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WHITNALL SOFTBALL

The Falcons saw their chance at a share of the Woodland Conference championship vanish with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of South Milwaukee on May 20.

That loss dropped them to 14-2 in the Woodland, one game behind Greenfield (15-1).

Whitnall downed Cudahy, 7-1, on May 19 behind big games from Mackenzie Sutton, who was 3-for-3 with a triple, home run and four runs batted in, and Emily LaMontewith a home run and two RBIs. Sarah Bauerpicked up the victory, allowing two hits, striking out 14 and walking two.

The Falcons routed Shorewood, 21-1, on May 17, with a 25-hit attack. LaMonte went 4-for-5 with a home run and five RBIs, Maddy Lenzke4-for-5 with a triple and two RBIs and Lauren Gugliemi, Alex Cimler, Nadalia Haita, Hannah Gueller and Haley Wynneach had two hits.

Whitnall dropped a 12-2 non-conference game to Oak Creek on May 18 despite a two-run homer by Cimler.

The Falcons (20-4) have the top seed in their half of a WIAA Division 2 sectional and opened action on May 25. A victory would put them in a regional title game at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 27, at home, likely against Cudahy or Catholic Memorial.

The regional winner will play at 4:30 Tuesday, May 31, at Whitnall.

WHITNALL BOYS TENNIS

A trio of second places helped the Falcons finish a strong third with 31 points in the Woodland Conference Tournament on May 17-18.

Taking second were Jason Dundasat first singles, Mike Rumageat second singles and Carson Johnsonat fourth singles. The third doubles team of Gabe Quiriniand Joe Remschackcame in third.

Whitnall trailed New Berlin Eisenhower with 41 points and Shorewood with 40 in the 12-team field.

HALE BOYS TRACK, FIELD

Alex Sykescaptured the 400-meter championship at 51.17 seconds in the Greater Metro Conference Outdoor Meet on May 17 at Menomonee Falls.

'Alex stepped up in a big way,' coach John Dewitt said. 'Winning the conference title is a difficult task, and it was really cool to see this senior go out on top.'

Sammy Millerplaced second in the high jump with 6 feet-2 inches.

'Sammy had a solid competition and took second in a strong field,' Dewitt said. 'He was worked hard and has great focus, which will be important moving forward.'

The 4x800-meter relay took fifth (8 minutes, 54.47 seconds) and sixths went to Miller in the 110 hurdles (15.7 seconds), Sykes in the 100 dash (11.42) and Thomas Hinesin the long jump (20-8). No names were available for relay teams.

The Huskies, who tallied 42 points for seventh, will host a WIAA Division 1 sectional meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 26.

CENTRAL GIRLS TRACK, FIELD

Ella Schultzcaptured another championship in the shot put with 40 feet-10 inches for the Bulldogs in the Greater Metro Conference Outdoor on May 17 at Menomonee Falls.

The 4x200-meter relay team came in seventh with 2 minutes, 5.64 seconds for Central, which tallied 12 points for eighth place.

HALE GIRLS SOCCER

The Huskies posted an 8-0 triumph over rival West Allis Central in a Greater Metro Conference game on May 17. Details were not available.

Hale lost to New Berlin Eisenhower, 2-1, on May 19 and to Franklin, 1-0, on May 21.

HALE SOFTBALL

Scoring seven runs in each of the second and fourth innings, the Huskies downed West Allis Central, 20-5, on May 17.

Melanie Millerwent 3-for-5 with a home run and three runs batted in, Breanna Bolskar2-for-3 with four RBIs, Lexi Sevedge 2-for-3 with a triple and RBI and Maria Mundt2-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI. Lexi Hessdrove in two runs and Catherine Gerschwilerone.

The Huskies took on Waukesha South in a WIAA Division 1 regional game on May 25. If they won, they would play for a regional crown, likely at Oconomowoc, on Friday, May 27.

HALE GIRLS TRACK, FIELD

Abigail Stevenscame in second in the high jump with 5 feet even in the Greater Metro Conference Outdoor Meet on May 17 at Menomonee Falls.

HaLena Lassitertook second in the discus with 102 feet-1 inch and Stevens finished third in the long jump (17 feet-4 1/2 inches) and in the triple jump (35-4 1/2).

Taking fifth were Abby Arenain the long jump (16-9) and Lassiter in the shot put (33-3). Finishing sixth were Maddie Lawson in the high jump (4-8) and the 4x400-meter relay team (4:30.95) for the Huskies, who scored 50 points for sixth place.

CENTRAL BOYS TRACK, FIELD

Kelshawn Johnsonearned three top-four finishes for the Bulldogs in the Greater Metro Conference Outdoor on May 17 at Menomonee Falls.

Johnson finished second in the 110-meter hurdles with 14.42 seconds, third in the 300 hurdles at 39.72 seconds and fourth in the triple jump with 41 feet-9 1/2 inches for Central, which tallied 36 points for eighth place.

Jeff LeFlorealso had a good meet, claiming second in the discus with 159-2 1/2 and seventh in the shot put at 44-5. Devan Garciatook sixth in the 400 dash (53.2).

GREENFIELD GIRLS SOCCER

Olivia Lopezscored the lone goal, assisted by Gabrielle Strasser, as the Hustlin' Hawks earned a 1-1 tie with Cudahy on May 17 in Woodland Conference action.

Greenfield moved to 2-7-2 in the conference with the tie, its second straight in Woodland play.

The Hawks were topped, 5-0, by Kenosha Indian Trail in non-conference action on May 19.

GREENFIELD GIRLS TRACK, FIELD

Emma Graetzfinished fourth in the triple jump with 33 feet-8 1/4 inches and sixth in the long jump with 15-5 1/2 to lead the Hustlin' Hawks in the Woodland Conference Outdoor Meet on May 17 at New Berlin West.

Jayda Craigcame in fourth in the shot put (31-8) for Greenfield, which scored 24 points for ninth place. Ratka Karacfollowed Craig in fifth (31-4 1/2).

The 4x200-meter relay team of Graetz, Julia Hyatt, Madison Kuehnauand Alyssa Romanplaced sixth (1 minute, 57.79 seconds).

WHITNALL BOYS GOLF

The Falcons finished eighth with 548 shots in the 27-hole Woodland Conference Tournament.

The tournament featured nine holes at Broadlands on May 16 and 18 at Washington County Golf Course on May 18.

Max Thompsonshot a combined 131 on nines of 46, 44 and 41 to lead Whitnall. Austin Braultcame in at 137 (45, 48, 44), Thyler Pierce139 (48, 47, 44), Kyle Radavich141 (46, 45, 50).

-- Compiled by John Rech