Imhotep Panthers one step closer to state championship [photos]

West Oak Lane’s Imhotep Institute Charter Institute met Sharon Hill’s Academy Park on Friday night. 

The Imhotep Panthers and Sharon Hill’s Knights played a cold but dry match on the field of Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School in Plymouth Meeting. The “mercy rule” kicked in during the fourth quarter, when a last touchdown put the Panthers in a 35-point lead. The game ended with a final score of 46-16 on the board.

The Panthers advance to the semi finals of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) State Championship Class AAA Quarter Finals.

In the December 11 semi-finals at Bethlehem Area School District Stadium, the Panthers will face Saucon Valley for a place in the December 18 state finals in Hersey Park.

Click through the gallery to see some of the noteworthy moments in the game, including the early injury of Panthers’ running back Tyliek Radnor.

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