The shutout string of the Port Washington boys soccer team continued last week in a victory and tie.

The Pirates shut out Milwaukee Lutheran, 4-0, on Aug. 30 behind two goals from Tanner Sauer and one apiece by Ben Hughes and Patrick Zamora. Domenic DeMaria had two assists and Nolan Olson and Jake Markiewicz each one.

Port then tied University School of Milwaukee, 0-0, on Sept. 1 in a nonconference test. That tie meant  Port had not surrendered a single goal in four games, going 3-0-1 in that span.


Senior Abeba Sullivan won the race at Minooka Park on Sept. 3 with 19 minutes, 51 seconds, to help the Pirates to second place as a team in the Waukesha South Invitational.

Brenna Kautz ran 11th (21:05), Alexis Reichardt 13th (21:18), Emma Meyer 14th (21:19), Jill Cavanaugh 18th (21:33), Katie Erlandson 30th (22:30) and Emily Mitchell 33rd (22:46) for the Pirates, who scored 57 points to trail only Kettle Moraine's 45 points.

The Port boys came in sixth with 141 points behind Miles Stimac's 13th place (17:55), Jonny Bischoff's 27th (18:27), Isaiah Holland's 31st (18:33), Brett Grisar's 33rd (18:39), Ben Claas' 37th (18:44), Tony Cook's 52nd (19:16) and Charles DeMerit's 58th (19:21).

"This is a hilly and challenging course run on wood chip trails along a wooded moraine," coach Mark Pasten said.


The Highlanders improved to 3-1 overall with a 4-1 North Shore Conference win over Grafton on Aug. 30 and then a 2-1 nonconference victory over West Bend West on Sept. 1.

In the win over West, the Highlanders took a 2-0 lead and then hung on for the win. Luca De Martino (assist Sam Gianokis) and Jackson Bogli (De Martino) had the goals for Homestead.

In the impressive victory over Grafton, Homestead broke a 1-1 halftime tie with three second-half scores. Giankos (Colin Satchie), Jack Finney, Jacob Kleiman (De Martino) and Giankos all had scores for Homestead. Keeper Joey Buenz made five saves.


In an early North Shore Conference showdown, the Bulldogs lost a 2-0 decision to Whitefish Bay on Aug. 30.

The top-ranked Blue Dukes scored in the eighth and 67th minutes. Cedarburg goalkeeper Bobby O'Neil kept his team close with 15 saves.

"This was a great game by two quality teams," coach Pat Sorensen said. "Bay scored on two set plays. I felt we gained valuable experience, learned about our strengths and weaknesses and built a solid foundation from which to build upon from this game."

The Bulldogs then topped Slinger, 4-1, on Sept. 1 behind two goals from Eric Peterson and one each by Jared Short and Andrew Kuborn. Peterson also had two assists and Nolan Stumpf and Michael Slavin each one.


The top-ranked Highlanders stayed unbeaten with two easy North Shore Conference victories over Germantown (7-0) and Milwaukee Lutheran (7-0) last week.

Homestead will take a serious bump up in competition this weekend when Nicolet hosts its annual "Sweet 16" Tournament on Sept. 9 and 10 with most of the state's top teams participating.


New Highlander coach Tony Bichler is taking an optimistic view on things as the team begins its season.

"It's going to be an interesting season to say the least," he said. "There are some players that are playing new positions than they were used to playing previous years, as well as having a couple freshmen and sophomores that are relatively inexperienced but have the potential to become great volleyball players during their careers at Homestead.

"We're really going to have to focus on the fundamentals of volleyball this year while staying focused. We had a tournament this past weekend where we didn't do so well and really opened their eyes to how important the fundamentals are, no matter how repetitive they can be."

Team members include Nick Clemens, Tommy Lamers, Connor Bruan, Jack Barron, Thomas Ochalek, Stevie Bresser, Jack Quinlevan, Braden Hopfensperger, Michael Kennedy, Austin Jeffery, Sam Looft and Adam Sadoff.


Brian Holdmann scored the first goal of the game, but the Black Hawks fell, 4-1, to Homestead in a North Shore Conference game on Aug. 30.

The contest was still tied at 1-1 at the half, but the Highlanders tallied three times in the second half to drop Grafton to 2-1 on the season.


The Black Hawks started North Shore Conference play with a 25-17, 25-22, 25-18 dual-meet victory over Homestead on Aug. 30.

Maggie Proefrock tallied five service aces in 19 attempts, Kylie Tomashek five kills in seven attempts, Ty Depies seven solo blocks and two assisted blocks and Lizzie Huettner 15 digs.


The Bulldogs won two dual meets last week, topping Port Washington, 7-0, on Sept. 1 and West Bend West, 5-2, on Aug. 31.

Winners against Port were Alison Jeske at first singles; Mia Andrae at second singles; Willow Larson at third singles; Alexa Andrae at fourth singles; the first doubles team of Amanda Skonieczny and Hailey Haws; the second unit of Margot Henke and Marguerite Manning; and the third team of Claire Cummings and Sydney Weise. Only one match went to a third set.

Winners against West were Jeske, Mia Andrae, Skonieczny/Haws, Henke/Manning and Weise/Cummings.

Cedarburg lost singles player Peyton Farley to a foot fracture last week.


The Bulldogs keep coming in second in North Shore Conference mini-meets, and to the same team, Homestead.

They were second once again in a meet at Tripoli on Aug. 29 despite scores of 48 by Lauren Janza and 49 from Annika Jahr.

Cedarburg was 10th with 410 shots in the Sheboygan Invitational at Blackwolf Run on Aug. 31, led by 98s from Janza and Anna Reisinger. Jahr fired a 101, Camille Neuberger 113 and Lucy Rappins 119.


The Highlanders earned seventh of 11 teams in their own invite at Tendick Park on Sept. 2.

Homestead scored 148 points as Brookfield Central won with 71. Allie Levin was fourth for the Highlanders on the 5,000-meter course in 19:29, while Kimberly Hartlieb was 23rd (21:10), Thais Marques 38th (21:49), Reilly Albert 40th (21:52), Grace Baden 43rd (21:58) and Katherine Gebhardt 52nd (22:28).


Runner-up honors in the silver division went to the Bulldogs in the New Berlin West Tournament on Sept. 3.

They lost, 25-20, 25-17, to Sussex Hamilton in the silver title match to finish sixth overall in the tournament. They had downed Oak Creek, 25-18, 25-14, in the silver semifinals.

In pool play, the Bulldogs were second with a 2-1 mark. They beat New Berlin West, 25-16, 15-11, and St. Thomas More, 25-16, 25-15, and lost to eventual champion West Allis Hale, 23-25, 26-24, 15-8.

Cedarburg downed Whitefish Bay, 25-20, 25-21, 25-10, in a North Shore Conference dual meet on Aug. 30. Sophia Pahl totaled 12 kills, Riley O'Connell 31 assists and Kira Lynch 10 digs.


The Pirates topped Milwaukee Lutheran, 25-15, 25-18, 25-21, in North Shore Conference action on Aug. 30.

Maddy Serafin collected three blocks and Ashley Folker 10 digs for Port in the sweep.

The Pirates came in 16th in the New Berlin West Invitational on Sept. 3, losing to Sheboygan Falls, 25-15, 25-23, in a challenge match.

In pool play, Port went 0-3, falling to West Bend West, Appleton East and Sussex Hamilton in straight sets.


Abbey Kuborn placed fifth in 19 minutes, 36 seconds in the Homestead Invitational on Sept. 3.

Raine Tenpenny came in 28th (21:26), Samantha Grady 37th (21:48), Ditte Bojsen 65th (23:56) and Stephanie Korb 72nd (25:10) for the Bulldogs, who tallied 207 points for ninth place.

The boys were also ninth with 241 points. Andrew Rathkamp ran 18th (17:27), Greg Sorrell 44th (18:20), Sam Schleicher 56th (18:48), Matthew Zbiegien 61st (19:07), Timmy Brey 62nd (19:09), Matthew Meuler 64th (19:19) and Zachary Hoven 65th (19:29).


Despite winning seven of 12 events, the Black Hawks lost a North Shore Conference dual meet to Homestead, 113-69, on Aug. 30.

Winners were Mallory Fox in the 200-yard freestyle at 1 minute, 58.19 seconds and the 100 butterfly with 1:00.54; Autumn Haebig in the 500 freestyle at 5:03.53 and the 100 backstroke with 57.84 seconds; Emma O'Brien in the 200 individual medley with 2:20.36; and Haebig, O'Brien, Fox and Olivia Konzen in both the 200 medley relay at 1:53.95 and the 400 freestyle relay with 3:46.16.

"While Homestead has great depth and a highly-touted squad, I thought we raced quite well and proved ourselves worthy of any competition, regardless of our smaller team size," coach Tom Miazga said.


The third doubles team of Jenna Kloss and Alyssa Jobe provided the lone victory in a 6-1 dual-meet loss to Germantown on Sept. 1.

The Kloss/Jobe duo prevailed, 6-1, 6-3, to avoid the sweep.


The Bulldogs lost, 25-18, 25-14, 25-19, to Germantown in their North Shore Conference opener on Sept. 1.

Mike Beran tallied five kills, and Brad Ebacher nine assists for the Bulldogs.


The Pirates fell to Cedarburg on Sept. 1 and Whitefish Bay on Aug. 30 by 7-0 dual-meet scores.

Only one of the matches against Cedarburg went to three sets.