High School Sports Roundup

Rob Maeske
The Chronicle-Express

Football

Sept. 24

Letchworth/Perry/Warsaw 42, Marcus Whitman/Bloomfield 14

Whitman/Bloomfield lost to LPW, evening both teams out to 2-2.

Sept. 25

Penn Yan/Dundee 41, Midlakes 26

The Scottish Mustangs won their homecoming game against Midlakes, bumping PYD up to an even 2-2 this season. PYD quarterback Carter Earl threw 13/17 for 168 yards and two TDs, while rushing 114 yards to pick up another 14 points. Nick Slavick played a banner game, picking up a total of 166 yards and two touchdowns from 15 carries and a reception. Slavick also racked up 8 tackles on defense. Bryant Van Housen carried one across the endzone, while Ashtian Dunning was Earl's favorite target, Dunning picking up five receptions for 54 yards and a TD. Leading the Mustangs' D line was Kaden LaBar with ten tackles and a sack for the day. At halftime, the Penn Yan teams' seniors were recognized as well as the inductees for the 2020 and 2021 Penn Yan Academy Hall of Fame. 

Boys Golf

Sept. 27

Waterloo 260, Penn Yan 267

Penn Yan narrowly lost to Waterloo (6-2), home at Lakeside CC, being outshot by only seven points, their closest game of the season. It was the eighth match in a row the Mustangs have lost after their season-opening win against Newark. Low score of the match went to Waterloo's John Siblosky, who shot a 41 and birdied on Hole #6. The Indians also had birdies from Tyler Adler on Hole #9 and Patrick Showers on Hole #5. Griffin Emerson was the low shooter for Penn Yan with a 48, while Colin Johnson snagged a birdie on Hole #9. PY's record moved to 1-7 in the league and 1-8 overall.

Sept. 28

Geneva 245, Penn Yan 261

PYA lost to Geneva on the back nine at Lakeside in a rain-check game that saw the Mustangs fall to 1-9. Lowest score of the day was a tie at 45 between Penn Yan's Cam Bassage and Geneva's Nate Price. Price birdied on Hole #12, as did Griffin Emerson for the Mustangs, who finished with a 48, the third lowest score of the match under Price and Bassage. The Panthers moved up to 6-2 with the win.

Sept. 29

Penn Yan 240, Naples 271

In their third game in as many days, the Penn Yan beat Naples (3-7) by a wide margin of 31 points, finally snapping a nine-game losing streak that had haunted the Mustangs since the beginning of the season. The lowest scores of the match came from PY's Griffin Emerson with a 43, followed by Cam Bassage with a 44. Zac Smith was third in line for PY and fourth overall with a 50. The low shooter for Naples was Charlie Grove, who shot 46 and birdied on Hole #8. The win put Penn Yan at 2-9 for the fall season.

Boys Soccer

Sept. 28

Penn Yan 5, Midlakes/Red Jacket 1

After picking up their first loss of the season to Wayne on the 23rd, Penn Yan returned to form with a four-point win against Midlakes/RJ, moving the Mustangs up to 8-1-1 this season. Brigham Hansen led the way  for Penn Yan with two goals and two assists. Also for PY, David Reid got a goal and two assists, while Kaden Steele and Riley Griffiths each picked up a goal. Ryan Spooner got the point for Midlakes/Red Jacket, who fell to 0-10 in the fall season.

Honeoye 1, Marcus Whitman 0

Whitman lost on the road to Honeoye (4-5) in a one-goal game. That goal came from Owen Baader with an assist from Luke Armstrong. After the loss, the Wildcats were 2-7.

Girls Soccer

Sept. 24

Wayne 2, Penn Yan 1

Penn Yan lost to the visiting Wayne Eagles (8-2) in a hard-fought match that was decided by a late game goal by Wayne. Sierra Harrison scored the first goal of the game for PY just three minutes in, but a back and forth fight through the rest of the period saw Wayne tie the game up heading toward the half thanks to Trinity Surowiec. The game remained tied through the majority of the second half, but a goal at the 39 minute mark by the Eagles' Gianna Ryndock gave the win to Wayne. Ryndock also had an assist on Surowiec's goal. Jillian Groff made seven saves for Wayne, while PY's Elle Harrison also made seven. The loss saw PY fall to 4-3-1.

Bloomfield 6, Dundee/Bradford 1

Dundee/Bradford got knocked by the Bombers (4-3), bringing the BraveScots to 3-4-1. Bloomfield's efforts were led by Ava Hawkins with two goals and an assist and Maddie Johnston with a goal and two assists. The BraveScots scored thanks to Kendall Parker with the assist from Nicole Peterson. 

Marcus Whitman 2, Naples 0

Whitman skunked Naples by two points, moving up to 6-3 for the season. The Wildcats' goals came from Aurora Woodworth and Lily Morse. Abby Kornbau made four saves for Marcus Whitman. 

Sept. 27

Penn Yan 4, Wayland-Cohocton 0

Sweeps have been a big part of the Penn Yan girls' season. All five of their wins this season have been clean sweeps and two out of their losses have been sweeps. In fact, only two games in Penn Yan's season have ended with both teams scoring. So it was in the Mustangs' game against Way-Coh, with Penn Yan leaving the scoreboard at 4-0 for the second time in the last three games. Sierra Harrison, Maihue Miranda-Wiltberger, Vanessa Martinez and Morgan Anderson all had a goal and assist for the Mustangs. In goal, Elle Harrison had to make only two saves for Penn Yan, while Way-Coh goaltender Mackenzie Pickard made 28 blocks. The win put PY at 5-3-1 this fall. 

Marcus Whitman 3, Dundee/Bradford 2

The Wildcats won a close fight against the BraveScots, with Whitman edging out Dundee/Bradford by a single point. Taylor Bond opened up scoring for Whitman with an assist from Evelyn Lambert. Madison Hughes answered back for Dundee/Bradford just a minute later, but Whitman's Maddie Dagget responded one minute after Dundee's goal to take the lead heading into halftime. In the second half, the BraveScots tied it up thanks to Kendall Parker, assisted by Hughes, but a goal at the 26 minute mark by the Wildcats' Lana Burnett was unanswered by Dundee/Bradford, putting Whitman in the lead at the final buzzer. Gabrielle Tobiassen-Aasli was in goal for the BraveScots, making seven saves. In the net for MW, Abby Kornbau and Sophie Snyder each made a single save. Whitman was 7-3 after the win, while Dundee/Bradford dropped to 3-5-1. 

Sept. 29

Mynderse 1, Penn Yan 0

Mynderse (5-5-1) won at home against Penn Yan, moving PY to 5-4-1 this season. The game's lone goal was scored by Darby Lukowski with an assist from Jackie Sinicropi. In goal for the Blue Devils, Lauren McDermott made six saves.

Dundee/Bradford 5, South Seneca 1

The BraveScots took a commanding win at S. Seneca, moving up to 4-5-1 in the process. For Dundee/Bradford, Madison Hughes had three goals and an assist, Kendall Parker had a goal and two assists and Hayden Morrison added a goal. Gabrielle Tobiassen-Aasli was in goal for the BraveScots, making six saves in eighty minutes of play.

Marcus Whitman 3, Bloomfield 0

The Wildcats had a clean sheet against Bloomfield, skunking the Bombers by three points. Zoelle Payne had a goal and an assist for Whitman, while Aurora Woodworth and Lana Burnett scored the Wildcats' other two goals. Lily Morse had an assist on Payne's second goal. Between the bars, Whitman's Sophie Snyder and Bloomfield's Sadie Kachmaryk each played all eighty minutes and had eight saves. The win put MW at 8-3 this fall. 

Girls Tennis

Sept. 24

Pal-Mac 5, Marcus Whitman 0

Pal-Mac took all five points against Marcus Whitman, dropping the Wildcats to 1-6. 

Sept. 27

HAC 4, Penn Yan 1

PYA lost all but one point in their match at HAC on Monday. Penn Yan's single point came from Jayden Hollister, who won her singles against Ellie Swan. PY was an even 4-4 after the match.

Sept. 28

Wayne 4, Marcus Whitman 1

The Whitman tennis team took their sixth loss in a row, this time against Wayne, leaving the Wildcats at 1-7 this Fall. Kloey Babcock won third singles to give MW their single point for the match.

Sept. 29

Marcus Whitman 3, Midlakes 2

Marcus Whitman snapped a six-game losing streak to defeat Midlakes, winning first and second singles and first doubles. Hannah Gardner and Caroline Hansen each won their singles matches for Whitman, while the team of Kloey Babcock and Dalanie Kolz won their doubles. The win moved MW up to 2-7 for the season.

Girls Volleyball

Sept. 23

Geneva 3, Penn Yan 0

Penn Yan lost to the Panthers with scores of 25-19, 25-22 and 25-10. The loss put PY at 4-3 for the fall season. Geneva moved to 2-5.

Sept. 24

Dundee/Bradford 3, Penn Yan 1

The BraveScots went to 5-4 for the season after defeating Penn Yan three games to one. The loss was Penn Yan's second in a row, leaving the Mustangs at 4-4 overall. Both Dundee/Bradford and Penn Yan were 3-2 in the Finger Lakes League. PY opened up with a win in the first game, but took 25-18 losses in both the second and third games. The last game of the match came down to the wire, with Dundee taking it with a narrow 28-26 win. For Dundee/Bradford, Carlie Baker had 15 kills and four assists and Lily Hall and two aces, 20 assists and nine kills. On the PY side, Lauren Schilling had two aces and nine digs, Jammie Decker had two aces, 14 kills, one block and eight digs and Alexis Parsons had two aces, two kills, two blocks and three digs.

Sept. 27

Mynderse 3, Penn Yan 0

The Mustangs hit their third loss in a row after a hard-fought three-game match against Mynderse Academy. The final scores were 25-20, 28-26 and 25-19. The loss put PY at 4-5 for the season, while Mynderse moved to 7-2.

Sept. 28

Penn Yan 3, Midlakes 0

Penn Yan snapped their losing streak after beating Midlakes in close games of 25-17, 27-25 and 25-19. For PY, Jammie Deck had 12 kills, one assist, four blocks and two digs, Faith Baker had five aces, two kills, one block and six digs, Alexis Parsons and one ace, two kills, one block and two digs and Hailey Trank had an ace, three kills, 19 assists, two blocks and three digs. The win put the Mustangs at 4-2 in the Finger Lakes East and an even 5-5 overall.

Sept. 29

Dundee/Bradford 3, Honeoye 0

The BraveScots blew the Bulldogs out the water, winning the three-game match with scores of 25-4, 25-8 and 25-16. It was the second time this season the two schools have met. The season opener for both teams was against each other in Dundee, with very similar scores as the outcome. Dundee/Bradford moved to 6-4, while Honeoye dropped to 1-7 after capturing their first win of the season in their last game against Wayland-Cohocton 

PY/DCS # 20 Ashtian Dunning makes a diving catch to keep their scoring drive alive.
Penn Yan/Dundee’s QB # 7 Carter Earl with a QB keeper to score goal # 3 with 3:53 left in the second Q.
The Penn Yan Homecoming princesses: Alexa Smith, Lilyan Shoff, Madelyn Kuver, the new queen Kaley Pinckney and previous queen, Rylee Cohick.