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The Crusaders weren’t touched the entire postseason, outscoring opponents, 41-1.
The Waukesha South tennis team fell in the state quarterfinal to Brookfield Central on Friday in the WIAA Division 1 team tournament at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison.
Mere days after Catholic Memorial learned that Steve Showalter would not, in fact, be leading the boys basketball program next year, the Crusaders hired former Kettle Moraine and Marquette assistant Mike Serath for the position.
Catholic Memorial and Stoughton renewed their familiar acquaintances in the Division 2 state-championship lacrosse match, but for a third straight year, it was the Crusaders who emerged with the gold.
Waukesha West wasn’t necessarily impressed with a performance that looks dominant on paper, but for a Wolverines program that has been a regular at the state tournament but remains on the lookout for its first gold ball in girls soccer, the 4-0 sectional win over Grafton on Saturday was just another step along the way.
Five times, Catholic Memorial has won a state golf title since 2005, and the Crusaders have never led after the opening day. June 7 was the latest chance to rally, as CMH battled from third place to another WIAA crown.
Tommy Matoska of Catholic Memorial capped a decorated tennis career by winning two matches at the WIAA Division 2 state tennis meet in Madison over the weekend. He ultimately fell in the third round to Jack Collison of University School in straight sets after recording a pair of straight-set victories of his own. Collison was seeded third. To get that far, Matoska downed sixth-seeded Zach Janssen of Notre Dame, 6-3, 6-2.
Track and field
Emma Langer’s decorated career at Waukesha West finally yielded a first-place finish at state, the Waukesha South 4x100 relay comes close to gold and other notes for Waukesha area athletes from state track and field.
Track and field
Catholic Memorial came away with some serious hardware from the state track and field meet, winning the girls 4x200, the boys 4x100 and the girls 4x100 in state-record fashion.
Waukesha tennis players were making preparations for the state tournament at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison after qualifying last week.
Track and field
Waukesha West's girls team will take the long road, and Catholic Memorial will take the fast lanes. Either way you slice it, both track and field programs have produced top seeds for the WIAA state meet, which takes place Friday and Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Wisco to Rio
The meteoric rise experienced by Gwen Jorgensen may have taken a detour in 2012 at the London Olympics. But she’s been churning away ever since, with an international travel schedule and an increasingly populated trophy case, with a focused destination of the Rio de Janeiro.
Waukesha West High School has hired Don LaValle as new boys basketball coach. LaValle, a teacher at Summit View Elementary, has served as a varsity assistant within the program and is actively involved in the Junior Wolverines Program.
Derek Watt of Pewaukee is heading to the San Diego Chargers, while Joe Schobert of Waukesha West was selected by the Cleveland Browns. Take a look back at their journeys to the NFL with past stories from their high school days and photo galleries of their athletic careers that started in Waukesha County.
Steve Showalter piled up three straight gold balls and reached another state final with Germantown. His pursuits elsewhere led him out of the area to coach in college, but he’s back and has found a new home at Catholic Memorial.