NICOLET BOYS TRACK
David Dunlapset a record in the 100-meter dash and also won the 200 dash and anchored the winning 4x200 relay team as the Knights finished a strong third in the North Shore Conference outdoor meet they hosted on May 17.
They scored 851/2 points for their spot, as Whitefish Bay won with 148.
Dunlap took down the 17-year old 100 record of Knights' legend BJ Tucker (10.71 seconds) with a record time of 10.64.
Dunlap was astounded by his effort
'When people told me of my time, I had to do a double take,' he said. 'I thought they were playing me. I know there was a little wind behind me, but hey, if it's a record, I'll take it.'
Teammate Dakari Williamswas second in the 100 with a personal best of 10.93. The pair then joined with Kamari Claytonand Tyler Grishamfor a winning effort of 1:29.57 in the 4x200 relay. Dunlap closed his day with a winning time of 21.84 in the 200 dash. Tucker still owns that record at 21.55. Williams was third in the 200 at 22.75.
Other good efforts included seconds from Matthew Aussemin the pole vault (13-6) and Michael McLaughlin in the high jump (5-10).
Also helping out were the following: 110 high hurdles, John Ford, fourth (16.01); 300 intermediate hurdles, Ford, fourth (41.92); 4x100 relay, Clayton, CJ Cunningham, Charles Rosmann and Avery Goodrich, third (45.49).
WHITEFISH BAY GIRLS TRACK
Five-time WIAA state champion Camille Davreis looking for good competition, but she might have to wait until the state meet in about a week to find it.
Davre set a North Shore Conference record in the 1,600 meters and also won the 800 as the short-handed Blue Dukes tied for second with Germantown (98 points) in the NSC Outdoor meet at Nicolet on May 17. Homestead won with 127.
'I wanted to go a little faster today,' said Davre, 'but these were still good, hard training runs, and it's also good for me to get used to the double.'
In the WIAA series of events, Davre will defend her titles in the 800 and 1,600 races as well as try to anchor the Blue Dukes to another crown in the 4x800 relay. Sectional competition is Thursday, May 26, at Watertown.
She broke her own NSC mark in the 1,600 by more than four seconds with a winning time of 4:56.1 and also won the 800 by close to 10 seconds in 2:15.93. The Blue Dukes got a clean sweep of the distance races when Ellie Hallturned in an impressive 11:38.11 effort in the 3,200.
Kaitlyn Jacksonwas also impressive, winning the 400 dash (59.98) and taking second in both the 100 (12.11) and 200 (24.85). Milwaukee Lutheran freshman Ja'Cey Simmons took down former Bay great Becca Schmidt'srecords in both the 100 (new time 11.85) and the 200 (24.62).
Taking another second was Aly Yurkowitzin the pole vault (10-0).
Other good efforts included the following: 400, Kayla Lever, fourth (1:01.95); 4x200 relay, Rachel Schmidt, Suzanna Evans, Maya McWilliamsand Carina Schiro, fourth (1:50.96); triple jump, Lever, third (33-4).
HOMESTEAD BOYS TRACK
Freshman Drew Bosleywon the 1,600 and 3,200, and senior Evan Routhiertook the 800, but it wasn't enough for the Highlanders as they finished second in the North Shore Conference outdoor at Nicolet on May 17.
Homestead, which also got a first out of its 4x100 relay team and Chris Malickyin the shot put, scored 123 points as Bay won its first league title in more than 30 years with 148 points.
The Highlanders will take part in WIAA sectional competition at Watertown on Thursday, May 26.
Bosley showed no nerves in his first NSC outdoor test, as he and Routhier cruised to the top two spots in the 1,600. Bosley came in at 4:23.67 and Routhier at 4:25.77. Bosley then ran a smart tactical race to beat a Cedarburg senior in the 3,200 with a 9:36.13 time.
'I think I'm right where I'm supposed to be,' said Bosley. 'The taper (off the season of hard training) is starting to show up. Still, I'm surprised with everything. Cross-country (conference championship and state team berth) and then with the fast times I'm turning in in track.'
Routhier picked up a conference title in his senior year with a 1:58.02 time in the 800.
'This has been a fun season for the distance guys,' Routhier said. 'The training has been so much better. When you can train with a guy like Bos (Bosley) it makes the training fun.'
The 4x100 team consisted of Matt Winters, Jake Bruner, Corey DeToroand freshman Willie Garrisonwith a time of 44.74. Garrison said the team has been working hard all season, and all that work is finally starting to pay off. Malicky was also a winner in the shot put (46-51/2).
Other efforts of note for Homestead included: 400 dash, Joe Wasserman, third (52.78); 3,200, Thomas Miller, third (personal best 9:40.06); 4x200 relay, Garrison, DeToro, Lief Erlandsonand Julius Wilkerson, fourth (1:34.54); 4x400 relay, Erlandson, Brad Woldt, Zion Bullock and Wasserman, second (3:33.34); 4x800 relay, Doug Kellner, Bullock, Miller and Messi Elgin, third (8:32.45); shot put, Tim Rodd, fourth (44-21/2).
NICOLET GIRLS TRACK
Rylee Callahanwon the pole vault with a clearance of 10 feet-10 inches while freshman Destiny Huvencontinues to impress with a victory in the 100-meter high hurdles as the Knights claimed fifth in the North Shore Conference Outdoor on May 17.
Katrina Fearswas also victorious in the triple jump with an effort of 34-91/2.
Nicolet, which will compete in the WIAA sectional meet at Watertown on Thursday, May 26, scored 831/2 points for its spot in the North Shore, which was won by Homestead with 127.
Huven shattered her personal best by winning the high hurdles easily in 15.38 seconds. She was also second in the 300 low hurdles with a strong time of 47.96.
The pole vault was a deep event for the Knights, as Cailin Mahoneywas third (9-6) and Lauryn Wagnerfourth (9-6).
The 4x100 relay team of Zaria Purifoy, Jaya Williams, Jaelin Batesand Alex Rolackwas second (53.62).
Other good finishes for the Knights included: 1,600, Katie Novakfifth, (5:22.31); 4x800 relay, Sita Agterberg, Cassidy Eiers, Ciara Jones and Michelle Pigg, third (10:37.21); long jump, Fears, third (16-0).
BROWN DEER SOCCER AND SOFTBALL
The seasons have been hard for both the Falcon kickers and softball teams, but both squads had a grand day May 19 when both scored their first win of the season.
The soccer team scored a 2-0 nonconference victory over Milwaukee School of Languages while the softball team turned in an 8-5 Woodland Conference east win over rival Shorewood.
Both coaches were thrilled at their teams' persistence through their long, and sometimes difficult, seasons.
'The girls were extremely excited, and they showed it through their hard work and perseverance,' said soccer coach Yuepeng Soung.
The Falcons (1-14) scored both goals late in the first half as Rikki Nelsonfound the net in the 45th minute unassisted, and then co-captain Maggie Piersonscored with help from Ahsha Fordin the final seconds of the first session.
The softball team took a 5-1 lead after two innings on Shorewood and never trailed as co-captain Kacie Zak had four hits with two RBIs, and Mya McDanielhad a double and two runs scored. Pitcher Emily Lyman scattered seven hits with eight walks and seven strikeouts.
'It is a testament to the girls for hanging in there this season,' said coach Chris Miller. 'We are a much better team that our record shows. We were slowed early in the season when our starting pitcher (Lyman) was behind due to concussion symptoms. ...(we) have shown improved play over the last couple of weeks.
'The game against Shorewood was one that we put everything together. We hit the ball well, we pitched the ball well, and we made the plays on defense we should make, and we even threw in a couple of great plays too.'
SHOREWOOD BOYS TENNIS
The Greyhounds picked up individual titles from the doubles teams of JJ Nelsonand JJ Lambertand Jack Schilland Cal Papineaubut came up a little short of the title in the Woodland Conference tennis meet May 17 and 18, as they were edged by New Berlin Eisenhower, 41-40.
Shorewood took part in WIAA D2 tournament play this week, looking to advance players to the WIAA State D2 individual tournament in Madison on June 2-4.
Out of subsectional play on Monday, May 23, it advanced third singles player Christian Schiro(8-2) and fourth singles player Zach Lambert(9-1) as well as the third doubles team of Schill and Papineau (19-0).
In the conference tournament, Nelson and J.J. Lambert defeated a team from Eisenhower, 6-2, 6-2, in the second doubles final for their title, while Papineau and Schill downed another Eisenhower duo, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, for the third doubles championship.
Other places for the Greyhounds at conference included Nathan Riskinearning third at second singles with a three-set win over a Greendale opponent, and Schiro in second at third singles, falling, 6-2, 6-1, to an Eisenhower foe. Zach Lambert was third at fourth singles after a three-set win over an Eisenhower player.
The first doubles team of James Ewingand Adam Kellywas fourth.
NORTH SHORE CONFERENCE GOLF
Joey Hobbswas individual meet medalist for Homestead as the Highlanders shot a season-best 18-hole score of 304 only to come up short of a red-hot Cedarburg team in the North Shore Conference finale on May 19.
With the meet win, Cedarburg won the league title.
'I am very proud of our guys for coming out and competing at a very high level,' said Homestead coach Steve O'Brien. 'To beat our season 18-hole score by 13 strokes says something about the fine young men on our team. We tip our hat to Cedarburg for having an excellent day as well. In golf, you can't play defense, so all you can do is give it your best effort and see what happens.'
Retiring Whitefish Bay coach Frank Donadiowas named Coach of the Year.
WIAA tournament play began this week.
Cedarburg turned in an 18-hole score of 297 to edge the Highlanders (304), while Nicolet was a strong third with 312, and Bay fourth with 319 in the event at Washington County.
Hobbs shot a 71 to win meet honors by one stroke over Cedarburg's NSC player of the year, Steven Young. He earned second-team All NSC honors for his season-long efforts, while teammate Robbie Morwaywas first-team All league after carding a final-round 73.
Other Homestead scores included Dawson Dahlbergand Max Pasherwith 80 each and Adam Morriswith 81.
Ben Spectorof Nicolet also earned first-team All NSC after carding a final-round 76; Michael Carruthwas honorable mention after turning in a 75. Other Nicolet players included August Eurichwith a 79, and Thomas Kozlovskyand Eric Walsh,each with 82.
Bay was led by Gus Grunauwith a 78 while Patrick Siculacame in with an 80. Each were second-team All Conference. Other Blue Duke scores included Matthew Comiskey(83), Teddy Weber(78) and Jack DeRoche(83).
HOMESTEAD BOYS TENNIS
The Highlanders got first-place finishes from the first doubles team of Aaron Holmanand Tucker Gabrieland from the second team of Sydan Parkerand Robby Barankoas they took second in the North Shore Conference Tournament on May 18 and 19.
Homestead finished second in the final team standings with 104 points, as Nicolet defended its title by winning four flights and scoring 123 points.
The Highlanders are taking part in WIAA state qualifying tournaments this week.
Holman and Gabriel defeated pairs from Port Washington (6-0, 6-0), Germantown (6-2, 6-1) and Nicolet (7-5, 7-5) for their title, while Parker and Baranko downed teams from Port (6-1, 6-3); Grafton (6-0, 6-0) and Nicolet (6-3, 7-5) for their crown.
The third doubles team of Jeff Lalandeand Eric Simonsenwas second after falling to Nicolet, 6-3, 6-3, in the finals. Also taking a second was David Bermanat third singles, who lost a tough final to a Bay opponent, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.
Other places included Eric Mullins in fourth at first singles, Michael Morwayin third at second singles, and Connor McPikeclaiming third at fourth singles.
WHITEFISH BAY BOYS TENNIS
Chris Hastingswon the third singles title to lead the Blue Dukes in the North Shore Conference Tournament on May 18 and 19.
Hastings beat opponents from Milwaukee Lutheran (6-0, 6-0); Cedarburg (6-4, 6-1) and Homestead (3-6, 7-5, 6-1) for his title.
Taking seconds were Patrick Contaat first singles, Anthony Eneaat second singles and Jack Gonzalesat fourth singles.
Other places included a fourth from the first doubles team of Brennan Greggand Ben Racko, a fifth from the second doubles team of Will Korbitzand Toyo Borgmanand a third from the third doubles team of JacobGurican and Grey Waed.
BROWN DEER BOYS TENNIS
The all-senior first doubles team of Craig Schimenzand Johnny Piersonis making a strong bid for a state tournament berth after finishing second in the Woodland Conference Tournament on May 17 and 18 and advancing out of WIAA D2 subsectional play on May 23.
The pair own an impressive 24-2 record and are playing in state qualifying tournaments this week. They will be looking to advance to the WIAA State Individual Tournament in Madison on June 2-4.
They narrowly missed out on a Woodland Conference title when they lost a difficult 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 decision to a Pius XI pair in the first doubles finals.
The Falcons also got a third place out of Kyle Schroederat third singles, as he beat a Greendale opponent in three sets in his consolation match.
BROWN DEER TRACK
Thomas Kellywon the long jump to lead the Falcons to a sixth-place finish in the Woodland Conference Outdoor meet on May 17.
Meanwhile, the Brown Deer girls took eighth.
The Falcons hosted a WIAA D2 regional meet May 23 and now will send qualifiers to the sectional at East Troy on May 26 with qualifiers from there to head to the WIAA State Meet in La Crosse on June 3 and 4.
Brown Deer's boys scored 41 points for their spot in the Woodland field, as New Berlin Eisenhower won with 174.
Kelly turned in a leap of 20-5 to win the long jump. He tied with an Eisenhower jumper but won on the basis of a better second effort.
Todd Beadleearned second in the 400 dash (51.63)
Kelly was fifth in the triple jump (40-5). Caleb Stampawas sixth in the discus (121-11/2), as was A.J. Mayfield in the shot put (42-0) and Nyles Williamsin the high jump (5-10) and the 100 dash (11.47)
The 4x400 relay team of Beadle, Kelly, Ahmad McClain and Nate McCarthywas fifth (3:38.0).
The girls scored 27 points for their spot; Wauwatosa West won with 155.
Savannah Baunwas third in the discus (100-8) and the shot put (31-111/2) to lead the way. Shelby Sellers was fourth in the 200 dash (27.18). The 4x400 relay team of Kristiana Longe, Hannah Boyd, Malena Edwardsand Sellers was fifth (4:24.98).
SHOREWOOD GIRLS TRACK
Morgan Florsheim won both the 800 and the 1,600 to lead the Greyhound girls to a seventh-place finish in the Woodland Conference Outdoor meet on May 17.
The boys took fifth.
Shorewood qualifiers will take part in WIAA D2 sectional competition at East Troy on Thursday, May 26.
In the Woodland, the senior Florsheim finished her Woodland Conference competition on a positive note, taking the 800 in 2:30.34 and the 1,600 in 5:22.43. Her efforts led the Greyhounds to a 52-point showing in the Woodland meet.
LeKeya Glossenwas second in the 100 high hurdles (16.49)
Other good efforts included: 4x800 relay, Lindsey Repins, Ashley Kinnard, Meridith Oechlerand Greta Maierle, third (10:30.19); 4x400 relay, Repins, Ann Leo, Kinnard and Lundyn Opuiyo, sixth (4:25.9); 3,200, Alison Reinhoffer, fourth (12:01.33); 1,600, Lily Keane, fifth (5:43.84).
For the boys, top finishes included: 400, Jake Woyak, fourth (52.52); 800, Cole Baumann, third (2:20.96); 1,600, Baumann, third (4:32.36), Gus Wettstein, fourth (4:35.46); 4x200 relay, Josh Melton, Ari Schermer, Peter Sottile and De'Anthony Manns, third (1:36.16); 4x400 relay, Schermer, Manns, Melton and Woyak, second (3:30.14); 4x800 relay, Henry Fowler, Henry Kuhlmann, Leo Fowlerand Kai Geitzen, third (8:43.12).