Sports Wrapups: April 24

April 24, 2012

Hale boys track

Steve Milani won the 400-meter dash in 51.52 seconds to lead the way for the Huskies in the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational on Saturday.

Taking second were Peter Keen in the discus with 139 feet, 1 inch and the 1,600 relay team of Milani, Sawyer Wickersham, Edwin Morales and Robert Effinger at 3 minutes, 31.51 seconds.

The 3,200 team of Morales, Alex Hansen, Wickersham and Milan Stojanovic claimed third (8:26.45) for the Huskies, who tallied 48 points for eighth place.

In the Wheaton Franciscan Spartan Invitational at Brookfield East on April 17, Milani, Wickersham, Effinger and Jacob Ebben won the 3,200 relay (8:23.49). Morales was fourth in the 400 dash (52.65 seconds) and Mike Lancour fifth in the discus (122-9) for Hale, which scored 25 points for 11th place.

Greenfield girls track

Michelle Garner won the 300-meter hurdles in a meet-record 45.54 seconds at the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational on Saturday.

Garner, who topped her own 2011 meet mark of 45.6, also finished third in the 100 hurdles at 16.23.

Tuyet Nguyen placed fourth in the triple jump (32-11¾) and fifth in the long jump (16-3). The 1,600 relay team of Jill Dworschack, Camera Gregory, Ashlee Schilling and Garner also finished fourth (4:21.24).

The Hawks tallied 32 points for ninth place.

Whitnall softball

Renee Caron collected two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs to help the Falcons to a 10-7 victory over South Milwaukee on April 18.

Amber Rueth also had two hits and two runs batted in, while Maria James added two hits and drove in one run and Carolyn Dudek brought home two more. Dudek also picked up the victory on the mound, allowing nine hits and striking out six.

The Falcons tallied five runs in the first inning as James tripled home Lizzy Menden and Caron doubled in two more. They added three in the third, keyed by a two-run triple from Dudek.

Whitnall, which moved to 4-1 on the season, lost to unbeaten New Berlin Eisenhower, 7-2, on April 17. James, Menden, Kim Robinson and Rueth each had hits. Amanda Rosenwald and Rueth drove in runs.

Whitnall girls track

Danika Johnson came in third in the 1,600-meter run with 5 minutes, 26.2 seconds and Meredith Heller claimed the same spot in the 300 hurdles with 48.67 seconds at Saturday's Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational.

Heller also placed fifth in the 100 hurdles (17.39) and seventh in the long jump (15-9¾). She ran with Jenny Lawton, Nancy Czerwinski and Johnson for seventh in the 1,600 relay (4:28.91) for the Falcons, who were 12th in the meet with 21 points.

Hale girls track

Kathy O'Hara captured second with 9 feet, 6 inches and Erin Barbeau third with 9 feet even in the pole vault at Saturday's Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational.

Ellie Probst took fourth in the 800-meter run (2:31.02) and Steph Streicher seventh in the triple jump (32-9) for the Huskies, who tallied 22 points for 11th place.

In the Wheaton Franciscan Spartan Invitational at Brookfield East on April 18, O'Hara took fourth in the pole vault (10-0) and Streicher fifth in the long jump (15-10). Hale was 17th with 11 points.

Central boys track

Joe Fogl placed fourth in the discus with 124 feet, 6 inches and sixth in the shot put at 46-4¼ to pace the Bulldogs at the Wheaton Franciscan Spartan Invitational on April 17.

Josh Boeder tied for sixth in the pole vault with 11 feet even as the Bulldogs performed well in the field events at Brookfield East.

Brendan Bailey finished seventh in the 100-meter dash (11.66 seconds) and Ben Cameron eighth in the discus (118-10) to round out the scoring for Central, which tallied 12½ points for 16th place.

Central girls track

Nicole Larson continued her fine season in the pole vault, claiming second place with 11 feet even at the Wheaton Franciscan Spartan Invitational at Brookfield East on April 18.

Finishing seventh were Daniella Silva in the 100-meter hurdles at 17.86 seconds, Nicole Barbian in the shot put at 32 feet, 3 inches and the 400 relay in 53.4 seconds.

The 1,600 team came in eighth (4 minutes, 27.48 seconds). Team relay names were not available.

The Bulldogs scored 15 points for 16th place in the meet, which was won by Hartland Arrowhead (133).

Whitnall boys tennis

Shane Murphy won a three-set marathon for the deciding point as the Falcons beat St. Francis, 4-3, on April 17.

Other winners were Matt Pook at fourth singles, Joe Price and John Gruszka at second doubles and Josh Damro and Michael Langenohl at third doubles.

Whitnall boys track

Alex Richardson claimed third place in the 3,200-meter run at 9 minutes, 55.07 seconds in Saturday's Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational.

Greg Stribling was fifth in the 400 dash (52.09 seconds) for the Falcons, who were 13th with 12 1/3 points.

Greenfield boys track

Kyle Schahczinski snared fifth place in the 300-meter hurdles at 43.79 seconds for the Hustlin' Hawks in the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational on Saturday.

Bathong Pham took seventh in the long jump (19 feet, 7 inches) for Greenfield, which came in 14th with six points.

Greenfield softball

When Greenfield and West Bend West combined for 15 first-inning runs on Saturday at the Germantown Tournament, it was obvious that the game would be a barnburner.

The Hustlin' Hawks wound up losing, 19-15, and it was one of three defeats on the day. Greenfield also lost to Kenosha Tremper, 12-2, and to Kettle Moraine Lutheran, 12-4. Sara Kassel collected two hits in each contest.

The Hawks also lost to Wauwatosa West, 22-10, on April 17. Kayla Culbertson belted a double and home run and drove in four runs and Nicollette Curtis had three hits for Greenfield, which fell to 1-6.

Whitnall boys golf

The Falcons finished third with 177 strokes in the season's first Woodland Conference mini-meet on April 16 at Whitnall Golf Course.

Sam Watson shot a 43, while Mitch Holbeck carded 44, Clayton Anderson and Thayne Krause each 45 and Nick Cimler 60.

Greenfield boys golf

The Hustlin' Hawks tallied 190 shots for fifth place in the season's initial Woodland Conference mini-meet at Whitnall Golf Course on April 16.

Seniors Mike Hensiak and Chris Henckel both fired 46, while senior Nick Conatty had 48, junior Alec Piekarski 50 and junior Cody Hagfors 51.

Hale boys golf

Head coach Dan Mroczenski thought his team might finish a little higher than seventh in the season's first Greater Metro Conference mini-meet at Bluemound Country Club on April 16.

That's where the Huskies wound up, though, with a 190 team total.

"It was a cold and windy day, but I expected better scores from the team," Mroczenski said. "There were four teams between 169 and 175, and that's where I expected to be."

John Zilles fired a 45, Joey Ouellette 47, Patrick Heal 48, Danny Lemanske 50 and Eric Baker 51.

Central boys golf

The Bulldogs tallied 239 strokes for eighth place in the first Greater Metro Conference mini-meet on April 16 at Bluemound Country Club.

Sophomores Dan Doyle and Eric Owens and junior Dominic Craig all fired 58, while freshman David Mlachnik carded a 65 for Central, which has no seniors. Owens and Craig are the only returnees.

Greenfield boys tennis

Peter Eidsmoe won at second singles for the Hustlin' Hawks in the Pius XI Invitational on Saturday.

Greenfield finished fourth with three points.

West Allis boys tennis

West Allis fell to Wauwatosa East, 7-0, on April 17 in what turned out to be its only action of the week.

Brett Streicher lost his first singles match, 6-1, 6-0, and the top doubles team of Travis Balcerzak and Zack Zajdel dropped a tough 7-6, 6-3 decision.

Central softball

Sussex Hamilton proved too much for the Bulldogs in a 16-1 victory on April 17.

Alex Craig had one hit, a double, for Central, which slipped to 0-4 on the season.

- Compiled by John Rech



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