Hale girls volleyball
The Huskies won two matches on Saturday to claim fifth place in the Greater Metro Conference Tournament at West Allis Central.
They downed West Allis Central, 25-14, 25-16, 23-25, 25-18, and Sussex Hamilton, 25-22, 25-14, 23-25, 25-12, in consolation play.
The Huskies dropped into the consolation bracket after a 25-18, 25-11, 25-19 first-round loss to Brookfield Central on Oct. 11. Jaime Supple paced the team in kills with five, while Caitlin Kantowski led in assists with 12, Miranda Bailey in aces with two, Rachel Milani in blocks with five and Natalie Carr in digs with nine.
"They (the Lancers) have a really tall team," head coach Leng Sayaovong said. "They average probably 5-9, 5-10. We have Rachel at 6-1, and with the rest, we're probably averaging 5-7, tops."
The Huskies also lost their GMC dual finale on Oct. 9 by a 25-15, 25-20, 25-16 count to Menomonee Falls. Supple had seven kills, Kantkowski 15 assists, Milani three aces and six blocks and Carr 24 digs. The Huskies finished 3-4 in duals for fifth place.
Hale opens the WIAA Division 1 playoffs at home at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 against Racine Case. If the Huskies win, they will visit second seed Greendale at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 for a regional title match.
Greenfield girls volleyball
A tough five-set loss to Greendale ended the Hustlin' Hawks' run in the Woodland Conference Tournament on Saturday.
The third seed Hawks fell to the second seed Panthers, 23-25, 25-20, 25-19, 21-25, 15-9, in the semifinals of the event. Greendale went on to lose to top seed Pius XI in the tournament championship.
Greenfield advanced by winning its home pool on Oct. 11, beating Pewaukee, 25-18, 25-13, and Shorewood, 25-18, 25-12.
The Hawks will begin WIAA Division 1 regional action at home at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 against Milwaukee Hamilton. A victory would put the Hawks in a regional championship match at 7 p.m. Oct. 20, again at home, against either West Allis Central or Oak Creek.
Hale boys soccer
A shootout ended the 2012 season for the Huskies in a WIAA Division 1 regional championship game on Oct. 11.
Hale lost to Oak Creek in the penalty kicks session after forging a 2-2 tie through regulation and two overtimes. The loss ended a fine 14-8-2 season for the Huskies under first-year head coach Neil Dombrowski.
Hale had advanced with an 8-2 triumph over Milwaukee Hamilton on Oct. 9.
Whitnall girls cross country
The Falcons came in fifth with 157 points in the Woodland Conference Meet at Grant Park on Saturday.
Alyssa Woo led the way with 20th place in 16 minutes, 10 seconds. She was followed by Jasmine Van Tine in 29th (16:30), Jennifer Bahling 31st (16:33), Kim Hurst 37th (16:48), Lauren Lent 40th (16:58), Kina Cross 49th (17:27) and Mika Topitzes 62nd (18:02).
Greenfield cross country
For the first time in over 25 years, the Hustlin' Hawks placed three boys on an all-conference team on Friday.
Casey Sabinash ran 14th in 16 minutes, 56 seconds in the Woodland Conference Meet at Grant Park to make the second team, while Andy Sabinash took 20th (17:01) and Tom Friedbacher 23rd (17:14) to be on the third team.
Quinton Kufahl placed 35th (17:52), Cody Hagfors 57th (18:46) and Matt Clarey 63rd (19:17) for the Hawks.
Greenfield tallied 148 points to tie Greendale for sixth place. The junior varsity finished second behind Shorewood.
The Greenfield girls varsity took 10th place with 264 points and was missing its top runner, Keely Hanley, who is out with a foot injury.
Megan Theune-Baillargeon captured 35th (16:44), Tia Ruhland 42nd (17:02), Audrey Schmidt 59th (17:53), Andrea Organ 60th (17:55) and Natalia Coralic 68th (18:56).
Whitnall boys cross country
Alex Richardson earned fifth place and first-team all-Woodland Conference honors at the conference meet on Friday at Grant Park.
Richardson ran in 16 minutes, 36 seconds to lead the Falcons, who scored 184 points for eighth place. Seth Nowak took 41st (18:03), Derrick Yimsut 44th (18:13), Austin Hurst 46th (18:23), Paul Howard 48th (18:26), Tyler Nape 51st (18:29) and Blake Stencil 56th (18:45).
Central boys cross country
Tyler Miletti came in fifth with 16 minutes, 25 seconds in the Greater Metro Conference Meet at McCarty Park on Saturday.
Josh Ostrenga took 51st (18:28), Ruslan Steinenget 56th (18:44), Josh Boeder 58th (19:06), Collin Borazo 59th (19:06), Jack Rindahl 60th (19:21) and Nick Hacker 62nd (20:53) for the Bulldogs, who tallied 229 points for eighth place.
West Allis swimming, diving
The diving team of Cierra DuFay, Morgan Ziolecki and Emily Fuchs captured second place in the South Side Sprints on Friday.
In swimming competition Saturday, Jess Drews claimed sixth in both the 100 individual medley with 1 minute, 16.61 seconds and the 50 butterfly at 34.75 seconds.
Taking seventh were Tara Kelley in the 50 freestyle (30.39) and the 200 freestyle relay unit of Paulina Fortis, Brianna Kulas, Cortney Wery and Kelley (2:05.57).
Coming in eighth were Larissa Mickelson in the 50 backstroke (38.78), the 200 medley team of Mickelson, Wery, Drews and Kulas (2:21.78) and the 100 freestyle group of Fortis, Mickelson, Drews and Kelley (1:00.22).
The Wave placed fifth with 255 points.
Whitnall swimming, diving
Rachel Stave won the diving with 450.4 points to lead the Falcons in the Small School State Invitational at Shorewood on Saturday.
Teammate Brianna Tabat was sixth in diving with 280.3 points. Taking 10th were the 200 freestyle relay squad of Zurowski, Mary Sullivan, Jill Kolasinski and Leah Windt (1:49.77) and the 400 freestyle group of Sullivan, Kolasinski, Leah Jenk and Rebecca Wigington (4:10.53).
Head coach George Guddie said Sullivan (2:16.16), Lizzie Streim (2:22.75) and Wigington (2:16.46) all had personal-best times in the 200 freestyle, as did Windt in the 500 freestyle (5:48.99).
The Falcons tallied 87 points for 11th place.
Central girls volleyball
The Bulldogs took seventh place in the Greater Metro Conference Tournament on Saturday, splitting a pair of consolation matches.
They lost to West Allis Hale, 25-14, 25-16, 23-25, 25-18, despite six kills and no errors by Ann Marie Kaczmarowski, five blocks from Angela Reyes and fine floor leadership by Melissa Smith, who led the team in assists and digs.
Central then downed Wauwatosa East, 25-21, 25-21, 24-26, 25-17, for seventh place. Mary Martens tallied 10 kills and Reyes nine, Smith seven aces and Martens three, Smith 31 assists and Amber Wegner 32 digs.
"We were swept by Hale the first time this season and now we took a game," head coach Bob Staskunas said. "We lost to East in the regular season, so it was nice to come back and win. This shows how hard the girls have worked and how they have improved."
In first-round play on Oct. 11, Central lost to Divine Savior Holy Angels, 25-10, 25-9, 25-14, despite five kills from Kaczmarowski and four by Reyes.
The Bulldogs fell to Brookfield East, 25-10, 25-14, 25-21, on Oct. 9 as Reyes had four kills and Smith 13 assists and 11 digs.
Central starts WIAA Division 1 regional play at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Oak Creek.
Whitnall girls volleyball
The Falcons lost in pool play in the Woodland Conference Tournament on Oct. 11.
They opened WIAA Division 2 regional play at home Oct. 16 against Kenosha Indian Trail.
Greenfield boys soccer
The season ended for the Hustlin' Hawks with a 4-2 loss to South Milwaukee in WIAA Division 1 regional play on Oct. 9.
Dusan Ogjannovic and David Castillo both scored for Greenfield in the contest.
Central boys soccer
Goaltender Aaron Gaglione posted eight saves but the Bulldogs lost to Pius XI, 6-0, on Oct. 9 in a WIAA Division 1 regional contest.
Central trailed 4-0 at the half to the second seed Popes.
Whitnall boys soccer
The Falcons fell, 3-0, to Oconomowoc in a WIAA Division 1 regional game on Oct. 9.
The loss ended their season at 6-10.
Central girls cross country
The Bulldogs scored 246 points for eighth place in the Greater Metro Conference Meet on Saturday at McCarty Park.
Katie Wardinski came in 31st with 16 minutes, 31 seconds, followed by Alex Jonas 38th (16:54), Supawadee Pamoto 58th (20:29), Cayla Ruarke 59th (20:44), Hanna Pfister 60th (20:48) and Amanda Cieslinski 61st (21:00).
Central boys volleyball
The Bulldogs lost to Brookfield Central, 25-9, 25-14, 26-24, on Oct. 10 despite five kills from Dominic Craig, seven assists by Josh Kopplin, four blocks from Juan Sanabria and seven digs by Dan Doyle.
They also fell, 7-25, 25-22, 32-30, 21-25, 15-10, on Oct. 8 to Waukesha South. Kopplin totaled 11 kills, Mike Brown 16 assists, Rayshaun Carter seven blocks and Craig seven digs.
Hale boys volleyball
The Huskies dropped a 25-9, 24-26, 25-23, 25-19 decision to Wauwatosa East on Oct. 10.
Parker Voller tallied 19 kills, Savaughn Boston 29 assists, Matt Sopa five blocks and Zach Bohmann 12 digs.
Greenfield/Whitnall boys volleyball
The Raptors fell to Greendale, 25-15, 25-20, 25-13, in a Woodland Conference dual on Oct. 10.
Skylar Czaplewski collected eight kills, Kurt Storvik 14 assists and Parambir Singh eight digs for Greenfield/Whitnall.
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