Sports Wrapups: Oct. 9

Oct. 9, 2012

Greendale girls tennis

The first doubles team of Gabby Weber and Hannah Marquardt, both seniors, will play in this week's WIAA Division 1 State Individual Meet.

The pair qualified by placing fourth in a sectional on Oct. 4 at Greenfield High School.

Weber and Marquardt, with a 13-11 record, will take on Allie Taylor and Bobbi Stricker of Waunakee (22-5) at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison. If they win, they will play again at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 12.

Also at the sectional, third singles player Gordonna Nuhn finished third and wound up 20-6 on the season, the second doubles team of Claire Hetzel and Angela Gableman came in fourth (12-4) and first singles player Sasha Nuhn lost her first match (12-14).

Greendale tallied 19 points in the sectional for fifth place.

Franklin girls cross country

The Sabers won the four-team Oak Creek Fall Classic on Oct. 6 with all five scoring runners placing in the top 10.

Franklin, which will now try to defend its Southeast Conference title on Oct. 13 at Grant Park in South Milwaukee, scored 30 points to edge Lake Geneva Badger (34) with Greendale in third and Oak Creek in fourth.

Freshman Jensen Ritzow won, turning in a time of 15:15 for 4,000 meters. She beat a tough Greendale runner with four years of state experience. Ritzow is now the second-fastest Saber in school freshmen history and the fourth fastest for all ages.

Junior Katie Carlino ran her best 4,000-meter race as well, running alone from the get go to place third. Other scoring runners included Katelyn Salzburger in seventh, Melanie Hansen ninth and Monica Sweet 10th.

"Many of the girls ran faster than our last 4,000-meter race in September," said coach Regina Schindel. "With little competition, the girls were able to push themselves quite well. We have a lot more room to improve in the next two weeks. The girls have shown in the 5,000-meter races that they can run faster over 4,000 meters."

The junior varsity had a large margin over the other three schools to get the win as well.

Franklin boys cross country

The Sabers turned in a victorious effort at the Oak Creek Fall Classic on Saturday.

The effort was the final tune-up before Saturday's Southeast Conference meet at Grant Park in South Milwaukee.

Franklin scored 30 points in the four-team meet as Lake Geneva Badger had 43.

Evan Watters led the way on the 5,000-meter course with a third-place showing of 17:09 while teammate Nikolai Grabowski was fourth in 17:10 and Zach Lee fifth in 17:11.

Other scoring runners included Sam Harmeyer in seventh (17:35) and Max Fassbender in 11th (17:52).

Also running were Ben Alt in 23rd (18:40) and Matt Piotter in 29th (18:53).

"I was pleased with the overall performance," said coach Tyler Fyock. "Max (Fassbender) running almost a minute (personal record) was huge for us going into conference next week. The fifth runner is going to be so important and it was great to see this talented freshman step up."

For conference, the varsity girls race at 10:50 a.m. while the boys will go off at 11:30 a.m.

GHS/Whitnall boys volleyball

The Raptors came from two sets down to beat South Milwaukee, 14-25, 26-28, 27-25, 25-13, 19-17, in a wild dual on Oct. 3.

Skylar Czaplewski totaled 20 kills and four aces, while Kurt Storvik collected 49 assists and Kyle Hanneken eight digs.

The Raptors played in the UW-Oshkosh Invitational on Oct. 6.

Whitnall girls volleyball

Kim Ertl put together a fine all-around match with 27 assists, six aces and 13 digs as the Falcons downed Pewaukee, 25-20, 27-25, 25-16, on Oct. 2.

Ashley Markowiak tallied nine kills and Emily Kuether nine kills and four blocks as Whitnall closed out Woodland Conference duals.

The Falcons will now play in the conference tournament, which begins Oct. 11 at various sites. The semifinals and championship will be played at 9 a.m. Oct. 13 at Greenfield High School.

Greendale boys volleyball

The Panthers toppled New Berlin United, 25-23, 25-14, 25-22, on Monday evening.

Jordan Hoppe led the way in kills with 18 and in aces with four, while Jake Kurczewski tallied 28 assists, Matt Rehberg seven blocks and Justin Povlick 11 digs.

Greendale improved to 2-3 in Woodland Conference duals and 16-12-1 overall. The Panthers had one more dual this week and will then play in the Woodland Tournament at 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at New Berlin West.

Whitnall girls swimming

Rachel Stave won the diving with a meet-record 458.85 points in the Lancer Invitational at Brookfield Central on Oct. 2.

Lauren Zurowski came in fourth with 26.79 seconds in the 50 freestyle and the 200 medley team of Jill Kolasinski, Sarah Arteaga, Zurowski and Leah Windt took fifth (2 minutes, 2.59 seconds).

Taking sixth for the Falcons were Arteaga in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.86), the 200 freestyle team of Kolasinski, Arteaga, Leah Jenk and Mary Sullivan (1:55.31) and the 400 freestyle group of Maddie Vokovitch, Sullivan, Zurowski and Windt (4:12.69).

Whitnall tallied 165 points for sixth place in the meet.

Whitnall also competed against Franklin on Oct. 4 and in the Racine Park Invitational on Saturday, but the results weren't available.

Greendale boys cross country

The Panthers tallied 73 points for third place in the Oak Creek Quadrangular on Oct. 4.

Joey Unrein came in eighth with 17 minutes, 41 seconds, while teammate Hail Kazik was ninth (17:44). Bobby Lutz took 17th (18:15), Austin Weber 19th (18:26), Nico Gomez 20th (18:30), Ben Smalley 25th (18:51) and Dan Stoekl 28th (19:00).

"Joey and Hail have formed a nice race plan to run together," head coach Corey Binnebose said. "They go out relaxed and really push the last two miles. Bobby, Austin and Nico are working together as a group."

Greendale girls cross country

Chelsey Heiden ran second with 15 minutes, 23 seconds at the Oak Creek Quadrangular on Oct. 4.

"She shared the lead for the first two miles and just didn't have the gas to go hard in the last half-mile," head coach Corey Binnebose said.

Sabrina Wolf placed 16th (17:25), Megan Steiner 17th (17:32), Natalie Burton 18th (17:34), Taylor Wilson 19th (17:51), Hannah Polenske 21st (17:55) and Kacee Ochalek 25th (18:00).

Both the Greendale boys and girls squads will compete in the Woodland Conference Meet at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 12 at Grant Park Golf Course.

Oak Creek boys soccer

The Knights had a positive end to the regular season, beating nonconference foe Milwaukee South, 3-0, on Oct. 4 after closing out the Southeast slate with a 1-0 triumph over Kenosha Indian Trail on Oct. 2.

Oak Creek finished with an 11-4-2 overall mark and finished third in the Southeast. The Knights earned the fourth seed in the WIAA Marquette sectional and hosted 13th seeded Greendale in a WIAA regional semifinal on Oct. 9.

If they won that game, they would advance to a regional final back at Oak Creek East Middle School on Oct. 11 against most likely fifth-seeded West Allis Hale. Oak Creek beat Greendale, 4-0, in the season opener but lost 2-1 to Hale in mid-September.

Against South, goals were claimed by Bryson Breugger (Dylan Johnson assist), Johnson (Christian Alfaro assist) and Matt Hargreaves.

In the conference victory over Trail, Alfaro notched a goal in the 14th minute with help from Johnson as Zach Zelten had two saves.

Greendale girls swimming

Victories in five events were not enough for the Panthers in a 92-78 dual loss to Pewaukee on Oct. 3.

Winners were Carolyn Jungers in the 100 freestyle (54.88 seconds, which was 0.1 short of the pool record) and 100 breaststroke (1 minute, 9.47 seconds), Kate Jungers in the 200 individual medley (2:39.79), the 200 medley relay team of both Jungers, Caroline Rowe and Abby Vey (2:05.39) and the 200 freestyle group of Rowe, Lizzy Pekar, Vey and Carolyn Jungers (1:51.03).

"The girls swam hard, and I was happy to see that they were willing to step it up on all of their races," head coach John Wilkinson said.

The Greendale junior varsity placed fourth in an invitational at Racine Park on Saturday.

Franklin girls golf

Two young Sabers golfers gained valuable experience in WIAA sectional competition last week at Wanaki in Menomonee Falls.

Freshman Megan Hessil shot a competitive 18-hole score of 87, going out in 44 and coming back in 43 to finish 14th individually while sophomore Kaitlin Bowe carded a 102 total (53 and 49) to take 41st. An individual score of 81 was needed to advance to state.

Greendale boys soccer

The Panthers closed the regular season with a 4-3 loss to Wauwatosa West in double overtime on Oct. 3.

Scoring were Julian Gutierrez, Thomas Schuerman and John Fauser. Assists were posted by Jake Howard and Gutierrez and goaltender Cody Serrano made 12 saves.

Greendale also lost to Brown Deer, 1-0, on Oct. 1.

The Panthers opened WIAA Division 1 regional action on Oct. 9 at Oak Creek. If they won, they would likely play at West Allis Hale on Oct. 11 in a regional championship game.

Franklin boys volleyball

The Sabers improved to 3-2 in Southeast Conference duals with a 25-9, 25-11, 25-21 win over Kenosha Indian Trail on Oct.1.

Kyle Lassa led the team in kills while Zach Bertram had four aces.

Oak Creek girls swim

The Oak Creek girls swim team swam at the Racine Park Junior Varsity Sprint Invitational this Saturday and several personal best times were recorded.

They included Stefanie Prater in the 100 backstroke, Rachel Haselow in the 100 backstroke and 100 free style, Sara Zyhowski in the 50 free, Abby Richter in the 100 breaststroke, Abby Werkowski in the 100 breaststroke, and Angelica Romero, Rhianna Duwe, Amanda Mozejewski, Amanda Janquart and Katie Pietrzkowski, all in the 100 freestyle.

Oak Creek girls volleyball

The Knights had a busy but sound week as they split Southeast Conference duals with Kenosha Tremper (losing in three games) and Racine Horlick (winning in five sets) and then taking fourth of 12 in the Brookfield East Invitational on Oct. 6.

Oak Creek closed out its Southeast Conference dual meet season with a match earlier this week against Kenosha Indian Trail and now they and Franklin will now prepare to take in the Southeast Conference Tournament at Racine Park on Oct. 13.

In the East Tournament, Quincey Anderson (13 kills and four blocks) and Alayna Quinn (63 assists, 13 aces and 34 digs) had big days while Sabrina Abuzahra also had 13 aces.

Against Horlick, lots of hands contributed to the win, including Anderson with 12 kills and three blocks, Quinn with 25 assists and six aces, Aliina Klatt with six aces and Rachel Bragstad with 14 digs.

In the loss to Tremper, Sara Januszewski had six kills, Quinn 11 assists and 13 digs and Anderson five aces.

Whitnall cross country

The Falcons boys placed third with 120 points in the Westosha Central Invitational on Oct. 4, while the girls were eighth with 191 points.

Both teams will compete in the Woodland Conference Meet at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 12 at Grant Park Golf Course.

Franklin boys soccer

The Sabers closed out their Southeast Conference campaign on a positive note with a 2-0 win over Racine Case on Oct. 2.

The Sabers (7-10-1 overall) earned the ninth seed in the WIAA Marquette sectional and visited eighth-seeded New Berlin West for a WIAA regional semifinal on Oct. 9. If they won that game, they would advance to a regional final, likely at defending state champion and sectional top seed Marquette on Oct. 11.

In the win over Case, the Sabers got goals from Pablo Guzman (assist Josh Martens) and from James Yang (Alex Huerta). Ahmad Mahmoud made the lead stand up with eight saves.

Whitnall boys soccer

A 3-0 first-half lead was not enough as the Falcons lost a 4-3 double-overtime decision to New Berlin West on Oct. 1.

Jamie Wunrow, Zach Barnhart and Petar Miskov all scored in the first 12 minutes as Whitnall assumed its early lead. West came back, though, and won the game with an overtime goal at 99 minutes.

The Falcons also fell to Pius XI, 3-0, on Oct. 3 in the regular-season finale.

They visited Oconomowoc on Oct. 9 in the first round of WIAA Division 1 tournament play. If they won, they would likely travel to top seed Kettle Moraine on Oct. 11.

Whitnall girls tennis

The Falcons did not advance anyone out of a WIAA Division 1 subsectional on Oct. 1 at Brookfield East.

They tallied four points to tie for 10th place in the sectional.

- Compiled by Steven L. Tietz and John Rech




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