GERMANTOWN BOYS TENNIS
The Warhawks are rolling into the championship portion of the season in good form as they took second in the eight-team Raider Invite on May 12 under cold and snowy conditions.
Germantown scored 29 points and fell just short of Fond du Lac (32) in the event.
The Warhawks will take part in the North Shore Conference Tournament on May 18 and 19 at Whitefish Bay and Nicolet. They will then turn around and take part in WIAA subsectional action at the Sports Core in Kohler on Tuesday, May 24 (Manitowoc hosting) with qualifiers heading to the sectional at the Fox Cities Racquet Club in Appleton on Thursday, May 26 (Oshkosh West hosting).
The Warhawks entered this week's action with an 8-7 dual-meet record.
The May 12 Raider Invite also included Oshkosh North, Sheboygan North and South, Plymouth, Kenosha Tremper and La Crosse Central.
Coach Jeff Stodola was very pleased with the effort as the team turned in a 16-5 individual match record on a day that featured 40-degree temperatures and snow flurries. He said all Germantown players medaled.
Winning flight titles were second singles player Jake Coulthurst (3-0) and the third doubles team of JohnWeberand Matt Seegert(3-0)
Coulthurst defeated Oshkosh North (7-6, 6-1), Plymouth (6-1, 6-0) and Fond du Lac (6-3, 6-0) players for his crown, while Weber and Seegert downed Sheboygan North (6-0, 6-1), Plymouth (6-2, 6-3) and Fond du Lac (3-6, 6-4, 10-5 super tiebreaker) for his title.
Earning seconds were fourth singles player Peter Le (2-1); the first doubles team of Xander Rait and Justin Luo(2-1); and the second doubles duo ofJohn Loftusand Reid Pohland (2-1). Evan Baeckmantook third at third singles (2-1), and Jeremy Bellwas fifth at first singles (2-1).
MENOMONEE FALLS GIRLS TRACK
The Indians closed out their regular season on a competitive note when they took sixth in their own 10-team Indian Invite on May 11.
Falls took part in the Greater Metro Conference Outdoor meet on May 17 and will host a WIAA regional meet on Monday, May 23. The first four finishers in each event will advance to the WIAA sectional meet at Watertown on Thursday, May 26.
The Indians scored 85 points for the spot in their own meet, while GMC competitors Brookfield East (126) and Sussex Hamilton (119) dominated the competition.
Earning a first for the Indians was Brianna Beckerin the long jump at 16 feet-10 inches.
Taking seconds for Falls were Khady Diarrassoubain the 200 dash (25.98 seconds), Kiara Hackett in the 100 (13.16) and the 4x200 relay team of Amber Kivisto, Rachel Aumueller, Hackett, and Anaya Hunter(1:47.27), while thirds went to Caleigh Chisholmin the 300 low hurdles (50.12); the 4x100 relay team of Jada Jones, Hackett, Kivisto and Hunter (52.08); and the 4x400 relay team of Danielle Rabay, Diarrassouba, Brooke Hansenand Skylar Kennedy(4:18.39).
Fourths were earned by Chisholm in the 100 high hurdles (16.63), Caroline Hansonin the pole vault (9-6) and Lindsay Bonsin the discus (90-11/2).
MENOMONEE FALLS GIRLS SOFTBALL
Life got complicated for the Indians when they dropped a surprising 6-1 Greater Metro Conference decision to rival Sussex Hamilton on May 12.
They rebounded with a 9-3 win over West Allis Hale, but the Hamilton loss means the Indians (10-2 in GMC play and 16-4 overall) had to beat Brookfield Central (10-1, 11-3) on May 17 to earn at least a share of the league title.
They will close their GMC slate at last-place West Allis Central at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 20.
Against Hale, the Indians scored four times in the first inning and coasted from there, notching 14 hits. Stephanie Colehad three hits and two RBIs, while Ashley Zdroikhad two hits and two RBIs; Morgan Schiedemeyerhad three hits; and Elena Beck had two.
Ciera Jonesscattered nine hits with three strikeouts and a walk.
Falls fell behind Hamilton 5-0 by the fifth in the home loss and could not recover, managing only four hits off Hamilton pitcher Katlyn Schnieder. The Indians also committed four errors.
GERMANTOWN GIRLS SOFTBALL
The Warhawks (10-2 in league, 13-8 overall) began the week tied for first in the North Shore Conference with Grafton.
They earned league wins over Nicolet (11-1), Whitefish Bay (14-4) and Cedarburg (7-4) before falling, 4-3, in a nonconference decision to Slinger on May 13.
They took on Port Washington (7-4) in a North Shore game on May 17 and will close out their league schedule at Milwaukee Lutheran (1-11) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19.
In the May 12 win over Cedarburg, Germantown rallied from a 4-2 deficit in the second to pull out the victory as the Warhawks knocked out 16 hits. A two-run seventh clinched it.
Emily Doranhad four hits, Kailee Garsteckithree and Maddie Yont and Amanda Williams two each for Germantown. Megan Cullearned the win.
Against Bay on May 11, a six-run second blew open the game as Michelle Moorehad two hits, including a home run and four RBIs, while Williams had three hits and four RBIs, including a home run. Moore earned the win.
And in the win against Nicolet, a six-run third did the trick as Carly Szadahad three hits and three RBIs, and Ellie Deckerand Doran two hits and two RBIs apiece. Williams got the win in the five-inning game (six strikeouts and one walk).
MENOMONEE FALLS GIRLS SOCCER
The Indians' recent run of good play continued with a 2-0 GMC win over West Allis Hale on May 10 and a 3-0 victory over Pius XI in a nonconference decision on May 13.
They started the week at 1-2-2 in league play but 8-5-2 overall.
Against Pius XI, the Indians picked up goals from Jordyn Smithwith assists from Emilie Stojsavljevicand Maura Schwabenlander;Madeline Perinovic (Hayley Parr); and Maggie Lessila(Stojsavljevic).
Against Hale, Smith scored two second-half goals with help from Perinovic and Kylee Wunschel, respectively. Falls outshot the Huskies, 30-2, in the contest.
MENOMONEE FALLS BOYS GOLF
The Indians competed well and fundraised well as part of the Lake Country MACC Fund Children's Cancer Invitational at Brown Deer Park on May 14.
They turned in an 18-hole score of 349 as Steven Sanicki scrambled for par on the final hole and turned in a 79. Coach Tony Pritchard was also pleased to announce the team raised about $700 for the MACC Fund as the entire field combined for over $60,000 at this year's event.
In the rain-shortened Wisconsin PGA Rewards Tournament on May 10, the team got in about eight holes before things were called off. Danny Sanicki carded two birdies on the day. Pritchard was proud of the team's 'preparedness and grit.'
The Greater Metro Conference 18-hole finale was held Wednesday, May 18, at Morningstar, and Pritchard said at least four Indians were still in contention for all-league honors. They will play in a quadrangular on Friday, May 20, at Erin Hills, the site of next year's US Open.
GERMANTOWN GIRLS SOCCER
The Warhawks won two games last week, including beating Hartford, 1-0, on May 14 and Tosa West, 4-3, on May 13.
They started the week at 3-5-3 overall with three games on the slate this week.
In the win over Hartford, Kelly Hasbrookscored a second-half goal with the help of Samantha Schroeder for the game winner.
No details were available from the West contest.
GERMANTOWN BOYS GOLF
The Warhawks also competed well under the difficult conditions at the Lake Country MACC Fund Tournament on Brown Deer on May 14.
Coach Troy Schmidt was proud of the team as it held in well to score an 18-hole total of 350 with Matt Riesterer coming in with an 80 and Tyler Hietpaswith an 85. Schmidt noted that in the 10-year history of the tournament, over $500,000 has been raised for the MACC Fund.
An alternative Warhawk squad went to the Bender Invite in West Bend on May 13 and turned an 18-hole total of 384 as Carter Schmidtwas sixth individually with an 82 and Joe Mazurekcame in with a 90.
The North Shore Conference 18-hole finale is Thursday, May 19, at Washington County.
'Conditions haven't been ideal,' Schmidt said, 'but the guys are starting to turn it on at the right time.'
— Compiled by Steven L. Tietz