of the Chatham scoring with 17 and 12 points, respectively.
Varsity--Chatham 31 - Morristown 26
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Varsity--Chatham 47 - Westfield 32
Michaela Ford scored 19 points to lead Chatham past Westfield, 47-32 in Westfield.
Shannon Donohue added 11 points for the winners.
Chatham led 35-29 before breaking the game open in the fourth quarter.
Chloe Kreusser and Grace Klag each scored a team-high eight points for Westfield.
Varsity--Chatham 49 - West Morris Mendham 41
Maddie Hartnett made four 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 16 points to lead Chatham over Mendham, 49-41, in Mendham.
Michaela Ford finished with 12 points while Shannon Donohue added 11 for Chatham, which led by 22 at halftime.
Joey Meyers recorded 15 points and nine rebounds while Lexie Naval chipped in 10 points for Mendham.
Varsity--Chatham 39 - Villa Walsh 30
Maddie Hartnett's 16 points and four second-half 3-pointers were enough to help Chatham edge Villa Walsh 39-30 in Chatham.
Chatham used a 20-7 third quarter in which they connected on five 3-pointers to establish a 32-23 lead entering the fourth quarter.
Olivia Mathern's career-high 11 points aided Chatham, while Mary Cate McGlone led Villa Walsh with eight points.
Varsity--Chatham 58 - Morris Knolls 26
Maddie Hartnett scored 14 points as Chatham rolled to a 58-26 win over Morris Knolls in Chatham.
Chatham's backcourt of Hartnett, Michaela Ford and Tess Ford combined for 28 points in the first half, which helped Chatham jump out to a 35-8 halftime lead.
Michaele Ford and Tess Ford each scored 10 points, while Shannon Donohue finished with eight points and eight rebounds.
Chatham connected on 10 three-pointers.
Madison Perna scored 10 points for Morris Knolls.
Varsity--Chatham 53 - West Morris Central 47
Maddie Hartnett led Chatham with 13 points in a 43-37 win over West Morris in Chatham.
West Morris led 27-20 at the half, but Chatham went on a 23-10 run over the final 16 minutes to secure the win.
Michaela Ford added 13 points in the win.
Mackenzie Selvaggi led West Morris with 11 points.
Varsity--Chatham 46 - Montville 23
Maddie Hartnett made four 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 17 points to lead Chatham over Montville, 46-23, in Chatham.
Michaela Ford finished with six points and six assists while Tess Ford chipped in nine points for Chatham, which held a 23-3 lead at halftime.
Emma Wax scored nine points for Montville.
Varsity--Newton 46 - Chatham 37
Michaela Ford led the way for Chatham with 12 points in a 46-37 girls basketball loss to undefeated Newton.
Shannon Donohue finished with eight points, six rebounds, two blocked shots and two steals for Chatham (5-2), which received two 3-pointers and eight points from Maddie Hartnett.
Varsity--Chatham 47 - Watchung Hills 46
Senior guard Michaela Ford scored off a driving lefty layup with 0:17 seconds to go at the end of the 4th quarter to give Chatham the 47-46 win. Michaela finished with a game high 16 points. Sophomore Tess Ford had 12 and junior guard Maddie Hartnett contributed with 11 points.
Watchung Hill took a 46-45 lead off two fouls from Alyssa Santo. Santo finished with a team high 15 points, including 6 for 6 from the ft line. Jamie Baltuch had 11 for Watchung Hills.
Varsity--Chatham 61 - Oak Knoll 37
Junior guard Maddie Hartnett scored 10 of her career high 21 points in the first half and sophomore tess ford connected on three 3 pointers in the first half as Chatham raced out to a 34-14 half time lead. Senior guard Michaela ford scored 12 and dished out 5 assists in the win. Senior Paige Morton scored 16 of her 24 points in the second half to lead all scorers with 24 from Oak Knoll
Varsity--Rumson Fair Haven 46 - Chatham 36
Grace Munt led all scorers with 19 points in an overtime win against Chatham in Rumson.
Chatham was down five going into the fourth quarter before forcing overtime, where Rumson would take control, outscoring Chatham 14-4.
Chase Boyle led the team on defense with six steals while grabbing six rebounds and tallying five points. Lucy Adams scored nine and grabbed nine rebounds.
Maddie Hartnett led Chatham with 13 points.
Varsity--Chatham 36 - Summit 25
Maddie Harnett had a game-high 17 points for Chatham in a 36-25 win against Summit in Summit.
Michaela Ford scored 10 points for Chatham.
Summit was led by Kiran McCormick who had 10 points.
Varsity--Chatham 28 - Morristown 26
Michaela Ford led a balanced attack with seven points for Chatham which built a 10-point lead in the first half and held on for a 28-26 win over Morristown in a rematch of last year's Morris County Tournament final in Morristown.
Ford scored all of her points in the first two quarters, while teammate Maddie Hartnett put in five of her six in the final quarter, when Chatham was outscored, 10-8.
Chatham prevailed in last year's MCT final, 40-31.
Morgan O'Neill scored nine points for Morristown, which used a 9-3 third quarter to pull within 20-16.