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Terrific Tuesday for Soccer, Field Hockey

William Penn Charter School Inter-Ac Quaker Philadelphia soccer

Common sense says a team with a man advantage should be able to win. And Penn Charter's boys soccer team did just that . . . eventually.

Tuesday, the Quakers hosted SCH Academy and, due to an ejection, gained an 11-10 edge with 19 minutes remaining in the second half. After failing to convert three golden opportunities, they scored a goal barely 15 seconds into the first of the two, five-minute overtime sessions and wound up claiming a 2-1 victory.

That counter was scored by senior Max Jacobs on a send-it-through-and-hope feed from freshman Anthony "Crab Fries" Ciarrocchi. Jacobs had also scored in the first half off a pass from another frosh, Ryan Bradby. Senior Jay Jennings went the distance in goal.

Girls soccer also notched a 2-1 victory (at Baldwin) and one player twice found the net.

That was junior Gi DeMarco. The assists, in order, went to sophs Emma Maley and Mia Monheit. Playing what coach Darci Borski called "an awesome game" in front of "an outstanding defense," junior goalie Mack Listman made six saves.

Field hockey also traveled to Baldwin and nailed down a 3-1 triumph. The goals were scored by junior Bella Hondros (two) and soph Elisabeth "ER" Ross.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Wednesday November, 2, 2016 at 08:01AM
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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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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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