WEST BOYS TRACK/FIELD
The Vikings tied for eighth at the Brookfield East Regional on May 23, finishing with 21 points.
Qualifying for the sectional was Sam Alfahelwith a second-place finish in the 400-meter dash (51.18 seconds) and the 4x400-meter relay with a fourth-place finish in 3:30.33 (Alfahel, Mason Church, Tyler Klusman, Jake Oakland).
Alfahel went on and finished third at the West Allis Hale Sectional in the 400 (50.38) and qualified for the state meet.
The Warriors won their WIAA Division 1 regional opener with a 7-5 victory over Racine Park on May 25.
Sarah Mohlerwent 2-for-2 with two runs batted in and Christy Dachowski 2-for-3 with one RBI for the Warriors, who improved to 16-8 overall. Claire Terpand Mohler both pitched, with Terp getting the victory for four innings of work.
Muskego was scheduled to take on Kenosha Tremper for a regional championship on May 27, after press time for this issue.
If the Warriors won, they played in a sectional semifinal game on May 31, and the sectional championship contest is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Konkel Park in Greenfield.
Muskego also topped South Milwaukee, 16-6, on May 23 in a non-conference game. Dachowski went 4-for-4 with two doubles, two home runs and eight RBIs. Mary Holtermanbrought in two runs, Terp had two hits and an RBI and Mohler belted a home run.
WEST GIRLS TRACK/FIELD
The West girls finished eighth of nine teams with 33 points at the Brookfield East Regional on May 23 and qualified two student-athletes.
Sophomore Daily Albinowon the pole vault to qualify for sectional with a jump of 10-feet, 6 inches and senior Liz Liskaqualified by taking second in the high jump with a leap of 4-feet, 11 inches.
Albino then won the pole vault (11-6) at the West Allis Hale Sectional and qualified for state.
MUSKEGO BOYS GOLF
The Warriors qualified their entire team for WIAA Division 1 sectional play by taking second in a regional meet on May 24 at Oakwood Park.
Muskego tallied 326 strokes to finish behind Greendale with 321 shots and ahead of Greenfield with 333 in the seven-team meet.
Ryan Wikelshot a 74 to tie Nate Thomson of Greendale for individual medalist honors. Jared Hornercarded an 82, Matt Polivka 83, Tony Pachocha87 and Austin White96 for the Warriors.
The players were at Brightondale on May 31 for sectional action, and qualifiers will advance to the state meet on Monday and Tuesday, June 6-7, at University Ridge in Verona.
New Berlin Eisenhower advanced its entire team and won the subsectional with 24 points at Wauwatosa West on May 23. New Berlin West scored 2 points and no one advanced.
Ashwin Sankrithiadvanced to the sectionals in Flight 1 singles along with Kevin Nitzin Flight 2 singles, Mitchell Swingin Flight 3 singles and Pranay Vadapallyin Flight 4 singles.
On the doubles side Patrick McCormick/Xavier Loomer(Flight 1), Jared Lawton/Ben Schaefer(Flight 2) and Nick Schaefer/Kevin Dobrzynski(Flight 3) all moved on.
Then in the sectional on May 25 at Tosa West, Nitz placed second in Flight 2, Swing finished third in Flight 3, Vadapally finished fourth in Flight 4 and Sankrithi lost his first match in Flight 1.
In doubles, Nick Schaefer/Dobrzynski finished third in Flight 3, Lawton/Ben Schaefer finished fourth in Flight 2 and McCormick/Loomer lost their first match in Flight 1.
The top four finishers in Flight 1 and the top finisher in Flight 2 in singles and doubles at each sectional qualify for state. The special qualifiers will be selected this weekend.
NEW BERLIN GOLF
Eisenhower qualified as a team at the Waukesha South Regional finishing fourth (326) on May 25 Naga-Waukee Golf Course in Pewaukee and advancing to the sectional on May 31 at Wanaki Golf Course.
Steve Kraningertied for fifth (77), followed by Isaac Surges(tied for seventh, 78), Ian Gatzke(tied for 19th, 83), Eric Komas(26th, 88) and Dylan Karvala(28th, 90).
West was eliminated as a team finishing sixth (348), but Hunter Pipikfinished fourth (76) and advanced as an individual qualifier.
Other West golfers were Ryan Thompson (tied for 22nd, 85), Nick Dorshak (29th, 92), John Tsoris (tied for 32nd, 95) and Jack Karolek (38th, 105).
MUSKEGO BOYS TENNIS
The Warriors did not automatically qualify anyone for this week's WIAA Division 1 State Individual Meet.
Muskego had three entrants in a sectional meet on May 25 at Wauwatosa West High School. First singles player Rob Kim, a senior, lost his first match to finish at 12-16.
Third singles player Noah Gibbs, a junior, took fourth place and went 15-15, and the third doubles team of Dylan Janowski and Sam Fischer, both juniors, also came in fourth and were 16-12 on the season.
Muskego tallied 14 points in the sectional to tie for seventh place with Wauwatosa West. Brookfield Central won the sectional with 40 points.
The other four Muskego entries lost in subsectional action on May 23.
MUSKEGO GIRLS SOCCER
Mackenzie Balcerakand Katie Wasiakboth scored to lead the Warriors to a 2-0 triumph over Menomonee Falls on May 26.
Goalkeeper Madelyn Runyanmade two saves in the shutout.
This was the first game of a two-day tournament, and Muskego was to play again on May 27, after press time for this issue.
Muskego (14-3-4) also downed Waukesha North, 3-2, on May 24 to close out Classic 8 Conference play at 3-2-2.
The Warriors, rated fifth in Division 1 in last week's coaches poll, open WIAA Division 1 regional play at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, against Milwaukee Bradley Tech/Bay View, at home. A victory would give Muskego another home game on Saturday, June 4.
New Berlin West opened the week with an 8-4 decision over Waukesha West on May 24 on the road behind the outstanding pitching of Will Bush.
Bush tossed a complete game, allowing 8 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 strikeouts. West used 8 hits and 7 walks to take a 7-1 lead through three innings. The Wolverines rallied for 3 runs in the fourth to make it close, but the Vikings added a run in the fifth and held on for the win.
Evan Sadowskisingled, scored two runs and drove in three runs and Nate Egofskedoubled and drove in three runs to lead the offense. Nick Pagetwas 3 for 3 with two runs scored, the only player for West with multiple hits.
The Vikings crushed the Falcons at Brown Deer on May 26, 9-2, as using a 5-run fourth inning to put the game away.
Egofske has 3 hits, including two doubles, Sadowski had 2 RBIs, Cory Liebherrhad 2 singles and Nate Milleradded a single and a double. Adam Fritz got the complete-game win, pitching 7 innings, allowing 6 hits, a walk and 10 strikeouts.
The Vikings opened the week by defeating South Milwaukee, 10-0, on May 24 at home.
They took a 3-0 halftime lead and then tacked on 7 goals in the second half.
Junior Jenna Linssenand freshman Hannah Kroupaeach scored three goals and had an assist. Courtney Stephenshad a goal and two assists and Aubrey Tarmann(2) and Emily Siegel also scored.
Other assists went to Lily Adkison(2), Ewelina Schlomannand Anna Bennett.
'Jenna Linssen and Hannah Kroupa played outstanding,' coach Matt Drago said. 'They work so hard for each other when one has the ball, it's great to see.'
They closed the week with an 8-0 loss to Catholic Memorial on May 26 at Waukesha South.
The No. 3 Vikings now host No. 6 Cudahy/St. Francis on Thursday, June 2, at 4:30 p.m. in the firt round of the WIAA Playoffs.
The Lions lost, 2-1, at Kettle Moraine on May 26 in their only action of the week.
The Lasers outshot Ike, 15-6, and scored first at 42:30 and that was the way the game stood until the final few minutes. The Lions tied it on a goal by Kayla Jedrzejewskiat 85:45, only to see the Lasers score at 88:45 to win the game.
'This one was a heartbreaker,' coach Nick Datka said. 'We didn't play very strong in the first half, but definitely took it up a notch in the second. It was nice to see us battle back against a strong team. KJ had a nice finish, but we had several players contributing. Ava (Seifert) made some huge saves. Emma Grellingerhad a strong game and helped us out in multiple positions. This team has grit. We aren't going to roll over and play dead. We will be a tough out for anyone in the post season. We are gonna battle for 90 minutes. It's been nice watching this team grow, but we also still have room to improve.'
Top seeded Eisenhower hosts No. 8 South Milwaukee at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 2, in the first-round of the Division 2 postseason.
Playing with only nine players because of spring sports committments, the Lions lost in 10 innings at Shorewood, 6-5, on May 26. Sam Hluchnikhad 3 hits, Jack Angiolo(2 RBIs),Max Maierand Luke Careyhad two hits each. Boden Saikiepitched 61/3innings, allowing 5 hits, 2 earned runs, 3 walks and fanning 4.
Ike opened the season May 21 with a 3-2 loss at Cedarburg in game one of a doubleheader, as Bryce Weslinggot throw out at the plate to end the game. He had a single and a double and Dylan Karvala pitched 6 innings, allowing 5 hits, 3 earned runs, 5 walks and 2 strikeouts.
In the second game they lost 6-5, as Stephen Zaborowski pitched well, and Jack Angiolo was 3-4 at the plate in this game.
— Compiled by Tom 'Sky' Skibosh and John Rech