Mustangs get ready for post-season challenges

Gary Pinneo
Penn Yan’s # 2 JJ Voigt powers up to score their first goal with 3:56 left in the first quarter against HF-L. He led the Mustangs with five goals.

The Penn Yan Mustang laxers ended their regular season home schedule in grand style.  

Penn Yan 12           HF-L 2

 The high-flying Mustang laxers routed Honeoye Falls-Lima 12-2 on Tuesday evening at Penn Yan’s Mustang Field.  The hometown lax forces piled up a 6-0 first half lead and cruised through the final 24 minutes enroute to their 10th win of the season.  

J.J. Voigt was the leader on offense for the Orange and Blue registering five goals. Dylan Yonts added three goals to the Mustang winning total.  Anthony Luppino scored two goals, and added an assist.  Ryan Maciejewski and Adam Stork rounded out the Penn Yan scoresheet with a goal and an assist each.  Rion Davison contributed two assists.  Brandon Maciejewski and Matt Spoor shared time in the Penn Yan nets. They had nine saves between them.

Penn Yan 8          Webster-Thomas 7  

The Mustang laxers traveled to Rochester on Thursday afternoon to take on Webster-Thomas as the regular season moved toward a conclusion.  The two teams traded goals throughout the regulation 48 minutes. Penn Yan jumped off to a 2-0 first quarter lead, and contined to control play in the second half.  The first half ended with the visitors from Yates County leading 4-2.  Thomas regrouped in the second half, and grabbed control of the contest in the 3rd quarter.  The game was tied at 5 after three quarters. Penn Yan and Thomas traded goals in the final stanza. The scoreboard read 7-7 at the end of regulation time.

Webster controlled the overtime faceoff, but couldn’t convert on five straight shots. Penn Yan senior Adam Stork quickly ended the game on Penn Yan’s first shot in O.T.  

He rifled a shot over the shoulder of the Thomas netminder, and sent the Orange and Blue forces home with broad smiles.  Rion Davison notched two goals, with Anthony Luppino and Adam Stork adding one goal each.  J.J. Voigt contributed a goal and three assists, while Ryan Maciejewski notched two goals and an assist.  

Brandon Maciejewski was solid between the pipes for Penn Yan.  He had 11 saves and a 61 percent save record.  

The overtime win improved Penn Yan’s record to 11-3.