Sports Notes: March 12

March 12, 2012

West grads earn all-conference hoops honors

Two former New Berlin West basketball players earned all-conference honors in college recently.

Ashley Averkamp, a 6-foot senior forward, was first-team all-WIAC while averaging 10.6 points per game and shooting 53 percent for UW-Stevens Point.

Liz Radtke was second-team all Midwest Conference while averaging 12.2 points and shooting 48 percent for Lake Forest College.

Three New Berlin players on international soccer team

Three players from the U13 MK Alliance soccer team - Jacob Olp, Nathan Hilmer and Nate Garris - have the honor of being on the PFC International Soccer Academy Team.

This team is representing U.S. youth soccer at the invite only CAC International Youth Tournament in Lisbon, Portugal. This PFC team will have the chance to play against four of the top 15 Academy Soccer Clubs in the World.

During March from 5 to 9 p.m. Sundays and Mondays you can support the PFC Academy Soccer team thanks to Matty's Pub, Grill & Catering. Simply tell the staff that your order is to support the PFC Soccer Team.

Muskego's Grohall chosen for international tourney

Muskego resident Dylan Grohall will join the Premier Futbol Concepts Youth Soccer Academy team which will play in the 31st annual Clube Atletico Cultural Youth Invitational Tournament on April 3-9 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Dylan was one of only a few 11-year-old players picked for this team and the lone Muskego player selected. He currently plays for MK United Soccer Club, a select team out of the Muskego and Mukwonago areas, and he started playing soccer for the Muskego Soccer Club.

He was given a check by the MK United to help cover some of the travel expenses but the family plans more fundraising events as well.

Anyone interested in helping Dylan can contact Brenda Grohall at (262) 679-6987 or or Michael Beatty at (262) 443-6088 or (239) 464-5000 or

Wisniewski named to Team of Week

Edgewood College men's basketball player Ben Wisniewski became the second Eagle to be named to the Team of the Week presented by Scoutware. The Team of the Week is a weekly honor roll highlighting five of the nation's top performers from the previous week in Division III basketball.

Wisniewski led the Eagles in both scoring and assists this week and became the first Eagle this season to score back-to-back 20-point games. The senior from New Berlin scored 17 of his 27 points in the second half against Concordia University Wisconsin, going 12-for-19 from the field and managed a team-high four assists. In a 74-62 victory over Concordia University Chicago, Wisniewski poured in 18 points in the first half on 6-for-7 shooting, including three 3-point baskets. He finished the game with 20 points and four assists.

Muskego's Borneman earns NCAA academic honor

Matt Borneman, a Muskego High School graduate, earned NCAA Division III All-Academic honors for cross country last season.

Borneman, who is from Wind Lake, is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He finished 34th at the 2011 Division III Midwest Regional for the Pioneers and second among Platteville runners.

To qualify for the team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 or greater and placed in the top 35 at NCAA regional meets.

Muskego fifth-graders place fourth in state tourney

The Muskego fifth-grade girls basketball team placed fourth in Division 1 of the Wisconsin State Invitational Championship Tournament in Appleton, Little Chute and Neenah in February.

Muskego went 1-2 in pool play, then beat Oak Creek in the round of 16. The team won its quarterfinal but lost in the semifinal, then fell to Hartland Arrowhead, 37-25, in the third-place game.

Mackenzie Balcerak made the all-tournament team for Division 1. Muskego is coached by Eric Schroeder, John Balcerak, James Niemczynski, Todd Schmidt and Mike Rautmann.

Wanaki Ladies Golf League seeking Golf Belle members

The Wanaki Ladies Golf League is seeking members for The Golf Belles, a 9-hole Thursday morning league that runs from May 31- Aug. 31.

All ability levels welcome. Please contact: Stephanie Weisse, or (262) 781-7652.

April youth basketball tourney has several team openings

North American Youth Sports still has openings in its annual spring youth basketball tournament at the Milwaukee School of Engineering on April 13-15.

This tournament will feature 10 different brackets. They include boys and girls in grades 5-12. All grades are based on the grade in which a student is currently enrolled.

The entry fee for this tournament is $145 and guarantees each team a minimum of three games. There will be awards presented in each bracket. The entry deadline is March 23.

For information or an entry form, call the toll-free NAYS spring tournament hotline at (866) 352-5915 or tournament director Brian Miller at (414) 277-6947, or go to the NAYS website at

Senior golf leagues looking to fill openings

Senior Par-Plus Golf Leagues have openings for senior golfers for both nine-hole and 18-hole teams at the Naga-Waukee Golf Course on Mondays.

For more information, e-mail or visit

Women's golf league looking for members

The Tuesday women's 18-hole golf league at Naga-Waukee Golf Course is accepting new members for the 2012 season. All interested players must have a handicap of 36 or less.

Play begins in May and continues throughout the summer. Golf begins about 6:45 a.m. and continues until about 8:30 a.m.

For information, call Marilyn Buffone at (262) 367-8697 or Barb Gorski at (262) 370-9855.

Wanaki Swingers accepting golfers for Tuesday league

The Wanaki Swingers, a Tuesday morning women's nine-hole golf league at Wanaki Golf Course, is accepting new members for the 2012 season.

This is a non-handicap league and play begins May 8 and continues through Aug. 28. Tee times begin at 6:56 a.m. and continue to 8 a.m. For information, call the golf course at (262) 252-3480 and ask for the contact person for the Wanaki Swingers.




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