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Up and Down Friday

Penn Charter's girls tennis team looked to sew up the Inter-Ac championship Friday, and did so in can't-do-it-any-better fashion.

Coach Rose Weinstein's Quakers blanked visiting SCH Academy, 7-0, and every match required just two sets.

The singles competitors were soph Brinlea La Barge at first, senior Schuyler La Barge at second and soph Leila Sor at third. The doubles combos were senior Natalie Williams and junior Chloe Master at first, senior Jennie Reisman and freshman JJ Bernie at second, senior Olivia Brody-Bizar and junior Meredith Bernstein at third, and juniors Lizzie Drebin and Gwen Davis at fourth.

The La Barge sisters won by identical scores of 6-1, 6-0. The Quakers are 5-0 in league play with a match vs. Notre Dame remaining. Their advantage in sets is 29-6.

After rolling to a 4-0 record in non-league games, football opened I-A play with a 21-20 overtime loss to visiting Haverford School.

Touchdowns were scored by junior Terence Thompson, soph Edward Saydee and senior Chris Tucker while senior Mike "Neeko" Hnatkowsky passed for two of those. Tucker's TD occurred in OT. An attempt to win the game with a two-point comversion was unsuccesful. More football photos.

Field hockey and boys soccer dropped 3-2 decisions to SCH Academy.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Saturday October, 15, 2016 at 12:46PM
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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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