Boys Lacrosse: Mustangs finish with two more victories

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
Penn Yan’s #29 Dylan Yonts drops in goal three @ 2:15 left in the first quarter.

Penn Yan Mustangs lacrosse team finished their regular season 16-2 with last week’s wins over Livonia on Tuesday and Webster-Thomas on Friday. As of Sunday, the Mustangs were ranked No. five in Class C schools in New York, the top-ranked Section V team.  

Penn Yan 13 Livonia 7

Penn Yan scored five unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to pull away from Livonia and win 13-7. Dylan Yonts sored four times and Rion Davison added a goal.

One minute after Livonia scored the first goal of the game, Davison picked up a loose ball in front of the cage started Penn Yan’s scoring. Livonia took the lead back in less than a minute but Penn Yan added the next two goals to take a one goal lead into the second quarter.

Davison and Bradley Voigt added goals in the second quarter with Ryan Maciejewski and Corey Grace assisting. The teams swapped three goals for the balance of the first half and Penn Yan led 7-5.

Yonts assisted by Voigt scored to open the second half before Livonia scored two goals within two minutes to bring the game within a single score.

Goalie Brandon Maciejewski had 14 saves for the Mustangs.

The book for Penn Yan: Rion Davison (4g-1a), Corey Grace (1a), Bradley Voigt (3g-2a), Kevin Kerrick (1a), James Burdette (1a), Ryan Maciejewski (1g-2a), Dylan Yonts (5g-2a), Goaltending: Brandon Maciejewski 14s/7ga = 67% (48 mins)

Penn Yan 12 Webster-Thomas 4

Penn Yan held Thomas to one goal until the end of the third quarter, which ended with the score 10-2. Thirteen Mustangs, led by Yonts (4 goals, 2 assists), Bradley Voigt (2 goals, 3 assists), Rion Davison (2 goals 1 assist) and Ryan Maciejewski (1 goal, 3 assists), scored. Jordan Owen, Sean Emerson and Chris Castle each added a goal and Castle had an assist. The Mustangs picked up 21 ground balls with midfielders Brandon Grace and Nate Spoor credited with three each. Grace was 6/15 (40 percent) at the face off draw for Penn Yan and Maciejewski played the entire game between the pipes (4s-4ga).

Penn Yan’s # 2 Sean Emerson releases a shot on the Webster-Thomas goal, but his the uprights.