Wauwatosa West girls basketball
Wauwatosa West's girls basketball team dropped a pair of Woodland Conference games last week, falling by a 73-57 count to New Berlin Eisenhower on Jan. 24 and by a 50-40 score to Cudahy on Jan. 27.
Tosa West hit eight of its 10 made 3-pointers against Eisenhower in the first half to hang with the state-ranked Lions, trailing by just 34-29 at halftime. But the Trojans cooled off in the second half, and Eisenhower eventually pulled away.
Senior forward Dasia Davis led Tosa West with 14 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore guard Irene Phillips scored 10 points, sophomore forward Margaret Radske had 9 points and senior guard Cheri'a Adams and junior guard Emily Wagy each added 6 points.
Tosa West finished 20 for 40 from the field against Eisenhower, hitting 10 of 22 attempts from beyond the arc.
The Trojans did not carry over their shooting success to their game with Cudahy, as Tosa West made just 11 field goals. Davis finished with 17 points, while Adams scored 8 points and Wagy 6.
Entering the week on a five-game losing streak, Tosa West (5-12, 2-9 Woodland West) was scheduled to host Brown Deer (3-13, 0-11 Woodland East) on Jan. 31 before traveling to Whitnall to face the Falcons (10-6, 5-5 Woodland East) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3.
Wauwatosa East girls basketball
Wauwatosa East's girls basketball team saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end with a 60-48 loss to Brookfield Central on Jan. 24.
The Lancers jumped out to an early 7-0 lead, but the Red Raiders were able to pull to within 29-26 at halftime.
Tosa East connected on just 6 of 28 field-goal attempts in the second half, which allowed Brookfield Central to pull away. The Lancers were lifted by the return of senior forward Claire Haynes after a two-month absence due to a back injury. Caroline Busch hit five 3-pointers to lead Brookfield Central with 27 points.
Sophomore forward Brooklyn Blackburn and senior forward Johanna Taylor each scored 12 points for the Red Raiders. Junior guard Molly Persin finished with 9 points, and sophomore guard Sydney Halstead added 7 points.
The Red Raiders later fell, 61-35, to Sussex Hamilton on Jan. 27. Tosa East was slated to face DSHA (8-8, 6-3 Greater Metro) on Jan. 31 and will play at Menomonee Falls (8-9, 5-5) on Friday, Feb. 3.
Wauwatosa East boys basketball
It didn't take long for the New Berlin Eisenhower boys basketball team to turn the final game of the Luke Homan Memorial Showcase into a rout.
The Lions scored the first 10 points of the game and rolled from there behind 32 points from Bryce Miller to claim an 81-36 victory over Wauwatosa East on Jan. 28 at Brookfield Central High School. With the loss, Tosa East fell to 7-8 overall.
Eisenhower led, 10-0, before Tosa East got on the scoreboard and led, 18-2, when the Red Raiders scored their first field goal with 9:22 to play in the first half.
The Lions held a 38-12 advantage before Dane Mikkelson hit a deep 3-pointer to make it 38-15 at the break. Tosa East made just 4 of 20 (20.0 percent) field-goal attempts and committed 12 turnovers in the first half, while the Lions were 13-for-22 (59.1 percent) and 4 of 6 (66.7 percent) from distance.
It was more of the same in the second half, as Eisenhower continued to pour it on. Junior forwards Jai'Quane Washington-Green and Carl Brown each scored 6 points to lead the Red Raiders.
After playing at Marquette (5-9, 3-5 Greater Metro) on Jan. 31, the Red Raiders will host Menomonee Falls (12-4, 6-2) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3.
Brookfield Stars hockey
Brookfield dropped a pair of games last week, losing 6-1 to conference foe University School Milwaukee on Jan. 24 before falling to Eau Claire North on Jan. 28, 5-4.
Gabe Lehnerer gave the Stars a 1-0 lead with 11:46 left in the first period against USM, but the Wildcats answered 2 minutes later on a goal by Nick Epperson and scored again late in the first period on a goal by Christian Blomquist to take a 2-1 advantage.
After a scoreless second period, Brandon McGill scored a power-play goal just 3:43 into the third period to put USM up, 3-1. Tim Rooney found the back of the net for USM six seconds later, leaving Brookfield down, 4-1. Epperson then completed his hat trick with a pair of third-period goals to put the game away for the Wildcats.
Michael Chavez and Ethan Rentmeester assisted on Lehnerer's goal for Brookfield.
A four-goal first period by Eau Claire North was too much for the Stars to overcome. With Brookfield trailing, 4-0, Joey Schindler scored a shorthanded goal 6 seconds into the second period and again with 3:50 remaining in the period to cut the deficit to 4-2.
Eric Sinson cut it to 4-3 with 11:12 to play, but the Huskies scored to increase their lead to 5-3. Sinson scored again with 5:52 left to bring Brookfield to within 5-4, but the Stars could not find the equalizer.
Nathan Rozman, Sinson, Zach Davis and Dylan Widmer had assists against Eau Claire North.
The losses dropped the Stars to 7-13-1 overall and 2-4 in the Classic 8. Brookfield will host Arrowhead at The Ponds of Brookfield at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2.