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Football Tops SCH, Golf 2nd at States

William Penn Charter School Philadelphia private Inter-Ac football

It's always nice to see a team bounce back, especially impressively, from a difficult loss — and that happened Saturday as Penn Charter played Inter-Ac game No. 2 of the 2016 football season.

After last week falling to Haverford School, 21-20, in overtime, the Quakers stormed to a 49-27 triumph at SCH Academy.

Coach Tommy Coyle's squad ch-chinged its way to 480 scrimmage yards thanks largely to sophomore running back Edward Saydee (28 carries, 213 yards) and senior quarterback Mike "Neeko" Hnatkowsky (12-for-15, 179 yards). Saydee scored four total TDs while Hnatkowsky passed for two and ran for another.

Senior Chris Tucker, a wideout, got things started with a 35-yard scamper off a jet sweep. Soph tackle Ronnie Ross starred on defense by involving himself in a sack and two TFLs.

Above, Luke Stansfield (L) and Terence Thompson celebrate the former's TD on an 18-yard reception. More football photos.

Also Saturday, PC golf finished second among nine teams in the PAISAA tourney at Chester Springs Golf Club.

Each team entered four players and the top three scores counted. PC totaled 242 points thanks to juniors Brian Isztwan (78, 7th place), Noah Schwartz (81, 12th and Matt Barkann (83, 17th). Soph Dylan Topaz (90, 27th) was the fourth participant for the squad, as guided by coach by Travis Larrabee and assistant coach Val Erdmanis – all pictured below.

 

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Sunday October, 23, 2016
Tags:  football, silary
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Facilities

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.

    Penn Charter Athletic Facilities

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!

Penn Charter

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

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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