Here is the latest South Milwaukee sports and activities update from Ante Udovicic and the South Milwaukee School District …
Milwaukee Wave Senior Boys Soccer All-Star Game
Rocket standout senior Jake Eaton will be playing in the 4th Annual Wave HS Senior All-Star game this Sunday, January 29th, following the Wave game at the US Cellular Arena that begins at 3:00pm. The Rockets have been represented in all 4 all-star games, so the tradition continues with Jake.
Congratulations on the honor Jake, and have fun!!
Good luck tonight to the Rocket boys basketball team as they take their 10-4 record into a matchup with the 11-3 Cavaliers from St. Thomas More. If you aren’t going to cheer on the girls team at St. Thomas More, come on out and cheer on the boys at the SM Sullivan Gymnasium tonight at 7:30pm!
The Rockets are only a game and half out of first-place and have had some great results lately behind some stellar play from senior Austin Stueck (32 pts and 12 reb in the Rockets 60-52 win over NB Eisenhower on 1/13), senior Dominic Stanley (9-10 from the free throw line and 16 pts against Franklin on Tuesday) and the aforementioned Jake Eaton (14 pts in the Rockets 56-53 win over Franklin on Tuesday). Junior Evan Marlowe contributed a season-high of 18 pts in the 1/20 loss at Greendale.
ROCKET BASKETBALL ON TIME WARNER CABLE
Next Friday, February 3rd, the Rockets will take on the 9-3 Vikings of New Berlin West at 7:35pm. This game will be shown live on TWC Sports 32 (ch1332 in HD, ch32 in standard) at 7:30pm. We hope you will come to the game and cheer on the Rockets and set your DVR’s as well. If you do come on out, please try and wear some Red Rocket wear. Let’s have the gym look like a sea of RED!
Congratulations to the Pom squads on their performance last Saturday at Hartford HS.
The JV team place 2nd for their Pom routine. The Varsity girls placed 1st for their Pom routine and 3rd for the their Jazz routine. In addition, juniors Madi Calteaux and Nicole Kowalski placed 3rd for their duet, while junior Mary Berger took 6th in her solo performance.
Best of luck to the varsity Rockettes as they travel to Watertown HS on Saturday to compete in Regionals!
The Rockets are 8-3 on the season, with their only 3 losses coming against teams with a combined record of 35-4, including a tough 40-39 defeat at 11-2 Oconomowoc on Tuesday. Junior Emily Pusheck led the Rockets with 13 pts, 8 reb and 4 steals, while junior Riley Budde had 12 pts and 8 rebs.
The Rockets travel to St. Thomas More tonight. Their next home game will be Tuesday, 1/31 at 7:30pm against Woodland Blue Conference leader Pewaukee. Come on out and support them if you can.
BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING
Congratulations to the boys swim team for taking 1st out of 8 with a score of 190 at the Cudahy Packer relays on Wednesday, and for taking 1st out of 8 with a score of 398 at the James Garcia Relays at Milwaukee Hamilton on 1/19.
At Cudahy, the 200 medley relay of Jake Polakowski, Andrew O’Neill, Michael O’Neill, and Mark Czarnezki took first (1:56). The 900 free relay with James Janka, Bart Brzezicki, Brian Rewolinski, and Noah Gear took first (10:15). The 300 Backstroke Relay with Dan Wimmer, Joey Fischer, Louis Christensen, and Jake Polakowski took first (3:23). The 300 Breaststroke relay with Brian Hofer, Andrew O’Neill, Noah Gear, and Dan Wimmer took first (3:40). Our diving relay took first with Michael O’Neill and Brian Hofer. The 300 butterfly relay took first with Brian Rewolinski, Michael O’Neill, Brian Hofer, and Joey Fischer (3:33). The 200 free relay with Kody Kaszuba, Louis Christensen, James Janka, and Bart Brzezicki took third (1:50). The 400 IM Relay took first with Mark Czarnezki, Noah Gear, Andrew O’Neill, and Dan Wimmer (4:38). The 100 Medley relay took first with Louis Christensen, James Janka, Kody Kaszuba, and Bart Brzezicki(1:01). The last relay, our 100 free relay with Joey Fischer, Brian Rewolinski, Mark Czarnezki, andJake Polakowski received second place (48.04).
Great job Rockets and good luck at the Woodland Conference Meet at Greenfield HS on Saturday, February 4th!
The Rockets are fresh off of a 57-13 dual meet win against Cudahy/St.Francis on Wednesday. The JV wrestlers are competing at Cudahy HS on Saturday while the varsity is off. The next competition for the Rockets will be Saturday, February 4th at Greenfield HS for the Woodland Conference Tournament.