SPORTS RECAP: Week of 6-16-21
Penn Yan Boys Lacrosse
Penn Yan notched two wins last week to reach the final game for Section V Class D on Monday.
In the finale, Penn Yan faced third-seeded Palmyra-Macedon and won 16-2 to take their 25th sectional title in program history.
The Mustangs consistently scored in the game with three goals in the first quarter, five in the second, four in the third and four in the fourth. Pal-Mac had their first goal in the first quarter and their second in the third. Penn Yan's defense and offensive pressure allowed them to largely control the game pace, while goalie Griffin Emerson's 80 percent stop rate effectively shut down the Red Raiders.
Scoring for the Mustangs were: Max Brodmann with five goals and one assist and Ayden Mowry contributing four goals and one assist. Devon Gerhardt added three goals and one assist, while Carter Earl had two goals and one assist. Mekhi Mahan and Teagen Fingar both had one goal and Tyler Griffin and Kyler Lloyd each added an assist.
Emerson made eight saves in the goal.
At the conclusion of the game, Brodmann was named the Class D tournament MVP.
To reach the final the Mustangs defeated Bath, 14-7, Friday, June 11. Ayden Mowry had four goals and four assists, while Max Brodmann added four goals and one assist. Teagen Fingar and Devon Gerhardt both contributed two goals each. Mekhi Mahan and Tyler Griffin both had one. Griffin Emerson made nine saves in the goal.
The boys also topped Mynderse, 19-0, Wednesday, June 9. Scoring for the Mustangs were: Mowry (five goals and two assists), Mahan (four goals), Brodmann (three goals and one assist), Gerhardt (one goal and four assists), Oliver Connelly (one goal and two assists), Carter Earl (one goal), Anthony Druker (one goal), Griffin (one assist), Thomas Barden (one goal), Fingar (one assist), Jayden Reid (one goal) and Jesse Young (one goal). Emerson had no saves or goals allowed in 24 minutes. Wil Thompson made one save.
Penn Yan Track
The Penn Yan track team competed at the Section V B1 championships, Saturday, June 12.
For the girls, Alexxis Henry finished second in the pentathlon with a final score of 2,177. Joddie Decker was third in the 2,000 meter steeplechase.
In the boys competition, James Tette was first in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Dominic Lafferty was second in the pentathlon with a score of 2,643.
Penn Yan Baseball
The Penn Yan baseball team will face Wellsville in the Section V Class B2 final after LeRoy forfeited the semifinal game on Friday, June 11.
According to coach Steve Bouchard, the team advanced, "Due to a forfeit by LeRoy for players not being properly equipped, which was discovered in the bottom of the fifth inning."
Wellsville is the number two seed and Penn Yan is five entering the championship game which was played after the press time for this edition.
Penn Yan upset Wayland-Cohocton in the quarterfinals, Wednesday, June 9.
Senior Clark Simmons started on the mound and pitched 2 2/3 innings with one strikeout for the Mustangs. Freshman Brady Bouchard entered the game in relief of Simmons and pitched 4 1/3 innings with 10 strikeouts and no walks.
With the Mustangs down 7-2 after the second inning, the bats exploded for four runs in the top of the third.
Penn Yan's defense came up big with a heads-up play by freshman Liam Chapman in the bottom of the seventh to throw out the would-be tying run at second base for the second out of the inning. Bouchard then struck out the next batter to secure the win.
Senior Mason Mackerchar singled in the winning run in the top of the sixth and led the Mustangs at the plate with a pair of hits. Tyler Bouchard was 1-for-4, Reed Bouchard 2-for-5, Liam Chapman 1-for-2 and Brady Bouchard 1-for-3.
Penn Yan Softball
The Penn Yan girls softball team ended the season with a 7-9 record after a loss to Williamson, 4-3, Thursday, June 10.
The team won their opening sectional game, 8-1, against Marion/Gananda, Tuesday, June 8. Giana Ficcaglia had 13 strikeouts on the mound for the Mustangs. The team recorded eight hits.
Penn Yan Girls Lacrosse
Penn Yan's girls lacrosse team ends the season with an 11-3 record after a loss to Aquinas 14-8, in sectional play, Wednesday, June 9.
Hayley Anderson led the team with three goals and two assists. Grace Ledgerwood also recorded three goals. Kaley Griffin added two goals with one assist and Taylor Mullins had one assist. Goalie Hannah Parsons made four saves.
Penn Yan Tennis
The Penn Yan tennis team lost to Mynderse Academy 3-1, Thursday, June 10. The doubles team of Eric Fingar and Bryan Smith won 7-5, 6-3 over Nick Corsner and Liam Tanner.
The Dundee track and field team saw a number of individual sectional titles at the event they hosted, Friday, June 11.
For the girls, Hallie Knapp was first in the shot put with a 29' 7.50" result and won the discus with a 95' 10" throw. Kendall Parker was third in the high jump, third in the long jump and fourth in the 100 meter dash. Lily Hall took third in the triple jump.
In the boys competition, Brady Richardson was first in the 100 meter dash with a 12.30. Logan Buchanan recorded first place in the high jump with a 6' leap. Hunter Crofoot was first in the shot put with a 39' throw and was third in the discus. Hayden Erick won the pentathlon with a 1,775.
Tate Hoyt took second in both the shot put and discus throw. Peyton Boudinot was second in the pole vault. Steven Webster took third in the 800 meter run. Camden Buchanan finished third in the long jump. Thomas Benedick was third in the pentathlon. Alexander Leonard was fourth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.
The BraveScots ended the season with a 15-3 record after a loss to Bolivar-Richburg, 12-3, Saturday, June 12 in postseason play.
Addie Kendall recorded six strikeouts and Cambri Harrian had three on the mound. The team had three hits to Bolivar's 14.
The girls had an exciting come-from-behind victory against Letchworth, Thursday, June 10. The final score was 7-5.
The win was secured by Mikayla Schoffner, who homered on a 1-0 count in the bottom of the seventh inning, scoring three runs. The team was down 5-4 before the homer. Schoffner was 2-for-3 on the day.
Harrian had five strikeouts on the mound. Madison Sutryk added four stolen bases.
The team opened the postseason with a win over Geneseo, 10-1, Tuesday, June 8.
Makenzie Cratsley, Nikki Peterson, Harrian, Kailey Yeoman, and Schoffner all had two hits in the game.
Harrian struck out eight.
The baseball team fell in the pre-quarterfinals of the Section V Class C2 sectional championship, Monday, June 7. The BraveScots lost to Naples 9-8. No additional stats were provided.
The Hammondsport baseball team lost to Genesee Valley, 19-7, Monday, June 7 in the first round of sectionals.
The 12-3 Hammondsport softball team faces Keshequa on the road Monday, June 14, in the sectional title game for D1. Keshequa is the top seed and Hammondsport is third.
The girls defeated Batavia Notre Dame, 7-1 and CG Finney 14-3, to reach the final game.
The Hammondsport track team competed at Dundee in the sectional championship, Friday, June 11.
For the boys, Zak Davis took second in the 200 meter dash, long jump and third in the 400 meter dash. Luke Szathmary finished second in the 110 meter hurdles and 400 meter hurdles. Liam Kressly was fourth in the 1,600 meter run.
In the girls competition, Gabrielle Doyle was second in the 1,500 meter run.
Watkins Glen Track
The Watkins Glen track team traveled to Trumansburg to participate in the Section IV Class C1 championship, Tuesday, June 8.
For the boys, Ray Rider won the shot put event with a 38' 3.75" throw. Balan Ault was second in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Nick Wilston took third in the long jump.
The girls top finisher was Breanna Carl with a sixth place finish in the 1,500 meter run. Magdalene Pentz took tenth in the discus event.
Watkins Glen Tennis
The Watkins Glen tennis team competed at the IAC championships last week. Second singles player Tim Clifford won the silver medal finishing second. First singles player Dylan Morse took third and won the bronze medal.
Coach Scott Morse said, "The team played really well with the doubles team of Faye Mooney and Alannah Klemann winning their first match before losing their second. Morse and Clifford finished outstanding seasons placing in the top three of first and second singles among some very talented tennis players. It was a pleasure working with these players all season and watching them improve!"
The Odessa-Montour track team competed at the Section IV Class D-3 meet, Wednesday, June 9.
For the boys, Benjamin Campbell was first in the 3,200 meter run with a 11:59.41. Josiah Lynch was first in the pole vault with a 9' result. Jed Lynch was first in the 400 meter hurdles with a 1:09.44.
Arden Heichel took second in the 110 meter hurdles and was third in the 400 meter hurdles. Tyler Saunders was second in the pole vault.
In the girls competition, Victoria Brewster was first in the 100 meter dash (12.64), took first in the 200 meter dash in 26.64 and won the long jump with a 15' 7.75" leap. She also won the triple jump with 32' 4". Camille Sgrecci was first in the 400 meter hurdles (1:20.30) and second in the 100 meter hurdles. She also won the pole vault event with a 6' 6" result. Ida Sidle won the shot put with a 30' throw.
Keyonna Garrison was second in the high jump. Lillian Halpin took second in the pole vault..