Sectional Action: Penn Yan lacrosse teams, tennis team advance

Gary Pinneo

Girl's Lacrosse: Penn Yan rolls over Mynderse 19-4 in Class C Quarterfinal game

Courtney Lafler and Heather Conklin reach 200 career goal plateau

The Penn Yan Mustang girl's lacrosse team easily dispatched #8 seed Mynderse 19-4 in a Section V Class C quarterfinal game played in Penn Yan on Tuesday.  The #1 seed Mustangs will advance to play # 4 Waterloo on Thursday at Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls.

The high scoring Mustang trio of Brie Yonge, Courtney Lafler, and Heather Conklin, once again led the potent Orange and Blue scoring attack. They scored 4 goals each in this contest. Brie Yonge added 7 assists. Lafler and Conklin chipped in 4 and 2 assists respectively.

Courtney Lafler and Heather Conklin both reached the prestigious 200 career goal mark in this game, wth the potential of many more to come as the rampaging Mustang laxers advance in the tourney. Rounding out the Penn Yan scoring ledger were Sydney Bloom and Hannah Christensen with 2 goals each while Hannah Keech, Madison Arnold, and Kendall Neuberger fired 1 goal apiece.

Jessica Covell stopped 3 Blue Devil shots in goal for Penn Yan. The big win improved Penn Yan's season mark to 16-1.

The girls will play Waterloo at 5 p.m. today at Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls.

Boy's Lacrosse: Penn Yan defeats Livonia 17-4 in quarterfinal action

The #1 seed Penn Yan Mustang boy's lacrosse team easily defeated Livonia 17-4 at Mustang Field Wednesday afternoon. The Orange and Blue rolled to a 9-2 first half lead in this Section V Class C quarterfinal match, and then exploded for 7 more goals in the third quarter to put this game totally out of reach from the visiting Livonia squad.

Sean Emerson led the Mustang offense with 5 goals and 5 assists. Austin Fingar added 4 goals and 3 assists while Tate Stewart chipped in 3 goals. Ben Covert (2 goals/1 assist) and Bryce Dinehart (1 goal) rounded the Orange and Blue scoring sheet. Gage Ponsetti was solid in the Mustangs nets, making 8 saves.

The win improved Penn Yan's season mark to 12-4. Up next for the Mustangs, a showdown with Wayne in the Class C semifinals. The game will be played in Waterloo on Saturday.

Baseball: Mustangs fall to Attica 5-3

The season came to a disappointing end for the Penn Yan Mustang baseball team May 19. The Orange and Blue nine dropped a 5-3 decision to  Attica in the opening round of the Section V tournament played in Penn Yan Tuesday afternoon. The Mustangs entered this game as the #6 seed team in the tourney. Attica was seeded #11. The loss eliminates Penn Yan from the tourney.

Senior Eric Riehl accounted for Penn Yan's offensive output in this contest. He clubbed a big 3-run homer in the 4th inning to give the hometown crowd some hope. But it would not be enough on this particular day.

Penn Yan ends their 2015 campaign with a 10-8 record.

Softball: Penn Yan loses to Way-Co 9-0

The Penn Yan Mustang softball team was defeated by Wayland-Cohocton 9-0 in the opening round of the Section V Class B tournament on Tuesday afternoon in Cohocton. The #13 seed Mustangs could not produce any offensive momentum against the #4 seeded home team.

Penn Yan's Brooke Sherman did have a double and single in this contest. Sarah Alexander and Kailee Christensen both contributed doubles. But the Orange and Blue could not find a way to cross the plate.

The loss eliminates Penn Yan from this year's tournament. They end their season with a 4-16 record.

High School Tennis:Mustangs win tournament opener

The Penn Yan Mustang tennis team will advance in the Section V Class B Tournament. The #8 seeded Mustangs hosted the #9 seed Way-Co team Tuesday afternoon in Penn Yan.

The Orange and Blue netsters walked off with 4-1 decision to advance. The Mustang doubles team of Noah Terpolilli/Garrett Warren and Matt Lafferty/Keegan Baxter accounted for the Penn Yan scoring.  The win improves Penn Yan's season record to 4-8.