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Weekly Roundup: Feb. 5 - 11

As the winter season winds down, PC teams are coming up hot. Read the highlights and see more photos from this week:

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Feb. 6: Terrific Tuesday for Squash

Feb. 7: Boys Squash Win Division 2 MASA Champs

Feb. 9: Full Friday for Wrestling, Basketball

And six seniors committed to play …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Tuesday February 13 at 10:38AM
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Boys Squash Win Division 2 MASA Champs

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It's still early February and Penn Charter's boys squash team likely wishes the season could continue for a couple more weeks, if not a month.

It's called mojo and these guys have it.

Wednesday, coach Damon Leedale-Brown's crew ended the 2017-18 campaign by clipping SCH Academy B, 7-2, to win …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday February 8 at 03:50PM
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Tuesday Terrific for Squash, Tough for BKB

In the indoor racquet sport, there's nothing like squashing the opposition.

Penn Charter did exactly that Tuesday in the Mid-Atlantic Squash Association Tournament.

The girls snuffed nearby Germantown Friends, 7-2, to conclude their season with a sixth place finish in MASA while the boys …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday February 7 at 10:12AM
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Girls and Boys Squash Play at Nationals

Penn Charter's girls squash team was proud to be placed in the top-level portion, The Patterson Cup, of the U.S. National Championships, held at seven sites (including PC) this past weekend in Philly and the suburbs.

Understandably, the challenges were many and the Quakers wound up posting a 1-…

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports on Monday February 5 at 10:40AM
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Champs Sparkle at Swimming Championship

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Penn Charter's girls swimmers largely performed in sensational fashion through a perfect Inter-Ac League season.

Tuesday at Episcopal Academy, they sparkled again on Day 2 of the I-A championships.

Leading the way in top-dog territory for coach Brian Hecker's crew was the 400-yard freestyle …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 31 at 09:27AM
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Weekly Roundup: Jan. 16 - Jan 21

Penn Charter athletes posted quite a few wins recently, several of which belong in the PC history books. Girls swimming and diving sped past two more league teams to become the Inter-Academic champions, Mason Williams scored his 1,000th point in an exciting defeat of SCH, and Reece Whitley broke …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Monday January 29 at 04:44PM
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Squash Gives Ranked SCH a Scare

Sometimes a loss resembles a victory. That was the case Thursday as Penn Charter's boys squash squad suffered a 5-4 defeat.

How so?

Well, the opponent was nationally ranked SCH Academy and two of PC's four winners were the Nos. 1 and 2 players.

Seniors Marco Rodriguez and Marker Angelakis …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Friday January 26 at 09:39AM
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Squash Faces Powerful Opponent on Senior Day

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The good vibrations created by Senior Day could not last deep into the afternoon for Penn Charter's girls squash team.

The powerful visitor was Lawrenceville School (NJ) and the result for PC was an 8-1 loss.

Not surprisingly, junior Elisabeth Ross continued her winning streak in the No. 1 slot …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday January 25 at 08:33AM
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Girls BKB, Boys Squash Bounce Back

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Gotta love a nice, next-day bounceback, right? Hey, how 'bout two!?

After suffering defeats Tuesday, Penn Charter's girls basketball and boys squash teams hustled their way into the victory column Wednesday.

The hoopsters topped visiting Baldwin, 53-31. Across School House Lane, the …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Thursday January 18 at 09:18AM
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Big Inter-Ac Wins for BKB and Swimming

penn charter basketball, inter-acBeating your archrival is always enjoyable. Avoiding a 14th consecutive loss to that same opponent is even better.

Penn Charter's boys basketball team hosted Germantown Academy on Tuesday and toughed out a 72-65 overtime win. The Quakers won the extra session, 10-3, after being outscored, 26-18, in…

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Wednesday January 17 at 04:06PM
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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.
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