WHITNALL GIRLS BASKETBALL
Posting likely their biggest victory of the season so far, the Falcons downed a good Greendale team 56-46 on Friday night.
Ann Marie Bay tallied 18 points, Sierra Grubor nine points and Candace Pollock and Mary Gaggioli seven points each, while Kendall Stribling pulled down nine rebounds.
The Falcons jumped on top 10-3 after one quarter and were up 40-37 after three periods. They put away the game with a 16-9 fourth quarter as Gaggioli hit five free throws.
"We played a decent game," head coach Keith Larson said. "We were much more consistent throughout than we had been."
Whitnall improved to 3-7 in the Woodland Conference East Division and 4-10 overall.
The Jan. 28 game against Wauwatosa West was reset for Feb. 20. Whitnall will visit South Milwaukee at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and Greenfield at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 .
CENTRAL BOYS BASKETBALL
The Bulldogs tipped Brookfield East 69-67 on Friday night to remain one game out of the Greater Metro Conference lead.
Brandon Key hit two free throws to put Central up 68-64 with eight seconds left. East netted a 3-point goal but Ron Turkvan connected on a free throw with less than a second remaining.
Key led the Bulldogs with 23 points, while Turkvan tallied 17 points and Jaquan Martin 14.
Central improved to 6-1 in the GMC, one game behind Brookfield Central, and 12-2 overall. A Jan. 28 showdown with the Lancers was postponed and will be played Feb. 15.
The Bulldogs visit Menomonee Falls, the only team to beat them in GMC play, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. They then host Sussex Hamilton at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11.
WHITNALL BOYS SWIMMING
The Falcons seem to be peaking going into the championship portion of this season.
They placed sixth in the Small School State Meet at Plymouth on Saturday after routing Brown Deer/University School 107-60 in a dual meet on Jan. 29.
Nick Bell captured second in diving at the Small School State. Bell, who competed at the WIAA Division 2 State Meet last season, was also second in the Kenosha Invitational earlier this season.
Team captains Jack Larson and Jake Hodel are also looking to return to state. Larson is solid in the 200 individual medley, 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly and swims on the 200 medley relay, which made it to state last season.
Hodel, who won the 100 breaststroke at the Small School State with a season-best 1 minute, 2 seconds, placed fifth in the breaststroke and swam on the 200 medley team at state last season.
Other key swimmers include Jake Arteaga, Madison Makowski, Andy Litzenburg, Michael Beckman, Ben Bell, Jerry Hinson, Steven Domitrz and Matthew Wigington.
The Falcons compete in the Woodland Conference Meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at Greenfield.
The Falcons wrapped up the Woodland Conference dual season with a 48-24 victory over New Berlin on Jan. 29.
At 170 pounds, Ryan Olson beat highly-rated Kevin Thiessenhusen 6-2 to move to 17-1 on the season. Nick Monty pinned his foe in 46 seconds at 145 pounds and Anthony Senthavisouk dropped his opponent in 1 minute, 45 seconds at 113 pounds.
Other winners were Michael Langenohl (182) with a pin in 1:39 and Dylan Kellner (132) with a 10-4 decision.
The Falcons took third place in Woodland duals behind Pewaukee and South Milwaukee and went 20-6 overall.
They compete in the Woodland Tournament on Feb. 8 at Pius XI.
The Bulldogs downed Brookfield Central 43-21 in a dual on Jan. 30.
Winners for Central were Alexis Elvira at 160 pounds with a decision, Jason Alvarez at 170 with a major decision, Marcus Burns at 182 with a pin, Tyus White at 106 with a technical fall, Tere White at 120 with a major decision, Vicente Cardoso at 126 with a pin, Mauricio Cardoso at 132 with a pin, Mark Choinski at 145 with a pin and Chris Helm at 152 with a decision.
Head coach Jon Nelson said Marc-Anthony Schnepp (138 pounds) and Brandon Driessen (182) are out until the WIAA regional meets. At 195, Bobby Reyes is out for the season.
Central is now preparing for the GMC Meet at 4 p.m. Feb. 7 at Menomonee Falls.
WHITNALL BOYS BASKETBALL
Despite 24 points from Nate Schaefer, the Falcons fell to Greendale 66-62 on Friday.
Tre Borland added 13 points and Mitch Brault 12 for Whitnall, which slipped to 5-6 in the Woodland Conference and 6-9 overall.
The Jan. 28 game with Wauwatosa West was postponed and will be played Feb. 19. The Falcons host South Milwaukee at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and Greenfield at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11.
The Hustlin' Hawks posted a 2-3 record in Saturday's Sheboygan South Duals, good for sixth place.
Greenfield beat Milwaukee King 66-9 and Madison East 60-21 but lost to Menomonee Falls 66-3, West Bend West 43-18 and Sheboygan South 50-22.
Tre'Vaughn Craig and Tyler Dorfner both went 4-1 on the day.
Greenfield lost 35-34 to Wauwatosa on the ninth tiebreaker criteria in a dual on Jan. 29.
Winners for the Hawks were Dorfner (10-4), Nathaniel Grund (5-4), Anthony Kurczewski (pin in 1 minute, 47 seconds), Matt Braatz (pin in 1:39), Anthony Rychlowski (pin in 2:33), Cory Walloch (pin in 1:14) and Tom Friedbacher (9-0).
The Hawks compete in the Woodland Conference Meet at 9 a.m. Feb. 8 at Pius XI.
GREENFIELD/GREENDALE BOYS SWIMMING
Despite eight first places, the Panther-Hawks fell to Shorewood 90-86 on Jan. 29.
Individual winners were Rick Davis in the 200 freestyle (1 minute, 57.82 seconds), Rick Perez in the 100 butterfly (52.46 seconds) and 500 freestyle (4:46.85), Shawn Lucchesi in the 100 freestyle (49.82) and Ross Rybakowicz in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.81).
Also winning were Perez, Rybakowicz, Joe Hannah and Andrew Semancik in the 200 medley relay (1:44.97); Adam Fleischhacker, Lucchesi, Rybakowicz and Davis in the 200 freestyle (1:32.16); and Fleischhacker, Perez, Lucchesi and Davis in the 400 freestyle (3:25.65).
Greenfield hosts the Woodland Conference Meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 8.
GREENFIELD GIRLS BASKETBALL
The Hustlin' Hawks held St. Francis to single digits in every quarter in a 61-15 romp on Jan. 29.
Angela Deubig scored 14 points, Dana Schwab 13 points, Tuyet Nguyen 11 and Mallory Kleczka eight for the Hawks, who led 35-4 at the half.
Greenfield then fell to Pewaukee 66-30 on Friday despite seven points from Kleczka and six by Deubig.
The Hawks came into this week at 5-6 in the Woodland Conference and 6-9 overall. They visit Shorewood on Feb. 6, host Cudahy on Feb. 7 and Whitnall on Feb. 11, with all games at 7:30 p.m.
CENTRAL GIRLS BASKETBALL
Bria Brown scored 15 points but the Bulldogs lost 48-39 to Brookfield East on Friday.
A Jan. 28 contest with Brookfield Central was postponed and will be played Feb. 18. The Bulldogs welcome Menomonee Falls at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and travel to Sussex Hamilton at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11.
HALE GIRLS BASKETBALL
The Huskies lost 70-29 to Divine Savior Holy Angels on Friday night and 61-37 to Wauwatosa East on Jan. 29.
Sam Schuh tallied 10 points against DSHA and came up with nine points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals against East. Sarah Mueller totaled 11 points and nine boards against East and Skylar Fox added seven points and five rebounds.
The Huskies visit Brookfield East on Feb. 7 and Brookfield Central on Feb. 11, with both games at 7 :30 p.m.
— Compiled by John Rech
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