Girl's Basketball: Penn Yan defeats Marcus Whitman in 52-31 Sectional play-in game

Gary Pinneo

The Penn Yan Mustang girl’s basketball team will move on to the opening round of the 2015 Section V Basketball Tournament. The Mustangs traveled to Rushville Monday evening to take on the Marcus Whitman Wildcats in the play-in for the upcoming tournament. Penn Yan is the No. 17 seed team and Whitman No. 16. The Mustang girls defeated their host 52-31 to advance to the opening round of the Section V Class tournament.

The win was Penn Yan’s second of the season, improving their season record to 2-18. It does not get easier for the Orange and Blue cagers. They will face the Class B number one team, the Livonia Bulldogs Wednesday evening in Livonia. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Livonia is 17-1 this season.