No matter how it happened or why it happened, Matty Ice supplanted Matt Ryan in the hallways at Penn Charter. On any given weekend, Matty Ice showed why. There was the time the school’s highly ranked basketball team trailed at halftime to an overmatched opponent.

“Matt steps up at halftime, basically told us all, ‘I’ve got this,’ and he went out and scored 20 points in the second half and had a big dunk,” McDevitt recalled. “Matt wasn’t the biggest dunker, but he threw one down and got the rest of the team on another level.”

Penn Charter won: