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With numerous MLB scouts brandishing radar guns again in attendance, senior righthander Joey Lancellotti turned in another dazzling performance Friday as Penn Charter's baseball team hosted Malvern Prep, likewise an Inter-Ac goody.

The result was a 1-0 win.

Fearful that throwing too many fastballs might cause a blister on a finger to pop, Lancellotti offered breaking pitches a shade more often than he usually does. No sweat. He scattered five hits, walked just one and recorded 12 strikeouts.

In 26 2/3 innings this season, he has allowed just 13 hits while mowing down 51. His ERA is an outrageous 0.26.

The necessary support was provided in the second inning thanks to a groundball single through the left side by senior Alex Cohen. That hit scored senior Brendan Pell, who'd walked and advanced to second on a single by classmate Steve Lorenz. Above, Pell applies the brakes as he rounds second base. More photos.

Softball broke away from an early 3-3 tie to thump visiting Episcopal, 15-5, in five innings.

Junior Ava Nicolucci received the win. Soph Abby Quinn was an offensive terror, going 3-for-3 with two doubles and five RBI. Senior Faith Fenton turned two hits into three RBI while junior Grace Stansfield and senior Abby Cohen notched two hits apiece. For each, one went for extra bases.

Boys lacrosse experienced the thrill of posting a last-second goal to create a 9-9 tie with Malvern . . . and then the agony of losing in overtime, 10-9.

The tying goal was scored by senior Luke Stansfield, Grace's brother, off an assist from junior Blake Target. Stansfield finished with three goals. Soph Nick DiCicco totaled two while senior Dylan Schwartz issued two assists.

Girls lacrosse dropped a 15-4 decision at Episcopal.

Senior Macaul Mellor scored twice. The other tallies were posted by senior Courtney Cubbin and junior Alexis Joseph.

Some of PC's track athletes traveled to Abington for an invitational event.

Senior Dylan Burnett won the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.83 seconds and freshman Sara Shipon took sixth in the 1600 at 5:24.97.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Saturday April, 22, 2017

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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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