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Sports Wrap-ups: Jan. 18

Jan. 18, 2010

West Allis Central wrestling

The Bulldogs inched closer to the Greater Metro Conference dual championship with a 54-19 win over visiting Menomonee Falls on Jan. 14.

Central improved to 4-0 with the win with just two league matches remaining.

The Bulldogs' Jake Sargent (125 pounds), Derek Sadler (130), Dylan Diebitz (135), Eric Vis (145), Joey Immekus (152) and Dan Diebitz (171) had pins.

West Allis Hale wrestling

Two Huskies capped their days with major decisions in championship matches at the Racine Case Invitational on Saturday.

Andy Moyle improved to 20-3 with three wins at 119 pounds, including a 12-1 decision over Burlington's Nathan Gill in the finals. Ty Bauer posted a 9-0 win over Nicolet's Bobby Herrick in the title match at 145 to improve to 22-6.

Hale's Jack Allen was pinned in the finals at 152 after picking up two earlier pins.

Scott Hancox (125), Julius Dentici (160) and Kevin Schmidt (171) were fourth as the Huskies finished fourth of 10 teams.

Hale also earned a 46-23 road GMC win over Marquette on Jan. 12, and a 47-24 nonconference home win over Milwaukee Riverside/Shorewood on Jan. 13.

Greenfield/Greendale swimming

In a clash of Woodland Conference heavyweights, the New Berlin co-op handed Greenfield/Greendale its first league loss of the season.

Behind four wins from both Jasen Johnson and Alex Rodenkirk, New Berlin won, 107-79, dropping host Greenfield/Greendale to 2-1 in conference action.

The PantherHawks' Jack Lennertz won the 50-yard freestyle (22.41 seconds) and 100 backstroke (56.69).

The meet was the first ever at Greenfield's new pool.

West Allis gymnastics

Emily Fuchs won the all-around, but it was not enough as West Allis lost, 137.75-128.7, at Whitefish Bay on Jan. 12.

Fuchs posted an 9.1 on the beam, an 8.9 on the floor and 8.85s on the vault and bars for a 35.7, edging Bay's Maggie Anderson's second-place effort of 35.2.

Fuchs won the beam and bars.

Greenfield wrestling

After beating host South Milwaukee, 51-9, in a Woodland Conference dual on Jan. 13, the Hawks returned to the Rockets' field house and went 2-3 at the Rocket Invite on Saturday.

Greenfield defeated Racine Park (41-22) and the host school (41-18) but lost to the state's top-ranked Division 2 team, Luxemburg-Casco (62-3), West Allis Central (42-24) and Janesville Craig (36-35).

Steve Fisher (18-4) finished the week with six victories, none bigger than his overtime win over Jordan Seidel of Luxemburg-Casco. Seidel is the second-ranked D2 wrestler in the latest wiwrestlling.com polls.

Greenfield's Patrick Bruyette (20-2) and Andrew Krueger (16-6) went 5-1 for the week and Kevin Vazquez (17-7) was 4-2.

Whitnall wrestling

The Falcons won three of the first five matches but could not hold their 16-6 advantage and lost, 30-27, to the Wauwatosa co-op at Wauwatosa West on Jan. 13.

Whitnall (3-4 conference) took a 10-0 lead with a pin by Demetrius Wall at 112 in the first match of the night and a 13-2 major decision by Ruban Garcia over Patrick Campbell at 119.

But the Falcons managed only a forfeit at 140, a pin by Nathan Barnhart at 189 and a tech fall by Kameron Borgeois at 103 the rest of the way as Wauwatosa won eight of the remaining 11 matches.

Whitnall girls basketball

The injuries, and now the losses, continue to pile up for the Falcons.

With Rachel Serio already sidelined with cracked ribs, Kalina Al-Mohareb injured her ankle in practice the day before Whitnall's 58-27 home loss to undefeated New Berlin Eisenhower on Friday.

Al-Mohareb had tallied a game-high 14 points in her team's 48-33 loss at Cudahy two days before the injury. She missed seven weeks earlier in the season with a hip injury.

So far, five different players have missed at least one week of the season due to injury or illness for the Falcons, who have lost four straight games to drop to 4-8 overall, 4-6 conference.

Greenfield boys basketball

A pair of individual efforts set the stage for two Greenfield defeats.

New Berlin Eisenhower's Alex McRae made a school-record eight 3-pointers en route to a game-high 24 points to lead the unbeaten Lions to a 69-43 home win over Greenfield on Jan. 12.

Alec Molter led three Hawks in double digits with 12 points.

Three nights later, visiting Wauwatosa West's freshman Anthony Carroll continued his hot play with a game-high 24 points as his team pulled out a 57-48 win over the Hawks, who fell to 4-9 overall, 3-7 Woodland Conference.

Molter led Greenfield again, this time with 14 points, and Evan Greco tallied 11.

West Allis Hale boys basketball

Stiff competition led to three more losses for the Huskies (0-13, 0-6).

Hale fell to Nicolet, 70-64, Jan. 12; Pewaukee, 62-45, Jan. 14; and Hamilton, 72-53, Friday, all at home. Those teams came into this week with a 29-10 combined record.

Taylor Chladek and Jason King had productive weeks for the Huskies. Chladek averaged 14 points per game, including 18 against Nicolet. King managed 10 per game with 15 against Nicolet.

West Allis Central boys basketball

After starting the season 7-1, the Bulldogs are back to .500.

Brookfield Central's Alex Diciaula scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Lancers to a 61-50 home win over West Allis Central on Friday, the Bulldogs' sixth straight loss.

Robert Fabry and Najeal McMillian had 12 points each for the visitors.

On Jan. 11, Waukesha West's Ryan Solberg exploded for 30 points as the visiting Wolverines pulled out a 70-48 nonconference win over the Bulldogs, who got 14 points from Nick Starich and 11 from McMillian.

Wild hockey

The Wild (0-12) got two goals from Ryan Regeth and one from Stephen Dahl, but it was not enough to snap a season-long losing streak that reached 12 games with a 4-3 loss to Manitowoc on Friday at the Pettit Ice Center.

Greenfield girls basketball

The Hawks' offense hit a new low with just 18 points in a 52-18 loss at Wauwatosa West on Friday.

Greenfield had slightly better results in a 79-28 home loss to unbeaten New Berlin Eisenhower on Jan. 12.

Katie Narloch scored 10 points and Andrea Lewis added 10 for Greenfield (1-10, 1-9).

West Allis Hale girls basketball

Jennifer Stawicki scored 10 points and Racheal Bekeris added eight in a losing effort as the Huskies (0-11, 0-6) lost, 60-34, at Hamilton in Sussex on Friday.

- David Cotey

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