OAK CREEK WRESTLING
The Knights got individual titles from Isaiah Robinson at 113 pounds and Jake Brycki at 220 as the rebuilding team took a credible third with 163 points in the Southeast Conference championships Saturday.
Robinson (23-7) pinned a Franklin opponent (3:19) and defeated a Racine Park opponent 11-2 for his title while Brycki (14-11) pinned a Park foe (3:46), edged a Kenosha Bradford foe (5-4) and then defeated a Franklin grappler 12-4 in the final.
Taking thirds for the Knights were Andrew McIntosh at 106 (17-13), Ben Hakes at 152 (15-11), MaxReynolds at 285 (12-11). Fourths went to Sean LaBodda at 132 (14-12), Jack Feffer at 138 (17-18), Jake Regazzi at 170 (19-16) and Ross Agg at 182 (3-2).
Anthony Senthavisauk and Zach Barnhart both captured championships for the Falcons at the Woodland Conference Meet on Saturday.
Senthavisauk won at 106 pounds, while Barnhart took the crown at 170 pounds. Senthavisauk pinned Mike Correa-Volkman of Pius XI in 3 minutes, 19 seconds for his title, while Barnhart hung on for a 2-1 double-overtime decision over Josh Wilkowski of South Milwaukee.
Taking third were Nick Monty (138 pounds) and Ryan Olson (152) and fourths were secured by Joe Price (120), Zach Price (160), Mike Langenohl (195) and Ethan Harycki (220).
The Falcons tallied 144 points for fourth place.
They also lost to Wauwatosa, 48-14, in a Woodland dual on Jan. 30. Winners were Barnhart (10-8), Harycki (pin in 3:52) and Senthavisauk (17-2).
WHITNALL BOYS SWIMMING
David Monteilh and Jake Hodel both took home second places at the Woodland Conference Meet on Saturday.
Monteilh was the runner-up in the 100-yard freestyle with 52.58 seconds and Hodel in the 100 breast stroke at 1 minute, 3.49 seconds.
Coming in third were Nick Bell in diving (372.45 points) and the 200 freestyle team of Monteilh, Hodel, Jack Larson and Ben Hinson (1:35.15).
The same four finished fourth in the 200 medley (1:45.93) and Hinson took fifth in the 50 freestyle (23.71 seconds). Larson claimed sixth in the 100 butterfly (58.75).
The Falcons placed fifth with 225 points.
FRANKLIN GIRLS BASKETBALL
The best thing to do about a tough loss is to go out and get a couple of easy wins, which is what the Sabers did last week, as they kept solid hold of second place in the Southeast Conference with routs of Kenosha Indian Trail, 85-32, on Jan. 29 and Racine Horlick, 64-27, on Friday.
Franklin improved to 9-2 in Southeast play and 13-4 overall.
Against Indian Trail, the Sabers got 12, 3-pointers from seven different players as they took a 33-5 first-quarter lead and never looked back.
Jenny Eickhorst led the way with 19 points as Cassidy Mihalko passed the great Debbie Brust for third on the all-time scoring list as she scored 17, while Nala Mudd had 12 and Katie Nord eight.
The Sabers took a 24-7 first quarter advantage against Horlick and also never looked back. Mihalko had 14 points to lead the way while Nord had 10 and Morgan McCuen nine.
WHITNALL BOYS BASKETBALL
The Falcons bounced back from a tough loss to Brown Deer on Jan. 29 with a 73-44 romp over South Milwaukee on Friday.
Danny Weymier tallied 16 points, Mitch Brault 15 and Sam Mentkowski 11 for the Falcons, who outscored the Rockets 41-25 in the middle two quarters.
Whitnall lost to Brown Deer, 87-72, on Jan. 29 as it was outscored 33-8 in the third period. Brault scored 17 points and Weymier nine in the defeat.
The Falcons moved to 9-6 in the Woodland Conference and 11-7 overall.
Thomas Welch and Sam Walton both claimed second places in the Woodland Conference Meet on Saturday.
Welch was the runner-up at 113 pounds and Walton at 145. Welch dropped an 8-7 decision in the final match to Kai Castaneda of Wauwatosa, who was unbeaten in conference competition this season.
Walton lost an 11-8 decision to Marcus Morrow of Wauwatosa in his title match.
Jared Rosen (106 pounds) and Christopher Jankowski (126) both took third places and Andy Rohde (182) finished fourth. Taking fifth were Dustin Donald (160) and Alex Rohde (heavyweight).
The Panthers placed sixth with 103½ points.
OAK CREEK SWIMMING
Continuing to look forward, the Knights turned in a solid effort in taking seventh with 213 points in the Southeast Conference meet Saturday.
Top finishes for the Knights: diving , Danny Horner, sixth (309.25 points); 200 medley relay, Thomas Hollman, Robert Knect, Alex Barajas and Brian Starck, sixth (2:05.69); 200 free, Jacob Wnuk, seventh (2:03.43); 200 individual medley, Justin Sporleder, sixth (2:20.01); 50 free, Adam Hock, fifth (23.8); 100 butterfly, Wnuk, sixth (1:01.4); 200 free relay, Wnuk, AustinZajkowski, Sporleder and Hock, fourth (1:37.91); 100 backstroke, Sporleder, sixth (1:01.97), and Hollman, 10th (1:08.25); 400 free relay, Wnuk, Zajkowski, Sporleder and Hock, sixth (3:43.02).
GREENDALE BOYS BASKETBALL
Despite taking an 18-11 lead after one quarter, the Panthers fell to New Berlin Eisenhower, 54-42, on Friday night.
Greendale trailed 39-36 after three quarters but was outscored 15-6 in the fourth period. Jordan Perez scored 18 points, while Josh Michaels tallied 10 and David Pulizos nine.
The Panthers fell to 6-8 in the Woodland Conference and 7-12 overall.
GREENDALE GIRLS BASKETBALL
A sluggish offense once again hurt the Panthers in two losses last week.
Greendale fell to New Berlin Eisenhower, 59-35, on Friday as Taite Kurzka led the way with 10 points and Emily Perszyk had nine.
The Panthers also lost to Waukesha South, 48-38, on Jan. 29 as Maggie Bowen tallied 10 points and Natalie Burton and Taylor DeLong each seven points.
Greendale slipped to 3-10 in the Woodland Conference and 3-15 overall.
GREENDALE ICE FORCE
The Ice Force traveled to Baraboo on Thursday and lost a heartbreaker 5-4. Baraboo broke a 4-4 tie with 40 seconds left in the game for the victory.
Scoring for the Ice Force were Greendale's Brady Kais twice and Franklin's Joe Jensen and Jared Hoffmann once each. Oak Creek's Mitch Hart had four assists while Konner Ondriezek had 35 saves in goal.
The Ice Force bounced back with a thrilling 5-3 victory over the Kenosha Thunder on Senior Night this past Saturday. Scoring for the Ice Force were Franklin's Brian Kennedy and Hart twice and St. Thomas More's George Rajak. Ondriezek made 42 saves in the victory.
The Ice Force got the seventh seed in the WIAA Kettle Moraine sectional and will be at Naga-Waukee at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 for a WIAA regional semifinal against second-seeded Waukesha North co-op.
FRANKLIN BOYS BASKETBALL
The Sabers had a tough week, falling to Kenosha Indian Trail Friday, 64-60, after losing to Racine Park, 64-52 on Jan. 29.
The two losses drop Franklin to 4-7 in Southeast play and 8-11 overall.
No details were available from the Indian Trail loss but against Horlick, the Sabers dug themselves a 24-8 first quarter hole that they could not dig themselves out of. Chad Kanugh had 18 points for Franklin while Colin Ksobiech had 10 and Evan Kruczynski eight.
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