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Penn Charter's girls tennis no longer has a chance to claim another Inter-Ac League championship. But good vibrations are still important and coach Rose Weinstein's squad created them Friday.

In a home match vs. Notre Dame, the Quakers posted a 4-3 win thanks to two wins apiece in singles and doubles.

The singles winners were junior Brinlea La Barge and soph JJ Birnie and the former was absolutely perfect at 6-0, 6-0.

Repping the doubles were seniors Chloe Master/Lizzie Drebin and senior Meredith Bernstein/freshman Olivia Schwartz.

Girls soccer and field hockey also played on campus — SCH Academy was the dual opponent — and were bested by 1-0 and 3-0, respectively. The soccer goal was not yielded until four-plus minutes remained.

Girls water polo traveled to Hill School for an invitational event cleverly called "Waterpolooza" and seized a pair of wins.

In game one, PC drubbed Exeter, 12-0, as soph Sam Boyes connected on all five shots she attempted. Classmate Hayley Hunt added three goals and the steals/turnovers breakdown was almost perfect (14-1).

Game two yielded a 10-3 triumph over Perkiomen Valley. Hunt and junior Molly Visco halved eight goals while juniors Abbey Quinn and Zoe Tierno combined for 12 saves.

Boys water polo visited Malvern and fell by 11-4. Senior Sean McLafferty scored twice.

Photos of girls tennis, field hockey and soccer.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Saturday October, 14, 2017 at 02:59PM

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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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