The Penn Yan Mustang girl’s basketball team dropped a disappointing 61-48 Finger Lakes East decision to Mynderse Jan. 24 in Seneca Falls, but it was a special game for Penn Yan‘s Sydney Bloom. The talented senior scored 14 points in the first half and reached the 1,000 point milestone in her basketball career at PYA.

Penn Yan jumped out to a quick 9-2 lead in this contest and looked to be in control of the game. But the hometown Blue Devil girls fought back to tie the game after one quarter and eventually pull away in the second half. Mynderse stepped up their defense in the second 16 minutes and limited Penn Yan to just 15 points. The loss dropped Penn Yan’s record in the Finger Lakes East to 5-4. They are 7-7 overall. Sydney Bloom led all scorers in this contest with 18 points.