As season winds down, teams eye sectionals

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
The Penn Yan Varsity senior boys from the basketball team. From Left are Bradley Voigt, Shawn Peck, Cody Button, and Shane Bloom with their parents.

Area high school teams are wrapping up their regular season action and preparing for sectional tournaments. Penn Yan's Brooke Parsons bowled a 290 game against Newark Feb. 4.

Girls Bowling

Penn Yan 7 Newark 0

The Penn Yan girls bowling team is on their way to sectionals after defeating Newark with a total pin count of 2,731 (986, 967, 778) to 2,366 (814, 839, 713) Feb. 4. Brooke Parsons, near perfection in her second game, led the team with a series total of 697 (235, 290, 172). In addition, Courtney Ottaviano bowled a game of 217, Kelsey Sage bowled a game of 214, and Michelle Magee of Newark bowled a game of 246.

Penn Yan boys bowling team won Feb. 4 against Newark with a total pin count of 2,833 (908, 1,009, 916) to 2,724 (970, 901, 853). Pete Fox led the Mustangs with a series of 588 (199, 195, 194). Victor Gurba bowled a game of 211, Jacob Whitford bowled a game of 195, and Nate McKendrick of Newark bowled a game of 247. The team finished second in the league for the season.

Boys Basketball

Geneva 66 Penn Yan 43

Penn Yan boys basketball lost against Geneva 66-43 Feb. 4. Shane Bloom of Penn Yan scored 10 points. Geneva's Terrell Johnson led the team with a total of 16 points.

Newark 70 Penn Yan 54

Penn Yan boys suffered another loss Feb. 7 against Newark, 70-54. Bradley Voigt of Penn Yan led the team with a total of 14 points and Shane Bloom added an additional 12 points. Tyler Collins of Newark scored three 3-point shots for a total of 15 points.

Bloomfield 80 Dundee 54

Dundee lost against Bloomfield Feb. 7 with a final score of 80-54. Dundee player Justin Brace scored a total of 12 points. Bloomfield's Ty Clauss and Alex Flattery both scored a total of 18 points. Bloomfield is the only team to have defeated the Scots (twice) this year.

Girls Basketball

Dundee 55 Marcus Whitman 32

Dundee girls basketball defeated Marcus Whitman Feb. 4 with a score of 55-32. Brooke Howell led the Scots with a total of 10 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocks. Samantha Clark, Megan Howell, and Tristine Dombroski all scored a total of 9 points.

Geneva 54 Penn Yan 31

Penn Yan girls lost against Geneva Feb. 6 with a final score of 54-31. Penn Yan's Megan Lafferty led the team with a total of 10 points, 2 assists and 7 rebounds. Demi Battin added an additional 7 points and 1 rebound.

Newark 66 Penn Yan 44

Penn Yan girls suffered another loss Feb. 7 when Newark defeated them with a score of 66-44. With their final game set for Feb. 11 against Wayne, the Mustang's record stands at 4 wins and 13 losses.

Dundee 48 Bloomfield 37

Dundee won again on Feb. 6 against Bloomfield, 48-37. Megan Howell led the team with a total of 21 points, 2 assists, and 5 rebounds. Brooke Howell added an additional 17 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks.