West Allis swimming
Kayla Martin broke two team records in three days for the West Allis Wave.
In a 119-66 Greater Metro Conference loss to visiting Brookfield East, she set a new mark while winning the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 16.02. Martin also won the 200 freestyle in 2:10.06, her team's only other swimming victory at the dual.
Martin then broke the 200 free mark at Central's own eight-team South Side Sprints on Saturday, taking third in 2:08.56.
Martin won the 50 breaststroke (34.96) and teamed with Anastasiya Dyedkova, Stephanie Nimmer and Rachel Schumitsch for second in the 200 free relay (1:50.88) as West Allis took third of eight teams.
Diver Kristin Provencher, who was second on Saturday, set a team mark with 198.15 points against Brookfield East.
The Falcons were edged in a battle for second place by New Berlin Eisenhower at the Woodland Conference Tournament Sept. 29 and 30.
Whitnall made it to the finals twice and lost two third-place matches en route to 28 points. Greendale dominated with 56 and Eisenhower was runner-up with 32.
The Falcons' Lauryn Jashinski was seeded second at third singles and made it to the finals, where she lost to Greendale's Meghan McCormick, 6-2, 6-3. Whitnall's second doubles team of Kristin Kowalewski and Lindsay Kartye also lost in the finals.
Whitnall's Allison Barnhardt survived a difficult first-round, three-set match with St. Thomas More's Annie Voltner and eventually placed fourth at first singles, as did the Falcons' third doubles team of Allie Anderson and Samantha Zacher.
Katie Schahczinski reached the finals of the Woodland Conference Tournament but, like everyone else, was turned back by a Greendale foe.
Schahczinski, the Hustlin' Hawks' first singles player, won a pair of matches in straight sets after receiving a first-round bye as the tournament's second seed. But in the finals, she fell to Greendale's Lauren Piotrowski, 6-1, 6-2.
Greendale won all seven flights after going undefeated in the league dual season.
Also for Greenfield, fourth singles player Brittany Robakowski won her third-place match, 6-0, 6-4, over Shorewood's Elana Lambert, and the fourth doubles team of Kayla Derrick and Scotti Tuttle placed fifth.
West Allis Hale boys cross country
The Hale boys beat seven teams while placing third - just eight points out of second - in the Cudahy Invitational on Saturday.
Sophomore Alex Murray continued to lead the way, this time placing seventh.
Greenfield girls volleyball
The Hawks handed New Berlin West its first league loss of the season, a three-game sweep at home Oct. 1.
In the 25-20, 26-24, 25-18 victory that boosted Greenfield's league mark to 6-1, Alison Schell handed out a match-high 38 assists and Angelica Bailey had 13 kills. Leah Bullock chipped in with 11 digs.
The win followed a 25-18, 27-25, 25-18 at Pewaukee two days earlier.
Schell had 36 assists and three aces, Bullock made 21 digs and Bailey and Andrea Solberg tied with 10 kills.
The Falcons moved to 3-0 in league duals with their most impressive win of the season, a 121-49 victory over visiting Greendale on Sept. 30.
Whitnall won nine of 12 events, including victories in all three relays. Kate Schubert, Emma Smith, Laura Sullivan and Danika Johnson won the 200 medley; Gina Villiani, Samantha Wesel, Smith and Lauren Zurowski were first in the 200 free; and Schubert, Sarah Arteaga, Wesel and Zurowski took the 400 free.
Arteaga in the 200 individual medley and the 100 backstroke, Schubert in the 50 free and 100 butterfly, Smith in the 100 breaststroke and Wesel in the 100 free were also victorious.
Whitnall cross country
With all five runners among the top 13, the Whitnall boys dominated the nine-team Mukwonago Invite on Oct. 1.
The Falcons' Jake Lehmann (third; 16 minutes, 59 seconds), Rob Emmett (ninth; 17:20) and Mitch Olson (10th; 17:20) posted top-10 times. Eric Windt (11th; 17:25) and Jack Kasprzak (13th; 17:36) were close behind.
Thanks to Dana Steffen's third-place run of 15:21, the Whitnall girls were sixth. Only Mukwonago's Blair Doney (14:47) and Oconomowoc's Mandy Prom (15:13) finished better than the Whitnall junior.
Mary Erickson, who took 11th in 16:16, also ran well for the Falcons.
West Allis Hale soccer
The Huskies found success outside of the Greater Metro Conference two days after doing so within it for the first time in more than two weeks.
In a 4-0 win over host Cudahy/St. Francis on Oct. 1, Ulices Munoz, Billy Amich and Mansour Baalbaki scored one second-half goal each as the Huskies pulled away after intermission. Baalbaki gave his team an early lead with a first-half tally.
Hale also beat Hamilton, 1-0, at home Sept. 29, the team's first league win since a victory over West Allis Central on Sept. 14.
West Allis Hale boys volleyball
The Huskies rebounded from a three-game sweep to Wauwatosa East one week earlier to beat host Brookfield East in four games Sept. 30.
Hale needed a grueling 30-28 win in the third game to regain the advantage after splitting the first two games, 25-23, 22-25. The Huskies won the decisive fourth game, 25-21.
Ray Sarozek's eight blocks and Mike Bowey's nine digs sparked the Huskies' defense. Jon King had eight kills and Taylor Chladek contributed 28 assists.
West Allis Central cross country
Alex Gonzales (sixth; 17:08) and Casey Muszytowski (seventh; 17:17) placed in the top 10 for the boys and Abigail Pranghofer (16:32) and Michaela Hubmann (16:36) took 15th and 16th as both the West Allis Central boys and girls cross country teams took fifth at the Mukwonago Invite on Oct. 1.
West Allis Hale girls cross country
Freshman Elizabeth Elliott finished 17th and led the Huskies with a 16:38 at the Mukwonago Invite on Oct. 1.
Virginia Wightman (22nd; 16:45) and Abby Lutz (24th; 16:46) also ran well as Hale placed fourth among nine teams.
West Allis Hale girls volleyball
The Huskies snapped a three-match league losing streak with a sweep of visiting Wauwatosa East on Sept. 29.
Hale's Erin Barbeau had a match-high 10 kills and six digs and Sarah Fabina had 28 assists and six aces as the Huskies won, 25-16, 25-14, 25-12.
The Huskies also went 2-2 at the Menomonee Falls Invite on Saturday.
Whitnall goal keeper Jacob Bye posted consecutive shutouts, but he and the Falcons had only one win to show for it.
Bye made six saves and Nikolai Miskov scored twice as the Falcons defeated visiting Cudahy/St. Francis, 3-0, on Sept. 30.
Will Pelkofer had two assists and Paul Craig added late goal as Whitnall improved to 7-7-3 overall and 5-3-1 in the Woodland Conference.
The win came just two days after the Falcons battled the host Shorewood Greyhounds to a scoreless tie. Bye again made six saves.
Davonte Wilson hauled in three touchdown passes from Jason Mermolia, but it was not enough as Greenfield remained winless with a 54-21 loss at Greendale on Friday.
Greendale (5-1, 4-1) rushed for 398 yards and seven touchdowns, including four by Luke Drumel, to remain tied with Whitnall and New Berlin Eisenhower in first place in the Woodland Conference Black Division. Greenfield (0-6, 0-5) is in last place.
The Hawks will try to snap their eight-game losing streak that dates back to last season when they visit Wauwatosa West (2-4 overall), losers of three straight, at 7 p.m. Friday.
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