Football: Imhotep set to play Eastern Christian (Md.)

Imhotep Charter coach Albie Crosby said his 4-0 Panthers have received clearance from the PIAA to play Eastern Christian Academy (Md.) Saturday.

The nonleague contest is set for 6 p.m. at Benjamin Johnston Memorial Stadium in Northwest Philly.

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David Sills and Eastern Christian Academy (Md.) are set to visit Imhotep Charter in a nonleague game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Benjamin Johnston Stadium. Imhotep coach Albie Crosby said Thursday that Imhotep had received clearance from the PIAA to play the high-powered program. (Photo:

Eastern Christian has a number of Division I-A prospects, including quaterback David Sills. The 6-foot-3, 177-pound junior has orally committed to play at USC. He received that scholarship offer in seventh grade.

Sills played for Red Lion Christian Academy in Delaware as an eighth and ninth grader.

"He's very, very smart," Crosby said. "He does an amazing job of coming to the line of srimmage and knowing what to do with the ball. We'll have to disguise some things."

Eastern Christian was opened in February 2012 in Elkton, Md. The school offers 80 percent of its courses online.

Sills and the Honey Badgers come in with a 4-1 record. Their lone loss, by a 35-32 decsion, was versus St. Peter's Prep (N.J.) on Sept. 13 at Rutgers.

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