Familiar foe awaits Archbishop Carroll in quarterfinals

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By Matt DeGeorge

Archbishop Carroll coach Paul Romanczuk has seen plenty of Philadelphia Electrical and Technology Charter over the last few years, both scheduled and in the postseason.

But Romanczuk has enough expertise to know what he didn’t know about the Chargers this week as he prepares for an all-District 12 battle in the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class AAA Tournament. Tipoff Friday night is at 7:30 at Archbishop Ryan High School.

“We’re pretty familiar with their philosophy and how they want to play,” Romanczuk said. “They’ve had a bunch of transfers, but so have we.”

The Patriots (23-4) met the Chargers in the District 12 third-place game last year and the year before. PET got the better of Carroll last year, confining the Patriots to a westerly trip through states that led to the PIAA final.

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