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Brookfield Central boys basketball

Brookfield Central's boys basketball team quickly put its first loss of the season in the rear view mirror with a 58-47 nonconference victory over Wisconsin Lutheran on Jan. 17.

The Lancers led at halftime, 28-22, and held on for the win against a talented Vikings team.

Junior guard Andres Peralta-Werns led Brookfield Central with 14 points. Senior guard Sam Rohde hit four 3-pointers to finish with 13 points and four assists. Sophomore guard Gage Malensek scored 12 points with six assists, senior forward Chris Post had 10 points and eight rebounds and sophomore guard Cole Nau had seven rebounds and four assists.

The Lancers shot 43.5 percent (20 for 42) from the field, including 9 of 23 attempts from three.

Brookfield Central girls basketball

Unable to carry over momentum over from a tough win over rival Brookfield East, Brookfield Central's girls basketball team dropped a 53-42 decision to Menomonee Falls on Jan. 20.

Brookfield Central fell behind at halftime, 29-21, and couldn't recover. The loss dropped the Lancers to 5-7 overall and into fifth place in the Greater Metro at 3-4.

Freshman forward Anna Mortag led Brookfield Central with 22 points, and senior guard Caroline Busch added 12 points.

The Lancers were scheduled to play at Wauwatosa East (12-2 overall, 5-2 Greater Metro) on Jan. 24 before returning home to host Divine Savior Holy Angels (7-7, 5-2) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.

Brookfield East girls basketball

Brookfield East's losing streak reached five games with a 53-37 nonconference loss to Catholic Memorial on Jan. 17 and a 48-35 defeat at the hands of Wauwatosa East on Jan. 20.

A poor second half did the Spartans in against CMH, as the Crusaders outscored Brookfield East, 29-15, over the final 18 minutes to turn a 2-point halftime lead into a 16-point victory. Molly DeValkenaere led Brookfield East with 15 points and eight rebounds. Carlie Smith scored 7 points.

Brookfield East's offensive struggles carried over to its game with Tosa East, as the Spartans were held under 40 points for the fifth straight game. In addition to shooting 27.3 percent from the field, Brookfield East was just 2 for 11 from the free-throw line and 3 for 11 from beyond the arc.

DeValkenaere and Nikki Pink each scored 10 points against the Red Raiders. Emma Ralfs added 8 points and four steals.

Now 8-8 overall and 3-5 in the Greater Metro, Brookfield East was slated to play at West Allis Hale (9-6, 2-5 Greater Metro) on Jan. 24. The Spartans will host West Allis Central (2-12, 0-7) on Friday, Jan. 27.

Brookfield East wrestling

After a losing on a tiebreaker in a Greater Metro Conference dual to Sussex Hamilton on Jan. 19, Brookfield East's wrestling team took 11th place at the Herb Tyler Invite on Jan. 21 at Sheboygan North High School.

With Brookfield East and Sussex Hamilton deadlocked after all matches were wrestled, the tiebreaking criterion of matches won awarded the Chargers an extra point and a 35-34 win over the Spartans on Jan. 19.

After eliminating forfeits, Sussex Hamilton won six matches in the dual, while Brookfield East had three victories.

Stephen Multhauf pinned Chad Holzem in 1 minute, 10 seconds at 120 pounds, and David Holzem earned a fall over Josh Schaefer in 1 minute, 2 seconds at 138 pounds. Colten Pucek also was victorious for Brookfield East, winning 10-1 by major decision Christian Farmer at 132 pounds.

Dylan Thavong (106 pounds), Lucas Mandella (113) and Jacob Mandella (195 pounds) won by forfeit for the Spartans.

With 86.5 team points, Brookfield East placed 11th at the 24-team Herb Tyler Invite. Random Lake won the tournament with 200.5 points, with Valders, Cedarburg, Kewaunee and Oskosh West rounding out the top five.

Nick Martin took third at 182 pounds, pinning Andrew Seramur of Germantown in 43 seconds and Nick Sherman of Seymour in 2 minutes, 55 seconds before losing, 15-0, by tech fall to Chase Brouillette of Random Lake in the semifinals. He then bounced back with a pin of Colton Swetlik of Manitowoc Lutheran in 4 minutes, 24 seconds in the third-place match.

Thavong (106) and Saif Ibraheem (152) placed fifth, while Jacob Mandella (195) took sixth and Lucas Mandella (113), Holzem (138) and John Champe (285) came in seventh.

Brookfield Central wrestling

Brookfield Central's wrestling team fell 60-9 to West Allis Central on Jan. 19 in a Greater Metro Conference dual meet.

The Lancers will travel to Brookfield East to face its crosstown rival in a dual meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 and will participate in an invitational in Wisconsin Dells on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Brookfield Glaciers girls hockey

The Glaciers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Badger Lightning on Jan. 21.

Casey Sandahl, Zoe Sternberg and Hadley Malcolmson scored first-period goals to give Brookfield a 3-1 advantage. Malcolmson tallied her second goal of the game just 49 seconds into the second period to make it 4-1 and completed the hat trick by finding the back of the net 56 seconds into the third period.

Kayleigh Schmor, Ellen Hill and Sandhal had assists for the Glaciers. Grace Elliot stopped 40 of 42 shots on goal to earn the win.

With the victory, Brookfield improved to 5-11-0 on the season.

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