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Basketball Wins at Home and Away

Since the weather has yet to turn cold, maybe we should not be surprised that fall-sports guys are performing impressive feats on the basketball court.

Tuesday at home, boys varsity basketball upped its record to 3-0 (achieved for the first time since the 2002-03 season) with a 69-39 triumph over visiting Abington Friends. Junior Mike "Neeko" Hnatkowsky led in rebounds with six and shared the steals lead with senior Jake McCain at four. They're coming off strong football campaigns. Shooting a perfect 4-for-4 (floor, two treys) and 1-for-1 for 11 points was senior Harrison Williams, a soccer stalwart. The young bucks were also well represented as frosh Ryan Holmes tallied a game-high 14 points. Junior Dylan Burnett (12) also scored in double figures.

Girls varsity basketball used a big advantage in the first-third quarters (38-19 total) to fuel a 58-53 win at Shipley. Senior Hannah Fox racked up 27 points while adding six rebounds and three apiece of assists/steals. Juniors Mireyah Davis (11 points, three rebounds) Alexis Hnatkowsky (seven; Mike's her brother), and Julie Web (two points, six rebounds), and senior Ayanna Matthews (six) helped on the boards. Ninth grader Emma Maley, transitioning from a strong soccer season, added five points.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary on Wednesday December, 9, 2015 at 08:41AM

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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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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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A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

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