Sport Shorts: May 29

Greendale’s Sean Fialkowski runs the 100-meter dash during the Woodland Conference Outdoor Track Meet May 20 at Whitnall High School.

Greendale’s Sean Fialkowski runs the 100-meter dash during the Woodland Conference Outdoor Track Meet May 20 at Whitnall High School. Photo By C.T. Kruger

May 27, 2014


The Panthers won five titles in capturing the Woodland Conference championship last week.

Greendale tallied 51 points to top Wauwatosa West's 36 and Whitnall's 30 points. The Panthers had earlier won the Woodland dual-meet crown.

Claiming their flights were Ryan Kuzmanovic at first singles, Logan Zastrow at second singles, Nick Hess at fourth singles, the first doubles team of Brad Guendel and Matt Bemis and the second doubles unit of Andy Najera and Ryan Smazal.

All had been seeded first except for the Guendel/Bemis team, which moved up from the third seed to win.

Taking second was the third doubles team of Eric Ouellette and Matt Vraney, and third singles player Brandon Cook placed third.


Stephanie Kostowicz set a new school record in winning the shot put and also claimed the discus as the Knights finished second in the Southeast Conference Outdoor Meet on May 20.

The Knights scored 104 points as Franklin dominated the event with 1981/2.

Kostowicz won the shot with a three foot personal best of 42 feet-101/2 inches. She won by close to four feet and got help from teammate Kara Gilmeister in fourth place (32-5). Kostowicz won the discus by close to seven feet with a throw of 124-4 as Amber Lane was third (98-5).

The all-underclassmen 4x800-meter relay team of Shannon Dugan, Kayleigh Rybarik, Mikayla Fox, and Emma Sims also secured a win in 10 minutes, 3.19 seconds, missing a school record by .01 of a second.

Other good efforts by event for the Knights included the following: 100 high hurdles — Jazsmin Washington, third (16.27); and Kayla Knuth, fourth (16.55). 4x100 relay — Kayleigh Johnston, Kostowicz, Jenny Howski and Washington, third (51.88). 300 low hurdles — Washington, third (49.47). 3,200 — Dugan, second (12:11.15). 4x400 relay — Lindsey Senger, Johnston, Rybarik and Maddy Benoit, fourth (4:28.9). High jump — Jessica McIntosh, third (4-8). Triple jump — Knuth, third (34-21/2).

Knuth's triple jump mark is second on the all-time school list.


Abby Jankowski claimed both the shot put with 35 feet-31/2 inches and the discus at 105 feet even for the Panthers at the Woodland Conference Outdoor Meet on May 20 at Whitnall.

Ally Bialo took fifth in the triple jump (32-93/4) and eighth in the long jump (15-1). Nikki Price finished seventh in the 200-meter dash (27.81 seconds).

The 4x200-meter relay team of Maddie Clopper, Abbie Scheidt, Kacee Ochalek and Lea Lassaued took fifth (1 minute, 55.96 seconds) and the 4x100 unit of Scheidt, Keaunna McCormick, Bialo and Price secured seventh (52.38).

The Panthers tallied 33 points for 10th place.


Behind a pair of second places, three thirds and a fourth, the Falcons finished third with 30 points in the Woodland Conference Tournament last week.

Taking second were Matt Pook at second singles and Chris Kelnhofer at third singles. Kelnhofer moved up from the third seed.

Coming in third were Noah Stemper at first singles, Cam Clark at fourth singles and the second doubles team of Todd Marino and Brian Weidenfeller.

The third doubles unit of Joe Price and Kevin Hodkiewicz took fourth place and the first doubles team of Josh Damro and Michael Langenohl finished 1-2 for the tournament.


The Knights' first doubles team of Mike Armanious and Sam Hyatt didn't drop a set in claiming a title in the Southeast Conference Tournament on May 22.

Their championship led Oak Creek to a third-place team finish as Franklin won its third straight crown. The Knights competed in WIAA subsectional competition on Tuesday, May 27, at Greenfield and will now send qualifiers to the sectional tournament Thursday, May 29, at Wauwatosa's Hart Park.

Qualifiers from there will head to the state individual tournament June 5 to 7 in Madison.

Armanious and Hyatt beat duos from Racine Horlick (6-2, 6-4), Franklin (6-3, 6-1) and Racine Case (6-4, 6-2) for their title.

They were the only Knights to make the finals. Other places for Oak Creek included second singles player Jason Thomas claiming fifth, third singles player Brian Strack earning fourth; and fourth singles competitor Sam Ramirez taking third.

The second doubles team of Nick Meyer and Joe Martinez finished fifth and the third doubles duo of Nate Frelka and Kody Fitch earned third.


The 4x100-meter relay team of Sean Fialkowski, Tommy Nguyen, Aaron Boston and Tyler Voss fell just short of the school record with 44.77 seconds, placing third in the Woodland Conference Outdoor Meet on May 20 at Whitnall.

Taking fifth were Bobby Lutz in the 3,200-meter run (10 minutes, 9.65 seconds) and the 4x800 relay squad of Tommy Welch, Lutz, Joey Unrein and Hail Kazik (8:48.52).

The Panthers, who competed in about half of the allotted 28 entries, tallied 14 points for 12th place.


The Panthers carded a fine 327 in the Woodland Conference 18-Hole Meet on May 21 at Washington County Golf Course but settled for second place behind Pewaukee with 321 shots.

Nate Thomson shot a 74 for the low round of the day and placed second individually. Alex Rendon fired a 79 for fourth place and Ben Briselden an 83 for ninth place.


The Falcons struggled with major injury problems last week in splitting two Woodland Conference contests.

They beat Brown Deer, 3-2, on May 20 as Mary Gaggioli, Nora Imperl and Jacqi Kitten all scored goals. Gaggioli also had two assists and Ann Marie Bay, switched from goalkeeper due to an injury, notched one assist.

The Falcons (4-3-2 in the Woodland Conference, 8-6-2 overall) lost to New Berlin West, 7-0, on May 22, losing another goalkeeper in the process.

"We're now on our fourth (keeper)," head coach Robert Antholine said. "The girls worked hard through the adversity and we'll do what we can to shore things up."


Austen Eppen won the 3,200 meters as the Sabers took sixth in the Southeast Conference Outdoor Meet on May 20.

The Sabers will now compete in the WIAA sectional meet on Friday, May 30, at Wisconsin Lutheran. Qualifiers will advance to the WIAA state meet June 6 and 7 in La Crosse.

Franklin scored 58 points for its spot in the outdoor. Oak Creek won with 177.

Eppen turned in a time of 10 minutes, 9.34 seconds and won the 3,200 by nine seconds.

Other notable finishes included the following: 1,600 — Zach Lee, fourth (4:34.25). 400 — Blong Vang, sixth (51.62). 800 — Brady Snelson, second (2:02.68). 200 — Nick Stugelmeyer, sixth (23.36). Long jump — Andy Schauer, sixth (19-6). Triple jump — Stugelmeyer, fifth (40-51/2). Discus — Anthony Klemp, fourth (125-4).


The Panthers defeated Cudahy, 7-1, on May 22 as Mallory Shimek scored four goals and Cal Toberna,Taylor Saniter and Taylor Fendos each one.

Greendale lost to New Berlin Eisenhower, 5-0, in another Woodland Conference game on May 20 and came into this week at 4-5 in the conference.


The Panthers fell 7-6 to Pius XI in a Woodland Conference game on May 19.

Heather Justus went 3-for-4 with a run batted in and Avery Anderson 2-for-4 with an RBI.


The Sabers finished fifth in the Southeast Conference final standings after taking fifth in the 18-hole finale on May 22 at Meadowbrook Country Club in Racine.

Sophomore Sean Luangsprueth led the way with an 18-hole score of 82.


The Falcons scored 375 shots for ninth place in the Woodland Conference 18-hole tournament May 21 at Washington County Golf Course.


The Knights closed out an 11-13 regular season with an 11-3 non-conference win over Nicolet on May 23.

They took on Racine Horlick in a WIAA regional semifinal game on Tuesday, May 27. If they win, the Knights will travel to second-seeded South Milwaukee for a regional final on Thursday, May 29.

The sectional semifinals are Tuesday, June 3, with the sectional final on Thursday, June 5, at Kenosha Bradford.

In the win over Nicolet, a five-run second did the trick as Katie Mitchell and Alex Widenski had two hits and scored two runs each and Nicole Muccio also notched two hits. Brooke Lipinski (three strikeouts) and Nicky Widenski (four strikeouts) split pitching duties.


The Sabers closed the regular season at 10-11 with wins over Kenosha Indian Trail, 10-6, and Racine Park, 14-12, last week.

They visited Indian Trail in a WIAA regional semifinal on Tuesday, May 27. If they won that game, they would advance to face top-seeded Racine Case on Thursday, May 29, in a regional final.

The sectional semifinal will be Tuesday, June 3.

In the win over Park on May 22, the Sabers scored twice in the seventh to tie and twice in the eighth to win as Andi Zblewski had four hits and scored three runs, while Kayla Turco had three hits, three runs scored and two RBI. Melissa Vojvodich had three hits, two runs scored and three RBI and Ashley Lobraco had two hits, two runs scored and two RBI and Rowan Liederbach had two hits.

All told, Franklin had 18 hits on the day.


The Sabers entered the week at 8-6 after edging Kenosha Indian Trail, 2-1, on May 20 and then falling to non-conference opponent West Bend Esst, 6-0, on May 23. They will close the regular season at Menomonee Falls, which is ranked third in the state, on Thursday, May 29.

In the win over Indian trail, Rachael Stein and Jackie Glasenapp had goals while Mireya Ramos came up with an assist and Jessie Bykowski made 10 saves.


The Knights endured a tough 3-2 Southeast Conference loss to Kenosha Bradford on May 20 to fall to 1-9-1 on the season.

They closed out their regular season against Racine Case on Tuesday, May 27.

— Compiled by Steven L. Tietz and John Rech




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