Mustang senior Derrick Riviello was dominant on the mound as the #4 seed Penn Yan Mustangs defeated #5 Bath/Haverling 5-1 in Penn Yan May 23. Riviello scattered 4 hits and limited the normally heavy-hitting Rams to just 1 run en route to the victory. Matt Moniot picked up a huge hit and drove in 2 runs for the hometown Mustangs.
The win propels Penn Yan into the semi-finals of the Section V Class D tournament. They will play #1 seed Newark in Canandaigua today (May 24) at 4:30 p.m. These two teams split their season series in a couple of closely contested games. Penn Yan defeated Newark 5-4 early in the season and the Reds edged the Mustangs 6-5 in Newark in May.
In other Section V Tournament action, the Penn Yan Mustang softball team dropped a tough 6-5 decision to Livonia on the road Wednesday afternoon. The loss eliminates the Orange and Blue softball team from the Section V Class B tournament. Further information on this contest was not available.