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Basketball Teams Advance to Championship

Penn Charter basketball proved Tuesday that seashore fun is not limited to summertime.

In the Boardwalk Basketball Classic, played at the Wildwoods Convention Center, the boys and girls carved out victories in bracket semifinals.

The girls went first, topping Downingtown East, 35-29, in a game that started at 11:15 a.m.

The boys rolled past Middle Township (NJ), 53-27, and their tilt didn't end until almost a half-day later at 10:41 p.m. (Yes, the gals were on hand to root for the guys.)

Senior Mireyah "Rey" Davis and ninth grader Kait Carter scored nine points apiece for coach Joe Maguire's team while senior Lexi Hnatkowsky added eight. Davis, Hnatkowsky and senior Julie Webb thirded 21 rebounds. An 11-4 first quarter got things started.

Coach Jim "Flipper" Phillips' squad was led by senior Adam Holland (18) and junior Mason Williams (13). Holland (eight) and senior Dylan Burnett (seven) were tops in rebounds and the former added four assists.

More photos, and stay tuned for details of today's championship games: The girls play at 1:55pm and the boys at 5pm. Go Charter!

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday December, 28, 2016 at 02:16PM
Tags:  basketball, silary

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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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