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A Winning Friday for Basketball

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Basketball Fridays don't wind up much better.

Penn Charter's boys (home) and girls (away) rolled to easy victories, thus getting the weekend off to a terrific start.

Boys basketball swept past King's Christian, a private school in Cherry Hill, N.J., by a score of 60-33 while the girls muffled St. Hubert, a Catholic school in Northeast Philly, 37-20.

Junior Will Samuel, who sniped 4-for-6 on three-pointers, led the boys with 14 points while junior Mason Williams and freshman Ryan "Pooch" Holmes – shown here drawing a foul – halved 22 markers. Showing great chemistry and teamwork, the Quakers racked up 16 assists on 20 field goals. Senior Adam Holland (five) and Holmes (four; he also had a dunk) were the dish-it-good, dish-it-real-good leaders. More photos of the boys' home game.

Girls basketball received eight points, 11 rebounds and three blocks from senior Mireyah "Rey" Davis while freshman Kait Carter mixed nine points, six rebounds and five steals. Senior Julie Webb was also a force, witness her eight rebounds and four blocks.

"It was like an old Catholic League North defensive game for us," noted coach Joe Maguire, who played his high school ball at St. Hubert's brother school, Father Judge.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Saturday December, 10, 2016 at 05:31PM
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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

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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