Wins for Girls Lax, VBB, and Big W for Boys Lax

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Some sports results are hard to explain.

Back on April 6, in a home game, Penn Charter's boys lacrosse squad was sliced and diced by Episcopal Academy, 14-5.

Friday, the teams met again in Newtown Square and . . . PC triumphed, 6-3!

That's a 12-goal swing and the Quakers' much better …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Saturday April 29 at 08:30AM
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Highlights for Lacrosse, Track, Tennis

Winning is nice, winning with class is better. Penn Charter's girls lacrosse squad did both Thursday.

The final score in a non-league game versus Little Flower, a Catholic school in Hunting Park, was 21-6 and the margin could have been outrageously higher. The halftime score was 17-3. Thereafter,…

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Friday April 28 at 12:56PM
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Boys Lax Beats GA, Girls Drop One to AI

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In school today, Dylan Schwartz is likely signing plenty of autographs.

It's good to be famous and Schwartz, a senior, was featured in the Inquirer by Aaron Carter (OPC '98) after pacing boys lacrosse to a 12-4 victory over archrival Germantown Academy.

Schwartz, also a soccer star and headed …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Wednesday April 26 at 09:09AM
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Three members of Penn Charter's boys tennis team are walking through the hallways with some serious bounce in their steps.

Not only did they win Monday in a non-league match vs. visiting La Salle, they achieved perfection.

Singles player Ben Swanson, a junior, swept his contest by 6-0, 6-0, and …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Tuesday April 25 at 08:06AM
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Weekly Roundup: Apr. 17-23

PC athletes performed very well this week, and the most notable contest involved boys lacrosse, which broke a 14-year streak and defeated Haverford School. Go Charter!


Apr. 17: Boys tennis defeats Central HS.

Apr. 18: Boys lax defeats Haverford School, more wins for baseball, …

Posted by jjudsonrea in silary, spring sports, weekly roundup on Tuesday April 25 at 07:56AM
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Ninth Graders Row to Success

Here's hoping, even expecting, that the names of Gabriella Mancini and Riley McDade will be making many more appearances at the top of rowing results lists.

They're only ninth graders and Sunday on the Schuylkill River, in the fifth Manny Flick event of the spring, they combined to claim first…

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Monday April 24 at 11:01AM
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Saturday at Great Valley High, in the R. Joseph Kellerman Relays, Penn Charter's boys track team leapt to victory in all three jumping events.

Senior Akeem Blake was the headliner in all three, taking first in the high jump (6-4) and triple (42-11 1/2) and fourth in the long (21-3 1/2). His …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Sunday April 23 at 07:17AM
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Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Track Action

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With numerous MLB scouts brandishing radar guns again in attendance, senior righthander Joey Lancellotti turned in another dazzling performance Friday as Penn Charter's baseball team hosted Malvern Prep, likewise an Inter-Ac goody.

The result was a 1-0 win.

Fearful that throwing too many …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Saturday April 22
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'Twas a Wonderful Wednesday for Sports

Penn Charter's varsity teams followed Terrific Tuesday with Wonderful Wednesday.

Girls track hosted Baldwin and SCH Academy for a triangular meet and bested both – by 89-29 and 70-56, respectively – while the boys made the trek to SCH and rolled to an 89-32 triumph…

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Thursday April 20
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Wins and Milestones on Terrific Tuesday

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The year was 2003 and some of Penn Charter's current boys lacrosse players were still in diapers.

The Quakers swept Haverford School in the teams' two Inter-Ac League meetings that season and then the drought began. And continued . . . and continued . . . and . . . You get the idea.

After …

Posted by ssexton in silary, spring sports on Wednesday April 19
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Penn Charter has provided student athletes with resources to match their talents. On 44 acres, Penn Charter offers its players and fans:

  • five grass playing fields, two synthetic turf fields, one all-weather, eight-lane track, seven tennis courts, 10 squash courts, four basketball courts, and one swimming pool.
  • PC has four buildings designated for athletics: Graham Athletics Center — with the new Blaine A. Steinberg OPC '11 Center for Fitness and Performance  Kline & Specter Squash Center, Ray Dooney Field House, and the Old Gym.

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Go Charter!

The spirit of Penn Charter athletics is built on a storied tradition of excellence and the belief that the interplay of academics, arts and athletics leads to strong, creative, resilient and flexible people.

Skilled teachers and coaches help our students understand – whether on the playing field or in the classroom – how to collaborate and compete, how to win with grace, and how to handle challenges and setbacks.

Our school cheer is: Go Charter!

We appreciate the student athletes who are now powering PC to great feats, and look forward to welcoming those who will do so in the future. Also, of course, we eternally appreciate the efforts of all OPCs!

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