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Sports Wrapups: Dec. 20

Dec. 18, 2012

Whitnall girls basketball

The Falcons continued to roll last week, downing St. Francis, 70-40, on Friday night and Waterford, 47-40, on Dec. 11.

Whitnall improved to 5-0 in the Woodland Conference and 7-1 overall. The Falcons face a major test this week, as they visit Pius XI at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Ashley Markowiak enjoyed a big game against St. Francis with 27 points to lead all scorers. Rachael Shulta added 21 points and Gabby Weis put in seven points.

Markowiak tallied a game-high 22 points against Waterford in the earlier contest, while Shulta scored 13 points.

Whitnall boys basketball

Nathan Schaefer led a balanced attack with 14 points as the Falcons routed St. Francis, 70-41, on Friday night.

Danny Weymier chipped in with 13 points, Austin Hurst 10 and Michael Radavich eight points as Whitnall moved to 4-2 in the Woodland Conference and 5-3 overall.

The Falcons outscored the Mariners 23-8 in the second quarter to open a 37-15 halftime lead.

Whitnall welcomes Pius XI at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Falcons were ousted from last season's WIAA playoffs by the Popes.

Whitnall boys swimming

The Falcons tipped the Greendale/Greenfield combined team, 90-89, in a Woodland Conference dual meet on Dec. 12.

"We had a great meet and swam some great times," head coach George Guddie said. "For this early in the season, I was surprised by the time drops in a lot of the races."

Individual winners for Whitnall were Jake Hodel in the 200 freestyle at 2 minutes, 2.81 seconds and the 100 breaststroke at 1:06.87, David Monteilh in the 100 freestyle with 54.99 seconds and Nick Bell in diving at 195.45 points.

Also winning were Ben Hinson, Jake Hodel, Jack Larson and Monteilh in the 200 medley relay at 1:48.7 and the 200 freestyle relay with 1:37.09.

GD/GF boys swimming

Head coach Dale Schrank said last week featured the most exciting back-to-back losses in the history of the program.

The Panther-Hawks fell to Whitnall, 90-89, in a Woodland Conference dual meet on Dec. 12, then took second in Saturday's Elkhorn Invitational by just three points. They tallied 299 points to finish behind Beloit Memorial's 302 points.

"The loss to Whitnall, and the Elkhorn Invite, generated 74 percent lifetime-best times," Schrank said.

At Elkhorn, Greendale/Greenfield won six of 11 swimming events and set three pool records.

Winning and posting records were Rick Perez in the 200 freestyle with 1 minute, 59.74 seconds and Perez, Ross Rybakowicz, Shawn Lucchesi and Adam Fleischhacker in both the 200 medley relay at 1:52.63 and the 400 freestyle relay with 3:45.76.

Other winners were Rybakowicz in the 200 individual medley (2:12.93), Lucchesi in the 100 butterfly (1:03.71) and Perez in the 100 backstroke (59.91 seconds).

Hale wrestling

After a commanding 68-4 triumph over Marquette on Dec. 13, the Huskies took second place at the Waukesha West Invitational on Saturday.

At West, Hale went 4-1 in duals. The Huskies beat the Waukesha South reserves, 72-4; Burlington Catholic Central, 63-4; Waukesha South, 52-21; and Racine Horlick, 49-21, and lost to champion Cedarburg, 39-28.

Dallas Wanta and Luke Ellis both finished 5-0, while Andrew Buelow and Jon Baltz both went 4-0. Posting 4-1 marks were Trevor Kruzick, Taylor Tomczak, Logan Mocco and Jordan Plantiko. Ryan Vankerkvoorde went 3-1.

Winners against Marquette were Wanta (pin in 1 minute, 2 seconds), Vankerkvoorde (pin in 2:37), Baltz (pin in 11 seconds), Kruzick (13-3), Ellis (pin in 1:12), Jeffery Schubert (pin in 1:59), Maurice Beck (pin in 1:48), Jake Gruichich (20-6), Tomczak (pin in 56 seconds), Mocco (pin in 3:09), Plantiko (pin in 1:11) and Buelow (pin in 23 seconds).

The Huskies visit West Allis Central at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in a crucial Greater Metro Conference dual.

Greenfield wrestling

The Hustlin' Hawks fell to South Milwaukee, 45-18, in a Woodland Conference dual on Dec. 12.

Winners were Logan Zabkowicz at 113 pounds (pin in 29 seconds), Tre'vaughn Craig at 120 (forfeit), Victor Castro at 138 (7-0 decision) and Tom Friedbacher at 152 (11-3).

Greenfield boys basketball

Travis Reszczynski tallied a game-high 23 points to lead the Hustlin' Hawks to a 61-48 victory over Shorewood on Friday.

Josh Czerwinski added 12 points and Keagan Blanks eight for Greenfield, which connected on 10 three-point field goals.

The Hawks fell to Wauwatosa West, 62-47, on Dec. 11 as Czerwinski scored 11 points and Ricky Santiago nine points.

The Hawks went to 4-3 in the Woodland Conference and 4-5 overall. They welcome South Milwaukee at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Greenfield girls basketball

The Hustlin' Hawks were still searching for their first Woodland Conference victory of the season after losses of 59-40 to Shorewood on Friday and 46-28 to Wauwatosa West on Dec. 11.

Against Shorewood, Dana Schwab scored 12 points and Madison Kohl nine points. Against the Trojans, Mallory Kleczka put in eight points and Schwab six.

The Hawks (0-6 in the Woodland and 1-6 overall going into this week) visit South Milwaukee at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Central boys basketball

Free throws again hurt the Bulldogs in a 63-51 overtime loss to Brookfield Central on Friday night.

Central hit just four of 12 at the line, compared to 22 of 38 for Brookfield.

Brandon Key tallied 16 points, Jerome Cummings 15 and Jaquan Martin 11 as the Bulldogs fell to 1-2 in the Greater Metro Conference.

They also lost to Little Chute, 53-29, on Saturday in the NY2LA Tournament at Homestead High School. Key and Cummings both tallied five points.

Central (4-3 overall going into this week) welcomes Sheboygan South at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Hale girls basketball

The Huskies fell to Brookfield East, 62-43, in a Greater Metro Conference game on Friday night.

Rachel Milani scored 11 points and pulled down six rebounds, while Sarah Mueller added eight points and six boards. Adalia Sexton tallied four points and three steals and Courtney Westhause added four points and six rebounds.

Hale went to 1-2 in the GMC and 2-5 overall. The Huskies visit Kenosha Tremper at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

Central girls basketball

The Bulldogs lost to Brookfield Central, 62-9, on Dec. 13.

Becky Schwindt, Tyana Turkvan, Brianna Nelson and Emma Somppi each scored two points for the Bulldogs, who fell to 0-3 in the Greater Metro Conference and 1-5 overall.

- Compiled by John Rech

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