Penn Yan and Dundee bowlers roll over opponents

Gary Pinneo


The Penn Yan Mustang Boy’s Bowling team remained red hot, notching two more victories last week. 

On Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, the Mustangs shutout Geneva 4-0 in a match at Sunset Lanes in Waterloo.  Penn Yan outscored the Panthers 2939 to 2787, taking all three games on the afternoon.  Dan Fox was the top bowler for the Orange and Blue rolling a 630 series on games of 215, 204, and 211. 

Steven Groom was just behind with a 601 series ( 201-212). Nate Johnson contributed a 595 series and a match game high score of 227.  The win kept the Mustangs in second place in the Finger Lakes East with a record of 28-8, just eight games behind first place Newark.

The Mustang Girl’s team dropped a 4-0 decision to Geneva on Monday afternoon, 2501 to 2083 total pins.  Brendaya Parsons was Penn Yan’s leading bowler with a 494 series.  Karen Hines rolled a 177 single game for the Lady Mustangs (11-25).

On Wednesday afternoon the Penn Yan Boy’s team notched another 4-0 team win over Victor at Roseland Bowl in Canandaigua. 

The Mustangs racked up 2739 total pins to Victor’s 2445, improving the Mustang’s record to 32-8.  Nate Johnson took top scoring honors with a 583 series and a single game high 213.  Anthony Gleason rolled a 212 game. 

The Mustang Girl’s team dropped a 3-1 decision to the Blue Devils.  Penn Yan avoided a shutout with a 780-711 second game win.  Karen Hines took top honors for Penn Yan with a 458 series and a game high 188.


The Dundee Scots Boy’s Bowling team registered a 4-0 victory over South Seneca at the Family Fun Center in Dundee on Monday afternoon.  The Scots outscored South Seneca 2105 - 1593 to gain their 27th win in 32 tries, a record good enough for second place in the Finger Lakes West. 

Adam Miller contributed two 200 games and Jack Jayne a 197 single game to propel Dundee to the win.

On Thursday afternoon in Dundee, the Scots added another shutout to their record defeating HAC 4-0.  Gerry Naylor posted a 529 series including a 211 single game to lead Dundee.  Jack Wilmott contributed a 205 single game for Dundee ( 31-5).

On the Girl’s side, Dundee also posted a 4-0 win over HAC improving their record to 27-5.  Loren Marusarz rolled a 506 series with games of 185 and 188 to lead the Lady Scots.  Mary Rainis added a 186 single game.

In other local high school bowling action last week, the Marcus Whitman Boy’s and Girl’s Bowling teams both fell to first place Newark 4-0 in Finger Lakes East action. 

Andrew Cornish had a fine 703 series to lead the Wildcats.  Cornish rolled a sparkling 264 opening game and also had games of 216 and 223.  Rob Cornish added a 225 single game and Jeremy Armish a 201.  Jaimee Schweigert had a 497 series and a 217 single game to lead the Lady Wildcats.