Two individual winners and two winning relays propelled the Central boys track and field team to a first-place finish in Monday’s WIAA Division-1 regional at Lake Geneva Badger.
The Falcons finished with 115 points, edging out Southern Lakes Conference Outdoor champion Badger (112). Bradford was third with 105. Wilmot (sixth, 60), Indian Trail (seventh, 47) and Tremper (ninth, 38) also participated in the nine-team meet.
The St. Joseph boys track and field team was denied a regional repeat on Monday.
One year after edging Pewaukee, 130-126, for a WIAA Division-2 regional crown, the Lancers were edged out by the Pirates, 121-117, in a 10-team meet at Wisconsin Lutheran.
The St. Joseph tennis team brought home a runner-up finish from Monday’s nine-team WIAA Division-2 subsectional at the River Glen Indoor in Glendale.
Racine Prairie edged the Lancers for first place, 22-20. Indian Trail, a first-time subsectional participant, was fourth with 10 points. Points will be carried over to Wednesday’s sectional at the Pleasant Valley Tennis Club in Jackson.
Deven Jackson, Gaby Avila and Marissa Galli each scored a goal as the Bradford soccer team edged host Greendale, 3-2, Monday in a non-conference game.
The Red Devils (13-5-2) opened the scoring in the 12th minute when Jackson found the back of the net on an assist from Sophie Kubicki-Hermes before Avila scored on an assist from Alysha Brown in the 21st minute.
UW-Parkside senior Jesus Escareno received Division II All-Midwest Region honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase by The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Escareno, a qualifier for the Division II Outdoor Championships in Pueblo, Colo., had a season-best time of 9:11.35 at the Dr. Keeler Last Chance Invitational on May 10 in Naperville, Ill.
The Carthage track and field program qualified five individuals in six events and a relay team for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships, which get under way on Thursday at UW-La Crosse’s Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex.
Junior Trevor James, the defending champion in the high jump, is ranked second in the event at 6 feet, 111/2 inches.
Central is hosting an eight-team WIAA Division-1 tennis subsectional starting at 8:30 a.m. today in Paddock Lake. Bradford, Tremper, Wilmot, Racine Case, Racine Horlick, Racine Park and Union Grove are also participating.
Indian Trail and St. Joseph are playing in a nine-team Division-2 subsectional at 8:30 a.m. at Racine Prairie. Other teams slated to participate are Cudahy, Martin Luther, Milwaukee Juneau, Racine St. Catherine’s, St. Francis, St. Thomas More.
Michael Swift was rewarded for his breakthrough season recently.
The UW-Oshkosh sophomore third baseman was a first-team selection on the All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team, the league announced.
Evan Myers pitched a complete game and had four RBI as Indian Trail defeated Central, 14-3, in a non-conference game in Paddock Lake.
Myers (3-3) tossed a five-hitter and allowed one unearned run with three walks and two strikeouts.
Registration is open for the 41st annual Rotary Softball Tournament, which is July 11-14 at Lincoln Park.
Registration can be made at www.kenoshawestrotary.org.
The St. Joseph tennis team advanced to the finals in four flights and finished in second place in the six-team Metro Classic Conference Tournament on Saturday at Racine Prairie.
Racine Prairie won the tourney with 38 points and the runner-up Lancers tallied 23. Racine St. Catherine’s was third with 16.
The Carthage track and field program brought home six top-five finishes from the Gregory Invitational at North Central’s Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium on Friday in Naperville, Ill.
The meet served as a tune-up for next week’s NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.
The third-ranked Bradford baseball team moved within one game of winning its fourth consecutive Southeast Conference championship when it defeated Racine Horlick, 11-0 in five innings, on Friday night at Horlick Field in Racine.
The contest started on May 9 and was suspended due to rain. It resumed in the top of the third inning with Bradford leading 7-0.
Maja Romanovic scored in the 98th minute as Bradford edged St. Joseph, 1-0, in a non-conference girls soccer match at Ameche Field on Friday night.
Bradford (12-5-2) broke a scoreless tie when Marissa Galli delivered a corner kick and Romanovic tucked it inside the post.