Boys Varsity Basketball · Sankofa defeats Robeson to move on in the Public League Playoffs

Story by Chuck McLaughlin, Sankofa Athletics

The Warriors of Sankofa Freedom Academy made a big statement on Monday afternoon in the first round of the Philadelphia Public League Playoffs. The Warriors knocked out Robeson High School 70-46 to move on. Their next opponent in Constitution High School on Thursday. Coincidentally, Sankofa and Constitution will meet on Wednesday in the District XII Championship game. That game will determine who moves on in the PIAA Class 2A State Tournament.


Our standout scholar-athletes from yesterday’s contest:

Symir Priester (@SymirP on Twitter)

14 points, 11 rebounds, 4 steals

Aymere Thomas (@AymereThomas24 on Twitter)

19 points

Shemar Wilbank-Acqui (@shemarwilbanks on Twitter)

7 points, 8 rebounds

Rashan Locke-Hicks (@12nizzy_ on Twitter)

11 points, 9 assists, 8 steals


We also honored our Seniors in their last home game of their career.

Congratulation to Symir Priester, Tymir Milburn and Alexus Jackson (manager).