Eisenhower girls basketball

New Berlin Eisenhower's girls basketball team used a pair of big first halves to cruise to easy wins over Brown Deer and Whitnall last week to improve to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the Woodland.

The Lions jumped out to a 60-8 halftime lead en route to an 80-31 victory over Brown Deer on Dec. 6.

Julia Hintz led Eisenhower with 16 points, five rebounds and seven assists. Cayley McKowen scored 12 points; Hannah Plockelman had 11 points and eight rebounds; and Jasmyn Somarsingh had 10 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Eisenhower held Whitnall to 6 first-half points on Dec. 9 and led 30-6 at the break in a 59-20 win over the Falcons.

Ten different Lions scored, led by Katie Ludwig and Plockelman with 10 points each. Hintz added 9 points, five rebounds and five assists. Eisenhower shot 55.8 percent from the field and hit five of its 10 3-point attempts.

Muskego boys basketball

Muskego's boys basketball team remained undefeated on the season at 4-0 with a nonconference win over Delavan-Darien and a victory over Waukesha West in its Classic 8 opener.

Muskego jumped out to a 40-23 advantage at halftime and cruised to a 76-43 win over Delavan-Darien on Dec. 6. Stu Vent hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points for the Warriors. A.J. Makinen added 13 points, while Ben Schaefer and Luke Horozewski each had 8 points.

The Warriors had four plays score in double figures in a 78-66 win over Waukesha West on Dec. 9.

Will Herald led Muskego with 22 points, hitting eight field goals and going 6-for-6 from the foul line. Vent scored 19 points, Horozewski added 17 points and Makinen had 13 points. The Warriors hit just one 3-pointer against the Wolverines but got to the free-throw stripe 30 times, hitting 23.

New Berlin West girls basketball

New Berlin West's girls basketball team upped its record to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the Woodland Conference with wins over Cudahy and Brown Deer last week.

West scratched out a 59-50 win against the Packers on Dec. 6.

Alyssa Nelson scored 18 points to pace the Vikings. Maddie Fritz scored 16 points with five rebounds; Morgan Henrichs added 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists; Lauren Kunz had 7 points; and Ewelina Schlomann had 5 points and seven rebounds. West was 24-for-49 from the field (48.9 percent).

The Vikings jumped out to an 18-point halftime lead in a 71-43 win over Brown Deer on Dec. 9.

Nelson led West with 18 points, while Fritz added 17 points. Henrichs had 10 points, eight assists and three steals; Kunz grabbed nine rebounds; and Ruwandi Wijenayake had seven rebounds.

New Berlin West boys basketball

New Berlin West's boys basketball team split its first two Woodland Conference games of the season to move to 3-1 overall.

The Vikings opened the week with a 64-46 victory over Cudahy on Dec. 6.

West held a 31-25 lead at halftime and pulled away in the second half. The Vikings shot 60.6 percent (20 for 33) from the field and had 17 assists on 20 made field goals.

Zach White led West with 21 points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals. Mason Church added 8 points; Joe Robey had 7 points, seven rebounds and three assists; and Desmond Polk, David Nenning and Hunter Pipik each had 6 points. Jack Ohberg grabbed nine rebounds.

The Vikings dropped a 62-61 heartbreaker on the road at Brown Deer on Dec. 9. West led, 45-38, with 10:58 to play, but the Falcons rallied to take a 55-54 lead on a 3-point play by Damon Jackson with 3:27 left.

A pair of free throws by Brown Deer's Johnny Seang tied the game at 61 with 42.4 seconds remaining. Jay Gentry was fouled by West and hit one of two free-throw attempts with 5.3 seconds to play to give the Falcons a 62-61 win.

Pipik led West with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Robey added 14 points, four rebounds and four assists, while White finished with 12 points, six rebounds and eight assists.

New Berlin swimming 

Led by first-place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay, 200 freestyle relay and the 400 freestyle relay, the New Berlin boys swimming and diving team took third place at the nine-team Woodland Conference Relays held Dec. 7 at Cudahy High School.

Greenfield/Greendale/Pius XI won the meet with 278 points, followed by Wauwatosa (238 points), New Berlin (206 points) and South Milwaukee (204 points).

New Berlin won the 200 medley relay in 1:51.06 (Ian Gatzke, Dane Detert, Nick Landstrom, Matt Thomas), the 200 freestyle relay in 1:37.71 (Kevin Adams, Kunal Sondhi, Thomas, Detert) and the 400 freestyle relay in 3:32.95 (Gatzke, Detert, Thomas, Adams).

Muskego boys swimming

Muskego's boys swimming and diving team earned a 128-49 dual-meet victory over Waukesha West on Dec. 6 and swam to a fourth-place finish at the Classic 8 Conference Relays on Dec. 10 at Menomonee Falls.

The Warriors won 10 of 12 events against the Wolverines.

"Swimming at home brought a new change in attitude for the boys swim team," Muskego coach Larry Milton said. "This was a winning attitude."

Earning first-place finishes for the Warriors were Jack Rohlinger (200 IM, 100 freestyle), Liam Bangs (50 freestyle), Ryan Fisher (100 butterfly), Evan Slonac (500 freestyle), Jonah Gibson (100 backstroke) and Ben Gabbey (100 breaststroke).

Winning relays were Gibson, Gabbey, Caleb Golden, Andrew Buelow the 200 medley; Josh Paquette, Buelow, Rohlinger and Bangs in the 200 freestyle relay; and Slonac, Gibson, Bangs and Rohlinger in the 400 freestyle relay.

Muskego earned medals at the Classic 8 Relays in the 400 medley (Gibson, Gabbey, Fisher, Nathan Gupton), the 500 cresendo relay (Buelow, Bangs, Slonac, Rohlinger), the 800 freestyle relay (Rohlinger, Slonac, Schuster, Gupton) and the 300 breaststroke relay (Austin Hewitt, Paquette, Casey Wisniewski and Gabbey).

"This provided evidence that in the long run Muskego remained in the upper division of this strong and competitive conference," Milton said. "Each swimmer showed improvement and allowed them to witness the quality of their competitors and how they compare to them."

Muskego wrestling

Muskego's wrestling team took 15th place at the 24-team Battle on the Bay tournament on Dec. 10 at Bay Port High School.

The Warriors scored 245.5 team points to finish 47.5 points ahead of 16th-place Oshkosh West and 20 points behind 14th-place Wrightstown.

Parker Bevilacqua went 4-1 to earn second place at 113 pounds. Jorin McGuire took fourth place at 285 pounds with a 3-2 record, Alex Wintheiser was seventh at 106 pounds at 3-2 and Gavin McNally took eighth place at 195 pounds.