SPORTS RECAP: Week of 10-31-18
Matt Wood finishes third for Dundee
Dundee's Matt Wood competed at the Wayne-Finger Lakes cross country championships, Saturday, Oct. 27. Wood finished third overall, with a time of 19:07.
Cheerleaders take fourth
The Dundee varsity cheerleading squad took fourth in the sectional competition at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Saturday, Oct. 27. There were 16 teams competing in the division.
Penn Yan volleyball advances
ATTICA--The Penn Yan varsity volleyball team defeated Attica in the quarterfinals of the Section V Class C tournament, Saturday, Oct. 27.
The final scores were 29-27, 25-20, 16-25, 25-21. Caitlin Wunder earned 10 kills, two aces, and three blocks. Hanna Brodmann posted six kills, two aces, and one block. Akiya Brewer had five aces, one kill, and seven digs.
With the win, Penn Yan's record is 10-9. The Mustangs, seeded sixth, advance to the semifinals against Waterloo, seeded 10th, Thursday, Nov. 1.
Penn Yan topped Wayland-Cohocton, 25-5, 25-11, 25-7, in the opening round of sectionals, Thursday, Oct. 25.
Brodmann led with 11 aces and six kills, while Wunder posted 11 kills and three aces. Serina Sheradin contributed 20 assists and one ace. Brewer added seven aces and six digs.
The Penn Yan varsity football team fell to Letchworth/Warsaw in the Section V Class C semifinals, Saturday. The final score was 28-0.
Will Rogers was 15-for-29 passing, earning 90 yards. Conner Fingar caught six passes for 32 yards. Kyle Berna earned 24 yards on five receptions. Brennan Prather posted 21 yards on three receptions, while Bryan Duran added 13 yards.
Fingar also rushed for 28 yards on 10 carries. Rogers added three yards on five carries.
On defense, Fingar led with 29 tackles. Jack Peterson added 14 tackles. Mekhi Mahan tackled 10 players, while Riley Brittingham earned nine. Berna had seven tackles and Andrew Rossi six.
The Penn Yan girls cross country team took third and the boys 11th at the Wayne-Finger Lakes Championship, Saturday, Oct. 27.
Joddie Decker placed fifth (22:36). Gracie Murphy was seventh (22:55), followed by Maci Nicholson in 15th (24:12). Jaina Doyle finished 29th (25:27). Paige McKee took 58th (27:27).
For the boys, Ayden Mowry took 28th (20:23). Connor Moore placed 38th (20:41). David Young finished 57th (21:14), while James Tette was 62nd (21:21).
Hammondsport volleyball moves to semifinal game
PRATTSBURGH--Hammondsport's varsity volleyball team beat Northstar, Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Section V Class D3 quarterfinals.
Shelby Sherman posted 10 aces and nine kills. Erika Hilligus had six aces and six kills. With the win, number one seeded Hammondsport advances to the semifinals against Fillmore, Thursday, Nov. 1.
Cross country competes at IAC championship
MARATHON--The Watkins Glen boys varsity cross country team placed second at the Interscholastic Athletic Conference (IAC) championship, Friday, Oct. 26.
Gabe Planty finished first individually (17:12.4) and Max Evans followed in sixth (18:16.8). Both earned First Team All-Star status. Steven Gublo took 17th (19:03.8). Lawrence Majors was 31st (19:47.6). Benjamin Swinnerton placed 36th (20:11.3). Elliott Holland finished 57th (21:16.1).
The girls also competed, just not with a full team. Breanna Carl was seventh (21:03.4). Kai Sutterby took 11th (21:28.8), while Makenzie Kellogg was 15th (21:56.0).
Carl was also selected for the All-Star First Team, while Sutterby was named to the All-Star Second Team. Sutterby also won the league sportsmanship award selected by IAC cross country coaches and was selected for the Brad Sanford Athletic Scholar Award.
The Senecas' girls varsity swim team placed second in the Interscholastic Athletic Conference (IAC) swimming championships, Saturday, Oct. 27.
Allie Gibson took second in the 200 yard freestyle (2:07.40). Peighton Cervoni was second in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:16.13) and fourth in the 200 yard IM (2:29.69). Amanda Wilbur finished fourth in the 100 yard freestyle (1:00.96) and sixth in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:21.86).
Madeleine Kilcoyne placed fifth in the 100 yard backstroke (1:13.03). Sarah Swinnerton took sixth in the 100 yard freestyle (1:02.57) and sixth in the 500 yard freestyle (6:07.03). Jillian Cantieni was seventh in the 50 yard freestyle (28.01). Thalia Marquez was seventh in the 100 yard freestyle (1:03.13).
Seneca Indians Football
The Seneca Indians football team faced a tough opponent in Susquehanna Valley, Saturday, Oct. 27. The final score was 56-6.
Coach Trevor Holland explained, "We came out in the first quarter and matched up with them yard for yard only being down 6-0. Once the second quarter started, our struggles to keep that momentum slowed. Field position played a key role in allowing Susquehanna Valley the opportunity to score. When an opposing team can start inside your 40 yard line, it puts a tremendous amount of stress on your defense. I am proud of how our Seneca-Indian players kept their composure and showed grit until the game ended."
Odessa swimmers take seventh
WATKINS GLEN--The Odessa-Montour girls varsity swim team placed seventh at the Interscholastic Athletic Conference (IAC) championship, held at Watkins Glen, Saturday, Oct. 27.
Tori Reese won first in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:15.81) and fifth in the 100 yard butterfly (1:09.18). Kara Reese finished fourth in the 100 yard backstroke (1:12.99) and ninth in the 100 yard freestyle (1:04.07). Madison Moss was 10th in the 200 yard IM (2:46.32).
Katie Adams finished 12th in the 100 yard butterfly (1:20.52) and Megan Adams was 12th in the 100 yard backstroke (1:17.55). In the 100 yard breaststroke, Delane Paulisczak placed 16th (1:37.77), followed by Reagan Reese in 17th (1:37.96).