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Sports Wrapups: Dec. 27

Dec. 27, 2011

Central boys basketball

Tonnie Collier poured in 27 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 64-51 victory over Sheboygan South in a nonconference game Dec. 22.

Jarvis Garrett added 14 points and Najeal McMillian nine as Central improved to 5-3 on the season. The Bulldogs jumped to a 22-9 lead after one quarter, only to see South come back within 31-30 at the half.

Central outscored South 17-9 in the third period to take a nine-point lead, then held on from there.

The Bulldogs are off until Jan. 6, when they visit Marquette (1-3 in the Greater Metro Conference and overall going into this week). Central is 2-2 in the GMC, two games behind leaders Wauwatosa East and Brookfield Central.

Greenfield girls basketball

Alyssa Walker enjoyed a big week for the Hustlin' Hawks, who split a pair of games.

Walker scored 15 points on five 3-point field goals to boost Greenfield past Milwaukee Juneau, 55-43, Dec. 22. Jill Dworschack added 11 points and Michelle Garner nine for the Hawks, who outscored Juneau 19-8 in the fourth quarter to rally from a one-point deficit.

Walker collected 20 points, with a trio of 3-pointers, in a tough 58-56 overtime loss to Shorewood on Dec. 20. Garner put in 12 points, Amber Polachek 10 and Dworschack nine for Greenfield (0-5 in the Woodland Conference Black Division, 2-6 overall heading into this week).

The Hawks are off until Tuesday, when they visit unbeaten New Berlin Eisenhower, which beat them, 66-19, earlier this season.

Whitnall girls basketball

The Falcons dropped a low-scoring 33-29 decision to New Berlin West on Dec. 20.

Rachael Shulta scored 13 points and Ashley Markowiak 11 for Whitnall, which broke into double figures in only one quarter, the second with 10 points.

Whitnall fell to 3-2 in the Woodland Conference Black Division and 6-3 overall with the loss, which broke a four-game winning streak.

The Falcons are off until Tuesday, when they welcome Greendale (2-3, 2-4).

Greenfield wrestling

The Hustlin' Hawks lost a 48-27 Woodland Conference dual to Cudahy/St. Francis on Dec. 21.

Winners were Eric Ostovich at 120 pounds (forfeit), Andrew Patrick at 126 (forfeit), Victor Castro at 145 (pin), Turner Panich at 152 (decision) and Tony Kurczewski at 170 (pin).

"It's still early in the season," coach Daniel Jackson said. "We are proud of our wrestlers, as they continue to get better each week."

Greenfield returns to action Wednesday, when it visits South Milwaukee for another Woodland dual.

Hale boys basketball

Luke Langer and Travis Balcerzak each tallied 10 points, but that was not enough as the Huskies fell to Oak Creek, 59-45, in a nonconference contest Dec. 20.

Steve Kopet hit three 3-point field goals for nine points and Derrick Waller also tallied nine points in the defeat, which dropped Hale to 1-5 overall.

The Huskies host Wilmot, Brookfield Academy and Milwaukee North for a tournament this week. Hale plays Brookfield Academy at 1 p.m. and North takes on Wilmot at 3 p.m. today. The losers play at 1 p.m. Friday, and the winners at 3 p.m.

Central girls basketball

The Bulldogs continued to struggle last week, dropping a 64-50 game to Milwaukee Riverside on Dec. 20.

Mehryn Kraker scored 21 points, while April Wildes tallied nine points and Jenny Wildes seven, but Central still fell to 1-6.

The Bulldogs played in the Milwaukee Vincent Tournament this week and will welcome Divine Savior Holy Angels (2-1 in the Greater Metro Conference, 5-3 overall going into this week) at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6.

Hale girls basketball

Jennifer Stawicki tallied 11 points for the Huskies in a 52-23 loss to unbeaten Whitefish Bay on Dec. 22.

The Huskies managed only 11 points in the first three quarters before coming alive for 12 in the fourth.

Hale (1-5 overall going into two games earlier this week) visits Wauwatosa East (1-2, 2-5) at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6.

Greenfield boys basketball

After tallying 23 points in the first quarter, the Hustlin' Hawks scored just seven in each of the next three in losing a 76-44 decision to Shorewood on Dec. 20.

Kyle Schahczinski led the way with 15 points, while Sonnie Wilbert and Nick Jablonski tallied eight apiece.

Greenfield (0-5 in the Woodland Conference, 0-7 overall) welcomes unbeaten New Berlin Eisenhower at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Hawks lost to the Lions, 69-38, earlier this season.

- Compiled by John Rech

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