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Football Beats EA to Advance to 8-1

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Episcopal was missing its franchise rusher and starting quarterback due to injuries, but as Saturday's football game at Penn Charter reached intermission, the Churchmen owned a 17-14 lead.

Second half? Glad you asked.

The Quakers roared to four touchdowns on six possessions and claimed a 42-17 victory, notching an eighth win for the first time since 2006 and giving them a chance to finish with nine for the first time since 1905 if archrival Germantown Academy can be conquered next Saturday.

Headliners were numerous. 

Senior John Washington made four catches for 122 yards and two TDs and added a third score on a 1-yard run. Junior Edward Saydee netted 141 yards and two scores on 23 rushes while senior Will Samuel passed 7-for-11 for 153 yards and the two scores to "Wash." On the defense, junior ends Gavin Tygh and Ryan Maloney, counting sacks and TFL, were in on seven stops for losses.

A cool moment occurred right before the game when Dan Rosania, the special needs son of former PC star Bob Rosania OPC '82, served as an honorary captain for the coin toss via the Athletes Helping Athletes program.

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Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Sunday November, 5, 2017 at 08:25AM
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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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