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State Championship Thread

Postby Crimson's Ghost » March 21st, 2019, 12:06 pm

Running thread for the 12 games over the weekend.

Bellwood-Antis girls looking to repeat.



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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby Steve92 » March 21st, 2019, 1:32 pm

Guilfoyle boys in (for them) uncharted territory.
Average height on the starting 5: 5'10"-5'11". They've put in two herculean efforts and managed two victories by the slimmest of margins in the last two games. Unless the 3's drop at a high rate, size could be their downfall tomorrow.

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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby TAHS92Alum » March 21st, 2019, 1:38 pm

Last score i saw - 64-55 Bellwood
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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby 12HankQB » March 21st, 2019, 4:21 pm

Congrats to Bellwood girls repeat gold 66-57
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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby CCDevil2012 » March 21st, 2019, 4:59 pm

12HankQB wrote:Congrats to Bellwood girls repeat gold 66-57

I’d imagine they will be a favorite next year as well 

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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby Aiks19 » March 21st, 2019, 6:36 pm

CCDevil2012 wrote:
12HankQB wrote:Congrats to Bellwood girls repeat gold 66-57

I’d imagine they will be a favorite next year as well 

I believe one senior in the rotation, plus the best player in the state returning. I’d take them and let others have the field.


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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby Crimson's Ghost » March 21st, 2019, 7:01 pm

West Middlesex had a lot coming back I noticed from watching the lineups announced. I want to say McCort has a lot returning too and they gave Bellwood probably their toughest game in the entire postseason.

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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby PortagePride » March 21st, 2019, 7:40 pm

Thing that bothered me the most so far was the announcers on PCN continually calling Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter a public school because they are from the Philly Public School league. What's the backstory on this "school"? Kenyan name, Kenyan Flag In their logo, African/Kenyan Tribe dressed representatives on the floor for their trophy presentation. Does Kenya booster this "school" or something?....Just curious.

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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby Crimson's Ghost » March 21st, 2019, 7:45 pm

https://www.philasd.org/charterschools/directory/

https://www.philasd.org/charterschools/ ... er-school/

http://www.sfacs.us/

"The term Sankofa is an Akan expression that is translated “Reach back to move forward”. Sankofa Freedom Academy (SFA) believes children of African descent and other scholars of color have absolutely everything they need to achieve academically and live lives as fully actualized human beings who are able to build and maintain healthy communities and establish a just world...."

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Re: State Championship Thread

Postby Crimson's Ghost » March 21st, 2019, 7:49 pm

PortagePride wrote:Thing that bothered me the most so far was the announcers on PCN continually calling Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter a public school because they are from the Philly Public School league. 


Well that would be an accurate statement. They can get students from anywhere within the city limits of Philadelphia. 

Sankofa Freedom is a charter in name, but different in practice than say Lincoln Park in Midland. So if everyone gets the public/private separation they want, Sankofa Freedom would likely remain in the PIAA. 


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