Penn Yan, Dundee, Whitman track & field, baseball, softball results

Gary Pinneo

There was some local high school sporting events contested last week between the rain drops and snowflakes. The three local high schools, (Penn Yan, Dundee, Marcus Whitman), spring track and field teams were action for the first time this new season.

The Penn Yan Mustang Track and Field team traveled to Newark Tuesday to participate in a meet with Pal-Mac, Newark, Gananda, and North Rose. The Mustang girl’s team finished in 2nd place overall with 70.5 team points. Pal-Mac won the meet with 174.

For the Orange and Blue girls, Allyssa Johnson finished 2nd in the 400M dash. Lydia Anderson had a 2nd and 3rd place finish in the long jump and triple jump competition. Emma Harling grabbed the first place prize in the shot put event and a 3rd in the discus. Penn Yan’s 4 x 400M relay and 4 x 800 M relay teams of Katie Voak, Allyssa Johnson, Lydia Anderson, and Joddie Decker finished in 2nd place.

In the boy’s meet, the Mustangs finished in 2nd place overall with 66 team points. Host Newark won the event with 136 points. Penn Yan’s Kyle Ingerick won the long jump and triple jump events. He also grabbed a 2nd place finish in the 200 M and 400M dash events. Ben DeMoras finished in 2nd place in the 800 M and 3200 M events. Jacob DeMay took 2nd place in the shot put. And Penn Yan’s 4 x 800 M relay team of Ben DeMoras, Jacob DeMay, Emmanuel Morales, and Daytona Bailey finished 2nd.

The Dundee Scot track and field teams traveled to Marcus Whitman April 4 to compete against Marion, Mynderse, Midlakes, and host Marcus Whitman. In the girl’s meet, Marcus Whitman finished in 4th place with 50 points. Dundee finish in 5th place with 4 points. Midlakes won the competition with 123 points.

For Marcus Whitman, Bailey Robinson won the shot put event and Grace Blankenberg the discus. The Wildcat’s 4 x 800 relay team also grabbed a first place finish, while Amanda Cline came in 2nd in the 400 m hurdles. For Dundee, Karynna Rutledge finished in 3rd place in the hump jump event.

In the boy’s competition, the Dundee team finished in 2nd place overall with 79 points. Marcus Whitman came in 3rd place with 75 points. Midlakes won the day’s competition with 83 points.

Dundee’s William Hall finished in 2nd place in the 200 M dash and Josh Kane finished 2nd in the 800 M. Josh Cramer finished in 2nd place in the 110 hurdles. Tyler Brace and Leif Hoyt grabbed a 2nd place finishes in the triple jump and discus event respectively. The Scotsmen’s 4 x 100M and 4 x 400 M relay teams also finished in 2nd place.

For Marcus Whitman, Alex Lyons finished 2nd in the 3200 M event while Jake Abel finished 2nd in the 400 M hurdles. Josh LaBarr came in 2nd place in the shot put. The Whitman Wildcat 4 x 100 M relay and 4 x 800 M relay teams finished in 1st place. The MW 4 x 400 M relay team came in 2nd place.

Baseball

Red Jacket 7 Dundee 0

The Dundee Scot baseball team opened their 2017 season at home against Red Jacket Tuesday. The RJ Indians shutout the Scotsmen 7-0 in this Finger Lakes West contest.

Bobby Strait had a hit and a walk for Dundee (0-1).

Softball

Red Jacket 8 Dundee 1

The Red Jacket Indian softball team defeated Dundee 8-1 in Dundee Tuesday afternoon. Madison Neu had 2 hits for Dundee. MacKenzie Strait also picked up a hit. Megan Sutherland recorded 9 strikeouts for Dundee in this Finger Lakes West League opener.

South Seneca 19 Marcus Whitman 5

The Marcus Whitman Wildcat softball team dropped a 19-5 decision to South Seneca in Ovid Tuesday afternoon. It was the first game of the season for both of these Finger Lakes West teams. Ally Watts had a single and a double for Whitman. Teammate Katrina Meyers added a triple.

Geneva 5 Penn Yan 3

The nasty, early spring weather caused a long line of cancellations last week. But the Penn Yan Mustang softball team did open their new season last Tuesday against Geneva in Penn Yan. The Mustang softball crew dropped a 5-3 decision to the visiting Panthers. No individual stats were available to report.