Philadelphia High School Baseball/Basketball
A Look at
John McArdle's Career as an Umpire
and Basketball Coach . . .
page includes stories, special lists, record breakdown, recaps from
seasons games and the names of all All-Inter-Ac/All-City honorees during Coach McArdle's
17 seasons, 1986-87 through 2002-03.
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John McArdle's Inter-Ac Championships . . .
Chestnut Hill (8-2)
Penn Charter (8-2)
The tie was created on the final day as CH bested visiting PC, 51-49, when Matt Paul drained three free throws with 0:06 left after being fouled on an off-balance three. Paul had 15 points, and six assists. Mike Gizzi (15) and Paul Sablich (12) helped. PC’s Steve Goodrich had 17 points, eight rebounds. CH scored 18 of the first 19 points. PC later reeled off 20 in a row. Haverford could have forged a triple tie, but lost to Malvern, 72-64.
Chestnut Hill (8-2)
Gtn. Academy (8-2)
GA won the teams’ first meeting, 84-64. CH won the second, 76-75, as Tom Whitworth shot 8-for-13 on threes en route to 38 points and brother Tim added 20 points. Tim needed six points going into the game to assure he and Tom would become the first brothers in city-leagues history to reach 1,000 career points in the same season. In the first quarter, Tom drained five consecutive threes. For GA, Brian Burke had 32 points and Chris Krug had 19 points, 13 rebounds, six blocks. The result left both teams at 6-2. In CHA’s next game, the Whitworths combined for 64 points (Tim 34, Tom 30) in a 66-56 win over Haverford School. Jim Costello scored the other two points on a third-quarter layup.
Coach John McArdle's
Alumnus John McArdle coached basketball at Chestnut Hill Academy (now SCH Academy) for 17 seasons (1986-87 / 2002-03), winning 227 games and three Inter-Ac League co- championships.
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SEASON BY SEASON
are the players who played basketball for John McArdle as the coach
Hill Academy, 1986-87 through 2002-03. The year indicates the player's final season. Most
were seniors. Some transferred and some were underclassmen who did not play in the following