West Allis Hale placed fourth of eight teams at the Greater Metro Conference Relays at Hale on May 3. West Allis Central placed eighth. On the girls side, Hale and Central finished seventh and eighth, respectively.
Sammy Miller won the high jump for Hale, clearing 6-5, and the Huskies won the relay with Thomas Hines and Ethan Trampe-Konicke both clearing 5-6. Hines added a second place among individuals in the long jump (21-3 1/2) and second in the triple jump (42-10 ¾). Zach Paddock and Tarique Rogers also competed on the second-place triple jump team. Miller was third and teamed with Rogers and Gavin Kosek to take second in the event.
Central’s Kelvon Johnson took the top spot in the 300 hurdles, racing in 39.94 seconds. Teammate Jeff LeFlore won the discus (146-0) and took fourth in the shot put.
"Relay meets show just how deep a team has with ability," Central coach Mark Klobukowski said. "Once you get past several of our veteran athletes, we are very young with growing talent. The experience our young track athletes are getting is paying off in improving times and distances, but we are coming up a little short in team placement.
The Hale 4x800 took third (Jimmy Pomeroy, Brad Glisczinski, Marshall Rushton, Sam Kaster), as did Central’s 3x110 hurdle shuttle (Kelshawn Johnson, Kelvon Johnson, Caleb Emert-McKeown, Al LoCicero)
The Hale girls were led by a third-place showing from the 800 sprint medley (Alivia Dufay, Calie Walk, Tracy Fischer, Destiny Tomlin) and Abi Stevens, who took third in the high jump and teamed with Maddie Lawson and Serina Pehowski for second in the event.
The crown jewel of a monster week for Greenfield softball came May 5 in a walk-off 5-4 win over reigning Division 2 state champion New Berlin West. Taylor Johnson had three hits and an RBI, and Lexi Vilkoski's RBI single with two outs drove in the winning run.
The Hawks (14-2) scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to hand West (8-1) its first loss of the year. The teams are still undefeated in their respective halves of the Woodland Conference.
Greenfield recorded another huge victory May 6 in an 8-3 win over Germantown on May 6 as part of a three-game sweep in the Germantown Invitational. It's the third straight year Greenfield has won the event.
Alyssa Vilkoski went 4 for 4 with a double and three RBIs, and Hannah Ruffert homered and drove in two, finishing with three hits.
The Hustlin' Hawks (14-2) also topped Mukwonago and Muskego. It was an incredibly busy week, also featuring wins over Brown Deer on May 3 (16-0) and Cudahy on May 4 (5-0). Ruffert homered against Brown Deer. Both Vilkoskis homered against Mukwonago, and Alyssa homered against Cudahy.
West Allis Hale won four of five games, topping Brookfield East, Brookfield Central and Sussex Hamilton in league games, then downing Greendale in an conference battle before splitting Saturday games with Beaver Dam (a 12-2 loss) and Fond du Lac (a 12-4 win). Hale remained undefeated in Greater Metro play at 5-0, with a huge battle scheduled for May 8 against 8-0 Menomonee Falls.
West Allis Central split a doubleheader with Brookfield East on May 2 in wild fashion, winning 25-13 and losing 26-20. The Bulldogs also lost to Brookfield Central (13-5) and Racine Park (5-1).
Whitnall (12-3) swept through six games during the week, including two convincing wins at the Poynette Jamboree over Luxemburg-Casco and Kettle Moraine Lutheran. Whitnall won both ends of a doubleheader against Brown Deer by 10-0 scores and downed South Milwaukee, 7-1, and Milwaukee Pius, 14-3.
Track and field
Led by their throwers, he Whitnall girls took sixth at the Woodland Conference Relays meet May 2, and Greenfield placed 10th. On the bots side, Whitnall placed eighth and Greenfield 12th.
Whitnall’s Austin Marshall recorded the best showing in the pole vault (12-9) and teamed with Reid Miller and David Haun to win the event.
Meghan O’Boyle took third for the Falcons in the discus (95-5) and teamed with Izzy Cole and Taya Fleischman to take first place as a unit. With Miranda Bass in lieu of Cole, the same throwers won the shot put, with Fleischman taking third place (33-9).
Bridget Finn tied for fourth in the high jump for Whitnall.
The Greenfield boys golf team carded a season-best round of 160 and took first place at the Woodland Conference mini meet at Oakwood on May 4.
Zech Broyles and Tyler Whitt both carded a 39 to earn co-medalist honors.
The West Allis Hale golf team took seventh at the Greater Metro Conference mini meet at Westmoor on May 1 with a score of 198. Joey Genaw and Danny Tabaska both shot 45. At the Panther Invite at Morningstar on May 5, Hale shot 389 over 18 holes. Genaw shot 88 and Ryan Petosky 89.
Jared Welsh shot 51 to lead West Allis Central.