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League Wins for Swimming, Basketball

penn charter, inter-ac, basketball, Philadelphia private schoolPenn Charter's basketball teams wouldn't mind making rainy-day trips to SCH Academy more often. The total margin of victory in varsity contests Tuesday was 46 points.

The boys stormed to a 69-42 success and junior Mason Williams led the way by knocking down five three-pointers en route to 21 points. Junior Will Samuel (13) also hit three triples, senior Adam Holland (shown here) dished six assists and frosh Ryan "Pooch" Holmes mixed 11 points with four apiece of assists/steals.

The girls won, 67-48. Frosh Kait Carter was a whirlwind, posting 23 points (11-for-11 at line), 11 rebounds and four steals. Soph Emma Maley collected six assists and four steals while senior Lexi Hnatkowsky had 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and three thefts.

Girls swimming hosted Baldwin and won, 101-80. Frosh Gabby Lopez-Ona posted a pair of individual wins thanks to times of 2 minutes, 18.78 seconds in the 200 individual medley and 1:05.04 in the 100 backstroke.

Other wins went to soph Ayana Opong in 50 freestyle (26.65), freshman Avery Myers in diving (167.18 points), junior Madison Freeland in 100 butterfly (1:03,45), frosh Sabrina Shaffer in 100 freestyle (56.81) and frosh Sam Boyes in 500 freestyle (5:50.66).

The Quakers also swept the relays that covered 200 yards. The medley quartet of Shaffer, senior Hannah Griffith, Opong and Freeland clocked 1:58.52. In freestyle, the time for Opong, Griffith, Shaffer and Freeland was 1:46.33.

The squash squads experienced an 0-2 afternoon as the girls were edged by Harriton, 5-4, and the boys were little-more-than-thated by Conestoga, 6-3.

Girls winners: soph Elisabeth Ross, soph Alexa Lenfest, junior Chloe Master and freshman Alexis Kaiser. Boys: senior Marco Rodriguez, junior Marker Angelakis and frosh Nick Case.

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Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January, 18, 2017 at 08:23AM
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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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