Sports Wrapups: Dec. 22

Dec. 22, 2012

New Berlin Boys Classic Schedule

The two-day New Berlin Classic is set for Thursday and Friday with four games each day.

On Thursday, Franklin opens against Waukesha North at 2:45 p.m. followed by Cudahy and Muskego at 4:15 p.m.

Then the local teams take over, as New Berlin West plays Menomonee Falls at 5:45 p.m. and New Berlin Eisenhower takes on Brookfield Academy at 7:30 p.m.

Then on Friday, Brookfield Academy faces Cudahy at 2:45 p.m. and University School plays Franklin at 4:15 p.m.

Ike then plays Waukesha North at 5:45 p.m. and New Berlin West hosts Muskego at 7:30 p.m.

Eisenhower girls basketball

The Lions improved to 8-1 overall going into the holidays and are in third place (6-1) in the Woodland West Division behind Pius XI (8-0) and New Berlin West (7-1).

The Lions are now off until Jan. 4 when they host Greendale and then they host Brookfield Central on Jan. 8 in a nonconference game.

Ike outscored two opponents, 128-42, last week, rolling over Greenfield, 61-28, on Dec. 18 on the road and Brown Deer, 67-14, on Friday at home. They outscored both foes by 86 points.

The Hustlin' Hawks are 0-7 in the Woodland-East Division, 1-8 overall. The Falcons are 1-7 in the East and 3-7 overall.

In the win over Brown Deer, the Lions completed 22-for-28 (.786) from the free throw line, as Katie Lang (5-for-5), Chelsea Brachman (4-for-4) and Jenny Weiland (7-for-8) led the way.

Lang had 19 points, Weiland and Sammy Kozlowski added 11 each and Jessa Hahn had seven. Jasalyn Lee led the Falcons with six points.

Eisenhower used a 23-0 second quarter to roll to a 36-4 halftime lead. That increased to 54-7 after three periods.

In the 33-point win at Greenfield on Dec. 18, the Lions outscored the Hustlin' Hawks, 37-10, in the first (14-5) and third quarters (23-5) and rolled to an easy 33-point win.

Weiland and Kozlowski led the attack with 17 and 10 points, respectively.

Eisenhower boys basketball

The Lions ran into an inspired Brown Deer team on Friday night and dropped an 81-60 decision.

With the loss, which came two days after a 61-36 victory over Cudahy on Dec. 18, the Lions dropped to 7-2 overall and 6-1 in Woodland play while the Falcons, who were coming off their first loss of the year to Pewaukee on Dec. 18, improved to 8-1 in league play and 9-1 overall.

Eisenhower fell behind 18-14 at the quarter and then the Falcons flew past them in the second period with a 25-13 surge that put the Lions down 43-27 at the break.

Brown Deer drained nine 3-pointers in the contest and had five players in double figures despite being down two starters, one to injury and another to a holiday vacation.

Reed Timmer had 27 points for the Lions while Sandro Pesquiera had 13.

In the win over Cudahy, Ike led 10-4 at the quarter, and then the Lions almost doubled up the Packers in the second period (15-8) and coasted into halftime with a 25-12 lead. They continued to outscore Cudahy, 36-24, and rolled to a 25-point win.

Timmer had 23 points and Pesqueira added 15. No one else had more than five, but six players got on the board.

Muskego boys swimming

Victories in 10 of 11 events gave the Warriors a 116-54 dual triumph over Hartford on Dec. 18 and kept them unbeaten this season.

So far in this campaign, Muskego has won three dual meets and a relay invitational.

A total of seven different swimmers won events, with the only double belonging to Joe Paquette in the 200 individual medley at 2 minutes, 8 seconds and the 100 butterfly with 56.02 seconds.

Other individual winners were Matt Gilson in the 200 freestyle with 2:00.51, Jon Roberts in the 50 freestyle with 22.23 seconds, Joe Szczupakiewicz in the 100 freestyle at 52.1, Patrick Walsh in the 500 freestyle in 4:49.4, Thomas Stigler in the 100 backstroke with 59.41 and Clayton Cesarz in the 100 breast stroke at 1:08.28.

Relay winners were Mat Simino, Ivan Couch, Drew Borland and John Kudronowicz in the 200 medley at 1:44.13 and Walsh, Szczupakiewicz, Paquette and Roberts in the 400 freestyle with 3:35.04.

Muskego also claimed seven second places and four thirds.

The Warriors compete in the Metro Swim Association meet Thursday at Homestead, then take part in the Classic 8 Conference Relays on Jan. 3, at Menomonee Falls.

Muskego wrestling

The Warriors' scheduled dual with Waukesha West on Dec. 20 was postponed by the snowstorm.

Muskego competes in the Bi-State Classic at La Crosse on Dec. 28-29.

West boys basketball

The Vikings split two games last week, opening with a 60-41 loss at Whitnall on Dec. 18 and then bouncing back with a 50-42 victory at Greendale on Friday.

They went into Christmas break with a 3-7 overall record and a 3-6 record in the Woodland-West, last place in the six-team division.

In the win over the Panthers on Friday, the Vikings got off to a good start, taking a 16-9 lead after the first quarter and then increasing the margin by one (9-8) to take a 25-17 at intermission.

They increased their lead to 34-20 after three quarters and then held off the Panthers in the final period, when the latter went on a 22-16 run.

Both teams were terrible from the free throw line, each sinking less than 50 percent (15-for-31) or the game might have turned out different for either team.

The Panthers had the game's high scorer in Jordan Perez, who had 25 points, including 9-for-14 from the charity stripe, while the Vikings were led by Darin Sowinski, who scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

West's Tyler Thompson had 12 points, five rebounds and three steals. Austin Fritz added 11 points, five rebounds and two assists and Brett Connors scored five points and pulled down nine rebounds.

In the loss to Whitnall to start the week, the Vikings were bad once again from the free throw line, hitting 8-for-20.

Fritz scored 11 points on 5-for-9 shooting from the field, while seven other players scored between three and six points.

Whitnall got off to a 16-9 first quarter lead and then increased it to 28-18 at intermission. They increased the lead to after three quarters, 47-32.

Danny Weymier led all scorers with 17 points and Mitch Brault had 11 to lead the Falcons.

New Berlin Wrestling

The Eisenhower/West co-op dropped a 52-18 decision to powerful Wauwatosa East/West on Dec. 19 at New Berlin West in their only action last week.

New Berlin got points with two pins and two decisions.

Emilio Gutierrez at 220 and Ben Clark at heavyweight both won on pins and Kevin Theissenhussen at 170 and Alex Rodriguez at 195 won with decisions.

"Tosa is a solid team throughout the lineup and they were able to wrestle their style against us," New Berlin coach Nick Patenaude said "We reacted against them, instead of wrestling our way, which is reflected in the team score.

"When you allow the other team to control the match and wrestle their style it is very difficult to win dual meets. Tosa is well-coached and has an excellent opportunity to compete for a conference title this year."

Marlins boys swimming

New Berlin won a thriller, 93-92, at Greenfield/Greendale on Dec. 19, taking the top two sports in the 400-yard freestyle relay in the final race of the day.

Zach Solie, Taylor Petrauski, Jackson Wannamaker and Matthew Olencheck won in 3 minutes, 33.87 seconds and Zach Stoltenburg, Amin Phakhruddin, Sam Nigbur and Alex Weiss finished second (4:03.57).

Individual winners for the Marlins were Zolie in the 50 free (23.30) and Olencheck in the 100 free (49.12).

The Marlins had nine runners-up, including eight individuals.

They were Olencheck in 200 free, Petrauski in 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke, Stoltenburg in the 1-meter diving, Nigbur in the 100 butterfly, Solie in 100 free, Wannamaker in the 500 free and Josh Hintz in 100 breast stroke.

Solie, Petrauski, Wannamaker and Olencheck were second in the 200 free.

- Compiled by John Rech and Tom "Sky" Skibosh




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