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Boys Ultimate Starts Fall Season With a Win!

Boys Ultimate Starts Fall Season With a Win!

The Boys Ultimate team started their fall season off with a convincing 15-2 win over Holy Ghost Prep on Monday! The boys were led by senior co-captains Jason Chen, Hamidou Doumbia and Eli Zimmerman who drove the team offensively and defensively. Junior Jayden Tull and sophomores Phoenix Satterfield and Ethan Chen were defensive stand-outs with…

Girls Volleyball Stays Undefeated!

Girls Volleyball Stays Undefeated!

by Justin Peccina After winning three games in a row, the girls volleyball played Washington on Thursday. The game immediately started with great cooperation and amazing determination. Once again team captain Simone Marant rose to the occasion, scoring twelve serves in a row. Meanwhile, Sierra Cummings was a great all around player, hitting all of…

Boys Soccer Nets Win Against Lincoln

Boys Soccer Nets Win Against Lincoln

by Leo Cassel-Siskind After a tough 1-0 loss to Palumbo last week the Rockets got back on track with a 5-1 win against Lincoln Thursday. Tristan Dini hit the post in the first two minutes of the match before moments later sending a long through ball to Dalnick Matos who put the Rockets on the…

Heffner Nets Hat Trick in Big Win Over String Theory

Heffner Nets Hat Trick in Big Win Over String Theory

After a tough loss last season, the Rockets were prepared to play a challenging String Theory opponent. Propelled by their dominating win over Frankford on Friday, the Rockets continued their momentum in a crushing 7-0 victory. Freshman, Becca Cassel-Siskind continued her goal scoring streak with one goal and played a critical role in keeping the…

Girls Soccer Takes Home First Win!

Girls Soccer Takes Home First Win!

Girls soccer took home a commanding 5-1 win over Frankford in a scrappy, muddy match on Friday afternoon. Leading scorer, freshman Rebecca Cassel-Siskind, knocked in the first goal early in the first half. Soon thereafter, Cassel-Siskind dished a beautiful cross to junior transfer, Faryn Heffner, who knocked in her first SLA goal. The third goal…

Girls Volleyball Beats Carver!

Girls Volleyball Beats Carver!

by Justin Peccina After a solid win against Northeast, the SLA girls volleyball team sought to win against Carver Engineering and Science. Two injuries to starters pushed freshman Sophie Resuello was again put in as a starter alongside sophomore Christian Jemiri. Both played with extreme energy and adapted to the rotation quickly. Amani Harb once…

Girls Volleyball Beats Northeast!

Girls Volleyball Beats Northeast!

by Justin Peccina Congratulations to the Girls Volleyball team on their first win against Northeast Philadelphia high school! Each player set the tone and standard for how great this upcoming season will be. Despite an injury for player Niya Petty, she was able to score points with solid hits and powerful serves. Newcomer Sophie Resuello…

Boys Soccer Nets 5-1 Win!

Boys Soccer Nets 5-1 Win!

by Leo Cassel-Siskind and Lily Roman The boys focus on conditioning paid off in their first game of the season as the Rockets outlasted the Swenson Lions on Tuesday winning 5-1. The first goal of the season was scored after a long run from senior Jacobo Pastor who showed off his fancy moves along the…

Fall Preseason Tryout / Practice Schedule

Fall Preseason Tryout / Practice Schedule

What follows is a list of pre-season practices and tryouts for the fall sports. If you have any questions, please contact the coach of the specific sport. And all players should have a current PIAA physical from after June 1st to be eligible to play PIAA sports at SLA. The form can be downloaded here….

Join the Cross Country Team!

Join the Cross Country Team!

​Hello, runners! All students (including incoming 9th graders) interested in joining the SLA Cross Country team should contact Coach Giknis at agiknis@scienceleadership.org. Practices begin August 13, 2018!