The season ended for the Warriors with another loss to a top Classic 8 Conference foe Friday, but, once again, Muskego remained competitive.
The Warriors led Mukwonago 14-13, at the half of their game, only to see the Indians tally 12 third-quarter points and pull out a 25-14 decision.
Muskego finished 2-5 in the Classic 8 and 3-6 overall. All but one of those defeats came to a WIAA playoff team, including two conference champions in Arrowhead and Oconomowoc.
Fullback Peter Roy closed the season with a 100-yard rushing game, going for 101 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries. Brett Finke added 84 yards on 14 carries and Jack Bloomer 48 yards on nine attempts.
Quarterback Jeff Schweitzer hit three of eight passes for 31 yards.
Finke and Roy each tallied first-half scores for Muskego for the one-point halftime edge, but the Warriors could manage no points after halftime.
Turner Kehoe collected eight tackles to lead the defense, while Ryan Borton and Finke each had seven tackles and Alex Hauke had five. Kehoe also posted a sack.
EISENHOWER GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Lions made short work of their two first-round opponents Oct. 17 in the Woodland Conference Tournament.
Ike beat South Milwaukee (25-11, 25-13) and Whitnall (25-10, 25-8).
Stat leaders against the Rockets were: Nikki Karch (nine kills), Emily Persick (13 assists), Natalie Olson (five aces) and Abby Maier (10 digs).
Against Whitnall, they were: Kate Nieberle and Nikki Karch (five kills each), Rachael Dejno (11 assists), Hayley White (nine digs), Persick (two aces) and Olson (three blocks).
The Lions lost in the first round to New Berlin West at Greenfield on Saturday, 3-2.
They won (32-30), lost (24-26), won (25-17) and then lost the final two sets (21-25, 13-15).
Jess Gary had 22 kills, Dejno had 51 assists, Sarah Lesniewski had 20 digs, Maier had four aces, and Nevinski and Karch had four blocks each.
WEST GIRLS TENNIS
New Berlin West's special qualifiers seniors Kim Kramer and Danielle Svehick were one and done at the WIAA girls tennis tournament at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium, Oct. 17 through Saturday.
"They played a good match, but weren't able to pull out their best tennis against a team that had some weaknesses as well," coach Chris Viste said. "I'm very proud of the season they had, and they finished at 16-6."
Kramer/Svehick lost to special qualifiers seniors Maddie Tosseth and Samara Suomi (19-7) of Stevens Point in two sets (6-3, 6-3)
The Vikings named Kramer and Alex Weis captains, while the Most Valuable Players were the No. 1 doubles team of Kramer and Svehlek.
The Most Improved Player was Jade Piper of the No. 3 doubles team, and the Most Dedicated Player was Naomi Bhagat, No. 1 singles.
WEST GIRLS SWIMMING
The Vikings began the week with a Woodland Conference dual meet win, 122-58, over Greendale on Oct. 16 at home.
West had nine first-place finishes, including two double winners in individual events.
The Vikings had three relay winners: the 200 medley relay (2 minutes, 1.40 seconds) of Maddie Tew, Rayna Matthews, Emily Szydlowski and Kayla Rasmussen; the 200 freestyle relay (1:47.03) of Rasmussen, Emily Stanislowski, Abigail Jaquish and Tew and the 400 free relay (4:14.78) of Molly Wannamaker, Kali Kaiser, Emma Verdun and Jaquish.
The double winners were Tews in the 200 free (1:57.47) and the 100 free (54.26) and Rasmussen in 50 free (26.43) and the 100 backstroke (1:10.54).
The other individual winners were Kacie Miller in the 1-meter diving with 126.35 points and Szydlowski in 100 butterfly (1:06.50).
West then took part in the Whitefish Bay Small School State Invitational on Saturday, finishing ninth (233 points). Grafton won with 346 points.
Top 10 finishes for the Vikings came from Tew, who won the 200 free (1:53.97) and took third in the 500 free (5:15.48).
The 200 free relay was second (1:45.14) behind Szydlowski, Jaquish, Rasmussen and Tew and Rasmussen was fifth in the 50 free (25.82).
Szydlowski in the 100 fly (1:06.29) and the 400 free relay were 10th (4:09.51) behind Wannamaker, Kaiser, Verdun and Jaquish.
WEST GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Vikings went 2-0 in their first-round matches in the Woodland Conference Tournament on Oct. 17.
West beat St. Francis (25-16, 25-7) and Brown Deer (25-11, 25-21).
The stat leaders for the two matches were: Gina Pezze (20 kills), Rachel Novotny (10 kills), Eileen Herbers (5 aces), Sarah Franzen (37 assists) and Nicole Philipps (15 digs).
On Saturday, the Vikings nipped Eisenhower in five sets, 3-2.
They lost the first marathon set (32-30), then evened the match at 1-1 by winning the second set (26-24). The Lions took a 2-1 lead with a 25-17 win, only to see West close it out with two victories (25-21, 15-13).
Kills leaders were Pezze (21), Herbers (9) and Claire Radtke (11). Digs leaders were Philipps (19), Pezze (11) and Molly Austad (11).
Sarah Franzen had 40 assists and two aces and Herbers and Novotny each had six blocks.
West was then swept by Greenfield (25-18, 25-22, 25-13).
Pezze (15) and Claire Radtke (5) were kill leaders, Philipps (11) and Anne Radtke (7) were the dig leaders.
Herbers blocked four shots and Franzen had 17 assists and two blocks.
MUSKEGO GIRLS SWIMMING
The Warriors lost a 133-53 Classic 8 Conference dual to powerful Arrowhead on Oct. 17, but they still met the team goal for the meet.
"We put up a good fight," co-head coach Megan Herrick said. "We were not as concerned about winning the meet, more about the girls topping each other. The season is almost over and these girls are competing for those prized relay spots. It was fun to see them really go for it and some even had best times."
EISENHOWER GIRLS SWIMMING
The Lions lost a heartbreaker at Wauwatosa West on Oct. 16, 93-92, in a meet that came down to the final race.
Nicole Bellford took first in the 200 freestyle (2:05.74) and the 100 butterfly (1:03.00).
Sammy Kozlowski won the 100 free (58.77) and the 100 breaststroke (1:12.90) and Shayna Putney took first in the 500 free (5:25.44).
Bellford, Allie Schroeder, Putney and Kozlowski won the 200 free relay (1:48.17).
Eisenhower then took part in the Whitefish Bay Small School State Invitational on Saturday, finishing fourth (201 points). Grafton won with 346 points.
Top-10 performances for Ike were led by two fourth-place finishes by Paige Carter in the 200 free (2:01.89) and the 400 free relay (3:49.39) behind Putney, Kozlowski, Bellford and Carter.
Kozlowski was fourth in the breaststroke (1:11.49) and sixth in the 100 free (57.67).
Putney took fifth in the 200 free (2:02.37) and eighth in the 500 free (5:27.14) and Bellord was fifth in the 100 free (57.45) and sixth in the 100 fly (1:02.96).
Carter was sixth in the 500 free (5:24.34).
The 200 free relay was sixth (1:46.79) behind Bellford, Steffi Durley, Putney and Carter and Schroeder finished seventh in the 100 backstroke (1:04.76).
NEW BERLIN BOYS SOCCER
Waukesha West ended both Eisenhower's and West's soccer seasons by winning the first-round WIAA Regional Championship on Oct. 15 and Oct. 17.
The Wolverines defeated the Vikings, 6-0, in Waukesha on Oct. 15 in the first-round and then handed the Lions a 3-2 loss on Oct. 17 to win the regional title.
Eisenhower won its first-round match by upsetting Wauwatosa West, 2-0, behind goals by Mike Barth on a penalty kick at 17:44 and a goal by Mikey Perez at 28:52 off a pass from Zach Olson.
Compiled by Tom 'Sky' Skibosh and John Rech
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