New Berlin Eisenhower claimed five event titles en route to a second-place finish at the Woodland Conference Relays at Greenfield High School on Sept. 21.
The Lions, ranked No. 8 in Division 2, accumulated 302 team points to finish six points behind Greenfield-Pius XI.
"We swam really hard, winning some really close races," Eisenhower coach Alyssa Bauer said. "Overall, this was a meet to be proud of. My girls stepped up, got over illnesses and little rest and swam their hearts out."
Eisenhower won the 200-yard medley (Maddie Guman, Anna Oleniczak, Emma Oleniczak, Julia Carson), 500 freestyle (Jennifer Anderson, Carson, Emily Diodati, Bella Passamani), 400 medley (Guman, Anderson, Emma Oleniczak, Passamani), 300 backstroke (Alexandra Schroeder, Anna Oleniczak, Mia Meister, Guman) and the 300 breaststroke.
In the 300 breaststroke, Melisa Erman, Emma Oleniczak and Anderson gave Anna Oleniczak a body-length lead going into the final 100. She was able to touch just ahead of the Greenfield-Pius relay for first place.
Passamani swam in four of five consecutive events, anchoring her relays to two first-place finishes.
Muskego (2-3-8 overall) collected its first two wins of the season at the Muskego Cup last weekend.
Rade Novakovich scored three times in the Warriors' 5-2 win over Oak Creek on Sept. 23.
Dejo Rokvic put Muskego in front, 1-0, in the fifth minute, but the Knights equalized in the 26th minute. Novakovich then scored in the 33rd, 37th and 58th minutes to give the Warriors a 4-1 lead. After Oak Creek found the back of the net in the 67th minute, Nikola Prpa put the game away for Muskego with a goal in the 71st.
The Warriors kept it rolling on Sept. 24 with a 4-2 victory against Sussex Hamilton.
The Chargers took a 1-0 lead in the sixth minute, but goals by Tannor Tebon (43rd) and Rokvic (45th) gave Muskego a 2-1 advantage at halftime. Novakovich extended that lead to 3-1 in the 52nd minute. With the Warriors clinging to a 3-2 lead, Martin Mersenski provided breathing room with a goal in the 82nd minute.
Muskego let an early lead slip away in a 3-1 loss to Arrowhead on Sept. 20.
The Warriors (0-2-2 Classic 8) jumped up, 1-0, on a goal by Rade Novakovich in the seventh minute, but Arrowhead tied the match in the 16th minute. The Warhawks took the lead in the 61st minute and added on in the 86th.
New Berlin West claimed the diving title and finished in seventh place overall at the Woodland Conference Relays.
The Vikings' divers earned a score of 342.70 to beat Cudahy (322.80) for first place in the 1-meter dive.
West took second in the 400 freestyle (Paige Pelikan, Tiara Perkins, Chloe Moran, Emma Verdum), third in the 500 freestyle (Perkins, Moran, Verdum, Pelikan) and fourth in the 400 medley (Pelikan, Maddie Estacio, Kali Kaiser, Verdum).
After a 4-0 week moved Eisenhower to No. 2 in the Division 2 state rankings, the Lions kept rolling with a 3-0 win over Greenfield on Sept. 19.
Luke Duffin scored in the 26th minute and again in the 54th minute to put Eisenhower up 2-0. Matthew Reichl capped the scoring with a goal in the 61st minute. Reichl and Jacob Olp assisted on Duffin's goals.
Eisenhower's match against Pius XI on Sept. 21 was postponed due to rain.
Eisenhower entered the week 9-0-1 overall and 4-0 in the Woodland.
The Vikings played only the first half of their lone game last week due to lightning. Fortunately for West, it led Brown Deer, 2-0, on Sept. 19 when the game was called.
Dominic DeLuca put the Vikings up 1-0 in the fifth minute with a goal off an assist from Mason Church. Cade Nelson scored in the 25th minute to make it 2-0.
"Dom DeLuca and Mason Church had maybe their best games of the year," West coach Matt Drago said. "Both will always do whatever is asked of them, and their implementation tonight was tremendous. It's a great thing to have two of your more talented players also be some of the most coachable."
West entered the week 4-2-2 overall and 3-1-0 in the Woodland.
Eisenhower girls volleyball
Eisenhower overcame a first set loss on Sept. 20 to pick up a 3-1 victory over Greenfield in a Woodland crossover match.
The Hustlin' Hawks, the champions of the Woodland East, took the first set, 25-22. Eisenhower tied the match with a 25-22 win before cruising to set wins of 25-16 and 25-17.
Makenzie Mroczenski led the Lions with 17 kills and six blocks. Riley Fischer had 40 assists, Megan Loewus had 15 digs and Addie Sagat served three aces.
United boys volleyball
New Berlin United remained undefeated in the Woodland Conference with a 3-1 win over Wauwatosa West on Sept. 21.
United dropped the first set, 18-25, but pulled out a 28-26 win in the second set to even the match. New Berlin closed out the victory with set wins of 25-23 and 25-22.
Kyle Kraninger finished with 18 kills for United. Brian Voight had 42 sets and six blocks, and Kyle Olson added eight digs.
United tied for fifth out of 16 teams at the Kaukauna Invitational on Sept. 24.
New Berlin went 2-1 to take second in its pool, beating Appleton West (21-18, 21-17) and Muskego (14-21, 21-14, 16-14) and losing to top-ranked Marquette (21-19, 18-21, 15-17).
United beat Fond du Lac (25-23, 25-19) in the first round of the championship bracket before falling to Kaukauna (23-25, 20-25) in the quarterfinals.
West rolled to 7-0 wins over Greenfield and Brown Deer in Woodland crossover matches last week.
The Vikings (10-6 overall, 2-4 Woodland) didn't lose a set against the Hustlin' Hawks on Sept. 19.
Teresa Wan (6-0, 6-0), Alyssa Nelson (6-0, 6-0), Alison Scaper (6-2, 6-1) and Joy Chung (6-0, 6-1) won singles matches, while Trina Farrey/Olivia Vernon (6-0, 6-1), Jane Cimperman/Andrea Stephens (6-1, 6-4) and Mahliya Covert/Sidney Rodriguez (7-5, 6-4) were victorious at doubles flights.
Against Brown Deer on Sept. 22, Wan, Nelson, Schaper and Chung won in straight sets, as did the doubles teams of Farrey/Vernon and Cimperman/Stephens. Covert and Rodriguez pulled out a three-set win (7-6, 5-7, 10-4) at No. 3 doubles.
West girls volleyball
The West girls volleyball team began the crossover portion of its Woodland Conference schedule Sept. 20 with a 3-0 sweep (25-12, 25-13, 25-18) of Cudahy.
Ewelina Schlomann had nine kills for the Vikings against the Packers. Molly Austad had 13 digs and three aces, and Anabelle Smith had 30 assists.
The Vikings then fell, 3-1 (13-25, 21-25, 25-21, 14-25), to Franklin on Sept. 22.
Taylor Whipple led West in kills with 10. Smith had 28 assists and two aces, while Austad had 19 digs.
Muskego girls volleyball
Muskego's girls volleyball team rallied from two sets down to force a fifth set before falling to Kettle Moraine on Sept. 20.
Kettle Moraine took a 2-0 lead with set wins of 25-20 and 25-21. The Warriors (0-4 Classic 8) fought back with a 25-19 win in the third and 25-14 victory in the fourth, but the Lasers outlasted them, 18-16, in the decisive fifth.
The Warriors went 0-6 at the Lynne LaPorte Sprawl in West Bend last weekend, losing to Neenah, Watertown, Sussex Hamilton, Brookfield Central and DSHA.
The Warriors shot a 385 to finish in sixth place at the nine-team Classic 8 Conference meet Sept. 22 at the Broadlands Golf Course.
With a team score of 201, Muskego placed eighth at the conference mini-meet Sept. 20 at Edgewood Golf Course.
Muskego finished sixth in the overall league standings, coming in behind Arrowhead, Kettle Moraine, Waukesha, Mukwonago and CMH.
New Berlin golf
New Berlin took fifth with a 195 at the Classic 8 Conference mini-meet Sept. 20 and came in eighth at the conference meet Sept. 22 with a team score of 401.
The co-op found itself in eighth place in the final league standings.
West's girls cross-country team came in 15th and the boys team placed 16th at the Oskhosh Lourdes Academy Invite on Sept. 24.
Senior Katey Devine led the girls team by finishing 51st in 21:29.17. Senior Christa Modrow took 56th in 21:37.9, senior Allie Maniscalo was 60th in 21:41.36, freshman Brynn Flanders took 67th in 22:04.62 and sophomore Molly Thomas was 73rd in 22:23.61.
The boys team was paced by senior Collin Staudt, who came in 41st in 17:46.31. Sophomore Tommy Martin took 61st in 18:16.98, freshman Grady Davis came in 88th in 18:37.09, senior Jacob Bishop was 107th in 19:28.5 and junior Josh Pike was 110th in 19:33.03.
Muskego fell 108-79 to ninth-ranked Arrowhead in a Classic 8 dual meet on Sept. 22.
The Warhawks won all 12 events to take down the Warriors.