The Wauwatosa Hurricanes boys swimming and diving team won three events and took second place at the Woodland Conference Relays on Dec. 7 at Cudahy High School.
Greenfield/Greendale/Pius XI won the nine-team meet with 278 points, followed by Wauwatosa (238 points), New Berlin (206 points) and South Milwaukee (204 points).
The Hurricanes won the 800-yard freestyle relay in 7:35.94 with the team of junior Caleb Vollmers, junior Nick Thuli, junior Cal Hartt and senior Danny Larson. Tosa took the top spot in the 500 freestyle, as junior Henry Lutz, freshman Sam Stolpe, Vollmers and Larson finished the race in 4:43.51.
Wauwatosa's third win came in the 100 freestyle in 44.43 with the team of Vollmers, Hartt, sophomore Henry Tyson and Larson.
The Hurricanes took second in the 400 IM (Thuli, sophomore Ian Kruse, Stolpe, Lutz in 4:27.81), the 400 medley (Lutz, Thuli, Hartt, Vollmers in 4:04.95) and the 300 breaststroke (St. Amour, Kruse, Stolpe, Thuli in 3:37.76) and third in the 100 medley (sophomore Forest LaGrange, Kruse, junior Chris Guinen, senior Mathieu St. Amour in 57.45) and 300 backstroke (LaGrange, Stolpe, junior Cory Vines, Lutz in 3:27.40).
West girls basketball
Wauwatosa West's girls basketball team fell to 1-4 on the season with losses to South Milwaukee and Shorewood last week.
The Trojans fell behind, 38-17, at halftime and couldn't recover in a 55-45 loss to the Rockets on Dec. 6.
"A poor first half put us in a giant hole," Tosa West coach Gordon Nikolic said. "The girls kept fighting and made a valiant comeback but fell short."
Irene Phillips led Tosa West with 16 points on 7-of-15 shooting. Dasia Davis added 12 points, eight rebounds and three assists. The Trojans shot just 25.4 percent (17-for-67) from the field and were 5-for-14 from the free-throw line.
Tosa West let a 6-point halftime lead slip away in a 61-48 loss to Shorewood on Dec. 9.
The Greyhounds outscored the Trojans, 41-22, in the second half. Tosa West trailed by three with just over 3 minutes to play but couldn't get over the hump.
Phillips went 7-for-14 from the field to score a team-high 15 points. Margaret Radske scored 12 points with six rebounds and three steals; Davis had 7 points and six rebounds; and Emma Elliott had 7 points and five rebounds.
Tosa West shot 26.9 percent (18-for-67) and had 18 turnovers in the loss.
Brookfield Stars hockey
The Brookfield Stars boys hockey team went 1-1-1 last week, tying Whitefish Bay/Nicolet/Shorewood, taking down Waupun and falling to Marquette to move its overall record to 3-4-1.
Brookfield rallied from four different three-goal deficits to tie WNS, 10-10, on Dec. 6. WNS led 4-1 after the first period, 7-4 after the second period and 9-6 early in the third period. Joey Schindler scored to bring the Stars to within 9-7, while Eric Sinson found the back of the net a minute later.
Schindler then tied the game with 7:57 to play, and Ethan Rentmeester gave the Stars a 10-9 lead with 1:57 left. But Brookfield couldn't hold on, as WNS tied the game at 10 on a goal by George Sullivan with 57 seconds on the clock.
Sinson had four goals and three assists against WNS, while Schindler had two goals and an assist. Zach Davis, Michael Chavez and Gabe Lehnerer also scored.
Brookfield used four unanswered goals over the second period and the start of the third period to earn a 5-3 win over Waupun on Dec. 8.
Sinson, Robert Gruver and Schindler scored second-period goals to give the Stars a 4-2 lead, while Schindler scored again at the start of the third period to make it 5-2. Davis also scored against Waupun, and Sinson had four assists. Emmett Peters made 29 saves in the victory.
Brookfield came close to taking down Marquette on Dec. 9, but the Hilltoppers overcame a 2-1 deficit to earn a 3-2 win, sending the Stars to 1-2-0 in the Classic 8.
Sinson scored to put the Stars up, 1-0, early, and a goal by Davis made it 2-1 with 12:45 left in the second period. Ryan Hensien tied the game with 1:41 remaining in the period and scored the game-winning goal with 14:02 to play.