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Brookfield East boys tennis

Brookfield East collected a pair of Greater Metro Conference wins last week, earning a 5-2 win over Brookfield Central on May 3 before downing Menomonee Falls by the same score on May 4. The Spartans closed the week by going 3-1 to take second place at the Eau Claire Memorial Invitational on May 5 and 6.

Robert Krill, Colin Knutson and Andrew Knutson won singles matches against Brookfield Central, while Alex Fisher and Cole Johnstone and Joey Heuler and Jonathan Knutson collected doubles victories.

Fisher/Johnstone and Hueler/Jonathan Knutson also won against Menomonee Falls, as did Andrew Knutson, Jake Harder and Johnny Zhang.

East, ranked No. 8 in the state, fell 4-3 to sixth-ranked Eau Claire Memorial in the championship match of the Eau Claire Memorial Invitational. Krill, Colin Knutson and Andrew Knutson collected the wins for the Spartans.

To reach the final, East beat Onalaska (6-1), Stillwater (Minn.) (6-1) and Woodbury (Minn.) (6-1). Andrew Knutson and Colin Knutson were 4-0 for the tournament and Krill was 3-0.

Brookfield East girls track

Having already won the Greater Metro Conference indoor title, Brookfield East's girls track and field team took second at the GMC Relays on May 3 at West Allis Hale High School.

The Spartans scored 100 points to come in behind Brookfield Central at 107 points.

Brookfield East won the high jump relay with Eleni Tongas (5 feet, 4 inches), Riley Kindt (5-02) and Molly Work (4-06). The Spartans dominated the throwing events, winning the shot put with Lizzy Cagle (38-06 3/4), Natalie Rouse (35-11) and Olivia DeValkenaere (33-01) and the discus with Cagle (107-02 1/2), Claudia Lecher (102-02 1/2) and Katie Work (98-08).

The Spartans were second in the long jump relay with Tongas (17-00), Kindt (16-05 3/4) and Emily Breider (14-10 1/2) and in the triple jump relay with Tongas (34-08), Isabella Rosa (33-08 3/4) and Rose Dundun (32-11).

The Spartans won the 800 sprint medley in 1 minute, 52.56 seconds with Rachael Behling, Emma Tabor, Kindt and Breider and the 3x100 shuttle hurdles in 50.92 seconds with Kindt, Molly Work, Tongas and Liliana Galvan. Meg Swietlik, Gina Behling, Sophie Tasker and Breider teamed to take second in the 4x800 in 9:52.33.

Brookfield Central golf

The Lancers shot a 170 on May 1 at Westmoor Country Club to take fourth place at the second Greater Metro Conference mini-meet of the season.

Jack Anderson led Brookfield Central with a 39, one shot off medalist honors. Rounding out the lineup were Mike Burzinski (41), Zack Mindel (44), Brandon Talaska (46) and Dean Yun (46).

Through two conference mini-meets, Marquette leads the conference standings with 13.5 points, followed by Wauwatosa at 12.5 points and Brookfield Central at nine points.

Brookfield Central closed the week by carding a 333 to take eighth place at the 24-team Greendale Panther Invitational on May 5 at Morningstar Golf Course. Again leading the way was Anderson with a 79, followed by Mindel (82), Jack Sonsalla (85), Talaska (87) and Burzinski (90).

Brookfield East girls soccer

Brookfield East's girls soccer team went 0-1-1 against teams ranked in the top five in Division 1 last week to move to 5-1-6 overall and 2-1-0 in the Greater Metro Conference.

The Spartans suffered their first defeat of the season with a 4-0 loss at the hands of rival and top-ranked Brookfield Central on May 3 and then played fourth-ranked Muskego to a 0-0 draw on May 5.

Brookfield East made its debut in the state rankings last week, checking in at No. 8 in Division 2.

Brookfield Central softball

Brookfield Central's softball team went 1-2 in Greater Metro Conference games last week before going 0-3 at the Germantown Invitational on May 6.

The Lancers fell 10-1 to West Allis Hale on May 3, came away with a 13-5 victory over West Allis Central on May 4 and lost 11-0 to Menomonee Falls on May 5. Brookfield Central dropped games to Germantown (10-0), New Berlin Eisenhower (7-4) and Homestead (13-0) at the Germantown Invitational, falling to 2-9 overall.

Taeyln Bintzler went 2-for-3 with a double and Sydney Cain drove in the lone run against West Allis Hale.

Brookfield Central trailed 5-0 against West Allis Central before tying the game in the third inning and breaking it open with an eight-run fourth. Alexa Rayborn was 4-for-4 with a double and two RBI at the plate. Kailee Johnson was 2-for-4 with two RBI, Rachel Sicard doubled and drove in three runs and Rachel Brunner drew four walks and plated two runs. Sicard earned the win in the circle by allowing just two earned runs with six strikeouts over seven innings.

Johnson was 2-for-3 with a double and a triple and Rayborn was 2-for-3 in the loss to Falls. Emily Smyczek was 4-for-4 with two RBI against Eisenhower, while Sicard, Rayborn, and Bintzler each collected two hits.

Brookfield Central tennis

Brookfield Central boys tennis split a pair of Greater Metro Conference dual meets last week, falling 5-2 to Brookfield East on May 3 and earning a 5-2 win over Wauwatosa East on May 4. The Lancers then went 2-2 to take 13th place at the Nicolet Sweet 16 tournament on May 5 and 6.

Winning for the Lancers against the Spartans were Dan Michaels at No. 4 singles and Christian Schwartz and Matthew Chiang at No. 3 doubles.

Mark Crowder at No. 1 singles, Brandon Beihoff at No. 2 singles and the doubles teams of Taral Jella and Shankar Thiru, Thomas George and Brian Li and Schwartz and Chiang collected victories against Tosa East.

Brookfield Central opened the Sweet 16 with a 5-2 loss to Verona and a 5-2 loss to Arrowhead. The Lancers recovered the next day for a 5-2 win over Kenosha Tremper and a 4-3 victory over Oconomowoc.

Beihoff went 4-0 for the tournament at No. 2 singles.

Brookfield Central boys track

The Lancers boys track and field team scored 45 points to come in seventh place at the Greater Metro Conference Relays on May 3 at West Allis Hale High School.

Brookfield Central was third in the 4x400 in 3:37.15 with Max Meves, Joey Cleary, Joe Urban and Michael Vandenberg and in the 800 spring medley in 1:39.40 with Zach Heckman, Jacob Vraney, Meves and Vandenberg.

Brookfield East golf

Brookfield East's golf team came in fifth at the second Greater Metro Conference mini-meet of the season, as the Spartans shot a 176 at Westmoor Country Club on May 1.

Zack Walsh led Brookfield East with a 40, followed by Jude Shafer (42), Grady Gibson (44), Peter Gutenberger (50) and Ryan Reilly (56).

The Spartans shot a 346 to take 17th at the Legend Clubs Invitational on May 2 at the Legend of Bristlecone Golf Course. Walsh shot an 85 with Will Zimmerman and Jude Shafer each carding an 86.

With a 341, Brookfield East was 10th at the Cedarburg Invitational on May 4 at Hidden Glen Golf Course. Shafer paced the Spartans with a 77 and Walsh fired an 83.

The Spartans closed the week by shooting a 349 to come in 13th at the Greendale Panther Invitational on May 5 at Morningstar Golf Course. Shafer fired an 81, Walsh ended with an 87, Zimmerman added a 90, Andrew Van Ert shot a 91 and Steve Serbiak shot a 111.


Brookfield East softball

Brookfield East softball was involved in three high-scoring Greater Metro Conference games last week.

The Spartans split a doubleheader with West Allis Central on May 2, losing 25-13 before grabbing a 26-20 win. Brookfield East then fell 22-1 to Menomonee Falls on May 4.

Isabella Moss was 4-for-4 with six RBI in the win over the Bulldogs. Lilly Perkins was 4-for-6 with four RBI, Cory Hughes was 3-for-5 with five RBI, Maddie Krogwold was 3-for-5 and Emily Gaskell was 3-for-4 with six RBI.