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Brookfield Central girls soccer

Brookfield Central's girls soccer team moved to 3-1-0 on the season by cruising to a 10-0 victory over West Allis Hale on April 4 before downing state-ranked Waukesha West, 4-0, in a nonconference game on April 6.

The top-ranked Lancers scored three times in the first five minutes to take command early against Hale, as Caroline Busch found the back of the net in the first minute before Jenny Cape scored in the third minute and again in the fourth minute, both off assists from Sarah Knopp.

Busch tallied her second goal in the 12th minute and Ashlyn Mattes and Ashley Borowski each scored on assists from Carissa Kinnart to give Brookfield Central a 6-0 lead at halftime.

Cape completed her hat trick in the 60th minute, while Nora Barker, Borowski and Molly Stritesky also had second-half goals.

Knopp finished with five assists, while Kinnart had three. Sarah Pasternak and Mia Manney split the game in goal and did not face a shot in the clean sheet, as the Lancers outshot Hale, 23-0.

A rebound goal by Kinnart in the 27th minute gave the Lancers a 1-0 lead over the Wolverines, which came in ranked No. 6 in Division 2.

Busch scored twice early in the second half to put the game away. Her first goal came in the 47th minute and she scored again in the 53rd minute off a cross from Brandi Thomsen. Cape made it 4-0 in the 64th minute, a well-placed shot into the left corner of the goal from 17 yards out.

Pasternak did not face a shot in the first half, while Manney made three saves in the second half to preserve the shutout.

Brookfield East boys tennis

Brookfield East's boys tennis team had little trouble in its first Greater Metro Conference dual meet of the season, as the Spartans cruised to a 7-0 victory over West Allis on April 6.

Winning singles matches for Brookfield East were Colin Knutson at No. 1 singles (6-1, 6-1), Andrew Knutson at No. 2 singles (6-1, 6-0), Jake Hardeer at No. 3 singles (6-0, 6-2) and Johnny Zhang at No. 4 singles (6-0, 6-0).

Jonathan Knutson and Alex Fisher won at No. 1 doubles (6-1, 6-0), John Desmond and Cole Johnstone claimed a victory at No. 2 doubles (6-0, 6-0) and Andre Kalfagan and Joey Heuler won at No. 3 doubles (6-0, 6-0).

Brookfield East girls soccer

Brookfield East's girls soccer team collected a pair of draws last weekend at the Wisconsin Dells High School Soccer Invite at the Woodside Sports Complex.

The Spartans came away with a 1-1 tie against Waunakee on April 7 before playing to a 4-4 tie against Monona Grove on April 8.

Olivia Banks gave Brookfield East a 1-0 lead on a goal off an assist from Rachel Surges in the first half but Waunakee tied the game in the second half.

Mia Galang made four saves in goal for the Spartans.

Banks put Brookfield East in front in the 11th minute off an assist from Anna Safranek against Monona Grove only to watch the Silver Eagles equalize in the 12th minute and take the lead in the 21st minute. Banks scored to tie the match at 2-2 in the 22nd minute and again in the 42nd minute on an assist from Emma DeValkenaere after Monona Grove had gone up 3-2.

Surges made it 4-3 in favor of the Spartans in the 56th minute with the assist going to Banks. Brookfield East couldn't hold on, however, as Monona Grove scored in the 85th minute to leave the match tied at 4-4.

Brookfield East softball

After rainouts kept pushing back its season opener, Brookfield East's softball team finally took the field April 6 but the Spartans fell 13-3 to Sussex Hamilton.

Trailing 2-0, Brookfield East plated three runs in the third inning to take the lead. A two-out, two-run single by Emily Gaskell plated Anna Mularz and Lilly Perkins to tie the game. Anna Gaskell followed with a single that scored Isabella Moss to put the Spartans in front.

The lead was shortlived, as the Chargers pushed across eight runs in the bottom of the third to go up 10-3 and added a run in the fifth and two more in the sixth to end the game by run-rule.

Seven different Spartans collected hits, as Perkins went 3 for 4 with a double.

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