Hale girls volleyball
The Huskies extended their Greater Metro Conference dual mark to 3-1 with a 25-22, 25-23, 25-22 victory over Brookfield East on Sept. 20.
Hannah King led the team in kills with 11 and tallied 19 digs. Erin Barbeau totaled nine kills and 19 digs, while Rachel Voller had an ace, Sarah Fabina 29 assists, Kelli Lopez 20 digs and Jaime Supple one ace.
The Huskies claimed third place of 36 teams in the Oshkosh High School Showdown on Friday and Saturday.
They went 5-0 in pool play, defeating Baraboo, Manitowoc Roncalli, Westfield, Bay Port and Wisconsin Rapids. They then beat Oconto Falls in the quarterfinals and lost to Burlington Catholic Central in a semifinal.
"We are fortunate to have great focus from our team and players who are always looking for ways to improve," coach Angie Hardwick said.
Whitnall swimming, diving
The diving team of Rachel Stave, Rachel Tillman and Lauren Engel won at the Woodland Conference Relays on Sept. 22 with 330.9 points.
Taking second were the 200 medley unit of Sarah Arteaga, Laura Sullivan, Lizzie Streim and Lauren Zurowski with 2 minutes, 1.31 seconds, the 800 freestyle group of Sullivan, Rebecca Wigington, Maddie Vokovitch and Leah Jenk (8:58.47) and the 100 freestyle unit of Zurowski, Wigington, Streim and Danika Johnson (51.94 seconds).
The Falcons tallied 268 points for third place.
They lost a 99-87 dual to Franklin on Sept. 23 despite victories by Vokovitch in the 200 individual medley and 100 freestyle, Stave in diving, Laura Sullivan in the 500 freestyle and 100 breaststroke and the 400 freestyle team of Arteaga, Laura Sullivan, Wigington and Johnson.
Hale boys soccer
Alex Kaul and Antonio Rodriguez both scored as the Huskies beat Wauwatosa East for the first time in seven seasons with a 2-0 victory on Sept. 20.
Josh Burke had an assist and goaltender Justin Cook made four saves as Hale improved to 2-3 in the Greater Metro Conference.
"This doesn't define our season, but it shows things are changing," coach Martin Lataille said.
Hale also tied Madison East, 2-2, on Saturday behind goals from Victor Moreno and Steve Milani and lost a 2-1 overtime decision to The Prairie School on Sept. 19 as Rodriguez had the lone goal.
Central girls volleyball
The Bulldogs tied for ninth place at the 36-team Oshkosh Tournament.
They topped Florence, Ripon and Denmark and fell to Tomahawk and Sheboygan South, then lost to Union Grove in the gold playoffs.
Central lost to Brookfield Central, 22-25, 25-22, 25-13, 25-19, on Sept. 20. Mehryn Kraker totaled 10 kills and Claire Hankins eight, while Hankins had three blocks and Melissa Smith two aces. Jenny Wildes had 15 assists and April Wildes 16 digs.
Hale boys cross country
Milan Stojanovic ran a personal-best 16 minutes, 44 seconds to place third in the Cedarburg Invitational on Saturday.
Jacob Ebben was seventh (17:09) and Robert Effinger ninth (17:11) as the Huskies came in second with 45 points, trailing eighth-rated Wauwatosa East with 27.
Sam Gagliano ran 11th (17:26), Sawyer Wickersham 15th (17:38), Alex Murray 24th (17:47) and Tony Lozano 27th (17:59).
Hale girls cross country
Ellie Probst claimed sixth place in the Muskego Invitational on Saturday with 15 minutes, 38 seconds, the fifth-best Hale time ever.
Virginia Wightman placed 26th (16:20), Elizabeth Elliott 40th (16:43), Alyssa Drajkowski 43rd (16:53), April Koshen 46th (16:59), Jessica Trapp 82nd (18:13) and Dana Pomerenke 93rd (18:51) for Hale, which tallied 161 points for fifth place.
Whitnall boys soccer
Petar Miskov stole a pass at midfield and slotted it past the goaltender to spark the Falcons to a 1-0 victory over Greendale on Friday.
The Falcons also defeated Brown Deer, 4-1, on Sept. 19 behind two goals from Quinn Dombrowski and one each by Bryan Nagy and Sam Howard. They lost a 6-1 decision to Pewaukee on Sept. 21, as Thayne Krause scored Whitnall's only goal. The Falcons also lost 4-0 to Wauwatosa East on Sept. 22.
Central boys soccer
The Bulldogs downed Greenfield, 2-1, in a non-conference game on Sept. 22 to improve to 3-4-1 in games outside of the Greater Metro Conference this season.
Greenfield boys soccer
Miguel Lunar and Lazar Petrovic scored as the Hustlin' Hawks blanked Janesville Craig, 2-0, on Sept. 20.
Greenfield lost to West Allis Central, 2-1, on Sept. 22 despite a goal from Matt Defatte, assisted by David Castillo. Goaltender Eric Frank had 11 saves. The Hawks were blanked by St. Thomas More, 4-0, on Sept. 19 and Brown Deer, 1-0, on Sept. 21, despite 12 saves by Frank.
Whitnall girls volleyball
The Falcons beat Wauwatosa West, 25-15, 25-22, 25-23, on Sept. 20 behind 26 digs from Brittany Treuer, 17 assists by Lauren Ray and seven blocks and nine kills from Ashley Markowiak.
Whitnall lost to Oak Creek, 22-25, 27-25, 21-25, 25-14, 17-15, on Sept. 22. Markowiak had 14 kills, Treuer 22 digs, Allison Czaplewski 24 assists and Katie Freiburgs three aces.
Greenfield girls swimming
The 300 butterfly relay of Sienna Bast, Phoebe Muszynski, Esmeralda Perez and Elisa Perez claimed third in the Woodland Conference Relays on Sept. 22 with 3 minutes, 15.61 seconds.
Taking fourth were the 200 medley squad of Bast, Cayla Mrnik, and Esmeralda and Elisa Perez (2:07.77) and the 400 freestyle group of Bast, Brooke Charles and the Perezes (4:07.96) for the Hustlin' Hawks, who placed ninth with 146 points.
In the Kenosha Bradford Invitational on Saturday, Elisa Perez was second in the 100 freestyle and sixth in the 200 freestyle, while Bast took fourth in the 200 individual medley and seventh in the 100 backstroke. Coach Tim Locke also praised Sydney Fricker, Morgan Borchardt and Tina Witkowski for their efforts.
West Allis girls swimming
The 300 butterfly team of Molly Sykes, Brianna Kulas, Larissa Mickelson and Heather Garland came in fifth with 4 minutes, 14.23 seconds in the Greater Metro Conference Relays on Sept. 22.
Taking sixth were Jessica Drews, Sydney Jewell, Mickelson and Brittany House in the 400 individual medley; Meghan Pfeiffer, Sykes, Nikki Brand and Paulina Fortis in the 800 freestyle; Haley Marie Asher, Pfeiffer, Mickelson and Garland in the 300 backstroke; Brittany Ross, Tara Kelley, Cortney Wery and Jamie Trapp in the 300 breaststroke; Asher, Pfeiffer, Fortis and Garland in the 500 crescendo; Cali Hagen, Jewell, Becky Simet and Brand in the 300 butterfly; Pfeiffer, Ross, Kulas and Kelley in the 200 medley and the diving squad.
West Allis scored 89 points for sixth.
Greenfield cross country
The boys placed sixth and the girls seventh in the Cedarburg Invitational on Saturday.
Andy Sabinash took 25th in 17 minutes, 49 seconds, while Casey Sabinash was 26th (17:53), Mike Hensiak 30th (18:28), Tom Friedbacker 37th (18:42) and Quinton Kufahl 40th (18:51) for the boys, who scored 158 points.
The girls tallied 164 points as Jill Dworschack was 13th (16:53), Jamie Bernam 19th (17:13), Audrey Schmidt 36th (18:12), Amber Polachek 47th (19:14) and Liz Perez 49th (19:35).
Whitnall boys cross country
The Falcons finished 16th with 506 points in the 37-team Midwest Invitational on Saturday in Janesville.
Alex Richardson ran 33rd in 16 minutes, 35 seconds, followed by Mitch Olson in 51st (16:51), Tyler Centers 131st (17:40), Derrick Yimsut 136th (17:45) and Pat Wyrowski 155th (18:00).
Whitnall girls cross country
Jasmine Van Tine came in 43rd with 15 minutes, 46 seconds at the 31-team Midwest Invitational on Saturday in Janesville.
Alyssa Woo took 100th (16:29), Jennifer Bahling 104th (16:30), Kim Hurst 136th (17:08), Leah Windt 147th (17:18) and Lydia Pincsak 161st (17:52).
Central boys volleyball
The Bulldogs lost, 25-13, 25-15, 25-17, to powerful Wauwatosa East on Sept. 21 despite Najeal McMillan's 11 kills and five blocks, Josh Kopplin's 23 assists and Dane Travers' 13 digs.
Hale boys volleyball
Parker Voller collected 10 kills, Zach Bohmann 15 digs and Savaughn Boston 20 assists, but the Huskies lost to Brookfield East, 25-17, 25-20, 25-20, on Sept. 21.
Greenfield boys volleyball
The Hustlin' Hawks fell to New Berlin, 25-11, 25-21, 25-9, on Sept. 19. Kyle Hanneken had four kills, while Adam Garlie had seven digs.
Central boys cross country
The Bulldogs placed 13th in the Muskego Invitational on Saturday with 360 points.
Tyler Miletti captured 34th in 17 minutes, 25 seconds, while Anthony Rueda was 62nd (18:07), Josh Boeder 79th (18:37), Joshua Ostrenga 82nd (18:43), Collin Borazo 103rd (20:32) and Fred Birchbauer 104th (20:46).
Central girls cross country
Alex Jonas ran a season-best 17 minutes, 13 seconds for 59th place in the Muskego Invitational on Saturday.
Katie Wardinski was 65th (personal-best 17:25), Abby Pranghofer 69th (17:33), Becky Schwindt 82nd (personal-best 18:03), Sam Kass 94th (18:52) and Dana Batchelor 98th (21:59).
Central tallied 364 points for 14th place.
Greenfield girls tennis
The Hustlin' Hawks dropped a 4-3 Woodland Conference dual to Cudahy on Sept. 22.
First singles player Lynn Pipke won her match, 6-0, 6-0.
Whitnall girls tennis
The first doubles team of Sammi Zacher and Liz Menden won, 6-3, 7-5, but the Falcons lost a 5-2 Woodland Conference dual meet to St. Thomas More on Sept. 22.
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