Cross Country: Penn Yan defeats North-Rose-Wolcott and Midlakes

Bill Loveland

The Penn Yan Girls' and Boys' Cross Country teams both swept their

competitors in a Sept. 21 match at North Rose-Wolcott.

The Girls' squad defeated North Rose-Wolcott and Midlakes both 15-50,

while Red Jacket also fell 21-39 to the Mustangs. Mustang sophomore

Evelyn Pinneo placed second overall with a time of 22:56 while

classmate Megan Lafferty took fourth, running the course in 25:13.

Seniors Carolyn Smith and Rachel Gaston took fifth and sixth place

respectively, while junior Rachel Tuccio finished eighth overall.

The Boys' team recorded defeats of 15-45 over Midlakes, 18-41 over

North Rose-Wolcott, and 15-50 over both DeSales and Red Jacket. Mustang

senior Robert Jensen placed first overall with a time of 21:33, while

classmate Ben Falter finished just a second slower than Jensen, which

was good for second place. Freshman runner Peter Tomlinson grabbed fifth

place with a time of 22:21.

With the wins, the Girls' record improves to 8-1, while the Boys'

improve to 6-3.