New Berlin Eisenhower's girls volleyball team ended Woodland crossover at 3-0 with a sweep (25-16, 25-10, 25-19) of Whitnall on Oct. 4.
The Lions finished overall Woodland Conference play at 7-1.
Senior middle Makenzie Mroczenski had 13 kills, while senior setter Riley Fischer had 31 assists, junior defensive specialist Mary Sommers had three aces and junior libero Megan Loewus had five digs.
The Lions went 2-2 at the West Bend Triple Dual on Oct. 8, beating Hartford (2-1) and Warterford (2-0) and losing to Green Bay Notre Dame (0-2) and West Bend East (0-2).
West girls volleyball
The Vikings wrapped up Woodland crossover play with a 3-0 (25-12, 25-8, 25-19) sweep of Brown Deer on Oct. 4 before going 0-3 on Oct. 8 at the Brookfield East Invite.
Ruwandi Wijenayake led West with 10 kills and four aces. Anabelle Smith had 32 assists, and Cheyenne Sowinski added three digs.
West carried the momentum over to Oct. 6, as the Vikings rolled to a sweep (25-18, 25-15, 25-10) nonconference win over West Allis Central. Wijenayake had nine kills, four aces and 10 digs against the Bulldogs. Smith had 26 assists, while Abbigail Rothschild had 10 digs.
The Vikings went 0-2 in pool play at the Brookfield East Invite before falling, 2-0 (6-25, 20-25), to Whitefish Bay in the bronze bracket semifinals.
Muskego girls volleyball
Muskego moved to 2-4 in the Classic 8 with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-16) sweep of Waukesha North on Oct. 4.
Olivia Kudronowicz led the Warriors with 12 kills, 16 digs and four aces. Sydney Stefanowski had 20 assists, Julia Van Fleet had 16 digs and Kristen Rodenbeck had three blocks.
The Warriors fell, 2-0, to Wheaton North (Illinois) and Normal West (Illinois) at the Mizuno Cup in Illinois on Oct. 7.
New Berlin Golf
Playing at the Homestead sectional at Mee Kwon Park as individual qualifiers on Oct. 4, New Berlin junior Andrea Groendal shot a 94 and senior Megan Russell carded a 111.
Groendal finished tied for 25th place, while Russell came in 43rd.
West's season came to an end at the Brookfield East Subsectional on Oct. 4, as the Vikings did not advance anyone through to sectionals.
Senior Teresa Wan (15-6) fell, 1-6, 1-6, to Eisenhower's Lauren Landstrom at No. 1 singles. Junior Alyssa Nelson (17-3) lost her match, 6-2, 2-6, 3-6, to Lauren Kosch of Eisenhower at No. 2 singles. Freshman Alison Schaper played at No. 3 singles, and junior Joy Chung played at No. 4 singles.
West's doubles teams at subsectionals were freshman Olivia Vernon and junior Trina Farrey; juniors Andrea Stephens and Jane Cimperman; and freshman Mahliya Covert and senior Sidney Rodriguez.
United boys volleyball
New Berlin United fell to 4-1 in the Woodland Conference with a five-set loss to Pius XI on Oct. 5.
After the Popes took the first set, 25-16, United evened the match with a 25-17 win in the second set. Pius grabbed the lead back with a 25-22 win in the third set, but United grabbed the fourth set, 25-19. The Popes took the decisive fifth set, 15-11.
Kyle Kraninger had 13 kills and three blocks for United. Brian Voight had 30 assists, 10 digs and four aces.
United tied for fifth place at the Whitefish Bay Invite on Oct. 8. New Berlin began the tournament by going 3-0 in pool play, defeating eighth-ranked Brookfield East, Whitefish Bay and Franklin. However, United's day ended with a 2-0 (11-25, 19-25) loss to Middleton in the quarterfinals.
Muskego sent two singles players and three doubles teams through to sectionals, as the Warriors took second behind Franklin at the South Milwaukee subsectional on Oct. 3.
Junior Mady Becker advanced to sectionals at No. 3 singles with wins over Nikoline Janovic of Oak Creek (6-0, 6-2) and Camryn Kratt of Cudahy (6-0, 6-0). Junior Uma Gude beat Victoriya Pykovarova of Cudahy (6-0, 6-0) and Elly Hottinger of Greendale (6-1, 6-2) to advance at No. 4 singles.
The No. 1 doubles team of junior Sonia Gude and freshman Maddie Toboyek advanced with a win over Milwaukee Reagan (6-1, 6-0), and the No. 2 team of senior Brittany Henneberry and sophomore Erin Brezovar defeated Greendale (6-0, 6-0) to move on. Senior Isabella Norante and junior Taylor Berger beat teams from Oak Creek (7-6, 6-4) and Cudahy (6-0, 6-1) to make sectionals at No. 3 doubles.
Muskego did not advance a singles player or doubles team to the state tournament at the Greenfield sectional on Oct. 5.
Sonia Gude/Maddie Toboyek (5-7, 3-6) and Brezovar/Henneberry (6-3, 2-6, 4-6) each were denied state trips by teams from Whitefish Bay.
Becker beat Julia Bohlen of Nicolet before falling to Alexa Moran of Franklin to finish second at No. 3 singles. Uma Gude lost to Elena Deslongchamps of Whitefish Bay before bouncing back to take third at No. 4 singles with a win over Vanness Peterson of Franklin.
Norante and Berger went 0-2 at sectionals, losing to teams from Whitefish Bay and Franklin.
Muskego boys volleyball
Muskego split a pair of matches last week, falling to fifth-ranked Kenosha Indian Trail on Oct. 3 and defeating Waukesha South on Oct. 5.
Muskego took the first set, 25-22, against Indian Trail, but the Hawks evened the match with a 25-11 win in the second. Indian Trail then closed the match with set wins of 29-27 and 25-19.
The Warriors moved to 3-2 in the Classic 8 with a 3-1 (24-26, 25-10. 25-17, 25-20) win over Waukesha South.
Mitch Geiger had 19 kills against the Blackshirts. Brandon Hungelmann-Skiba had 32 assists, Matt Jensen added eight digs, Matt Lensing had five blocks and Ben Schafer served four aces.
With 250 team points, Eisenhower took fifth out of eight teams at the Cedarburg Invite on Oct. 8.
Bella Passamani won two events for the Lions, taking first in the 100-yard butterfly in 59.25 and the 500 freestyle in 5:13.84. Maddie Guman took second in the 100 backstroke in 1:00.60, and Anna Oleniczak came in second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:11.22.
The relay team of Passamani, Anna Oleniczak, Emma Oleniczak and Guman placed second in the 200 medley in 1:54.56 and the 400 freestyle in 3:50.49.
It was a busy week for Muskego's swimming and diving team, as the Warriors had a conference dual and two invitationals.
The Warriors took down Waukesha West/Catholic Memorial, 118-67, in a Classic 8 dual meet on Oct. 6.
Muskego received wins from Madelyn Willoughby (IM in 2:18.97), Lauren Stigler (100 butterfly in 59.43, 100 breaststroke in 1:08), Ellie Szczupakiewicz (500 freestyle in 5:29) and Cassidy Nicholson (1-meter dive).
"Our depth proved too much for the West team," Muskego coach Heidi Szczupakiewicz said. "We had most of our girls place second, third and fourth in most races. We walked away from this meet with a lot of personal bests and season-best times."
Muskego came in 11th place at the 13-team Homestead Highlander Invite and won the Racine Park Sprintational over the weekend.
Lauren Stigler won the 200 IM in 2:12.41 and came in second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.78 at the Highlander Invite. Grabbing first place in the Sprintational were Lindsey Evenson (50 and 100 backstroke), Nicholson (1-meter dive and 50 butterfly), Kat Maupin (50 and 100 breaststroke) and Hannah Heger (100 IM).
"This is the toughest part of our season," Heidi Szczupakiewicz said. "We are training hard, and it was homecoming week. Despite that, we had some nice swims. We will not see this tough a competition (as the Highlander) until state. "
Paige Pelikan was a multiple-event winner in West's 104-79 loss to Greenfield Pius on Oct. 5 in a Woodland Conference dual meet.
Pelikan won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:04.76 and the 100 backstroke in 1:03.48.
West's girls cross-country team finished in a tie for third place at seven-team Shorewood Invitational on Oct. 8.
The Vikings scored 73 team points to tie with host Shorewood behind Lake Country Lutheran (68 points) and DeForest (44 points).
Four West runners earned medals, with senior Katey Devine leading the way by taking seventh in 21:02. Senior Christa Modrow came in ninth in 21:10.07, freshman Brynn Flanders was 12th in 21:22.94 and senior Allie Maniscalco took 15th in 21:26.85. Rounding out the scoring lineup for the Vikings was sophomore Molly Thomas, who came in 44th in 23:25.75.
West's boys team ran to an eighth-place finish at the Shorewood Invite.
Freshman Grady Davis took 21st in 18:06.74 to lead the Vikings. Senior Jacob Bishop came in 39th in 18:55.20, sophomore Tommy Martin was 42nd in 18:58.54, sophomore Daniel Turner was 46th in 19:08.40 and junior Josh Pike was 56th in 19:51.22.
The Lions' girls cross-country team took 15th place at the Port Washington Invitational on Oct. 6.
Sophomore Haley Tesch led Eisenhower with a 39th-place finish in 21:23.39. Freshman Abigail Schimmels came in 51st in 21:57.45, junior Amanda Leder was 69th in 22:31.26, senior Emily Den Braven took 99th in 23:22.52 and junior Kate Watson was 111th in 24:40.26.
Eisenhower's boys team had just three runners at the invite, as junior Danny Browne took seventh in 16:59.94. Junior Rob Snyder was 61st in 18:24.37 and freshman Patrick Buban was 100th in 19:25.02.
Muskego's girls cross-country team took 12th at the Wisconsin Lutheran Invite on Oct. 7.
Junior Justina Sviatoslavsky took 31st in 21:06.41. Sophomore Sydney Bartz came in 54th in 21:40.71, freshman Isabella Seitz was 55th in 21:41.35, junior Brittany Jensen took 73rd in 22:11.75 and senior Megan Curley was 77th in 22:14.39.