Sports Wrapups: May 1

May 1, 2012

Oak Creek boys golf

Kaylor Steger led the Knights with an 18-hole score of 80 to take a respectable fourth-place showing in the 18-school Franklin Invitational on Friday at Oakwood.

Steger, whose score tied for sixth, had even nine-hole turns of 40 in leading the Knights, who turned in a four-man mark of 338, as Brookfield East edged Racine St. Catherine's, 331-334, for the title.

Steger got help from Shawn Fettig with an 84, Mitch Smec with an 86, and Sam Lecci with an 88. Derrick Dilts contributed a 90.

Franklin boys golf

The host Sabers stayed competitive and took fifth in their own 18-hole invitational Friday at Oakwood.

Franklin turned in an 18-hole score of 339 as Brookfield East won the competitive event with a 331.

Sean Sanguansap led the way with a score of 79 as he went out in a sound 38. He got help from Nick Cervantes (83), John Trepanier with an 88, Alex Simonson with an 89 and Joe Kossow with a 94.

Sanguansap's score was good for a three-way tie for third overall.

There were two Southeast Conference mini-meets on Monday and Wednesday.

"Sean (Sanguansap) is having a terrific season thus far," said Sabers' coach Brandon Johnsen. " I personally believe he is one of the most consistent golfers in the area. His highest nine-hole score in a conference meet is 40. We are about a little over halfway through the season and I am very impressed with the strides he has made with his putting stroke and general consistency."

Greendale boys golf

The Panthers protected their slim lead in the Woodland Conference standings by winning one mini-meet on April 24 and claiming second place in another on April 26.

They tallied 174 strokes to tie Pewaukee for first place on April 24 but won on a tiebreaker. Matt Tomczyk finished third individually with a 40.

Greendale then shot 174 on April 26 to match New Berlin Eisenhower but claimed second on a tiebreaker. Pewaukee fired a 165 to win the meet.

Alexander Rendon carded a 40, Tomczyk 41, Brady Hennessy 46, Kennedy Ringelberg 47 and Joey Robb 51.

"We really have six guys (with Danny Jensen) who can shoot the low 40s on any given day," head coach Lance Wenger said. "Tomczyk and Rendon are going to break 40 one of these days."

Greendale came into this week with 14 points to lead the division, followed by Pewaukee (11) and Eisenhower (10).

Greendale posted 345 for eighth place in the Franklin Invitational at Oakwood Golf Course on Friday. Tomczyk, Robb and Jensen all fired 86s and Hennessy an 87.

Greendale boys tennis

The Panthers won two more Woodland Conference dual meets, 7-0 over Whitnall on April 26 and 6-1 over New Berlin Eisenhower on April 24.

Against Whitnall, first singles player Matt Grieshop prevailed, 6-0, 6-3, and the top doubles team of Brandon Guendel and Kevan Goyette won, 6-0, 6-3.

In the Eisenhower match, Grieshop won, 6-4, 6-3, and Guendel/Goyette took a 6-3, 6-3 decision.

No other results were available.

Franklin and Oak Creek tennis

The Sabers swept the Knights, 7-0, in the first Southeast Conference dual on April 24, as part of a 34-0 dual meet record for Franklin this past week.

In singles play, Evan Bauer defeated Victor Larrrea-Buege (6-2, 6-0); Eric Christopherson downed Nathaniel Yost (6-2, 6-2); Manny Gumina beat Joey Lara (5-7, 6-3, 6-2); and Jack Gumina beat Mike Armanious (6-4, 6-4).

In doubles, Franklin had an even easier time as Saber pairs Kyle Hoffmann and Eric Bauer (6-0, 6-0); Logan Myers (6-1, 6-1) and Steven Fons and Nick Mihalyi (6-0, 6-3) dropped only five games total in three matches.

The Sabers open their conference season with a 7-0 win over Oak Creek.

In addition, Racine Horlick was the visiting opponent on April 26 as all seven Sabers entries won in straight sets for a 7-0 victory. On Friday, Franklin defeated Wauwatosa West 7-0, as part of the Greendale Tournament but the rest of the tourney got rained out Saturday.

Oak Creek and Franklin soccer

Oak Creek beat Franklin for the first time in four years by a 2-1 score on April 24 as Morgan Kokta scored two second-half goals to erase a 1-0 Sabers' halftime lead.

The Knights finished the week at 6-8 overall and 1-1 in Southeast play, while Franklin finished the week at 3-4-2.

Franklin had taken a 1-0 lead on a goal from Kristin Witkowski (assist Sam Devcich) in the 25th minute. The advantage held up until the 44th minute as Kokta scored the first of her two goals. She then added the eventual game-winner with help from Gina Martini just four minutes later. Jessie Bykowski had 10 saves for the Sabers.

Greendale girls track

Behind five first places, the Panthers came in third with 109 points in their own invitational on April 25.

Winning were Abby Jankowski in the shot put with 33 feet, 8¾ inches, Emily Perszyk in the triple jump at 32-5¼, Alyssa Docter in the high jump with 4-8 and pole vault with a personal-best 9-0 and Chelsey Heiden in the 3,200-meter run with 12 minutes, 3.9 seconds.

Taking second were Jankowski in the discus (100-8) and Heiden in the 1,600 run (5:37.4). Coming in third were Perszyk in the 400 dash (1:05.5) and the 1,600 relay team of Kacee Ochalek, Perszyk, Lea Lassaued and Abbie Scheidt (4:35.1).

Greendale also tied for fourth in the Pewaukee Invitational on Friday with 80 points. Jankowski won both the shot put (36-4) and discus (98-5½), while Heiden claimed the 3,200 run (11:48.2).

The 400 relay unit of Lassaued, Scheidt, Keaunna McCormick and Price was second (55.38). Snaring third were Price in the 100 dash (13.93) and the 800 relay group of Allie Dei, Hope Steffes, Julia Miller and Ochalek (2:02.5).

Greendale boys track

The Panthers tallied 106 points for third place in their own invitational on April 25.

Coming in first were Matt Pulizos in the shot put with 47 feet, 11¼ inches and the discus with 152 feet even, while Steve Ulatowski won the 800-meter run at 2 minutes, 8.2 seconds.

Ulatowski was also second in the 1,600 run (4:55.8), and the 400 relay team of Mike Scheidt, Tyler Voss, Robby Blackwood and Gaelan Seibold also placed second (45.59 seconds).

Taking third were Joe Pokrzywa in the triple jump (38-0) and 110 high hurdles (16.53), Joey Unrein in the 400 dash (55.53) and the 3,200 unit of Unrein, Garrett Patterson, Bobby Lutz and Nico Gomez (9:17.4).

"Unrein was the real surprise of the day," head coach Corey Binnebose said. "That is an awesome time for a freshman."

Greendale also took seventh with 56 points in Friday's Pewaukee Invitational. Pokrzywa won the triple jump (37-5¼) and 110 hurdles (personal-best 16.31). Pulizos was second in the shot put (49-0).

Whitnall softball

The Falcons downed Brown Deer, 9-5, on April 26.

Lizzy Menden belted a home run and had two hits, while Ann Bay had two hits, including a triple, and drove in a pair of runs. Renee Caron brought in two runs and Carly Wagner had two hits and an RBI while notching the victory on the mound with four hits allowed and eight strikeouts.

Greendale girls soccer

The Panthers posted a pair of shutouts last week, downing Brown Deer, 9-0, on April 26 and Greenfield, 2-0, on April 24.

Lauren Rutkowski tallied three goals and two assists against Brown Deer and Briana Pawlowski two goals. Also scoring were Alexandra Steinberg, Libby Feinas, Shannon Spitzer and Jessie Belair. Goaltender Maddy Zastrow made one save.

Taylor Fendos and Amanda Jonas scored against the Hustlin' Hawks, while Zastrow came up with two saves for Greendale, which improved to 3-0 in the Woodland Conference without allowing a goal so far, and to 4-2-1 overall.

Franklin girls soccer

The Sabers bounced back from a 4-0 loss to Oconomowoc earlier in the week and claimed the consolation title in the East Troy Invitational on a soggy Saturday.

They lost a tough 1-0 decision to Mukwonago in the quarterfinals.

Franklin came back to overpower East Troy, 5-0 as sophomore forward Rachel Strein had a hat trick and got help from senior captain Sam Devcich and fellow senior Kristin Witkowski who both added solo scores. Senior co-captain Megan McCarthy had her hand in the last goal of the game recording her second assist of the season. It was goalie Jessie Bykowski's third shutout of the season.

In the consolation finale, Witkowski, McCarthy and Devcich all came up with shootout penalty kick goals to give the Sabers the consolation title 2-1 over fifth-ranked in state 2 Big Foot. Witkowski had the opening goal for Franklin (Devich the assist) as Bykowski had five saves and made three huge saves in the penalty round.

Greendale softball

Natalie Burton went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs as Greendale downed Pewaukee, 7-3, on April 26.

Sarah Belanger, April Dix and Heather Justus all had two hits and Justus allowed eight hits to pick up the victory for the Panthers, who improved to 3-3 on the season.

Greendale lost to New Berlin Eisenhower, 16-1, on Friday, managing just one hit.

Franklin girls track

The Sabers used balance to claim fourth with 79½ points in the Wisconsin Lutheran Pre-Prom Invitational on Friday.

Taking seconds for the Sabers were Katelyn Thomas in the 100 high hurdles (16.84) and the 300 low hurdles (49.3) and the 3,200 relay of Hannah Timm, Monica Sweet, Katelyn Salzburger and Cassie Hardy (10:36.22).

Thirds were claimed by Melissa Kirchoff in the 300 low hurdles (49.46), Sarah Talbott in the long jump (17- ½), Thomas in the triple jump (33-11), Katie Carlino in the 1,600 run (5:35.86), and the 1,600 relay team of Morgan McCuen, Sweet. Katie Carlino and Timm (4:26.5).

Hannah Timm was fourth in the pole vault (9-0).

Whitnall boys golf

The Falcons finished 11th in the Franklin Invitational at Oakwood Golf Course on Friday with 353 strokes.

Sam Watson led the way with an 85, followed by Clayton Anderson at 88, Mitch Molbeck 89, Thayne Krause 91 and John Caron 95.

Whitnall took fifth in a Woodland Conference mini-meet on April 26 at Deer Creek with 187 and sixth in another mini-meet on April 24 at New Berlin Hills with 190.

The Falcons also took eighth place in Division 2 of Saturday's Lake Country Invitational.

Whitnall girls soccer

Ashley Markowiak tallied two unassisted goals to lead the Falcons to a 3-0 triumph over South Milwaukee on April 24.

Mary Gaggioli scored the third goal, assisted by Lauren McKweon.

The Falcons lost to New Berlin West, 2-0, on April 26, and head coach Robert Antholine said inability to finish opportunities was costly.

Whitnall (3-5) also fell to Kenosha Bradford, 1-0, on Saturday. Katie Schauer hit a line drive off the goalkeeper's hands late in the game, but the Falcons could not convert.

Oak Creek boys track

The Knights got firsts from Scott Vieau in the 400 and Mike Heard in the shot put en route to a third-place showing with 81 points in the East Troy Invitational on Friday.

Vieau won the 400 with a clocking of 52.22 seconds, while Heard claimed the shot put with a toss of 47-9 ½.

Other top finishes for the Knights included the following: 400, Rey Overland, fourth (52.94); 800, Joe Dzierzewski, second (2:03.08), and Ben Quentin, third (2:04.4); 1,600, Seth LaBodda, fourth (4:43.53); 3,200, Austin Zajkowski, second (10:16.25), and Jake Schmidt, third (10:16.35); 800 relay, Thomas Kroon, Sam Kubiak, Chase Leonardi and Lincoln Wylie, fifth (1:36.82); pole vault, Derick McAllister, third (11-6); triple jump, Trae Parker, fourth (40-11); shot put, Robert Campos, third (46-3).

Whitnall boys tennis

The Falcons lost Woodland Conference dual meets of 7-0 to Greendale on April 26 and 4-3 to Wauwatosa West on April 24.

Against Tosa West, Andrew Dundas won, 6-0, 6-1, at first singles.

Oak Creek girls track

The Knights were sixth with 53 points in the East Troy Invitational on Friday.

The Knights picked up top places in the following events: 400 relay, Jasmine Jones, Jenny Howski, Cassandra Grant and Jaelen Wylie, second (52.56); high jump, Sam Fischbach, second (5-0); long jump, Jenny Howski, second (15-11 ½); triple jump, Steph Kostowicz, third (32-0); shot put, Kostowicz, third (33-5); discus, Amanda Thiel, sixth (98-11).

- Compiled by Steven L. Tietz and John Rech




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