MENOMONEE FALLS/GERMANTOWN GIRLS SOFTBALL
The Indians broke open a 3-2 game with a five-run fifth and cruised past their border nonconference rivals, 10-2, on April 25.
The win was the sixth in a row for Falls, and it was the fourth straight loss for the Warhawks.
Indian lead-off hitter Lou Sciortinodid great damage with three hits and four RBIs, while Morgan Schiedemeyerhad three hits with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Falls ace Ciera Jones scattered five hits with one walk and one strikeout. Both Germantown pitchers Megan Cull(who took the loss) and Michelle Moorehad trouble getting the Indians out as Falls rapped 14 hits.
MENOMONEE FALLS BOYS TENNIS
The Menomonee Falls varsity tennis team picked up two Greater Metro Conference dual-meet victories this week against West Allis (7-0) and Sussex (5-2).
The Indians continue to get strong efforts from underclassmen Corey Drierand Colin Flueggeat first doubles who went 2-0 on the week.
Also, the doubles teams of Jim Eisenhauerand Bo Siebert;Reuel Kumarand Adam Rubin; and Jerin Freyand Ben Knudsencontinue to notch victories for the Indians. At singles, senior Matt Drierand Dylan Tautgesboth went 2-0 on the week. The Indians face perennial GMC tennis powers Marquette and Brookfield East this week and will take part in the Germantown quadrangular on Saturday, May 7.
MENOMONEE FALLS GIRLS TRACK
Khady Diarrassouba turned in her second sub-one-minute 400-meter dash time of the season in winning her specialty at the Wisconsin Lutheran Pre-Prom Party Invite on April 29.
Diarrassouba turned in a time of 59.63 to secure her victory. Her effort led the Indians to a seventh-place finish in the 10-team event with 45 points as Brookfield East won with 127.
Other good finishes by event included the following: 100 dash: Jada Jones, fifth (13.45); 200 dash: Rachel Aumueller, sixth (27.53); 100 high hurdles: Caleigh Chisholm, third (17.27); 4x100 relay: Jones, Kiara Hackett, Amber Kivistoand Anaya Hunter, sixth (52.94); 4x200 relay: Kivisto, Hackett, Aumueller and Sam Kruk, fourth (1:50.73); 4x400 relay: Danielle Rebay, Diarrassouba, Chisholm and Aumueller, fifth (4:24.22); and 4x800 relay: Marta Pascual, Becca Schoenauer, Elise Herveyand Tina Seiler, fifth (11:13.18).
The Indians took part in the Greater Metro Conference Relays on Tuesday, May 3.
GERMANTOWN GIRLS SOFTBALL
The Warhawks (5-5 overall) kept apace in the North Shore Conference race with a pair of lopsided wins last week.
They downed Milwaukee Lutheran, 10-0, on April 26 and then pasted Port Washington, 22-1, in a makeup on April 27.
With the wins, they improved to 5-1 in North Shore play, a half-game behind co-leaders Grafton and Homestead.
They host Homestead on Tuesday, May 3, and then will visit Grafton at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in a pair of pivotal league contests. Then on Saturday, the Warhawks will host their annual eight-team Germantown Invitational at the Kennedy Middle School Diamonds at 10 a.m.
Greenfield, Homestead, Kenosha Indian Trail, Mukwonago, Muskego, New Berlin Eisenhower and Sturgeon Bay will take part in the powerhouse event.
Germantown's two wins last week broke the Warhawks out of a mini slide. Against Port in the five-inning game, an 11-run third was the key as Sarah Richmondhad three hits and four RBIs; Amanda Williams three hits and two RBIs; and Emily Doranthree hits and three RBIs. All told, Germantown had 19 hits. Megan Cullgot the win with seven strikeouts and no walks.
No details were available from the rout of Lutheran.
GERMANTOWN GIRLS SOCCER
A couple of days after scoring their first win of the season in an impressive 2-0 North Shore Conference decision over Grafton on April 26, the Warhawks ran into a buzzsaw with a 4-0 nonconference loss to Wauwatosa East on April 28.
Germantown went into this week with a 1-4-3 record. The Warhawks took on Whitefish Bay on May 3.
The Warhawks managed only four shots on goals against East.
In the win over Grafton, the Warhawks got both goals in the second half: one from Megan French (assist Samantha Schroeder) and the second from Schroeder.
GERMANTOWN BOYS TENNIS
The weather played havoc with the Warhawks' schedule, taking out most of the Washington County Invite on April 30 and the North Shore dual with Whitefish Bay.
This week is busy for the Warhawks, weather permitting, with Bay on May 2, Cedarburg on May 3, the Cedarburg make-up on May 4 and a dual at Port Washington on Thursday, May 5.
On Saturday, May 7, Germantown will host New Berlin West, Menomonee Falls and Hartford in its annual quad tourney.
In the one match Germantown got in last week, the Warhawks defeated Grafton, 4-3, on April 26, as wins came from Jake Coulthustat second singles (6-0, 6-4); Porter Wisniewskiat third singles (6-3, 6-0); Evan Baeckmanat fourth singles (6-0, 7-5); and from the third doubles pairing of Ryan Sobczak/John Weber(6-2, 6-0).
MENOMONEE FALLS GIRLS SOCCER
The Indians finally found the back of the net with a 2-1 victory against Manitowoc in the Beaver Dam Tournament on April 30.
Earlier in the week, Falls lost a 1-0 nonconference decision against Sheboygan North after playing to a 0-0 tie with Greater Metro Conference opponent Tosa East on April 26.
The Indians entered the week at 3-4-1 overall, including an 0-2-1 mark in GMC play. They took on rival Sussex Hamilton on May 3 and will visit Brookfield Academy on Thursday, May 5, and Homestead at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 7.
The Homestead game is a rematch of the WIAA sectional final that the Indians won last season to earn their first WIAA state tournament berth.
No details were available from the win over Manitowoc. In the tie with Tosa, keeper Sid Boneshohad a great night in making 17 saves.
GERMANTOWN BOYS GOLF
The Warhawks finished fifth in the 18-hole combined North Shore Conference mini-meet held at Fire Ridge on April 25 and Hidden Glen on April 26.
Homestead won the meet with Cedarburg taking second.
At Fire Ridge, the Warhawks were led by Matt Riesterer and Tyler Hietpas, each who carded nine-hole scores of 38, while Sam Johnsonand Carter Schmidt each came in with 42s. At Hidden Glen, the Warhawks struggled a bit as Riesterer came in with a 46 and Schmidt 47.
They were also fourth of 11 teams in the 'play five, score five' Port Invitational on April 29 as North Shore rival Nicolet won with a 390 and Germantown came in with a 431. Riesterer led the way with an 18-hole score of 78.
MENOMONEE FALLS GIRLS SOFTBALL
The Indians kept pace in the Greater Metro Conference race with a couple key wins.
They downed dangerous Brookfield Central, 7-1, on April 26 for their seventh win in a row before their loss to then unbeaten DSHA on April 27, and then after the DSHA loss, they blanked West Allis Hale, 4-0, on April 29. They caught a huge break on April 29 when Central downed DSHA, 6-1, throwing the GMC race into a three-way battle.
Falls entered the week at 11-3 overall. The Indians had another meeting with DSHA on May 4 and then will host Tosa East at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, May 5.
Against Hale, Falls scored all four runs in the fifth as Ashley Zdroik cracked a bases-loaded double to score three runs. Stephanie Cole also had an RBI single. That was more than enough for pitcher Cami Stigler, who scattered just three hits with seven strikeouts and one walk. Allie Paulsonalso had two hits for Falls.
Against Central, Ciera Joneswas dominant, allowing only a single run in the sixth with four hits. She struck out five with no walks. Lancer ace Crystal Sicard had 11 strikeouts, but the Indians notched eight hits and took advantage of three walks and three Central errors. The Indians scored in each of the first four innings, including three in the fourth.
Morgan Schiedemeyer had two hits, including a double and four RBIs, while Cole had two hits, including a solo home run.
— Compiled by Steven L. Tietz