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Boys Lax Earns League Win vs SCH

Boys lacrosse earned a 10-5 win over Springside Chestnut Hill Academy at home on Friday.

The team established a strong 6-1 lead at halftime and extended the lead to 8-1 early in the third quarter. The Quakers surrendered a few goals late in the second half, but held on to their commanding lead to earn an impressive 10-5 win in Inter-Ac play.

Freshman Conor McKee scored three goals for PC to lead the team. Antonio DeMarco, Gavin Tygh, Jayce Dyer and Luke Brogan all added to the scoreboard for the Quakers as well. The team will play again today as they travel across the bridge to play at Haddonfield High School in Camden County, New Jersey.

Softball hosted Episcopal Academy at home on Max Gross Field for a big Inter-Ac matchup yesterday and earned a decisive 6-4 victory.

The Quakers found their offense early, taking a 4-0 lead after three innings. Junior Abbey Quinn was 2-for-3 at the plate with a triple and four RBIs. Quinn had a remarkable diving catch in the last inning, which resulted in a double play to end the game in dramatic fashion. Sophomore Maddie Solow earned the victory on the mound, pitching four strong innings while recording just one error.

The team will traveled to New Jersey to play the Lawrenceville School.

Boys and girls track & field traveled to Abington High School to compete in the Jack Armstrong Invitational and garnered some impressive results.

Junior Mary McDavid set a new school record in the mile and finished as runner-up with a time of 5:11.02. Freshman Emma Zwall also had an impressive showing in the mile as well, finishing in third just behind her teammate with a time of 5:11.08. Also competing in the mile, sophomore Sara Shipon placed seventh, finishing the race in 5:21.09.

Several boys earned new PRs at the invitational—Jess Anderson finished the mile in 5:11, Luke Jaspan at 5:14, and Ethan Wills at 5:28. The boys will have their next meet when they host the Haverford School at home on Wednesday, April 25. Additionally, both the boys and girls will prepare to compete in the historic Penn Relays next weekend at Franklin Field.

Baseball traveled to the Haverford School for an away game and an important league matchup. The game turned into a nailbiter with the score tied 7-7 in the fourth inning. Despite seven stolen bases and home runs by Luke Mattice and Tommy Snipes the Quakers came up short, losing 11-7.

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Posted by S. Sexton in spring sports on Saturday April, 21 at 03:08PM
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