The Penn Yan Mustang roundball juggernaut continues to pile up wins.
Penn Yan 79 Wayland-Cohocton 54
The Mustang boys easily defeated Wayland/Cohocton 79-54 in Penn Yan Jan. 3 to pick up their eighth win in nine tries. Penn Yan’s sole setback was to Corning-Painted Post at the Carrier Dome in December. Besides being 8-1 overall, the Mustangs are also sporting a perfect 3-0 record in Finger Lakes East League play.
The Mustang five jumped out early in this contest and were never really challenged by Way-Co. Every member of the Mustangs reached the scoring column. They were led by a strong performance by Ben Emerson. He scored 22 points in the contest, 17 of the points came in the second half. Will Rogers enjoyed his best offensive output of the season, scoring 18 points. Dylan Stape added 15 while Derrick Rivello chipped in 8 points.
Naples 56 Dundee 39
The Dundee Scot girl’s basketball team dropped a 56-39 decision to Naples Jan. 3 in Naples. MacKenzie Strait topped the Dundee Scoring column in this Finger Lakes West League contest. She tallied 16 points. Megan Sutherland added 9 points while MacKenzie Cratsley and Haile Knapp chipped in 5 and 4 points respectively.
Red Jacket 42 Marcus Whitman 21
In other Finger Lakes West action Jan. 3, Red Jacket defeated Marcus Whitman 42-21 in Gorham.
North Rose-Wolcott 51 Penn Yan 17
The Penn Yan Mustang wrestling team was defeated by North Rose-Wolcott 51-17 in Wolcott Jan. 3. The Mustangs are 0-4 in Wayne/Finger Lakes Central Division action. The Orange and Blue matsmen picked up four victories in the match. Ayden Mowry (99 lbs.) scored an 8-7 decision win. Jarred Calice won with a technical fall 21-5. Nate Elliott pinned his opponent in the 152 lbs. match. Also, Penn Yan’s Coty Bailey picked up a 5-2 decision win in the 160 lbs. match.
Marcus Whitman 45 East Rochester-Gananda 31
The Marcus Whitman Wildcat wrestling team scored a 45-31 victory over East Rochester-Gananda on the road Jan. 3. Evan Grey (160 lbs.), Ryan Gage (120 lbs.), Andrew Norrison (145 lbs.), Dylan Howell (152 lbs.), Preston Smith (195 lbs.), and Jake Hill (285 lbs.) scored wins for the Wildcats by pinning their opponents. Chad Smith scored a 6-0 win by decision in the 138 lbs. match for Whitman. Marcus Whitman improves to 4-0 in the Wayne-Finger Lakes Central Division.