Mustang track & field teams each post dual wins

Gary Pinneo

The Penn Yan Track and Field teams competed against Wayne, Waterloo, and Geneva, on Tuesday afternoon in Waterloo.  

The Orange and Blue boy’s team garnered 77 points to defeat Waterloo 31 and Geneva 29 1/2.  The Wayne team won the day with 120 1/2 total points.  For the Mustangs, Geoff Rouin finished second in the 1,600 and 3,200 long distance events.  Chris Weeden also grabbed a second place finishes in the 100 and 200 dash events. Kyle Meyer  and Ben Dinehart finished second in the 400 and 800 respectively.  

Ryan Beattie posted a 9’0” effort in the pole vaults good enough for a second place.  The Mustang 4 x 100, 4 x 400, 4 x 800 relay team posted wins in their events.  Penn Yan’s record improves to 3-1.

The Lady Mustang team also posted two wins with 56 1/2 points to Waterloo’s 50 and Geneva’s 19.  Wayne swept the field with 126 1/2 points.  Evelyn Pinneo scored a second place finish in the 3,000.  Ashley Harling won the high jump event, and Brendaya Parsons won the shot put, and came in second in the discus.  The Lady Mustang 4 x 100 and 4 x 800 relay teams posted second place finishes.

Penn Yan’s record stands at 3-1.

On Friday at the Victor Twilight Invitational, the Mustangs had competiors qualify for automatic berths at the upcoming Section V meet at the end of the month.  

Geoff Rouin finished second in the 3,200 and fifth in 1,600 to earn an automatic bid.  

For the Mustang girls, Evelyn Pinneo qualified in the 2,000 steeplechase as did Penn Yan’s Leah Van Son.

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The Dundee Scot track and field teams lost to South Seneca on Tuesday afternoon in Bloomfield.  The Dundee boy’s team lost 96-36.  Greg Ellison won the long jump event for Dundee (4-2).

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The Dundee girl’s team also lost to South Seneca 76-49.  Noileen Wheaton won the 100 and 200 dash events, Katie Zebrowski won the 400, Samantha Sprague won the long jump, Raelene Zimmer came in first in the high jump, Mariah Kaufman won the shot put, and Brooke Howell the discus.  The Lady Scot 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 relay teams also posted wins for Dundee (2-4).