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PC Girls Softball and Lax Beat GA

The PC girls softball and lacrosse teams took on rival Germantown Academy teams on Friday and scored decisive victories.

Softball earned a dominant win over Inter-Ac rival, Germantown Academy, winning 17-0.

Penn Charter’s pitching was strong, allowing just two hits in the shutout victory. Senior Ava Nicolucci, sophomore Maddy Solow, and sophomore Anastasia Lewis all spent time on the mound.

A huge third-inning at the plate allowed PC to score eight runs and set the tone for the game. The defense was near flawless as the team recorded zero errors.

Senior Grace Stansfield and freshman Neilee Koslowsky showcased exciting performances, both earning three hits and three RBIs. Junior Abigail Manion and senior Ava Nicolucci added two hits and two RBIs for the Quakers.

The team will be back in action next week for another Inter-Ac matchup on Tuesday against Baldwin.

Girls lacrosse capped an undefeated week with a strong 13-5 win over GA.

The Quakers led 5-3 at halftime, but poured on the offense in the second half to extend their lead, adding eight more goals to claim the 13-5 victory. PC allowed just two goals in the second half, as sophomore Haley Hunt had nine saves.

Kaylee Dyer had four goals to lead PC’s scoring efforts. Vanessa Ewing contributed three goals, while eighth-grader Darcy Felter and freshman Mia Ferraro each added two more goals for the Quakers.

Sophomore classmates Lizzie McLaughlin and Leah Sax both scored one goal in the impressive win. The young, talented team continues to improve each week and will be back-in-action against the Baldwin at home on Tuesday.

Baseball traveled to Episcopal Academy for an important Inter-Ac game on Friday, but suffered a tough 5-3 defeat.

The Quakers took an early 2-0 lead as the Siani brothers provided valuable offense. Senior Mike Siani had a lead-off single before junior Sam Siani earned an RBI, allowing his brother to score.

The game was tied 2-2 heading into the third inning, but PC gave up two runs in the bottom of the third, which proved to be the difference.

The team will be back in action today as they travel to Germantown Friends School for yet another away game.

Boys lacrosse played away at Haverford School. The team started to gain momentum late in the game, but it was a not enough to overcome the deficit, and they suffered a 10-5 defeat.

Senior Luke Brogan scored two goals for the Quakers. Junior Gavin Tygh, senior Ryan Dickson and senior Blake Target all contributed a goal for PC. Tygh continues to showcase impressive face-off skills, winning all 19 of his opportunities.

The team will look to get back into the winning column when they travel to play at the Shipley School on Tuesday.

Posted by S. Sexton in spring sports on Saturday April, 14 at 09:24AM
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  • 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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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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