The Falcons put their offense in high gear last week as they swept four Woodland Conference foes.
They downed Pewaukee, 11-8, on Friday, scoring seven runs in the third inning. Liz Thon and Carolyn Dudek each drove in three runs, while Maria James brought in two. Kim Robinson and Carly Wagner each had two hits.
On May 17, Whitnall dropped South Milwaukee, 14-4. Amber Rueth had two hits, including a triple, and drove in four runs, while Dudek, Robinson and Amanda Rosenwald each had two RBIs. Dudek allowed five hits and struck out seven for the Falcons, who took a 7-0 lead after one inning.
The Falcons beat Greendale, 6-4, on May 16 behind three doubles from Sydney Opdahl, two RBIs from Robinson and a pair of triples and an RBI by Ann Bay. Dudek fanned 10 to get the victory.
Whitnall started with a 19-3 romp over St. Thomas More on May 14. Wagner had four hits and five RBIs, Bay three hits and four RBIs and Robinson and Thon each three RBIs. Renee Caron added three hits and an RBI.
The Falcons improved to 12-3 in the Woodland Conference and 13-6 overall.
Greenfield girls track
Top-three finishes by Michelle Garner, Tuyet Nguyen and Stephanie Van Wieringen helped the Hustlin' Hawks score 64 points for fifth place in the Woodland Conference Outdoor Meet on May 15.
Garner won the 300-meter hurdles in 45.18 seconds and placed second in both the 100 hurdles (15.77) and 200 dash (26.63). Nguyen was second in the triple jump (32 feet, 5¼ inches) and third in the long jump (15-11).
Van Wieringen claimed third in the high jump (4-8) and Ella Skillings fifth in the long jump (15-3½). Nguyen was also eighth in the 100 hurdles (17.79).
In relays, Greenfield took third in the 800 (1 minute, 51.12 seconds), fourth in the 1,600 (4:15.59) and seventh in the 3,200 (11:13.45).
Whitnall girls soccer
Ashley Markowiak scored at 45 minutes with an assist from Gabbie Weis to give the Falcons a 1-0 triumph over St. Thomas More on Saturday.
Markowiak improved her season total to 15 goals and five assists.
"Ashley is a dangerous, premier player," said head coach Robert Antholine.
The Falcons also blanked Brown Deer, 4-0, on May 17 behind two goals from Tina Gaggioli, one from Katie Schauer and a goal and two assists by Markowiak.
Whitnall played to a 1-1 tie with Greenfield on May 14 as Megan Regeth scored the lone goal.
Central girls soccer
Jenny Wildes scored a hat trick and Rebekelee Schwindt tallied her second goal of the season, assisted by Wildes, to help the Bulldogs beat Milwaukee Hamilton, 4-2, on Friday.
"The girls moved the ball well and played solid defense," head coach Shondell Hernandez said.
Central dropped an 11-0 game to Menomonee Falls on May 15.
Hale boys golf
The Huskies moved up a spot in the Greater Metro Conference Tournament on May 16, taking sixth with 338 strokes.
John Zilles carded an 82, Patrick Heal 83, Danny Lemanske 86, Joey Ouellette 87 and Eric Baker 91.
They shot 171 to finish seventh in a GMC mini-meet on May 14, the same spot they held in every mini-meet this season. Heal fired a 42, Zilles and Ouellette 43s, Baker 44 and Lemanske 51.
"We are steadily improving, but I was hoping for this improvement about three weeks ago," head coach Dan Mroczenski said.
Hale boys track
Peter Keen won the discus with 158 feet, 2 inches at the Greater Metro Conference Outdoor Meet on May 15.
He was followed by teammates Sam Olszewski in third with 136-7 and Mike Lancour in fourth at 131-4.
Hale finished second in the 3,200-meter relay (8 minutes, 1.83 seconds) and Stephen Milani was fourth in the 400 dash (51.46 seconds). Taking sixth were Robert Effinger in the 800 run (1:59.77), the 400 relay (46.94) and the 800 relay (1:36.25).
The Huskies tallied 47 points for seventh place.
Hale girls track
Elizabeth Elliot came in third with 9 feet, 6 inches and Kathy O'Hara tied for fourth at 9-0 in the pole vault during the Greater Metro Conference Outdoor Meet on May 15.
The Huskies were fifth in the 3,200 relay (10 minutes, 33.38 seconds) and sixths were taken by Elizabeth Brunner in the high jump (4-8) and the 400 relay (53.47 seconds).
Hale placed eighth in the meet with 26 points.
Halie Weigel pitched a four-hitter and Sierra Brown, Megan Dressel and Danielle Waltho each drove in runs as the Bulldogs downed Brookfield East, 4-2, on May 17.
Central was swept by Greater Metro Conference champion Menomonee Falls, 15-2 on May 15 and 6-1 on May 14. In the May 15 game, the Bulldogs managed just four hits and Falls plated 12 runs in the first inning.
In the earlier matchup, Weigel belted a home run for the lone tally.
Whitnall boys golf
The Falcons posted 530 shots to take sixth place in the 27-hole Woodland Conference Tournament which ended on May 16.
Clayton Anderson posted 129, while Sam Watson was at 132, Thayne Krause 133, John Caron 136 and Mitch Molbeck 141.
Whitnall was third with 181 shots in a mini-meet on May 14.
Greenfield boys golf
The Hustlin' Hawks finished seventh with 548 strokes in the 27-hole Woodland Conference Tournament.
Mike Hensiak had a two-day total of 135 shots, while Nick Conatty and Justin Cancilla each posted 137, Alec Piekarski posted 138, Chris Henckel 140 and Cody Hagfors 151.
Conatty and Hensiak both earned second-team honors in the Woodland West Division.
Greenfield finished fourth with 184 strokes in a mini-meet on May 14.
Greenfield girls soccer
Dana Schwab tallied at 22 minutes as the Hustlin' Hawks tied Whitnall, 1-1, on May 15.
Greenfield was then shut out by St. Thomas More, 3-0, on May 17 and Whitefish Bay, 3-0, on Friday night.
Kayla Culbertson had three hits, including a triple, and drove in a run as the Hustlin' Hawks beat Brown Deer, 7-2, on May 14.
Sara Kassel and Tabitha Kosmoski each had two hits, with Kosmoski bringing in two runs. Randi Fennig got the victory, allowing three hits and striking out 11.
Culbertson and Fennig each had two RBIs in a 15-6 loss to South Milwaukee on May 16 and Fennig had a triple for the lone highlight of an 18-0 loss to New Berlin Eisenhower on May 17.
Greenfield boys track
Tom Friedbacker finished third in the 800-meter run at 2 minutes, 1.16 seconds for the Hustlin' Hawks in the Woodland Conference Outdoor Meet on May 15.
Ryan Manzuk was fourth in the 110 hurdles (16.27 seconds) and Bathong Pham eighth in the long jump (18 feet, 10¼ inches). The 800 relay was fifth (1:36.74) and the 1,600 relay sixth (3:39.9) for the Hawks, who took 11th place with 25 points.
Hale girls soccer
Jennifer Stawicki tallied seven minutes into the game but the Huskies fell, 6-1, to Sussex Hamilton on May 15.
Hale was blanked by traditional power The Prairie School of Racine, 4-0, on May 17.
Whitnall boys tennis
The Falcons came in sixth with 17 points in the Woodland Conference Tournament on May 17.
Shane Murphy took third at second singles, while fifths were earned by Noah Stemper at third singles and the third doubles team of Michael Langenohl and Josh Damro.
Greenfield boys tennis
The Hustlin' Hawks tallied eight points for 10th place in the Woodland Conference Tournament on May 17.
Peter Eidsmoe came in fifth at second singles and the first doubles team of Shaun Fleischhacker and Sean McClanahan placed sixth.
West Allis boys tennis
The team posted a trio of sixth places at the Greater Metro Conference Tournament on May 16.
Taking sixth were Conor O'Leary at second singles, the second doubles team of Curt Farner and Pat Mroczkowski and the third unit of Jamie Rypel and James Kocen.
West Allis tallied six points for seventh place.
Central boys golf
The Bulldogs tallied 409 strokes for eighth place in the Greater Metro Conference Tournament on May 16.
Dakota Behrs fired a 99, followed by Dominic Craig at 100, Dan Doyle and Eric Owens at 105 and Dave Mlachnik at 110.
Central was also eighth in a GMC mini-meet on May 14. Craig shot 50, Owens and Behrs 51, Doyle 57 and Mlachnik 61.
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