From the South Milwaukee School District …
Good luck to all the student-athletes in action!
FROM THE JOURNAL SENTINEL
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Caitlin Schwanke, South Milwaukee. The 5-foot-9 senior who plays in the post and on the perimeter has helped the Rockets win four of their last five games to climb into third place in the Woodland East.
Last Friday she finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds in a 70-63 victory over Greenfield. In two of the team’s previous three victories, Schwanke ranked second on the team in scoring while tying for the team lead in rebounds and assists.
GIRLS BASKETBALL – The Rockets host DSHA for the freshman at 4:15pm on Friday and Ronald Reagan HS at 5:45pm for the JV and 7:30pm for the Varsity. Good luck Rockets!
Coach Jim Grassl’s Rocket Varsity Girls’ Basketball Team will open up WIAA Playoffs next Tuesday at 7:00pm at Greendale High School. All tickets are $4. Hopefully we can get a good crowd out at Greendale to help cheer them on to victory!
SWIM & DIVE – Coach Kasia Brzezicka’s Rockets finished up a very successful season by taking 6th out of 11 teams at Carthage College at WIAA Sectionals. A number of swimmers had great times competing against some of the best swimmers in the area. Dennis Lazaj took 5th in the 100 butterfly, the 200 medley relay of 1) Colin Sodemann JR 2) Ryan Hagen JR 3) Denis Lazaj SR 4) Nicholas Calkins SR took 5th, and Adam Brzezicki took 4th and Spencer Czarnecki took 5th in the 500 free.
WRESTLING – Coach Joel Shilling’s Rockets hosted the WIAA Regionals last Saturday at the Teff Gymansium and took second place out of the 8 teams competing which was a really good showing. Junior Ted Swanson qualified for Sectionals with his Regional Championship at 145 lbs! Also qualifying for WIAA Sectionals on Saturday at Racine Case were Eli Heller (2nd – 106 lbs), Isaiah Jasso (4th – 113 lbs), Ben Wesela (2nd – 120 lbs). Conrad Shilling (2nd – 126 lbs), Jacob Johnson (3rd – 160 lbs), Dakota Scott (3rd – 170 lbs), Adam Jones (2nd – 182 lbs), Jordan Phillips (4th – 195 lbs), & Raul Benavides (2nd – 285 lbs).
Good luck on Saturday at Racine Case. Wrestling starts at 10:00am and the cost is $8 for the whole day, $6 if you get there for the 2nd round and $5 if you are there just for the finals.
BOYS BASKETBALL – Coach John Riggins’ Rockets travel to Pius XI HS on Friday and then host Whitnall next WEDNESDAY to close out their regular season. Regional brackets will be determined on Sunday morning.
POMS – Coach Lara Sokolowski’s Rockettes finished their competition season narrowly missing out on advancing to State but had a really solid performance at WACPC Regionals a few weeks ago.
CHEER – Coach Michele Sodemann’s Rockets took 2nd at last week’s competition at Kettle Moraine Lutheran HS and compete this Saturday at Wilmot HS for WACPC Regionals and look to try and advance to State Competition in Madison the following weekend! Good luck Rockets!