Sports Wrapups: Oct. 1

Oct. 1, 2012

Muskego girls tennis

Second places from singles players Amy Upthagrove and Kristen Kubel and the doubles team of Alison Lambrecht and Natalie Radloff boosted the Warriors to third place in the Classic 8 Conference Tournament on Sept. 24.

Upthagrove was the runnerup at first singles and Kubel at fourth singles, while Lambrecht and Radloff took second at first doubles.

"I was excited to see Kristen and our doubles team upset seeds to make their way to the finals," head coach Sue Vogel said. "That shows me the girls have confidence in themselves and their abilities."

Emily Kleist took third place at second singles and fifths were earned by Morgan Scholfield at third singles, the second team of Julie Dusold and Elizabeth Jacoby and the third unit of Megan Hunjadi and Jessica Klamecki.

Muskego then tipped The Prairie School, 4-3, in a dual on Sept. 25. Winners were Upthagrove, 6-2, 6-1; Kleist, 6-4, 4-6, (10-2); Dusold/Jacoby, 7-6, 7-5; and Scholfield/Klamecki, 7-5, 6-3.

West soccer

New Berlin West beat Brown Deer and Greendale last week to go undefeated.

Kevin Marx had a hat trick, scoring twice on headers to spark a 5-1 win over Greendale on Sept. 24.

Marx opened the scoring at 12:17 on a pass from Victor Maniscalco and then Michael Schinker scored for a 2-0 lead. Marx (Reed Albinger assist) scored again at 44:32 and Nick Brandt at 45:14 for a 4-0 lead before the Panthers got on the board at 67:40. Marx then scored his third goal (David Franke assist) with less than a minute to play.

The Vikings beat Brown Deer, 5-2, on Sept. 26.

Marx scored two first-half goals as the Vikings led 4-1 at intermission. Marx scored 3:45 into the match on an assist from Victor Maniscalco. Maniscalco then took a pass from David Franke and scored at the 5:23 mark.

West quickly put the game away on unassisted goals by Lars Peist at 18:45 and Marx at 38:11 before Brown Deer scored a goal right before the half to cut the lead to 4-1.

Each team scored in the second half, with West's unassisted goal coming from Michael Schinker at 66:12.

West is 7-11-2 overall and 4-4-1 in Woodland Conference play.

Muskego boys soccer

Racking up 19 goals, the Warriors swept past three opponents last week.

They downed Wauwatosa West, 7-0, on Saturday behind two goals from Andrija Novakovich and one apiece by Brody Kraussel, Trevor Bednarek, Brad Pradarelli, Aleksandar Prpa and Stephen Kerns. Goaltender Nick Oleniczak made two saves.

Muskego topped Madison LaFollette, 6-2, on Friday as Novakovich scored three times and Pradarelli, Kraussel and Luka Prpa once each. Oleniczak came up with three saves.

Novakovich tallied two goals and two assists as the Warriors beat Waukesha West, 6-1, on Sept. 25. Jake Helland added two goals and Pradarelli and Aleksandar Prpa one apiece. Oleniczak finished with four saves for the Warriors, who improved to 4-2 in the Classic 8 Conference and 12-5-2 overall.

West cross country

The Vikings girls finished third with 95 points and the boys fifth with 103 in the Mukwonago Invitational on Sept. 27.

Brittany Kozlowski led the way with a time of 20:02, taking fifth place. Madeline Egan was next at seventh (20:14); Sarah Meleski was 20th (20:57); Rachel Butler, 26th (21:14) and Erin Simpson, 37th (21:40). Megan Roehrs (50th, 22:19) and Jenna Nelson (52nd, 22:43) also ran.

"Leading into the Woodland Conference Championships on Oct. 12," head coach Jill Werner said, "the girls have a team goal of taking top three in conference, and realistically, they have a shot at winning the conference this year."

She was also pleased with the boys effort.

"Usually this is not our best race of the year," Werner said. "Well this year was different. What we accomplished at this meet is actually unheard of - all of our boys had career personal records in this meet."

James Kearn finished ninth (16:52) and Cory Davis was 12th (16:57), breaking 17 minutes for the first time, to lead the Vikings. Momo Mohamed (17th, 17:02), Andrew Munger (32nd, 17:59) and James Munger (33rd, 18:02) were the other scorers. Ross Wick took 51st (18:55) and Nate Gale was 60th (19:26).

Muskego boys cross country

With runners climbing up the school's all-time lists, the Warriors tallied 109 points for third place in Saturday's Eagle Invitational at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Andrew Salo captured 11th in 16 minutes, 34 seconds, while Mitch Kwapick ran 14th (16:36), which puts him seventh on the all-time junior list.

Zach Matusinec was 25th (17:04), followed by Josh Deakin 29th and Alex Erickson 30th (both 17:08). Erickson moves to seventh on the all-time sophomore list and Deakin posted the fastest time ever by a freshman, beating the 17:11 of Brandon Jaskolski in 2005.

Nic Blommel took 42nd (17:23), Colin Reisenauer 46th (17:25), Max Tesch 47th (17:26) and Evan Seghers 49th (17:29). All were personal records, and Seghers went to fourth on the all-time freshman list.

Muskego girls cross country

A trio of runners finished in the top 10 as the Warriors came in second with 67 points in the Eagle Invitational on Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Lexie Tremble took seventh with 15 minutes, 29 seconds, followed by Leanna Barr ninth (15:33) and Jenna Lederman 10th (15:34).

Georgi Llanas placed 19th (15:53), Sonya Ponzi 22nd (16:12), Madison Francis 38th (16:30), Gabby Mraz 70th (17:05) and Alyssa Jansen 72nd (17:17).

Eisenhower soccer

The Lions began the week with a 4-1 loss at Pius XI on Sept. 24 at Croatian Park.

Aaron Wilson scored the only Ike goal on a pass from Matt Rakowski at the 34:55 minute mark to cut the lead to 2-1. However, the Popes scored with a minute left in the half for a 3-1 lead.

Eisenhower then dropped a 2-1 decision to Whitnall on Sept. 26 as Wilson scored the only Lions' goal (Steve Evans assist) in the second half to tie the game at 1-1. The Falcons then scored in overtime.

The Lions then dropped a 2-1 non-conference decision to Wauwatosa East on Sept. 27 at home. Corbin Messman scored four minutes into the match on a pass from Evans and Eisenhower led until two late goals by Tosa East.

The Lions (5-4 Woodland Conference, 8-11-1 overall) then beat Greendale, 2-0, on Saturday in a conference tilt on two goals by Evans in the first half.

Evans, with an assist from Messman, scored the first goal at 13:59. Then at 24:36, Evans scored an unassisted goal at 24:36 and that was the match.

Muskego girls volleyball

The Warriors moved to 5-0 in Classic 8 Conference duals with a 25-16, 25-5, 25-15 romp over Waukesha North on Sept. 25.

Kelly Spoerk collected seven kills, while Morgan Kath had 28 assists and Michelle Fugarino five digs for Muskego.

Eisenhower football

The New Berlin Eisenhower football team's playoff chances took a huge hit on Friday as the Lions were blown away at Wauwatosa West, 42-0.

Eisenhower could not stop Tosa West junior running back/cornerback Jameson Brock, who scored three touchdowns, one coming on a 27-yard interception return.

The Trojans opened with an eight-play, 65-yard drive, scoring when quarterback Jared Morzinski tossed a pass down the left sideline to wide receiver Develyn Feguson who caught it in stride and raced 34 yards.

Three plays later, Brock intercepted his first pass on the Eisenhower 40-yard line. West scored in three plays, the second a 32-yard pass from Morzinski to Ferguson, setting up a Greg Lewis 1-yard score.

Elijah Banyard-Johnson then recovered a Lions fumble on the 45-yard line. Morgan raced 34 yards around left line and Brock then scored from 10 yards out for a 21-0 lead with 10:58 left in the quarter.

Finally with 1:55 left in the half, Brock picked off a Vince Gabrielson pass and raced 27 yards down the right side line for a 28-0 lead at intermission.

Eisenhower is now 2-4, 1-3 in the Woodland Conference West Division, with home games against Pius XI and South Milwaukee.

Eisenhower swimming

New Berlin Eisenhower whipped Greendale, 111-59, on Sept. 26.

Relay winners were the 200 medley of Sam Rottel, Caitlin Durley, Stefanie Durley and Nicole Bellford (2:01.59); the 200 freestyle of Bellford, Amanda Moelk, Caitlin Durley and Paige Carter (1:53.12); and the 400 free of Bellford, Rottel, Shayna Putney and Carter (3:55.33).

Individual winners were Carter in the 200 free (2:06.31) and the 100 free (57.74), Rottel in the 50 free (26.24), Bellford in the 100 butterfly (1:03.55), Caitlin Durley in 500 free (5:45.88) and Stefanie Durley in the 100 backstroke (1:07.74).

Second-place performers were Stefanie Durley in the 200 individual medley (2:23.92), Kerri Jesmok in 100 butterfly (1:11.29), Sammy Kozlowski in the 100 free (1:02.89), Rottel in the back (1:08.11) and Caitlin Durley in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.80).

Eisenhower swam to a second-place finish at Saturday's Cedarburg Invitational.

Steffi Durley and Bellford went 2-3 in the 100 fly (1:02.82 and 1:03.37) and Rottel captured second in the 50 free (25.50) and the 100 free (55.98).

Carter took third in the 200 IM (2:19.21) and the 200 free relay team of Putney, Steffi Durley, Caitlin Durley and Bellford touched Grafton out for third place.

Once again, it came down to the 400 free relay. Rottel, Puttney, and Bellford started off with three solid swims, but it was left to Carter to come from behind, and she touched out DSHA by half a second.

New Berlin girls golf

The New Berlin Eisenhower/West girls squad saw its season come to an end when it finished seventh out of eight teams with 378 points at the Pius XI Regional on Sept. 25 at the Washington County Park in Hartford.

However, freshman Ashley Hofmeister tied for 12th with a 91 and qualified to move on to the sectional as the fourth and final individual qualifier.

Sophomore Caylee Balcerzak finished 19th with a 93 and senior Minhi Kang was tied for 24th with a 96. Junior Natalie Gagliano tied for 26th with a 98 and senior Lauren Chojnacki was tied for 36th with a 106.

Eisenhower cross country

The boys finished seventh with 228 points and the girls 14th with 354 at the Racine Case Eagle Invitational on Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Matt Kizaric was the top finisher, taking 27th in 17:07.6, while Dallas Thompson was 43rd (17:24.3) and Brian Schaefer 47th (17:26.4) earned medals for placing in top 50. Nick Buban took 51st (17:33.4) and Jack Lodermeier was 60th (17:55.8).

Also running were Stephen Arcuri (62nd, 17:57.4) and Quinn Thompson (98th, 18:52.7).

Rebecca Eldien took 20th in 16:03.7 and earned a medal. Hannah Kinzer finished 58th (season-best, 16:50.6) and Veronica Diedrich was 85th (17:57.5). Stefanie Panzenhagen (92nd, 18:13.6) and Carley Ney (99th, 18:37.6) topped the scoring. Mia Sienko (105th, 19:05.4) and Bettina Diedrich (108th, 19:37.8) also ran.

New Berlin boys volleyball

The United improved to 2-1 in Woodland Conference play, defeating South Milwaukee on Sept. 26 on the road.

New Berlin, 1-1 going into the match having defeated Greenfield/Whitnall and losing to Pius XI, beat South Milwaukee, 3-1, (25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-21). Mickey Sugar dished out 44 assists. On the receiving end of those assists was John Collins, who led the offense with 16 kills and seven service aces. Also contributing were Brett Hanson and Tucker Tellefson, notching eight kills apiece.

The United also took part in the tough, eight-team Shorewood Invitational on Saturday and they were in a four-team pool that included two of the top-five ranked teams in state (second-ranked Burlington, third-ranked Brookfield Central) along with Shorewood.

The young New Berlin team lost to Burlington (17-25, 21-25), Central (24-26, 19-25) and Shorewood (18-25, 25-21,18-20) before notching its only tournament win against Nicolet (14-25, 25-18, 15-11) in the fourth round. Sugar led the way with 64 assists, Collins tallied 22 kills and seven aces for the day and Trent Farrell tallied 19 kills.

Greg Lawton, Adam Campbell, Matt Zeske and Stephen Kraninger played solid defense in the back row and set up the offense with consistent passing.

Eisenhower girls volleyball

The Lions struggled to keep up with the mighty Vikings as they lost their third conference game to New Berlin West (3-0) on Sept. 25. However, they improved their conference record to 3-3 as they defeated the Whitnall Falcons (3-0) on Sept. 27.

They then took part in the Menomonee Falls Invitational and lost strong matches against Kettle Moraine Lutheran, Falls and Middleton. They defeated West Allis Hale and Kenosha Tremper to finish fifth in the Menonomee Falls Invite.

Stat leaders for this week included Allie Persick with 125 assists and 20 aces; Nina Dodd lead the team with 70 digs and Lauren Nevinski had 33 kills and 12 blocks.

West girls swimming

New Berlin West crushed Pewaukee, 106-77, on Sept. 26 at home last week.

Individual winners for the Vikings were Maddie Tew in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly, Kelsey Dickinson (1-meter diving) and Alyssa Kaiser (500 free). Tew, Amber Kazinski, Emily Sydlowski and Kayla Rasmussen won the 200 and 400 free relays.

- Compiled by Tom "Sky" Skibosh and John Rech




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