Wauwatosa East's boys soccer team had its season come to an end with a 6-1 loss to Pewaukee in a WIAA Division 2 regional final on Oct. 22.
The second-seeded Pirates scored two goals in the first 10 minutes of the match en route to a 5-0 halftime lead over the seventh-seeded Red Raiders, which finished their season at 10-9-3 overall.
Junior midfielder Jack Glynn scored Wauwatosa East's lone goal off an assist from junior midfielder Casey Hagaman in the 68th minute.
The Red Raiders opened the playoffs with a 3-1 victory over 10th-seed Union Grove at Whitman Field on Oct. 20.
Despite Wauwatosa East controlling play and having multiple scoring chances over the opening minutes of the match, Union Grove struck first to take a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute.
The Red Raiders finally converted an opportunity and equalized when junior forward Jalen Holley scored on a pass from Glynn in the 37th minute.
"The first 10 minutes, I don't think they had the ball except for one time, and they come down and score," Wauwatosa East coach Eric Dale said. "We relaxed. That's a ball (goalkeeper) Sam (Rutkiewicz) calls and usually gets. You could tell he was timid.
"It took a while to sort things out, but we kept composure. We didn't get one until late in the first half, but it was good to at least draw even right before half."
It didn't take Wauwatosa East long score in the second half, as freshman midfielder Jimmy Mroz provided Glynn with a perfect pass for a goal in the 47th minute. Holley added an insurance goal from Mroz in the 71st minute.
"I really got on them at halftime," Dale said. "It was arguably the most angry halftime speech I've given in years. (The first score of the second half) was a great goal. Jimmy with a great layoff, and Jack Glynn had a quality finish with his left foot."