Hale girls volleyball
A 25-11, 25-16, 25-16 victory over Wauwatosa East on Sept. 27 boosted the Huskies to 4-1 in Greater Metro Conference duals, behind only state power Menomonee Falls (5-0).
Hannah King collected 15 kills, Sarah Fabina 43 assists and Kelli Lopez 13 digs for the Huskies.
Hale closes out its conference dual meet season against Falls on Oct. 11 at home and the GMC title could be on the line.
Hale boys soccer
Victor Moreno scored two goals to help the Huskies down Whitnall, 5-2, on Friday night and post their ninth victory of the season.
Hale improved to 9-7-3 and assured itself of at least a .500 regular-season mark for the first time in seven seasons. The Huskies went 2-19 just three years ago, losing 11 games by one goal.
Antonio Rodriguez and Bobby Saskowski also scored for Hale, which lost a 4-1 decision to Sussex Hamilton on Sept. 27 to fall to 2-4 in the Greater Metro Conference.
Whitnall girls volleyball
The Falcons swept past Franklin on Sept. 26 and Cudahy on Sept. 29.
Whitnall downed Cudahy, 25-16, 25-20, 26-24, as Emily Kuether collected 10 kills, Allison Czaplewski 20 assists and Michelle Wilson 17 digs.
Erika Eykmans totaled 11 kills in a 25-15, 25-15, 25-22 triumph over Franklin. Czaplewski tallied 26 assists and three aces, while Brittany Treuer had 22 digs and Ashley Markowiak and Kuether three blocks apiece.
Hale boys cross country
The Huskies placed five runners in the top 25 in taking third with 79 points at the Purgold Invitational on Saturday.
Milan Stojanovic was 10th in a personal-best 16 minutes, 33 seconds, while Jacob Ebben took 13th (16:53), Robert Effinger 14th (season-best 16:53), Sawyer Wickersham 20th (personal-best 17:06), Sam Gagliano 22nd (17:10) and Tony Lozano 26th (personal-best 17:29).
Whitnall boys soccer
The Falcons won a pair of Woodland Conference games last week, defeating New Berlin Eisenhower, 2-0, on Sept. 28 and Cudahy, 6-0, on Sept. 26.
Quinn Dombrowski and Jamie Wunrow both scored against the Lions, with Zach Barnhart and Petar Miskov both notching assists.
Against Cudahy, the Falcons received goals from Bryan Domitrz, Wunrow, Ruben Garcia, Bryan Nagy, Kyler Chelminiak and Brent Sluka. Domitrz also had three assists and Nagy two for Whitnall.
The Falcons lost to West Allis Hale, 5-2, on Friday despite goals by Nagy and Domitrz.
Greenfield girls volleyball
New Berlin Eisenhower proved too strong for the Hustlin' Hawks in a first-place showdown on Sept. 27 with a 25-23, 25-11, 25-20 victory.
Greenfield slipped to 4-1 in Black Division matches, while the Lions improved to 5-0.
Michelle Matysik posted 10 digs, Shannon Molter seven kills and Chesca Pancorbo 19 assists.
The Hawks downed Brown Deer, 25-12, 25-8, 25-22, on Sept. 26 behind 10 kills from Franny Wenninger, 10 digs by Luci Krenzke and 15 assists and six aces by Pancorbo.
Greenfield boys volleyball
A lack of height is hurting the Hustlin' Hawks.
"Our tallest player is 6 feet 1 inch," coach Kurt Kaempfer said. "But our guys are scrappy, they play hard and they don't give in."
The Hawks went 0-6 at Saturday's Middleton Invitational, losing to the host school, Brookfield East and Catholic Memorial.
Greenfield lost to Shorewood, 25-9, 25-13, 25-13, on Sept. 28. Junior Kyle Hanneken had seven kills and seven digs and sophomore Kurt Storvik had 17 assists.
West Allis swimming, diving
Ashley Elder placed second in diving with 250.1 points in the South Side Sprints at Central High School on Saturday.
The 200 freestyle team of Heather Garland, Olivia Harders, Brianna Kulas and Meghan Pfeiffer claimed third with 1 minute, 58.1 seconds.
Finishing fourth were Harders in the 100 individual medley (1:13.76) and 100 freestyle (1:02.85) and Garland in the 50 freestyle (29.26 seconds). Garland was also fifth in the 50 backstroke (36.03) for West Allis, which came in fourth with 297 points.
Whitnall girls cross country
Jasmine Van Tine ran 10th in 20 minutes, 56 seconds at the Mukwonago Invitational on Sept. 29.
Jennifer Bahling came in 20th (21:28), Kim Hurst 25th (21:41), Alyssa Woo 28th (21:46) and Lydia Pincsak 53rd (23:20) for the Falcons, who tallied 136 points for sixth place.
Greenfield cross country
The Hustlin' Hawks finished eighth in the Mukwonago Invitational on Sept. 29 with 214 points.
Casey Sabinash led them with a 33rd-place finish in 17 minutes, 57 seconds, while Cody Hagfors took 42nd (18:11), Tom Friedbacker 43rd (18:12), Andy Sabinash 47th (18:21), Mike Hensiak 49th (18:34) and Quinton Kufahl 56th (19:00).
Jill Dworschack placed 34th (21:52) as the lone girls runner.
Hale girls cross country
Freshman April Koshen came in 19th with 21 minutes, 25 seconds at the Mukwonago Invitational on Sept. 29.
Elizabeth Elliott ran 31st (21:48), Alyssa Drajkowski 33rd (21:53), Virginia Wightman 50th (23:09), Emily Zelten 56th (23:33), Jessica Trapp 58th (23:51) and Emily Elliott 59th (25:11).
Hale tallied 189 points for eighth place.
Central girls cross country
The Bulldogs finished ninth in the Mukwonago Invitational on Sept. 29 with 210 points.
Abby Pranghofer placed 27th with 21 minutes, 45 seconds, while Alex Jonas claimed 35th (21:59), Katie Wardinski 39th (22:09), Becky Schwindt 52nd (23:13), Sam Kass 57th (23:50), Dana Batchelor 60th (28:31) and Brianna Nelson 61st (28:32).
Central boys soccer
A tight game ended in a disappointing manner for the Bulldogs in a 2-1 loss to Waukesha North on Sept. 29 as the Northstars converted a controversial penalty kick in overtime.
"Two guys collided, shoulder-to-shoulder, and they called a penalty on us," coach Ed Hahn said.
Mike Manlick scored the Bulldogs' goal, assisted by Christian Lopez, and goaltender Aaron Gaglione made seven saves.
Central also dropped a 4-0 game to Menomonee Falls on Sept. 27.
Greenfield boys soccer
The Hustlin' Hawks fell to Wauwatosa West, 4-1, on Sept. 28 and Shorewood, 2-1, on Sept. 26.
Kyle Holmes scored against Tosa West and goaltender Eric Frank tallied four saves. Against Shorewood, David Castillo connected on a goal and Frank made nine saves.
Central girls volleyball
For the second straight week, the Bulldogs won a game against one of the better teams in the area.
They fell to state power Divine Savior Holy Angels, 22-25, 25-15, 25-13, 25-12, on Sept. 27. That defeat followed a 3-1 loss to Brookfield Central.
Mehryn Kraker and Claire Hankins each had 10 kills, while Jamie Weigel totaled three aces, April Wildes 14 digs, Jenny Wildes 16 assists and Melissa Smith 10 assists.
Coach Bob Staskunas learned last week that Kraker made the 32-person all-tournament squad for a 36-team event at Oshkosh the previous weekend.
Central boys volleyball
The Bulldogs went 0-3 in their pool at the Kenosha Tremper Invitational on Saturday.
Najeal McMillan and Chris Schwartz each collected 15 kills on the day, while Josh Kopplin had 62 assists, Derrick Heinemann eight blocks and Dane Travers 21 digs.
Central lost to Marquette, 25-7, 25-8, 25-8, on Sept. 28 despite four kills by McMillan, 14 assists from Kopplin, four blocks by Heinemann and 14 digs from Travers.
Whitnall boys cross country
Alex Richardson finished third for the Falcons with 16 minutes, 54 seconds in the Mukwonago Invitational on Sept. 29.
Mitch Olson claimed 11th (17:22), Tyler Centers 28th (17:51), Pat Wyrowski 36th (18:02), Derrick Yimsut 37th (18:03), Christian Stikel 61st (19:15) and Mason Howard 65th (19:26) for the boys, who placed fourth with 115 points.
Central boys cross country
Tyler Miletti came in 15th with 17 minutes, 29 seconds at the Mukwonago Invitational.
Joshua Boeder placed 59th (19:05), Joshua Ostrenga 62nd (19:20), Damien McFaden 67th (19:44), Kyle Bigus 72nd (20:24) and Wes Anderson 75th (20:53) for the Bulldogs, who tallied 275 points for 10th place.
Whitnall girls tennis
Sammi Zacher and Liz Menden came in fourth at first doubles with a 2-2 mark in the Woodland Conference Tournament last week.
Also winning two matches were Claudia Cammack at fourth singles, Hannah Cammack at second singles and the third doubles team of Darcy McGlinn and Sonia Garcia.
West Allis girls tennis
Marissa Rechlicz claimed fifth place at third singles in the Greater Metro Conference Tournament last week.
Taking sixth were Branka Lugonja at first singles, Sarah Fogl at fourth singles, the first doubles team of Katarina Jevtic and Jovana Vujasinovic, the second unit of Alyssa Albrecht and Abby Richardson and the third duo of Sarah Sheard and Nicole Palmer.
Greenfield girls tennis
Molly Hetzel at fourth singles won two matches at the Woodland Conference Tournament last week.
Hetzel lost her opening-round test but beat St. Thomas More and Cudahy to finish 2-1.
First singles player Lynn Pipke beat Cudahy, 6-0, 6-1, in her first match but lost to Shorewood, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5, in the next round.
Hale boys volleyball
The Huskies dropped a 23-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25-15, 15-4 match to Brookfield Central on Sept. 28.
Parker Voller tallied 13 kills, Savaughn Boston 25 assists, Zach Bohmann 14 digs and Matt Sopa 1½ blocks for Hale.
-Compiled by John Rech
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