SPORTS RECAP: Week of 5-5-21
Penn Yan girls volleyball team captures sectional title
ATTICA--The eighth-seeded Penn Yan varsity volleyball team upset the Section V Class C1 bracket by bringing home a sectional title, Sunday, May 2. The Mustangs defeated number two Attica in the championship game, beat Dansville in the semifinals on Friday and won 3-0 over top-seeded World of Inquiry School on Wednesday.
In the final game on Sunday, Penn Yan won in three sets, 25-14, 25-20, 25-18.
Most valuable player Jammie Decker recorded eight kills, one assist and one block. All-Tournament team selection Hailey Trank had 11 assists, two blocks and 17 digs. Lauren Schilling, who was also selected for the all-tournament team, added two aces, one kill and 10 digs.
With the changes to typical sports schedules due to COVID-19, volleyball and football were played in the spring this year. Both sports were considered "high-risk" by the state and had condensed schedules and post-season contests. However, the volleyball team played 19 games in the span from March 19 to May 2.
Penn Yan girls open lacrosse season
The Penn Yan girls varsity lacrosse team opened the season with a home game against Newark/Midlakes, Friday, April 30. The final score was 13-2.
Hayley Andersen led the Mustangs with four goals, five assists and five ground balls. Grace Ledgerwood had three goals in the game. Avery Castner and Taylor Mullins each had two goals, with Castner also adding two assists and three ground balls. Mullins captured two ground balls. Corinne Barden and Rebecca Hayes also scored for Penn Yan.
Hannah Parsons made seven saves.
The girls then faced Hilton, Saturday, May 1 and fell 15-11.
In the game, Andersen recorded five goals, one assist and three ground balls. Ledgerwood and Castner each scored twice. Barden had one goal.
Parsons made 13 saves.
Odessa golfers fall to Trumansburg
The Odessa-Montour golf team fell to Trumansburg, 220-246, Tuesday, April 27.
Benson Patterson recorded a 58 on the par 36 front nine at Trumansburg. David Patterson had a 59, Eliza Starkweather a 64 and Austin Hoyt a 65..