PENN YAN—Penn Yan’s varsity football team fell to Waterloo, 33-26, at the Mustangs’ Homecoming, Saturday, Sept. 25. During halftime, the the Homecoming Queen was crowned by the previous queen, Cierra Bloom. This year’s queen is Leah Swarthout, escorted by Evan Lloyd. The princesses were Mariah Chisom, Allissa Hand, Daina Mottler, and Kristen Thayer. Coach Bill LaRock attributed the loss to the seven turnovers where Waterloo took possession away from Penn Yan. “That was our problem,” he said. “You can’t win games that way.” Penn Yan had a total of 237 yards: 43 rushing and 194 passing. Jimmy Burdette was the leading receiver, with seven passes for 96 yards. LaRock added this was sophomore Burdette’s break-out game, with one touchdown. John Martisch had five carries for 22 yards. He also had two receptions, and was 2-for-22. With two more receptions, Adam Stork was 2-for-26. Both Stork and Brendan Bolger each rushed a touchdown. Bolger had 11 completions, from 28 tries. He also had 152 yards, two touchdowns, and five interceptions. Stork was 3-of-6, with 42 yards. “I think they played pretty good defense,” said LaRock, but added they are out on the field a lot. “Our kids are playing their hearts out, but it’s not turning out for us.” Dan Guererri led the Mustangs defensively with 14 unassisted tackles and six assisted. Myles Volz had 11 unassisted tackles and two assisted. Zach Presher had nine unassisted and one assisted. Presher and Zach Spencer both had one quarterback sack each. Treat also had one interception. “Penalty wise, we had eight penalties,” LaRock added. “I’d like to see that dashed down a little bit.” The scoring by quarter for Penn Yan was: First quarter Burdette, 15 yards passed from Bolger. Second quarter Treat, 14 yards passed from Bolger. Third quarter Bolger, 13 yard run. Burdette, two point conversion passed from Bolger. Fourth quarter Stork, 10 yard run.