Junior Abbey Kuborn will run in the WIAA Division 1 State Meet this weekend in Wisconsin Rapids.
Kuborn qualified by finishing fifth with 19 minutes, 20 seconds in a sectional on Oct. 22 at Lincoln Park. She took the second individual qualifying spot, just ahead of North Shore Conference rival Abeba Sullivan of Port Washington.
Kuborn will be on the big stage Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Ridges Golf Course.
Following her on the girls team were Jenna Short in 32nd place (21:01), Raine Tenpenny 49th (21:38), Ditte Bojsen 64th (23:46) and Julia Gundlach 66th (24:24).
Cedarburg was ninth as a team with 216 points in the 10-team meet, which was won by Whitefish Bay with 47 points.
The Cedarburg boys did not advance anyone to state. Andrew Rathkamp had the highest finish with 16th (17:05), seven spots out of qualifying.
Sam Schleicher ran 29th (17:13), Greg Sorrell 60th (18:31), Timmy Brey 64th (18:55), Matthew Meuler 65th (19:01), Noah Pecor 66th (19:22) and Matthew Zbigien 67th (20:15) for the Bulldogs, who scored 234 points for ninth place.
GRAFTON BOYS SOCCER
The Black Hawks survived a tight WIAA Division 3 regional championship game on Oct. 22, defeating St. Anthony in a wild 11-10 shootout.
Patrick Stilb tallied the Hawks' lone goal in the first half. Regulation ended at 1-1, and Grafton prevailed in the shootout to claim the regional crown and improve to 18-5-5.
The Hawks next play top seed Delevan-Darien (22-1-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Delevan. The sectional title game is at noon Saturday, Oct. 29, at East Troy.
Grafton had advanced by downing Milwaukee School of Languages, 6-0, on Oct. 20 in regional play. Logan Block scored three goals and assisted on another, with Dawson Lewis, Johnathon Holdway and Carson Klaus adding goals and Quinton Riddle and Brian Holdmann assists.
The Highlanders took care of business with an easy 56-0 WIAA D2 Level 1 victory over Bradley Tech on Oct. 21.
The victory improved Homestead's record to 9-1 and advances them to a Level 2 contest at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at home against archrival Germantown (5-5). The Warhawks advanced with a rout of Shorewood/Messmer. It will be the last game between the two archrivals before Germantown leaves for the Greater Metro Conference next year and should be hotley contested.
The Highlanders beat the Warhawks, 21-3, in a North Shore Conference game on Sept. 9.
"Every game with them is important," said Homestead coach Dave Keel. "That it is a playoff game, and the last game we'll play makes it even more exciting. It should be a heck of a game."
The Highlanders broke out to a 35-0 first-quarter lead on Tech and then emptied their bench in the Level 1 win.
Cole DeStefanis scored both times he touched the ball in the quarter, while Willie Garrison and Brady Bartz also rushed for touchdowns. Eric Zoeller completed his only pass for 85 yards and a touchdown to Matthew Hartlieb, also in the first.
Garrison added a 50-yard run for score in the second quarter and finished with 103 yards rushing on just four carries, while Brendan Bell and Corey DeToro also scored rushing TDs. DeToro finished with 82 yards on 16 carries. Tech finished with only 82 total yards. Bell, a fan favorite, was greeted with a large round of applause when he scored.
Others praised for their efforts included linemen David Schoessow, Brian Gemas and Will Auchter and defensive players Charlie Rennicke, Marcus Messer and Gonzalo Morales.
CEDARBURG BOYS SOCCER
Eric Peterson scored the only goal of the game, assisted by Michael Slavin, to help the Bulldogs beat West Bend East, 1-0, and claim a WIAA Division 2 regional championship on Oct. 22.
Cedarburg (12-2-3) will play a sectional semifinal contest against Oshkosh North (18-3-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Cedarburg.
The sectional championship game is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Kaukauna, and the Bulldogs could face North Shore Conference rival Whitefish Bay.
Cedarburg blanked West De Pere, 10-0, on Oct. 20 in regional play behind two goals from Nathan Mierow and one each by Willy Kornetzke, Noal Baldwin, Jared Short, Braden Voeller, Sam Galaszewski, Nolan Stumpf, Peterson and Slavin.
PORT BOYS SOCCER
The Pirates' season came to an end with a tough 2-1 loss to Oshkosh North in a WIAA Division 2 regional title contest on Oct. 22.
"The first half found us trying to find our rhythm, and we gave up a goal in the 36th minute," coach Sean O'Brien said. "In the second half, we found our form and had some dangerous possessions but gave up a counter against the run of play and went down 2-0."
Ben Hughes scored for Port, assisted by Caleb Tydrick, and the Pirates then pushed hard for a tying goal but came up short.
The Pirates had advanced by tipping West Bend West, 1-0, in regional action on Oct. 20.
"This is a great group of kids who had a successful season," O'Brien said.
HOMESTEAD BOYS SOCCER
The Highlanders' season came to a surprising early end when they fell, 1-0, to Slinger in a WIAA regional final on Oct. 22.
The loss closed their season at 10-8-3. The Owls scored in the 56th minute for the game winner, as Joey Bunz made three saves. Homestead put only five shots on goal in the game.
They had advanced to that game with a 4-1 regional semifinal victory over Beaver Dam on Oct. 20, as Jack Finney had two goals and Colin Satchie and Will Buenz had solo scores.Seniors for the Highlanders included Julius Kellner, Jack Sabinash, Jackson Bogli, Chris Weiss, Drew Braaten and Jacob Kleiman.
PORT GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Pirates advanced all the way to a WIAA Division 2 regional championship match on Oct. 22 before falling to top seed University School, 25-13, 25-17, 25-9.
Port had earlier topped Milwaukee Lutheran, 25-15, 25-14, 25-23, on Oct. 20 behind 12 kills, two blocks and three service aces from Sarah Colden and 15 assists by Gretchen Lilly.
The Pirates routed Milwaukee Marshall, 25-5, 25-1, 25-9, on Oct. 18, with Jordyn Rabideaux collecting five kills and one block, Grace Weiland three digs, Alma Spitz 10 assists and Lilly 13 aces.
HOMESTEAD GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Highlanders season came to an end when they dropped a 25-22, 25-19, 25-15 WIAA regional to sectional top seed and host Menomonee Falls on Oct. 22.
Homestead had advanced to the regional final with a 25-21, 25-20, 25-14 regional semifinal win over Waukesha West on Oct. 20.
Seniors for the Highlanders included Sari Lewinski, Caity Hesling, Skylar Pak, Lauren Grant and Dana Fretty.
GRAFTON GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Black Hawks lost a 25-23, 25-17, 25-15 match to top seed Kettle Moraine Lutheran on Oct. 22 in a WIAA Division 2 regional title test.
Grafton had advanced by tipping second seed Plymouth, 21-25, 25-22, 25-16, 18-25, 15-12, in a semifinal match Oct. 20.
The Hawks opened the regional with a 25-8, 25-14, 22-25, 25-18 victory over Mayville on Oct. 18. Kayla Tsui tallied 12 kills, Maggie Proefrock 26 assists, Sarah Schmitz six service aces, Lizzie Huettner 18 digs and Ty Depies 10 blocks.
CEDARBURG GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
The Bulldogs fell just short of a WIAA Division 1 regional championship last week, losing to Sussex Hamilton, 20-25, 26-24, 25-22, 26-24, on Oct. 22.
Maddie Barber totaled 10 kills, Sophia Pahl 24 assists, Kira Lynch 16 digs and Kiara Reinhardt four blocks in the match.
Cedarburg had earlier topped Waukesha South, 22-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-12, on Oct. 20 in regional action.
HOMESTEAD FUTURE CHAMPIONS
The Highlanders turned in some good performances at the Menomonee Falls Meet of Future champions last-chance cross-country race for nonvarsity runners on Oct. 20 at Rotary Park.
The meet has been hosted by Falls for many years and is divided into fast and faster races for both boys and girls. Between 700 to 800 runners compete annually.
Homestead's girls fast team swept the first four places and won the 11-team competition with 29 points, and Hamilton was second with 58. Lily Norman won the 5,000-meter race in 23;24, while Annie Gebhardt was second (23;25), Isabel Wazkiewicz third (23:36) and Anna Gilgur fourth (23:39).
The Highlanders were third in the girls faster race as Lauren Fitzsimmons was fifth (21:26) and Maria Fitzgerald eighth (21:35).
The Highlander boys finished 11th in the boys faster race as Mason Salb was 35th (18:24). In the boys fast race, Matt Klimkosky was third (19:40).
CEDARBURG GIRLS SWIMMING
The Bulldogs downed Homestead, 118-69, in a North Shore Conference dual meet on Oct. 18.
Winners were Skylar Fore in the 200-yard freestyle with 1 minute, 54.24 seconds and the 100 butterfly at 59.29 seconds; Lillie Hosack in the 200 individual medley at 2:09.57 and the 100 backstroke at 1:00.44; Cassie Koester in the 500 freestyle at 5:24.13; the 200 freestyle relay team of Hosack, Maya Novack, Erika Remington and Fore with 1:39.91; and the 400 freestyle unit with the same four in 3:42.46.
The Bulldogs, who went 6-0 in North Shore Conference dual meets, compete in the conference meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Whitefish Bay.
HOMESTEAD BOYS VOLLEYBALL
The Highlanders dropped a 25-14, 25-19, 25-9 North Shore Conference dual meet to league champion and state-ranked Germantown on Oct. 19.
In that match, the Highlanders got six kills from Stevie Bresser, 15 assists from Tommy Lamers and seven digs from Thomas Ochalek.
The Highlanders also hosted their own 16-team volleyball tournament on Oct. 22 where they went 2-4 in pool play and split two consolation matches.
GRAFTON GIRLS SWIMMING
The Black Hawks dropped a 104-71 North Shore Conference dual meet to Whitefish Bay on Oct. 18.
Autumn Haebig won the 200-yard freestyle with 1 minute, 54.27 seconds and the 500 freestyle with 5:04.5, setting pool records in both races.
Mallory Fox captured the 50 freestyle with 24.74 seconds and the 100 butterfly at 1:02.51, and Emma O'Brien snared the 200 individual medley with 2:24.96.
Olivia Konzen, Haebig, Fox and O'Brien teamed to win the 200 freestyle relay (1:42.82) and 400 freestyle relay (3:49.61).
"We had a strong last dual meet with lots of great swims across the board," coach Tom Miazga said, "and we are sure to make a statement at conference."
The Hawks will swim in the North Shore Conference Meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Whitefish Bay.
HOMESTEAD GIRLS SWIMMING
The Highlanders dropped a 118-69 North Shore dual meet to powerhouse Cedarburg on Oct. 18.
The two will meet up again in the North Shore Conference meet Saturday, Oct. 29, at Whitefish Bay.
The Highlanders won the 200-yard medley relay, while Lindsey Bjornstad won the 50 and 100 freestyles. Caitlyn Lansing also took the 100 breaststroke, while Samantha Nickerson continues to dominate the diving event.
CEDARBURG BOYS VOLLEYBALL
The Bulldogs split two consolation matches in the Homestead Tournament on Oct. 22.
Cedadrburg beat Greenfield/Whitnall, 25-15, and lost to Whitefish Bay, 25-15, in consolation play. The Bulldogs started by going 2-4 in pool play at the prestigious event.
Cedarburg begins WIAA tournament play at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Arrowhead.