Brookfield Stars boys hockey
Eric Sinson recorded a hat trick to lead the Brookfield Stars to a 5-2 victory over the Oshkosh Ice Hawks on Jan. 14.
With two goals in each of the first two periods, the Stars took a commanding 4-0 lead into the final period and led, 5-0, before Oshkosh scored twice in the final 12 minutes of the game.
Sinson scored off an assist from Joey Schindler to give Brookfield an early advantage and then assisted on a goal by Zach Davis with 5:40 left in the first period. Gabe Lehnerer made it 3-0 on a power-play goal off passes from Schindler and Ryan Roth before Sinson made it 4-0 with a shorthanded goal.
He completed his hat trick with 13:49 to play, scoring off Schindler's third assist of the game.
Emmett Peters earned the win by recording 13 saves on 15 shots.
Now 6-10-1 on the season, the Stars will play a pair of Classic 8 Conference games this week, facing state-ranked Waukesha at Nagawaukee Ice Arena at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, and Kenosha at the Ice Plex at 6:50 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21.
Brookfield's girls gymnastics team posted a 136.2-100.7 victory over Port Washington in a conference dual meet on Jan. 11.
Caitlin Locante won the all-around with a score of 35.825, just edging teammate Lexi Romero, who posted a score of 35.80. Christina Kirmis took third in the all-around at 32.275.
"The judges really made us work for the higher scores, and it showed as we posted one of our more average team scores for the season," Brookfield coach Erin Kokta said. "This is really going to make us go back to the gym and work on perfecting the little things that you can start to take for granted as the season goes on. Even though we didn't have our highest scores we still took the top three spots on all events on both the Varsity and JV levels."
Romero won the vault (9.075) and the balance beam (9.05) and took second place on the bars (8.55) and on the floor (9.125). Locante placed first on the bars (8.9) and on the floor (9.325) and came in second on vault (8.6) and beam (9.0).
Rose Dundun took third place on the vault (8.2), Sophie Latona was third on the bars (7.975) and Kirmis was third on the beam (8.175) and on the floor (8.15).
The co-op is 4-0 in North Shore Conference dual meets at the halfway point in the season. Brookfield will next compete in a dual meet at Homestead at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25.
Brookfield's junior varsity gymnastics team downed Port Washington, 118-60.9. Riley Feng won the all-around (31.85), bars (8.1), floor (7.7) and tied for first with Alexa Keane on the vault (8.4). Anna Seim took first place on the beam (7.9).
Central boys basketball
In a low-scoring affair, Brookfield Central's boys basketball team survived an upset bid by Sussex Hamilton on Jan. 10, prevailing, 40-38, in overtime.
The Lancers led 15-13 at halftime and 30-29 with eight minutes to play. Brookfield Central was in front, 35-34, with 1:34 to play, but Sussex Hamilton tied the game in the final minute to force the extra session.
Brookfield Central outscored the Chargers, 4-2, in overtime to pull out the win.
Gage Malensek finished with 11 points to lead the Lancers. Cole Nau added eight points, nine rebounds and four assists; Sam Rohde had 8 points; and Andres Peralta-Werns scored 7 points.
East boys basketball
Brookfield East's boys basketball team earned its first win over Marquette since 2012 with a 66-48 rout of the Hilltoppers on Jan. 10.
The Spartans held a 33-25 lead at the break and outscored Marquette, 33-23, in the second half.
Jake Graf led Brookfield East with 26 points and hit five 3-pointers. Patrick Cartier scored 14 points, Michael Poker finished with 8 points, Sam McGath had 7 points and Thomas Francken added 6 points.
The Spartans connected on eight 3-pointers, while the Hilltoppers did not hit a shot from beyond the arc.
Central girls basketball
Despite holding a halftime lead, Brookfield Central's girls basketball team fell, 49-41, to conference-leading Sussex Hamilton on Jan. 10.
Sussex Hamilton outscored the Lancers, 29-18, over the final 18 minutes to overcome a 23-20 halftime deficit.
Ellery Nordling and Anna Mortag each had 10 points for Brookfield Central. Caroline Busch finished with 9 points, and Leah Swenson scored 5 points.
East girls basketball
Brookfield East's girls basketball team dropped its second consecutive Greater Metro Conference game with a 50-39 loss to Divine Savior Holy Angels on Jan. 10.
The Dashers limited the Spartans to just 15 points in the first half to lead 23-15 at the break.
Brookfield East shot just 24.4 percent (11-for-45) from the field and 2-for-16 from beyond the 3-point line. The Spartans also missed 16 free throws (15-for-31) and turned the ball over 22 times.
Molly DeValkenaere led Brookfield East with 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two blocks. Emma Ralfs finished with 11 points and seven rebounds, and Lizzy Cagle added 8 points.
Brookfield East's wrestling team lost, 47-28, to West Allis Central in a Greater Metro Conference dual meet on Jan. 12.
The Spartans received pins from Dylan Thavong (106 pounds), Lucas Mandella (113 pounds) and John Champe (285 pounds). Hunter Fischer grabbed an overtime victory at 138 pounds.
Brookfield Glaciers girls hockey
The Brookfield Glaciers co-op girls hockey team dropped a pair of games last week, falling 5-2 to the Fox Cities Stars on Jan. 13 and 6-2 to the Sun Prairie co-op on Jan. 14.
Casey Sandahl and Hadley Malcolmson recorded the goals for Brookfield against Fox Cities, while Malcolmson, Mikayla Pascavis and Caroline Forsmo had assists. Malcolmson and Sandhal each had a goal and an assist in the loss to Sun Prairie.
Now 4-11-0 overall, the Glaciers were scheduled to face the Stoughton Icebergs on Tuesday, Jan. 20, before closing the regular season with a game against the Badger Lightning at the Pierce Park Pavilion in Baraboo at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21.