GREENFIELD BOYS SOCCER
Overcoming deficits in both manpower and on the scoreboard, the Hustlin' Hawks pulled out a 3-2 victory over New Berlin West on Sept. 16.
Greenfield was hit with a red card just three minutes into the contest, then fell behind 1-0 in the 10th minute. Matt Defatte scored five minutes later on a rebound off a free kick.
David Castillo tallied in the 30th minute, dribbling past two defenders and placing the ball into the side of the net. One minute later, he duplicated that shot for a 3-1 halftime edge.
The Hawks then held off the Vikings with the help of several nice saves by goalkeeper Brett Szalacinski, including one on a low shot that took an odd bounce.
"Brett was in the air and the ball completely changed direction when it hit a bump," head coach Matt Ortloff said. "He was able to react quickly and push the ball wide. Not many high school goalkeepers will make a save like that."
Ortloff said the referee, a 30-year veteran, had not seen a team that was down a man and a goal come back to win.
HALE BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
The Huskies captured fifth place with 176 points in the 32-team Angel Invitational at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on Saturday.
Hale beat a number of state-ranked teams, including Waukesha North and New Berlin Eisenhower, which had both beaten the Huskies in the previous meet.
Dan Nelson led the way with 12th place in 16 minutes, 58 seconds. He was followed by Tony Lozano in 23rd (17:11), Bailey Keune 43rd (17:39), Alec Krause 46th (17:42), Tim Ebben 52nd (17:46), Kevin Reed 61st (17:54) and Aaron Wojtysiak 68th (18:02).
Hale improved to 58-18 for the season.
HALE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Earning a spot in the upper third of a 30-team field, the Huskies took ninth with 259 points at the Angel Invitational at UW-Parkside on Saturday.
Ellie Probst led Hale with 20th place in 16 minutes, 1 second. April Koshen took 35th (16:32, tying her personal best), while Madison Mihaljevic was 43rd (16:42), Caroline Daniels 76th (17:12) and Jenna Freund 97th (17:42).
Grace Kusik took 104th (17:47) and Dana Pomerenke 134th (18:43).
WHITNALL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Falcons swept South Milwaukee 25-9, 25-10, 25-18 on Sept. 19 in a Woodland Conference match.
Kendall Stribling collected 12 kills and six blocks, while Lauren Ray had 13 assists and Amanda Rosenwald 17 digs.
Whitnall beat Oak Creek 18-25, 25-18, 25-9, 25-18, on Sept. 18. Rachael Jaszczenski returned from a shoulder injury to lead the Falcons in kills, while Ray and Kim Ertl played despite shin splints. Rosenwald came back from a back injury to contribute 20 digs.
The Falcons fell to Franklin 20-25, 21-25, 25-12, 26-24, 15-8, on Sept. 16.
GREENFIELD/WHITNALL BOYS VOLLEYBALL
The Raptors downed Shorewood, 18-25, 25-20, 19-25, 25-23, 15-11 in a dual on Sept. 18.
Skylar Czaplewski tallied 23 kills and three blocks, while Kurt Storvik had 32 assists, four service aces and three blocks and Nathan Herr eight digs.
Greenfield/Whitnall fell to New Berlin 25-17, 25-11, 25-11 on Sept. 16 despite eight kills from Czaplewski and 15 assists by Storvik.
WEST ALLIS GIRLS SWIMMING
The Wave dropped a pair of dual meets last week, falling 117-65 to Divine Savior Holy Angels on Sept. 19 and 130-47 to Menomonee Falls/Sussex Hamilton on Sept. 17.
Tara Kelley won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 28.92 seconds against DSHA, and the Wave also notched five second places.
Taking second against Falls were Jess Drews in the 200 freestyle (2:22.9) and the 100 freestyle (1:06.3) and the 200 freestyle unit of Brianna Kulas, Kelley, Nikki Pegarsch and Drews (2:02.46).
HALE GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Huskies went 1-3 in dual meets to place 11th in Saturday's Middleton Invitational.
They beat Middleton 27-25, 25-18 but lost to Mount Horeb, Cuba City and River Valley, each in three games.
Jaime Supple led in kills for the day with 35, while Rebecca Kuske totaled 22 to go with 15 blocks and nine service aces. Taylor Supple added 14 aces and 42 digs, while Cassidy Luttinen had 80 assists, Natalie Carr 61 digs and Kara Placzek eight blocks.
"We competed well but couldn't find a way to close out games," head coach Leng Sayaovong said. "We need to be more consistent down the stretches of games if we want to take the next step."
The Huskies lost 25-13, 25-11, 25-21 to Brookfield East on Sept. 17. Jaime Supple posted seven kills, Luttinen 16 assists, Carr 14 digs and Elizabeth Brunner three blocks.
CENTRAL BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
The Bulldogs placed 19th with 476 points in Saturday's Angel Invitational at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.
Collin Borazo finished 69th in 18 minutes, 3 seconds, followed by Jack Rindahl in 73rd (18:09), Enrico Andrilli 97th (18:32), Ryan Twaroski 115th (18:55), Ruslan Steininger 125th (19:04), Josh Ostrenga 130th (19:09) and Josh Boeder 150th (19:34).
HALE BOYS VOLLEYBALL
The Huskies topped Waukesha North 25-9, 16-25, 25-17, 25-23 in a dual on Sept. 18.
WEST ALLIS GIRLS TENNIS
First singles player Marissa Rechlicz won her match 6-4, 6-2 as West Allis lost to Wauwatosa East 6-1 in a dual on Sept. 19.
"Marissa played textbook tennis, chasing down the shots and moving her opponent around the court," head coach Pamela Gaveras said.
The first doubles team of Becca Naumann and Katherine Kocen fell in three sets, 2-6, 7-6, (7-4), 6-0.
West Allis dropped a 7-0 dual to Sussex Hamilton on Sept. 17.
CENTRAL BOYS VOLLEYBALL
The Bulldogs lost to Madison West 20-15, 20-14 in the consolation bracket of the Central Invitational on Saturday.
They had finished 1-5 in pool play, splitting with South Milwaukee and losing two to Brookfield Central and Kenosha Bradford.
Head coach Peter Romoren said Danny Doyle, Ryan Wisch and Josh Kopplin all played well in the front row and in passing.
WHITNALL BOYS SOCCER
The Falcons lost 5-1 to Pius XI on Sept. 16 despite a goal from Austin Valiatis, assisted by Petar Miskov.
A scheduled game against Greenfield on Sept. 18 was postponed.
CENTRAL BOYS SOCCER
Dan Koeffler scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs in a 2-1 loss to Madison LaFollette on Friday night.
Central also fell to New Berlin West 5-1 on Sept. 19 despite a goal from Edgar Perez.
The Bulldogs lost to Sussex Hamilton 10-1 on Sept. 17 in a Greater Metro Conference game.
HALE BOYS SOCCER
Despite seven saves from Noah Stovich, the Huskies lost 4-0 to University School on Friday night.
CENTRAL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Bulldogs dropped a 25-17, 25-12, 25-14 Greater Metro Conference match to powerful Menomonee Falls on Sept. 17.
Mary Martens totaled five kills, Carly Weigel 12 assists and Amber Werner five digs for the Bulldogs.
WHITNALL GIRLS TENNIS
The Falcons fell 4-3 to South Milwaukee in a Woodland Conference dual on Sept. 17.
The first doubles team of Krista Stribling and Ann Marie Bay won its match 6-2, 6-1.
GREENFIELD GIRLS TENNIS
Tuyet Nguyen won her first singles match 6-4, 6-2 as the Hustlin' Hawks lost a 4-3 dual meet to St. Francis on Sept. 19.
The first doubles team of Ariel Franitza and Katherine Vopal won 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 as Greenfield fell to New Berlin West 5-2 on Sept. 16.
— Compiled by John Rech
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