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Spring Break Report

Last week was Spring Break but as usual our teams kept busy. As the first week of April begins so does League competition for most teams. Check the on line schedule and attend a game or two.

Baseball is 8-1 after a tough loss on Saturday at Radnor(8-9). During the previous week, the team posted solid wins versus Council Rock North, Truman, Lansdale Catholic, McDevitt and Upper Moreland. In the Upper Moreland game, Kenny Koplove, 12th grader and team ace, faced 16 batters and had 14 strikeouts! Next game is on Tuesday, (4/3) vs.Haverford School.

Crew took advantage of the nice weather and practiced daily during the break. On the past two Sundays, they competed in the Manny Flicks with the following results.

2nd Manny Flick 3/24:

1st - girls novice double (Rachael Gordon, Sophie Eldridge)

2nd - girls JV quads (Heidi Zisselman, Maria Georgiou, Katie O'Malley, Tara Malone)

3rd Manny Flick 4/1:

3rd - girls novice double (Sabrina Pogrebivsky, Rachael Gordon)

1st - girls JV double (Heidi Zisselman, Maria Georgiou)

3rd - girls JV double (Katie O'Malley, Tara Malone)

2nd - boys novice quad (Chad Coursen, Ethan Ashley, Ethan Grugan, Aidan Porges)

Boys Lacrosse traveled south toVirginia for the first weekend of spring break. This annual excursion includes a visit to UVA, and tickets to the men’s lacrosse game. This year, they were in attendance for an OT win byHopkins over the Cavaliers. While on this trip, the team had a tough loss (2-4) at Episcopal High School, VA., but a good win (9-5) versus St. Anne’s Belfield. Upon returning last week, the boys dropped a close game 6-8 to St. Joe’s Prep, and scored wins versus Fr. Judge (16-0) andRobbinsville,N.J. (18-9). Next game is Tuesday at home vs.HaverfordSchool.

Girls Lacrosse spent the first five days of break at Disney Sports Complex, in Orlando,FL.   They enjoyed the sun and attractions while practicing each day. The team played two unofficial games defeatingLondonderry (15-7) and Horace Mann (14-6).

Softball enjoyed the good weather with several days of practices and games. The girls went 0-2 the first two games of the season (Lawrenceville, 8-10 and Carroll, 0-13)

Tennis had limited activity during break and no matches. Several team members traveled with their families during the break. While they did individual workouts on these trips, Coach Stevens met some of the other players at school for workouts. The team is looking forward to their first league match tomorrow at Haverford School.

Track also has a limited schedule during break. However, five PC athletes competed at the annual Pa. Track Classic at Plymouth Whitemarsh H.S. this past Saturday. This is a high level, early spring meet which brings together some of the areas best track athletes. Darryl Worley, 11th grader won the 440M race with a time of 49.61 and the 200, with a time of 22.53. Darryl was also recognized as the Athlete of the Meet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by on Monday April, 2, 2012 at 03:04PM
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