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Girls Basketball Wins in OT

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Basketball split road games and the girls' result created major joy.

The Quakers nipped SCH Academy, 51-48, in overtime, as soph Lizzie McLaughlin, scoreless beforehand, nailed two three-pointers in the final 30 seconds. The game-winner was hit at 0:04.

penn charter basketball, inter-acSophs Carmen Williams and Kait Carter halved 32 points and 16 rebounds. Williams added three assists and four steals while Carter had four assists. Soph Hayley Hunt and frosh Laila Hamiter grabbed five boards apiece.

The boys lost at Haverford School, 60-48, despite a 22-point effort by senior Mason Williams, Carmen's brother. Ted Silary's photo album.

Boys squash hosted Shipley and lost by 6-3.

Soph Jack Kennedy, in the No. 9 slot, notched PC's strongest performance with a 3-0 shutout. The other winners, by 3-1 scores, were frosh Ryan Yeatman and eighth grader Oliver Leedale-Brown.

Girls squash fell at Agnes Irwin, 8-1, and that win enabled AI to win the Inter-Ac championship.

Junior Elisabeth Ross, in the No. 1 slot, claimed her match by a 3-1 score. 

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January, 24
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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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