New Berlin West golf
Hunter Pipik won medalist honors at three of four tournaments New Berlin West's boys golf team competed in last week, leading the Vikings to three top-five finishes, including taking first place at the second Woodland West mini-meet of the season on May 2.
West opened the week by taking fifth at 26-over par at the Legend of Merrill Hills Invitational on May 1. The tournament was shortened to 14 holes to inclement weather. Pipik was the top finisher among individuals at 1-over par.
The Vikings won the second Woodland West mini-meet of the season by shooting a 162 at Oakwood Golf Course on May 2 to finish six strokes in front of Pewaukee and Eisenhower. Pipik was the medalist by carding a 37.
West came up one shot shy of making it back-to-back first-place finishes, as the Vikings tied Pewaukee for second place at 165, one stroke behind Eisenhower at the third Woodland Conference mini-meet May 4 at New Berlin Hills Golf Course. Pipik shared medalist honors with Pewaukee's Andrew Clement at a 38 with teammate Ryan Thompson right behind with a 39.
The Vikings closed the week by taking 15th at the 24-team Greendale Panther Invitational on May 5 at Morningstar Golf Club. West finished with a 357 as a team and were led by Pipik with a 75.
Through three Woodland West Conference mini-meets, the hunt for the division title appears to be a three-team race between New Berlin Eisenhower, Pewaukee and New Berlin West.
Eisenhower has a leg up at this point, as the Lions followed up a win in the first mini-meet by shooting a 164 to take the third mini-meet May 4 at New Berlin Hills. Dylan Karvala tied for medalist honors with a 39, followed by Kellen Hintz with a 40, Ian Gatzke at 42, Charlie Grotkin at 43 and Eric Komas at 46.
The Lions opened the week by finishing 11th at 42-over par at the rain-shortened Legend of Merrill Hills Invitational on May 1. Karvala and Nick Hough each were 10-over par to lead Eisenhower.
Eisenhower tied Pewaukee for second place, six strokes behind New Berlin West, at the second Woodland West mini-meet of the season held May 2 at Oakwood Golf Course. The Lions then closed the week by shooting a 325 to come in sixth at the 24-team Greendale Panther Invite at Morningstar Golf Club on May 5. Gatzke carded a 75 with Hintz shooting an 81 and Grotkin finishing with an 82.
Muskego's boys golf team played to three second-place finishes a week ago, including tying for second at the Classic 8 Conference mini-meet at Merrill Hills Country Club on May 3.
The Warriors were tied with Badger for first at 26-over par when the Legend of Merrill Hills Invitational was called by rain after 14 holes on May 1. Badger won the tiebreaker, which was team score over holes 10 through 17. Matt Polivka and Ryan Wikel each were two-over par to tie for second among individuals.
Muskego shot a 158 at the Classic 8 mini-meet at Merrill Hills on May 3 to tie Kettle Moraine for second, four strokes behind first-place Arrowhead. Wikel won medalist honors with a 35, with Polivka firing a 39. Andrew Kunze (41), Ben Gabbey (43) and Jared White (46) rounded out the lineup.
With a 314, the Warriors were the runner-up at the Greendale Panther Invitational on May 5 at Morningstar Golf Course, finishing three shots back of Wauwatosa. Polivka tied for second among individuals with a 73, followed by Wikel with a 77, Gabbey with an 80, Kunze at an 84 and Matt Auble with an 86.
Muskego girls soccer
Leah Bolskar scored in the 70th minute to lift the fourth-ranked Muskego's girls soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Waukesha West on May 2. The Warriors then played Brookfield East, ranked No. 8 in Division 2, to a 0-0 draw on May 5.
Bolskar had two goals against the Wolverines, while Katie Wasiak also found the back of the net for the Warriors, which stayed in first place in the Classic 8 at 2-0-1.
Ranked No. 4 in Division 1, the Warriors played Brookfield East, No. 8 in Division 2, to a 0-0 draw on May 5.
New Berlin West girls soccer
New Berlin West's girls soccer team split a pair of Woodland Conference games last week before going 3-0 over the weekend to take second place at its own Mike Dillett Tournament.
The Vikings fell 2-0 to Pewaukee on May 2 but bounced back with an 8-0 win over Pius XI on May 4. West opened its own Mike Dillett Tournament with a 3-0 win over Waukesha North on May 5 and then collected a 3-1 victory over Kenosha Bradford and a 2-0 win over Mukwonago on May 6. Hartford also went 3-0 for the tournament and took first place with 16 goals to West's eight goals.
Jenna Linssen and Alyssa Rawski had two goals against the Popes, while Madison Kelly, Hannah Kroupa, Aubrey Tarmann and Emily Siegel also scored.
Kroupa scored twice in the win over the Northstars, finding the back of the net in the fourth and 50th minutes. Morgan Henrichs added a goal in the 15th minute. Henrichs gave West the lead against Bradford, while Lily Adkison broke a 1-1 tie in the 70th minute and Tarmann added a goal in the 75th minute.
Henrichs finished her big tournament with a goal in the ninth minute against Mukwonago and Gracelyn Bender scored in the 72nd minute.
New Berlin West softball
The top-ranked New Berlin West softball team earned a 10-3 win over Greendale on May 3, swept a doubleheader from Pius XI, 18-0 and 13-0, on May 4 before suffering its first defeat of the season with a 5-4 loss to Greenfield on May 5.
West (8-1 overall, 7-1 Woodland) used a six-run second inning to pull away against Greendale on May 3.
Lydia Minik finished 2-for-4 with three RBI, while Katey Devine was 2-for-3 with two RBI. Lauren Kunz, Camryn Klotz and Charolette Ropas each had two hits. Monica Lauerman earned the win in the circle by allowing one run over four innings.
The Vikings combined for 31 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Pius on May 4, winning 18-0 and 13-0.
Lauerman was 3-for-3 with five RBI in the first game and was the winning pitcher after tossing three innings. In the second game, Lauren Kunz went 2-for-3 with three RBI, with Klotz and Cheyenne Sowinski each had a pair of hits.
West led Greenfield, 4-3, entering the bottom of the seventh inning before the Hustlin' Hawks scored twice to earn the walkoff victory.
Ropas homered for the Vikings and Maddie Minik, Kunz and Andrea Stephens also drove in runs. Sowinski struck out 10 over 6 2/3 innings in the circle.
New Berlin West tennis
New Berlin West's boys tennis team dropped Woodland Conference dual meets to Pius XI (5-2) on May 2, Greendale (4-3) on May 4 and New Berlin Eisenhower (5-2) on May 5.
Jonathan Sadowski won at No. 1 singles and Petar Durev at No. 4 singles against Pius. Winning for the Vikings against Greendale were Sadowski at No. 1 singles, Zach Harmon at No. 2 singles and Joey VerHaag and Zach White at No. 2 doubles.
Sadowski at No. 1 singles and VerHaag and White at No. 2 doubles collected victories against Eisenhower.
New Berlin West track
New Berlin West's boys and girls track teams took fifth place at the Woodland Conference Relays held May 2 at Greendale High School. Both then took second place at their own Gerald Parker Memorial Invitational on May 5 at New Berlin West.
Led by Daily Albino clearing 11 feet, the Vikings girls won the pole vault relay (Jacqueline Gerovac at 8 feet, Emily Howell at 6 feet). West took second place in the distance medley (13 minutes, 42.78 seconds) and the 3x100 shuttle hurdles (54.23 seconds).
The West boys took second in the high jump relay with Zach Just (5-08), Dominic DeLuca (5-06) and Matthew Hansen (5-06).
The Vikings girls scored 121 points at the Parker Invite to take second to Waterford at 161 points, while the boys scored 96.5 points to come in second behind Wilmot at 152 points.
Anna Klingbeil took first in the 100 hurdles in 16.12 seconds and in the 300 hurdles in 52.09 seconds. Ruwandi Wijenayake won the 800 in 2:38.23 with teammate Molly Thomas right behind her in second at 2:38.55. Albino claimed the pole vault title by clearing 11 feet. Christa Modrow was the runner-up in the 1,600 in 5:31.89.
The Vikings girls placed second in the 4x800 (Allie Maniscalco, Thomas, Wijenayake, Liang Zhang) in 11:21.52 and in the 4x100 (Melissa Grusczynski, Kailey Foster, Katherine Becker, Rebecca Martin) in 53.66 seconds.
Just won the triple jump title for the boys team at 30-09 1/2. Tyler Klusman was second in the 400 in 52.03 and Mitchell Primus was the runner-up in the pole vault clearing 11-06.
New Berlin Eisenhower's girls soccer team picked up two crucial Woodland Conference victories last week with a 2-1 win over Wauwatosa West on May 4 and a 3-0 triumph over Greendale on May 6.
The wins lifted Eisenhower to 6-4-1 overall and 3-0-0 in the Woodland.
Kayla Jedrzejewski (37th minute) and Emma Torres (65th minute) had goals to give the Lions a 2-0 lead over Tosa West. The Trojans scored in the 78th minute but Eisenhower held on.
The Lions earned a pair of conference wins last week, claiming a 28-0 win over Shorewood on May 2 and a 6-5 victory in nine innings over Greendale on May 4.
Molly Beacom went 2-for-5 with a home run and five RBI against Greendale. Erica Buechel was 5-for-6, Megan Loewus was 3-for-5 and Erin Carey collected a pair of hits. Anna Lang pitched all nine innings for the win.
Eisenhower's boys tennis team went 2-1 in Woodland Conference dual meets a week ago, downing Pewaukee (4-3) on May 2, falling to Wauwatosa West (4-3) on May 4 and downing New Berlin West (5-2) on May 5.
The Lions received wins from Ben Schaefer at No. 3 singles, Mitchell Swing and Xavier Loomer at No. 1 singles, Srikar Vootkur and Peter Rogalinski and Keegan Muche and Dominick Battistini against the Pirates. Winning against Tosa West were Kevin Dobrzynski at No. 2 singles, Schaefer at No. 3 singles and Loomer and Swing at No. 1 doubles.
Eisenhower downed its rival West thanks to wins from Swing at No. 2 singles, Grant Schwab at No. 3 singles, Muche at No. 4 singles, Dobrzynski and Schaefer at No. 1 doubles and Rogalinski and Michael King at No. 3 doubles.
Swing and Loomer won the No. 1 doubles flight at the Pius XI tournament on May 6, as did the No. 2 doubles team of Dobrzynski and Schaefer.
Eisenhower track and field
Eisenhower's boys track came in third place and the girls team placed fourth at the Woodland Conference Relays held May 2 at Greendale.
The boys scored 90 points to come in behind co-champions Wauwatosa West and South Milwaukee at 100 points, while the girls scored 68 points.
"It was a solid meet for the boys and girls, but the kids know that we left some points out there and they are motivated to continue to improve," Eisenhower coach Billy Simon said. "It was a huge meet from Bryce Miller, Stephen Halusan and Danny Browne with breakout performances by freshman Ben Buechel and Erik Diedrich.
"For the girls, Abby Szukalski continued her big throwing season and Amanda Leder was impressive."
The Lions boys took first in the 800 sprint relay (school record 1:37.06) with Halusan, Joey Scaffidi, Jayden Olson and Miller, the 4x400 (3:27.71) with Halusan, Miller, Jake Belongia and Sean Moore and the 300 hurdles relay with Sean Moore (40.95 seconds), Brandon Ahles (personal record 43.89), Buechel (personal record 45.10).
Earning runner-up finishes were the 4x1600 relay (20:06.12) of Diedrich, Rob Snyder, Anthony Diedrich and Browne and the 3x110 high hurdles (52.63) of Moore, Ahles and Buechel.
The girls 4x800 relay (10:52.69) of Leder, Jenna Grancorbitz, Abigail Schmmels and Haley Tesch took second, as did the high jump relay of Sarah Leitinger (4-10), Megan Oswald (4-6) and Mary Somers (4-04).
Eisenhower's boys team scored 77 points to take fourth place at the Brian Steinke Invitational on May 5 at Kettle Moraine High School. The girls team took sixth place with 50 points.
Miller took first in the 600 in 1:24.90 and was second in the 400 in 52.05. Moore was the runner-up in the 110 hurdles in 15.25 seconds and in the 300 hurdles in 40.98 seconds. Browne came in second in the 1,600 in 4:45.09 and the relay team of Halusan, Scaffidi, Belongia and Miller placed second in the 4x400 in 3:31.70.
Keeona Rash won the girls long jump title at 15-07 3/4 and Kate Watson was second in the pole vault clearing 11 feet.
The Warriors moved to 5-2 in league play with a pair of Classic 8 Conference wins last week. Muskego downed Waukesha South in a 12-2 rout May 3 and held on for a 6-5 win over Waukesha West on May 4.
Alyssa Grueneberg went 3-for-5 with five RBI against South. Amanda Janiszewski was 4-for-4, Haley Elger was 2-for-2 with three RBI and Riley Morin was 3-for-4 with two RBI.
Janiszewski was 3-for-4 with two RBI and Morin was 2-for-4 in the win over West.
Sarah Mohler worked four innings for the win against the Blackshirts, while Claire Terp went seven innings with seven strikeouts for the victory over the Wolverines.
Muskego track and field
Muskego's girls track and field team scored 149.5 points at the Brian Steinke Invitational on May 5 at Kettle Moraine High School to finish in second place behind Waukesha West at 154.25 points. The Warriors boys track and field team claimed third behind Kettle Moraine and Waukesha North with 102 points.
Winning event titles for the girls team were Kenni Czarnecki in the discus with a throw of 122 feet, 8 inches, Abigail Missiaen in the 300-meter hurdles in 46.57 seconds and Brittany Helm in the 3,200 in 11 minutes, 41.80 seconds. The Warriors also won the 4x200 (Savannah Rygiewicz, Savannah Balcerak, Macy Brzeckzkowski, Brittany Glaeser) in 1:45.87 and the 4x100 (Rygiewicz, Balcerak, Emma Warr, Brzeckzkowski) at 50.57 seconds.
Taking second place were Balcerak in the long jump at 15-07 1/4, Nicole Taloff in the shot put at 36-07 1/2, Maddy Harrison and Lauren Wahlen in the high jump clearing 4-10, Kate Jochims in the 1,600 in 5:15.84 and Elizabeth Missiaen in the 300 hurdles at 46.58 seconds.
Austin Hewitt swept the hurdles titles for the Muskego boys, winning the 110 hurdles in 15.22 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 39.75 seconds. Justin Kotarak took second in the 200 in 22.62 seconds. The relay team of RJ Bosshart, Kotarak, Travis Bednarek and Sam Scholz won the 4x100 in 43.61 seconds.
Muskego tennis went 0-2 in Classic 8 Conference dual meets last week, being swept 7-0 by Arrowhead on May 2 and falling 5-2 to Waukesha South on May 4.
Winning against South were Dylan Janowski and Sam Fischer at No. 2 doubles and Brandon Hungelmann-Skiba and Tyler Radtke at No. 3 doubles.