On August 5, Chestnut Hill won a quarterfinal contest for the first time, putting up a 72-64 victory against a fourth-seeded Sky Blue squad consisting of players from Holy Family University.
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's field hockey players had an extension tacked onto the end of their 2021 season, courtesy of the PA Independent Schools Athletic Association. PAIS introduced a Commonwealth Cup Division tourney this year for teams with more modest records.
For the girls on the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy field hockey team, last Thursday's Breast Cancer Awareness Month event meant a lot more than simply donning pink knee socks for their game against visiting Agnes Irwin. Gretta Ehret, Wyndmoor native, Penn Charter graduate, and sister of SCH head coach Emilee Ehret, talked to the Blue Devils about her own personal experiences dealing with the disease, and also its impact on women in general.
In the first half of the November 11 PA Independent Schools soccer tournament semifinal, the girls of top-seeded Springside Chestnut Hill Academy appeared to have the game well in hand.
The boys' soccer season ended last week for all but one area squad, as the winner of the Inter-Ac League championship was decided and teams also engaged in the PA Independent Schools tournament.
In the PIAA District 1 Class AAA volleyball tournament, third-seeded Mount St. Joseph Academy opened play October 26 against Merion Mercy. The Magic prevailed, 3-1.
Last Monday's victory raised the Blue Devils' record to 3-5 overall. The victories recorded by the locals have all come against non-league opponents; SCH has not fared as well within the Inter-Ac.