The Penn Yan Mustang cross country teams traveled to Gorham to compete in the Marcus Whitman meet Oct. 10. Penn Yan competed with teams from Newark, Romulus, and host Marcus Whitman. The Mustang girl’s team finished the afternoon with a 2-1 record, defeating Marcus Whitman and Romulus. Maci Nicholson finished in 2nd place with teammates Jaina Doyle and Grace Murphy registering 3rd and 4th place respectively. Penn Yan’s Mary Ingram came in 13th place. For the Marcus Whitman girl’s team, Allie Harford and Amanda Cline came in 7th and 8th with Emma McDowell and Lauren O’Conner, finishing in 10th and 11th. The Mustang girl’s team improved their season record to 13-3.

In the boy’s competition, Penn Yan finished the afternoon 0-2. Ben DeMoras finished in 3rd place with Ayden Mowry and Peyton Silliman coming in 6th and 11th respectively. Marcus Whitman’s Gabe Stash finished in 2nd place. Also for Whitman, Aiden Royston and Liam Prendergast registered 6th and 11th place finishes. The Penn Yan boy’s team dropped to 8-7 on the year.

The Mustang harriers will compete in this weekend’s Cuba-Rushford meet. On Oct. 17, the Orange and Blue runners will travel to Ontario County Park for a meet with Honeoye, Wayne, Midlakes, and Pal-Mac. This will be the final regular season meet of the year. The League Championship meet is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28 at Midlakes High School. 

Volleyball

Wayne 3 Penn Yan 1

The Penn Yan Mustang volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Wayne in Ontario Center on Tuesday afternoon. The 4 set win over the Orange and Blue extended Wayne’s winning streak to 12. They are 12-0 overall and hold down first place in the Finger Lakes East with a 10-0 record. Penn Yan falls to 10-3 overall. Emily Wunder led the Penn Yan effort with 17 kills, 21 digs, 9 assists, and 9 blocked shots. Sydney Bloom added 10 kills, 14 assists, 18 digs, and 3 aces. 

Mynderse 3 Dundee 2

Mynderse traveled to Dundee for a Finger Lakes West contest against the hometown Scot volleyball girls. In a very competitive match, the Blue Devils prevailed 3-2 in 5 sets.

MacKenzie Strait recorded 1 attack, 3 assists, 1 block, and 1 ace for Dundee. Sarah Boudinot contributed 1 dig, 2 attacks, 1 assist, and 2 aces. Elizabeth Medina also played well for Dundee adding 3 digs, 1 attack, 1 assist, and 1 ace. 

Boy's Soccer

Penn Yan 5 Newark 0

The Penn Yan Mustang boy’s soccer team scored 4 unanswered goals in the second half to pull away from Newark 5-0 in a game played in Penn Yan Oct. 11. The Mustangs grabbed a first half lead on a penalty kick goal by Fabian Martinez-Sanchez. Josh Smith tallied a PK goal early in the second half to spark a Mustang scoring spree. Alex Theismeyer, Austin Lafferty, and Garrett Spoor added Penn Yan goals. Austin Blumbergs and Tito Chavez added assists. Earlier in the week in Seneca Falls, Penn Yan was shut out by Mynderse 1-0.

In other local high school boy’s soccer action, the Dundee Scots fell to Bloomfield 13-0 on the road Monday afternoon. Dundee was also blanked 7-0 by Midlakes Oct. 11 in Dundee.

The Marcus Whitman Wildcat boy’s soccer team fell to Naples 4-0 in a Finger Lakes West contest played in Naples Oct. 11. Earlier in the week, the Wildcats defeated HAC 2-1 in another Finger Lakes West tilt. 

Girl's Soccer

Penn Yan 1 Waterloo 0

Penn Yan’s Leah Moniot scored at the 9 minute mark of overtime to give the hometown Mustang girl’s a hard fought 1-0 win over Waterloo. Logan Broome added an assist on the game-winning goal. Penn Yan netminder, Melanie Gleason, was once again strong in goal, making 11 saves to preserve the Finger Lakes East win.

Marcus Whitman 4 HAC 2

The Marcus Whitman Wildcat girl’s soccer team registered a 4-2 Finger Lakes West League win over HAC in Gorham Oct. 10. Emily Thompson scored 3 goals for Whitman. Nichaela Commisson added a goal and an assist. Katrina Meyer and Makayla Selvek recorded 8 saves and 2 saves respectively in the Whitman win.

In other Finger Lakes West action Oct. 10, Sodus shut out Dundee 5-0 in Sodus. Karyanna Rutledge had 13 saves in goal for Dundee.