Girls soccer clinched a last-minute overtime win against Baldwin on Tuesday, finishing the game with a score of 4-3. Junior Sara Shipon earned the Quakers’ first goal with a penalty kick early in the first half, tying the game at 1-1. Janae Stewart then edged Penn Charter ahead with a goal off a touch-assist by Shipon, but Baldwin responded before the close of the half. Stewart scored again on a header in the second half, assisted by senior Ally Paul, before Baldwin tied things up with 12 minutes left in regulation play. A closely-contested overtime ended when senior Emma Maley set up Stewart, who buried it in the back of the net for her third goal of the game with three seconds remaining.
Boys soccer’s match against Springside Chestnut Hill was also resolved late in overtime, with the Quakers falling 3-2 in the last 20 seconds of play. Jude Shorr-Parks claimed both PC goals after a scoreless first half. The boys defend their 5-3 record against Haverford Oct. 4 on Somers Field.
Field hockey defeated Baldwin 4-1 at home on Perrott Field. Senior Elizabeth Ross put the Quakers on the board, followed by a goal from junior Avery Myers, who struck on a masterfully executed assist from sophomore Lily Avrigian. Next up was sophomore Kaylee Dyer, who brought the Quakers’ lead to 3-1 with 19 minutes left in the second half. Avrigian made the final mark with a goal of her own. The team’s record now stands at 2-4.
Girls cross country won easily, claiming the top three spots to win 15-50 over Baldwin at Belmont Plateau. Emma Zwall was the overall winner of the race.
Boys cross country was narrowly outpaced by Germantown Academy 25-31. Junior Zion Weeks and freshman Oliver Leedale-Brown took the top spots for Penn Charter, placing third and fourth overall. The team races William Tennent High School Oct. 6. Their next Inter-Ac run is a three-way meet against Episcopal and Springside Chestnut Hill Oct. 9.