High School Sports Roundup

Rob Maeske
At the May 4 track meet at Penn Yan, PYA’s JD Tette running in the 400 meters. Results were not available at time of press.
Three Dundee girls participate in the 100 run. # 4 is Kendall Parker.

Track & Field

May 2 at Midlakes


For Dundee, Hallie Knapp won the Shot Put (228-01.5) and Discus (99-05); Kendall Parker took fourth in the 100M Dash (14.62), third in the 200M Dash (31.34), second in the High Jump (4-05) and fourth in the Long Jump (14-02.25); Melanie Hodnett took fifth in the 100M Dash (14.75); Maya Somerville took fourth in the 200M Dash (31.80).

For Marcus Whitman, Lana Burnett took second in the 100M Dash (14.12), second in the Long Jump (14-08) and fifth in the Triple Jump (30-06.5); Taylor Bond took third in the 400M Dash (1:09.51) and fourth in the 1500M Run (5:54.54); Aurora Woodworth took fourth in the 400M Dash (1:12.02) and second in the 1500M Run (5:24.53); Evelyn Eckdahl took fifth in the 400M Dash (1:12.07); Aurora Orbaker took third in the 800M Run (3:15.82), fifth in the Shot Put (22-04.25) and third in the Discus (73-03); Alanah Kierst tied for first in the Pole Vault (7-00) with Bloomfield's Cora Gillette. Whitman's team won the 4x100M Relay.


For Dundee, Camden Buchanan won the 400M Dash (56.69), followed by teammates Logan Curtis, Alex Leonard, Aidan Webster and Tyler Teeter. Buchanan also took third in the 100M Dash (12.26), third in the 200M Dash (26.04) and second in the Triple Jump (39-11.5); Hayden Erick took fifth in the 100M Dash (12.61), fourth in the High Jump (5-01), fourth in the Triple Jump (37-09) and fourth in the Shot Put (37-07); Brett Watkins won the 110M Hurdles (21.78); Logan Buchanan won the High Jump (5-09); Aidan Webster took third in the Long Jump (16-03); Riley Teeter took second in the Shot Put (38-04.5) and won the Discus (117-03).

For Marcus Whitman, Dawsen Christensen won the 100M Dash (12.06), won the 200M Dash (24.57) and won the Triple Jump (40-10); Brendan Laity took fourth in the 800M Run (2:29.14) and fourth in the 400M Hurdles (1:16.05); Tim Hansen won the 1600M Run (4:54.55); Brendan Thompson took third in the 1600M Run (5:20.12); Fletcher Dickmann took fourth in the 1600M Run (5:30.02); Quintin Demitry won the 400M Hurdles (1:09.02); Nolan Lee took second in the High Jump (5-07); Ben Clark took second in the Pole Vault (9-00) and fifth in the Discus (101-00); Daniel Nemitz took fourth in the Pole Vault (8-06); Austin Mangiarelli took fifth in the Shot Put (36-05); Connor Rinas took third in the Discus (107-00).

May 3 at Geneva


Marcus Whitman's Aurora Woodworth won the 3000M Run (11:50.91), followed by Taylor Bond (12:16.42); Lana Burnett took third in the 100M Dash (13.84) and fourth in the 200M Dash (29.06); Evelyn Eckdahl took fourth in the 400M Dash (1:11.56); Alanah Kierst took firth in the Pole Vault (5-09); Hannah Gardner took fourth in the Triple Jump (26-09.25); Aurora Orbaker took second in the Discus (73-02). Whitman won the 4x800M Relay (11:05.84).


For the Whitman boys, Brendan Laity took fifth in the 1600M Run (5:16.58); Whitman filled out the 3200M Run, with Tim Hansen taking second (10:56.51), followed by Fletcher Dickmann and Brendan Thompson; Nolan Lee took second in the High Jump (5-07); Daniel Nemitz tied for first in the Pole Vault (8-03) with three other athletes; Dawsen Christensen took second in the Long Jump (19-00.25) and third in the Triple Jump (40-08); Austin Mangiarelli took third in the Shot Put (36-11); Ben Clark took second in the Discus (98-04).

Three Dundee boys participate in the 100 run.
PYA’s Adriana Rodriguez in the shot put.
Dundee’s Haley Knapp in the shot put.
Dundee’s Trisha Edmister lands her long jump.
Dundee’s Kendall Parker lands her long jump.


April 27

Penn Yan 9, Waterloo 1

Repeating the score from their last game, the Mustangs took down Newark 9-1. The Mustangs strong pitching performance continued with Liam Chapman throwing for five innings with eight strikeouts, four walks and allowing one run. Brady Emerson pitched two innings of scoreless baseball, recording two Ks for the Mustangs. The Mustang bats continued to stay hot with 14 hits on the evening, including five doubles. Chapman, Emerson, Brady Bouchard, Tyler Bouchard and Michael Layton all doubled with Brady Bouchard getting three RBIs. The win put PY at 5-2. Waterloo remained winless at 0-6.

April 29

Pal-Mac 4, Penn Yan 3 (8 innings)

The Mustangs traveled to Pal-Mac on Friday night to take on the Red Raiders, who were undefeated and haven't allowed a run all season, outscoring their opponents 82-0 so far. Opposing pitchers Ian Goodness (Pal-Mac) and Brady Bouchard (PY) each pitched seven innings, allowing just one run each. Goodness had 16 strikeouts. For PY, Bouchard struck out nine and walked two. With the game tied 1-1 after seven innings, the game was pushed into extra innings. The Mustangs came out in the top of the eighth with a leadoff single by Riley Griffiths. With two outs, Tyler Bouchard hit a double down the left field line, running in Griffiths. Reed Bouchard followed up with an RBI single, sending his brother across home plate. Penn Yan went into the bottom of the eighth up 3-1. Reed Bouchard pitched the bottom half of the eighth, surrendering three runs. Goodness went 2-4 at the plate with one RBI. Alex Wootton and Christian Morrison both added hits for Pal-Mac. Penn Yan was led offensively by Reed Bouchard who went 2-4 with two RBIs and Tyler Bouchard who had a double and RBI. Riley Griffiths and Brigham Hansen also had hits for PY. The win put Pal-Mac at 8-0, while the Mustangs dropped to 5-3.

May 2

Penn Yan 13, Midlakes 10

Penn Yan hosted Midlakes and came away with an exciting 13-10 victory. Brady Emerson started on the mound for the Mustangs, pitching four innings and allowing four runs on six hits, but recorded eight strikeouts and no walks. Alex Foster, Brigham Hansen and Reed Bouchard pitched in relief, but it took Liam Chapman to come in and get the save for Penn Yan. The Mustang bats stayed hot with 15 hits in 30 at bats. Chapman led the offense with three hits and three runs. Also for PY, Brady Bouchard was 2-5 with a home run and three runs scored, Riley Griffiths was 3-3 with a run scored and Alex Foster went 2-3. Tyler Bouchard, Reed Bouchard, Brigham Hansen and Joe Droney were all in the hit column for the Mustangs. With the win, Penn Yan was 6-3.

Honeoye 11, Dundee/Bradford 9

Dundee/Bradford lost to Honeoye for the second time this season, bringing their record to 1-2. For Honeoye, Evan Cuba pitched for just over three innings, pitching seven strikeouts. At the plate, Charlie Farrell went 3-4 with three RBIs and Tom Reuter went 2-3 with one RBI and a run. For the BraveScots, Logan Ayers went 2-4 with two runs and Ian Gleason went 2-4 with one run. The win brought the Bulldogs up to an even 4-4 this season.

May 3

Penn Yan 8, Mynderse 3

The Mustangs hosted Mynderse and came out victorious. Liam Chapman did it all for the Mustangs, pitching a complete game and hitting his third home run of the season while also scoring three runs. Also for Penn Yan, Tyler Bouchard was 1-1 at the plate with an RBI, Alex Foster had an RBI single and Reed Bouchard had two hits, while Riley Griffiths and Brigham Hansen singled. Mynderse was 2-4 with the loss.


April 28

Haverling 7, Penn Yan 3

Haverling won at home against Penn Yan, handing the Mustangs just their second loss this season. The Rams were 5-3 with the win, while Penn Yan fell to 4-2. Kaili Witherall had 13 strikeouts for the Rams, while Caydence Spears went 2-4 at the plate with a double in the fifth. For Penn Yan, Giana Ficcaglia pitched for 11 Ks and went 3-4 in batting. Also for PY, Hailey Trank went 4-4 at the plate.

Naples 11, Marcus Whitman 5

Naples got their first win of the season, snapping a four-game run of losses. For Whitman, it was their fifth loss in a row since the start of the season, victory eluding the Wildcats once again.

Apr. 29

Pal-Mac 15, Penn Yan 0

The Red Raiders snapped their five-game losing streak to hand Penn Yan a 15-0 sweep; the Mustangs' their second loss in a row and their biggest of the season by far. For Pal-Mac, Ella Upchurch went 2-4 with a double and three RBIs, Gianna DiNardo went 1-3 with an RBI and three runs and Haley LaBorde got a hit. Penn Yan fell to 4-3 with the loss.

Apr. 30

Bloomfield 8, Dundee/Bradford 0

Dundee/Bradford got skunked for the first time this season, their second loss in a row, dropping them to 4-2. For Bloomfield, who have been an absolutely dominant team this year, it was their eighth win in a row without falling since the start of the season, their sixth win in the season where they didn't allow a single run and their sixth win of eight runs or more, with three of those wins topping a 15-run victory.

South Seneca-Romulus 22, Marcus Whitman 3

Whitman took another massive loss, their third of 18 runs or more, leaving them at 0-6 this spring. The win put Seneca-Romulus at 3-4.

May 2

Haverling 12, Penn Yan 1

Haverling beat Penn Yan for the second time in as many weeks, this time taking a big 11-run win in Mustang territory. It was Penn Yan's third loss in a row; their second in a row by a margin of 10 or more runs. Rams pitcher Kaili Witherall had 11 Ks on the mound. At the plate, Caydence Spears tripled in the seventh, while Madison Coots had two doubles. On PY's side, pitcher Giana Ficcaglia had five Ks and Dani Miller had three. The Mustangs got a double play in the seventh, while at bat, Elle Harrison and Cadence Cummings both got a hit. The loss dropped PY to an even 4-4 this season. The win made it three in a row for the Rams, who sat 7-3 after the game.

Dundee/Bradford 9, Honeoye 8

The BraveScots beat Honeoye in a close 9-8 win that saw Dundee/Bradford move up to 5-2. It was just the Bulldogs' second win this season with Honeoye sitting 7-2 with the loss. For the Scots, Addi Kendall went 2-5 with two runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. Also for Dundee/Bradford, Mikayla Schoffner went 1-2 with a triple, two runs and a stolen base and Abby Miller went 3-4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs. For Honeoye, Alexa Colon went 2-4, scoring two runs, Sydney Pulver went 2-4 with a triple and three RBIs and Olivia Dibble went 2-3 and scored a run. 

Red Jacket 24, Marcus Whitman 8

Red Jacket went up to 3-6 with a win against Whitman, who remained winless this spring at 0-7.

May 3

Penn Yan 2, Mynderse 1

Penn Yan broke their three-game losing run, taking a narrow win over Mynderse and putting their record back in the black at 5-4. Mynderse fell to 3-4 with the loss. Giana Ficcaglia had 11 strikeouts for Penn Yan, while Morgan O'Brien struck out three for Mynderse. For PY, Bri Naprava got a triple, Keuka Miranda-Wiltberger went 2-3 and Dani Miller came away with both of the Mustangs' runs. PY also got a double play in the first. For the Devils, Lauren McDermott tripled with one RBI and Stephanie Mirras got a double. 

Red Creek 20, Marcus Whitman 5

Whitman was 0-8 after the loss to Red Creek, who sat at 2-6 after their second win of the season, snapping a six-loss losing streak for the Rams.

Boys Tennis

Apr. 29

Pal-Mac 3, Penn Yan 2

Penn Yan took two of three singles games, but lost both doubles, giving Pal-Mac the win and falling to 2-4 this season. Pal-Mac's Chance Hager took first doubles, with PY's Alex Reyes-Leon and Kyle Wheeler taking the second and third games. In doubles, Fedor/Pelton and Adamson/Pompeii took the wins for Pal-Mac. Pal-Mac moved up to 6-5 with the win.

Newark 5, Marcus Whitman 0

The Reds skunked Whitman, taking all five games against the Wildcats. Newark improved to 2-2 with the win, while Whitman remained winless at 0-4. For Newark, Noah Kellogg, Tony Kanaley and Zachary Coon took the singles games, while brothers Trent and Tyler Horton took first doubles and Andrew Joslyn and Cole Talbot took second doubles.

May 2

Midlakes 5, Marcus Whitman 0

Whitman continued to struggle, taking their fifth loss in a row since the beginning of the season and their third in a row where they failed to take a single game. Midlakes was 3-4 after the match. Colin Chimera, Jack Warrington and Gavin Lawson took the singles games for Midlakes, while the teams of Ruggles/Schroepfer and Finewood/Quade took doubles.

May 3

Newark 4, Penn Yan 1

Newark took the lion's share of the games in their match against the Mustangs, moving up to 3-2, while PY dropped to 2-5. Noah Kellogg, Tony Kanaley and Elijah Malach all won singles for Newark, with Jacob George and Tyler Horton taking first doubles. PY took second doubles thanks to Jack Grabski and Collin Reagan. 

Honeoye 5, Marcus Whitman 0

The Bulldogs won against visiting Whitman, making it four games in a row where the Wildcats had been swept. The loss put Whitman at 0-6, while Honeoye moved up to 3-6. The singles games were won by Charlie Sherman, Tre Nguyen and Forrist Sherman. Ethan Le/Jacob Schaffer and Ben Battle/Keaton Cooper took doubles.

Boys Lacrosse

Apr. 30

Penn Yan 14, Newark 1

Penn Yan won in Newark, marking their third win in a row where they led by 10 or more points at the final horn. The win put PY at 5-3 overall and 4-0 in the league. Teagan Fingar and Tukker Fisher led Penn Yan with three goals and three assists each. Also for PYA, Carter Earl had two goals and two assists, Frank Ochoa had two goals and one assist and John Holly had two goals. Newark was unable to find the net until the last minutes of play, with Preston Steve scoring the Reds' only goal. In the nets, Griffin Emerson spent 36 minutes in goal for PY, making three saves, while Will Thompson took the remaining 12 minutes with one save and one allowed. Caleb-George Cady had goaltending duties for Newark, making 15 saves.  After the game, Newark was also 5-3 overall and 3-3 in the Finger Lakes.

Marcus Whitman 19, Midlakes-Red Jacket 3

Whitman beat Midlakes-Red Jacket by 16, moving up to 5-4 overall and 4-2 in the Finger Lakes League. Midlakes-RJ has yet to find a win in the FLL and sat at 0-4 after the game. Whitman started off with the lead, scoring 10 goals in the first half, while all three of Midlakes' goals came before the half. Whitman put up another nine goals in the second, but with no further scores from Midlakes, the game was an easy win for the Wildcats. Kyle Murphy and Tyler Tiffany led Whitman with four goals apiece, Murphy also adding three assists and Tiffany getting two. Jullien Cokely, Connor Tomion, Connor Gorton, Tariku Blueye and Rylan Weissinger all scored twice; Tomion and Gorton also had three assists each and Weissinger had one. Blake Dunton spent the entire game in goal for the Wildcats, making five saves.

May 3

Penn Yan 19, Midlakes-Red Jacket 1

Penn Yan continued to stomp along the war path, putting down Midlakes-RJ for their fourth W in a row and raising the Mustangs' record to 6-3 overall. The win also put PYA at an undefeated 5-0 in the Finger Lakes League, tying them with Pal-Mac for first in the league. Pal-Mac also sits at 5-0 in the FLL. Midlakes, on the other hand, sat at 0-5 in the league and 1-5 overall. The game was a slaughter from the start, with PYA scoring eight unanswered goals in the first period and another eight without rebuttal in the second period. Midlakes-RJ was able to pick up a goal going into the second half, but it wasn't near enough to save them from the Mustangs' dominant play. Teagan Fingar led PYA with seven goals and an assist. Also for the Mustangs, Frank Ochoa had four goals, Caden Dixon scored three and Carter Earl had two goals and two assists. Griffin Emerson and Will Thompson split goaltending duties for Penn Yan almost evenly, with Emerson having to make only one save in the first 27 minutes of play, while Will Thompson had one save and one goal allowed. 

Marcus Whitman 11, Haverling 8

Whitman picked up their third win in a row in a non-league matchup against the Haverling Rams, putting both teams at 6-4 overall. It was a competitive game, with Haverling scoring two goals a period, but Whitman scored three in the first, third and fourth periods, taking the advantage and the win. For the Wildcats, Connor Gorton scored four goals and had three assists and Kyle Murphy scored three goals, while Connor Tomion, Brody Royston and Rylan Weissinger all scored two, with Weissinger also getting an assist. Jamie O'Neil led the Rams with four goals and two assists. Blake Dunton made eight saves for Whitman, while Ethan Narby also made eight for Haverling. 

Girls Lacrosse

Apr. 29

Penn Yan 18, Gananda-Marion 2

Penn Yan got a big win over Gananda-Marion, moving up to 5-4 for the season. GM picked up one goal in each half, while PYA scored 10 in the first and eight in the second. Bailey Cooper led the Mustangs with three goals and three assists. Also for Penn Yan, Gianna Voigt had two goals and an assist and Kaley Griffin scored one goal and two assists. Both of Gananda-Marion's goals were scored by Colleen Ginsberg. Hannah Parsons made three saves for the Mustangs, while Maria Melnik made eight saves for Gananda-Marion.

May 2

Penn Yan 15, Newark-Midlakes 1

Another win put Penn Yan at three in a row, with all three of those games won by 13 points or more. The win put Penn Yan at 6-4; Newark-Midlakes dropped to an even 4-4. For Penn Yan, Avery Castner scored four goals and had an assist, Bailey Cooper scored one goal with five assists, Kaley Griffin scored two goals and one assist and Corinne Barden had one goal and two assists. 

Livonia-Avon 8, Marcus Whitman 4

Livonia-Avon came away as the winner against Marcus Whitman, doubling the Wildcats score. Livonia-Avon was 5-6 with the win, while Whitman fell to 3-6. Kylie Buckley and Sidney Clickner each had three goals for Livonia, with Buckley also getting an assist. Maryn Gammon scored Livonia-Avon's remaining two goals. For Whitman, Olivia Herod scored two, while Catherine Bootes and Lily Morse got one each. Both teams utilized a single goalie in the game, with Livonia-Avon's Mia Martucio making six saves and MW's Hannah Blaker making seven.

May 4

Penn Yan 16, Marcus Whitman 3

Penn Yan got their fourth big win in a row, this time taking down Marcus Whitman by a 13-point margin. Penn Yan was 7-4 with the win, while Whitman fell to 3-7. PYA split their goals evenly between halves, scoring eight before halftime and eight after. For Penn Yan, Kaley Griffin had five goals and an assist, Bailey Cooper had three goals and four assists and Corinne Barden scored four goals with one assist. Helen Snyder, Colleen Martin and Lily Morse all scored for Marcus Whitman. In goal for PYA, Hannah Parsons had four saves and one goal allowed and Marion Wheeler had five saves and two allowed. For Whitman, Hannah Blaker had three saves.