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One Day, Four Inter-Ac Wins

Softball earned a comeback victory over Notre Dame at home in a rematch of the PAISAA Semi-Final Game from last season, earning a 4-2 win Tuesday evening.

The Quakers trailed 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning before senior Grace Stansfield hit a three-run homer to take the lead. Senior Chloe Master added an RBI in the sixth inning to complete the 4-2 victory.

Sophomores Madelynn Solow and Anastasia Lewis were strong on the mound; Lewis earned 10 strikeouts pitching four shutout innings. Senior Ciara McGee closed the door on an ND comeback effort, throwing out a player at home plate from right field to earn the last out of the game.

The team is back at it today at home on Max Gross Field as they host Agnes Irwin.

Girls lacrosse earned a marquee win on the road against the Academy of Notre Dame last night.

After establishing a 3-2 heading into halftime, the Quakers scored the winning goal late in the second half to break the tie and earn the 6-5 win.

Freshman Kaylee Dyer scored four goals for the Quakers in the Inter-Ac matchup, including the game-winner in the closing seconds.

Eighth-grader Darcy Felter and sophomore Leah Sax each scored a goal to propel PC to the victory over a talented Notre Dame team, which earned a win over a nationally ranked team last week.

Sophomore Haley Hunt earned 14 saves in goal and a strong defensive effort by the team allowed Penn Charter to earn upset victory.

Girls lacrosse will have another Inter-Ac league game this week against Germantown Academy at home on Friday, April 13.

Baseball earned an impressive win over Germantown Academy on the road, winning 6-5 in their league opener.

The team improves to 4-1 overall, lead by strong pitching efforts from senior Will Samuel and junior Tommy Snipes. Samuel, earned the win and Snipes added another save to his stats.

Junior Demetrius de Ramus continued his strong hitting efforts, going 2-for-4 at the plate and senior Luke Mattice earned an important RBI in the sixth inning as a pinch hitter, which ultimately allowed PC to earn the victory.

The team will play away at Episcopal Academy on Friday.

Boys and girls track & field hosted Episcopal Academy at home on Weaver Track on Tuesday. The girls earned a 76-49 over EA, but the boys suffered a close 67-60 loss.

Junior Mia Murphy and freshman Kaitlyn Hnatkowsky finished first and second in 100 and 300 meter hurdles, respectively. Junior Ainyae Holmes won the 100 meter dash and sophomore Sara Shipon won the 800 meter run.

Sophomore Akeel Blake won several events including: high jump, triple jump and 110 meter hurdles. Junior Alex Turner won the 300 meter hurdles.

Boys track & field will compete at the Coaches Association Relays at Coatesville High School on Saturday, April 14, and girls track & field will compete in the Temple Relays on Saturday at the Temple Sports Complex.

Boys lacrosse hosted St. Augustine Prep at home last evening, but lost 5-3 in a competitive game.

Junior Jayce Dyer, junior Spencer Gallant and sophomore Lance Rainer each scored a goal for the Quakers, but it was not enough to overcome the deficit.

The team will be back in action later this week on Friday, as they travel to the Haverford School for an important Inter-Ac matchup.

Boys tennis hosted Episcopal Academy at home on Tuesday, April 10, but suffered a 6-1 defeat. Sophomore Charles Jordan-Weinstein earned a victory in singles competition, but it was not enough to defeat the talented EA team.

Boys tennis will play today at home as they host the Shipley School on Rieger Courts.

Check out our new Flickr gallery of PC sports photos. We'll be taking photos at many varsity home games and loading them to the stream as the season progresses. 

Posted by S. Sexton in spring sports on Wednesday April, 11 at 09:21AM

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