The Penn Yan Mustang wrestling team competed in the prestigious Daryl Pierson Memorial Duals at East Rochester High over the weekend. The Mustang grapplers were pitted against wrestlers from Webster Thomas, Churchville-Chili, Eastridge, Williamson, East Rochester, LeRoy, Livonia, and McQuaid Jesuit. Penn Yan finished in a tie for 9th place in this rugged competition. Penn Yan scored a team win over LeRoy 53-18.
N.Rose-Wolcott 44 Penn Yan 43
The Penn Yan Mustang wrestling team hosted North Rose-Wolcott in a Wayne-Finger Lakes Central match Jan. 4. In a closely contested match, the visitors from Wayne County pulled out a 44-43 decision. In contested matches, Penn Yan’s Jarred Calice (132 lbs.), Caleb Plain (138 lbs.), and Nate Elliott (145 lbs.) picked wins by fall. Riley Brittingham scored a Major Decision 14-2 victory in the 126 lbs. class. Alvaro Chavez also picked a win by decision at 170 lbs.
Red Creek 43 Dundee 42
The Dundee Scots wrestling team hosted Red Creek Jan. 5 in Dundee. The two teams battled to a 42-42 draw in this closed contested match. Red Creek claimed a 43-42 victory because they won 8 matches to Dundee’s 7. For Dundee, Paul Knapp (106 lbs.), Trenton Lane (132 lbs.), Damon Empson (145 lbs.), Doug Johnson (152 lbs.), and Joseph Dillon (285 lbs.) picked victories for the Scots with pins.