Mustangs, Scots battle tough teams and weather
In a well-pitched Finger Lakes East showdown, the Penn Yan Mustangs dropped a tough 3-2 decision to Waterloo Saturday.
Penn Yan’s Dylan Force dueled Waterloo’s Dan Bailey in this tightly-fought contest. The Mustangs tied the game at 2 in the fourth inning, but the hometown Indians pushed home the game winner with two outs in the seventh inning.
Force was the hard luck loser on the mound, striking out seven. He was also a force offensively for Penn Yan, delivering three hits. Elliott Eckerson had two hits for Penn Yan (3-2, 3-6).
The Mustangs scheduled game against Mynderse last week was postponed due to rain. It will be rescheduled.
Wayne 4 Penn Yan 0
On Friday afternoon in Ontario Center, Wayne shutout Penn Yan 4-0.
Eckerson tossed a 5-hitter for Penn Yan, but the Mustang offense could not dent the plate on this day. Eckerson had 2 hits for Penn Yan.
DeSales 11 Dundee 7
Last week was not the most memorable week for the Dundee Scots, who battled weather and some tough opponents.
On Wednesday in Dundee, the Scots fell to Finger Lakes West foe DeSales 11-7.
Owen Maloy and brother Shea had two hits for Dundee, as did teammate Joe Tortolon.
HAC 14 Dundee 8
The next afternoon the Scotsmen traveled to Brighton to encounter Harley Allendale Columbia on their diamond. The Wolves prevailed 14-8, scoring nine runs in the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings. Joe Tortolon went 4-for-4 for Dundee, driving in two runs and scoring three runs. But this would not be enough.
Honeoye 15, 12 Dundee 2, 2
Day three of this baseball marathon would not get any easier for the Dundee diamond crew. They dropped a doubleheader to Honeoye on Friday.
The Bulldogs won the first game 15-2 and completed the sweep with a 12-2 win in the nightcap. The Maloys each went 2-for-4 in game one. Joe Tortolon garnered two hits in the second game. Dundee’s season record slips to 1-6 in the Finger Lakes West.