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Water Polo Has Great Weekend

The Penn Charter varsity boys put together 2 excellent back to back games Saturday to defeat Lawrenceville in the semi final 13-10 and Malvern in the championship game 13-8 to take home the Flight II Beast of the East Trophy.  Our boys, in final games 4 and 5 of the weekend, were in better shape than their opponents and played their best and most consistent games of the season thus far from start to finish.
Wilson's come from behind victory over the Quaker's Fri night in a standing room only, loudest ever natatorium was a tough loss we will not forget.
 
Sat morning the JV pulled to within 3 of Wilson JV in the early third, but lost 14-7.  In their final, they held on to beat Cathedral Prep 8-7.
 
The 'Beast of the East' comprised 60 varsity teams and 14 JV teams.  There were 8 varsity tournament venues Fri eve, 4 flight championships Sat, and a JV tournament Sat - boys and girls.
 
Game Balls
Fri V McDowell - W 16-7 - none, Wilson - L 14-15 - none
Sat V Cath Prep - W 12-8 - Connor McGoldrick, Lawrenceville - W 13-10 - Dave Huber, Malvern - W 13-8 - Michael Lordi, Pierce Kraft
Sat JV Wilson - L 7-14 - Jack Mahoney, Cathedral Prep - W 8-7 - Sawyer Smith, Conor Foley
 
 

Season Record 

Varsity 9-3  Inter-Ac 2-0
JV 4-4*   Inter-Ac 1-0
(* includes 2 losses to varsity teams)
 
Posted by J. Thiel on Monday September, 24, 2012 at 08:13AM
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