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Boys BBall Champs at Wildwood!

Time to make room for more hardware!

Wednesday, in the championship game of the Chickie Ludman Memorial Bracket in the Boardwalk Basketball Classic, held in the Wildwoods Convention Center, Penn Charter hustled its way to a 55-43 victory over Cherokee (NJ).

In the second half, the Chiefs twice edged within one point. But the Quakers never lost the lead and all was comfortable by the stretch run.

Junior Mason Williams (19) and frosh Ryan "Pooch" Holmes (11) led the point parade while seniors Dylan Burnett and Justus Sanders evenly split 14 rebounds. The other starter, senior Adam Holland, handed out five assists.

Oddly, Cherokee did not score a two-point field goal until 25 seconds beyond halftime.

Earlier in the afternoon, on the other side of the massive building, the girls fell to Archbishop Ryan, 45-37, in the championship game of the John Carlson Memorial Bracket.

Oddly, part two: This was the teams' third meeting this season.

Frosh Kait Carter (16) and senior Mireyah "Rey" Davis led PC in scoring and the latter claimed 11 rebounds 

The Quakers' hopes for an upset victory were dashed by a 19-8 deficit in the fourth quarter.

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Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports on Friday December, 30, 2016 at 08:30AM
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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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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