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Three Days, Six Contests

Boys lacrosse earned a decisive win against Saint Joseph’s Prep at the Shipley School on Saturday, with a score of 10-4.

Senior Ryan Dickson lead the Quakers scoring efforts with three goals. Freshman Antonio DeMarco and senior Blake Target each scored two goals and several other players contributed goals including: Luke Brogan, Conor McKee, and Gavin Tygh.
Impressively, junior Gavin Tygh was undefeated in face-offs going 17-for-17 in draw controls, and junior Carson Marano had 13 saves in goal.

The team will play at home against St. Augustine Prep on Tuesday, April 10, at Perrott Turf Field.

Girls lacrosse capped an undefeated weekend with a 16-1 win over Seton-La Salle from Pittsburgh on Saturday, at Maguire Field. Freshman Kaylee Dyer and sophomore Leah Sax lead the Quakers, both scoring four goals. Junior Emma Wilson scored three goals and eighth-grader Darcy Felter continues to contribute offensively for the varsity team, scoring two goals.

The team will be back in action this week on Tuesday, April 10, away against the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur.

Boys baseball earned a 4-2 win on the road against the Shipley School on Saturday, improving to 3-1 overall. The Quakers earned eight hits on the day in a competitive game, the score was 3-2 heading into the seventh inning before PC added an additional run to cap the 4-2 win.

Boys baseball earned a 4-2 win on the road against the Shipley School on Saturday, April 9 improving to 3-1 overall.
The Quakers earned eight hits on the day in a competitive game, the score was 3-2 heading into the seventh inning before PC added an additional run to cap the 4-2 win.
Junior Demetrius de Ramus and senior Will Samuel each earned two hits for PC, while junior Sam Siani earned three RBIs. Junior Tommy Snipes earned the save, pitching the last two innings to finish the game. 

The team will prepare for their next game on Tuesday, when they travel to Germantown Academy to take on the Inter-Ac rival.

Boys track & field competed in the Golden Ram High School Invitational at West Chester University on Friday. The Quakers had some impressive performances competing against tough competition.

Sophomore Marc Poland won the 400 meter run with an impressive time of 52.34 seconds. Additionally, freshmen Finn Glew and Drew Gillespie earned PRs in the mile (1600 meter).

Junior Pat Gabor extended his winning streak in the high jump competition, clearing 6’2” to take home the crown. Sophomore Pat Fehm showcased valuable performances in the high jump, triple jump and long jump competitions.

Senior Matt Barkann earned top three finishes in both the 110 meter and 300 meter hurdles with times of 15.68 seconds and 42.30 seconds, respectively.

Track & field will host Episcopal Academy on Tuesday, April 10, at home.

Girls softball traveled to Delaware to take on Newark Charter School on Saturday, but suffered a tough 15-1 loss against a talented team.

The Quakers earned one run in the third inning, but it was not enough to overcome the deficit. The team will play on Tuesday at home on Max Gross Field against Notre Dame de Namur.

Crew competed in the Third Manny Flick at Boathouse Row on the Schuylkill River on Sunday. The team gained valuable experience as 11 boats rowed in the competition; conditions were not ideal, but the team successfully responded to adversity and will apply their experiences as they prepare for their next competition.

 

Posted by S. Sexton in spring sports on Monday April, 9
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