Hornell eliminates Penn Yan in baseball semi-finals

Gary Pinneo

Hornell's Tom Roase tossed a three-hit shutout, striking out eight, as the Hornell Red Raiders defeated the Penn Yan Mustangs 3-0 in a Section V Class BB semifinal game played at Livonia High School on Tuesday evening. 

The Mustangs were seeded No. 3 in the Tourney and had advanced to play the  No. 2 seed Red Raiders after defeating Dansville on Friday at home.  With the loss, Penn Yan ends their 2011 season will a very good 12-7 record. 

Hornell will advance to the Class BB championship game.  Evan Lloyd led the Mustangs in hitting on Tuesday.  He collected two hits in three tries.  Penn Yan could muster only three hits the entire game.