Penn Yan downs Waterloo, Pal-Mac and Dansville
The Penn Yan Mustang Baseball team scored two big Finger Lakes East wins with triumphs over Waterloo and Pal/Mac last week.
On Monday afternoon the Mustangs journeyed to Waterloo to take on their Finger Lakes East D-II rival Indians.
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The Orange and Blue pushed across 3 runs in the top half of the seventh inning to capture this tough road win. Penn Yan trailed 3-0 after the first inning.
Threes were wild in the third. Penn Yan tied the score 3-3 with three runs in the third inning. Tim Eckerson pitched two scoreless innings to pick up the win. The key hit in the win was Kevin Johnson's 2-run triple in the decisive seventh inning. The Mustangs had 7 hits in the game.
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Wednesday evening in Penn Yan, the Mustangs hammered Pal-Mac 23-5. The PYA nine led 21-0 after 5 innings.
This night game was played in a steady drizzle. Matt Griffin had two hits for Penn Yan. Ryan Griffiths, Kevin Johnson and Ryan Barkley all chipped in doubles. Ryan Griffiths picked up the win on the mound for Penn Yan. The Mustangs remain two games in the loss column behind first place Midlakes in the Finger Lakes East D-II League.
On Saturday morning the Mustang nine completed their 2008 non-league schedule with a convincing 12-5 win over Dansville on the road. Penn Yan plated nine runs in the first inning to secure the win. The Mustang 12 hit attack was highlighted by homeruns by Kyle Barkley, a 2-run shot in the first inning, and a solo 4-ply belt by Andy Bodine in the fifth inning.
Ryan Barkley went 3 for 3 to lead the Mustang attack. Brent Johnson gained the win on the mound scattering 8 Dansville hits. Coach Marty Olmstead's team improved their overall record to 9-7. they are 6-5 in the league.
The Dundee Scots Baseball team suffered a bump in the season road, dropping 3 of 4 games played. On Monday afternoon in Dundee, the Scotsmen dropped a 4-3 decision in eight innings to Naples. Rocky Martini was the hard luck loser on the mound. He fanned eight Big Green batters. Brent Ayers had two hits for Dundee.
Wednesday's results were not any better for the Dundee nine. Bloomfield defeated the hometown Scots 10-6. Brent Ayers delivered 3 hits, including a double and 2 RBIs. He also stole 2 bases. Dundee's record slipped to 8-7 overall and 8-5 in the Finger Lakes West.
Thursday afternoon Dundee bounced back with a road win over Romulus. The Scots downed the Warriors 14-4. Brent Ayers once again had a huge day with the bat. He went 3 for 5, including a 3 run homerun in the fourth inning. Ayers also contributed a triple. The Scots pounded out 15 hits on the afternoon. Rocky Martini was the winning pitcher striking out 10.
On Friday afternoon, Dundee dropped a 10-4 decision to Honeoye. Brent Ayers and Rocky Martini both had doubles for Dundee (8-8,8-6).
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The Marcus Whitman Wildcat baseball team dropped two of the three games scheduled last week.
On Monday afternoon in Shortsville, the Wildcats fell to the Indians 13-5.
Trevor Andrews clubbed a homerun in the seventh inning for Whitman. Eighth grader Danny Clark added a triple.
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On Wednesday afternoon at home, the Wildcats lost to South Seneca 9-4.
Trevor Andrews went 3 for 4 with a triple and another homerun. Cal Andrews had 2 hits including a double. Danny Clark went 2 for 3 and Greg Foster added a hit.
Whitman got back on the winning track on Friday afternoon with a 10-7 victory over Harley-Allendale-Columbia.
Trevor Andrews was the winning pitcher striking out 7.
He also had 2 doubles and 2 RBIs for the Wildcats. Ben Ingerick went 3 for 3 including a double and a RBI.
Marcus Whitman, playing an independent schedule this season, has won 10 out of 14 games.