Tom "Sky" Skibosh covers the Wauwatosa, Brookfield and New Berlin prep scene for Community Newspapers. If something is going on in local sports, Sky has an opinion about it. If you agree or not with what Sky says, we want to see your comments.
Wauwatosa East boys basketball coach Tim Arndorfer should be sending Brookfield Central basketball coach Mark Adams a bottle of his favorite beverage after the Lancers did the Red Raiders a big favor Friday night.
The Lancers easily handled Marquette and knocked them out of a first place tie with Tosa East, who travels to MUHS Tuesday night to meet the Hilltoppers, now carrying with them a one-game lead.
The Red Raiders, who had their 7-game winning streak snapped by state-ranked Waunakee (13-0) on Saturday night, 51-48, destroyed the Hilltoppers, 70-41, the first time around. The place should be jumping on Tuesday night.
The Lancers meanwhile broke a 4-game losing streak and got some revenge for a 53-50 loss the first time around to MUHS.
Lost in this is a gut-wrenching 43-42 loss to the Red Raiders by Brookfield East on a last-second shot by Anthony Carroll. BE coach Andy Farley has the Saprtans playing well, having won 6 of 8 games.
The Lady Lancers beat DSHA, 46-39, Friday night to take a 2-game lead in the GMC race, as freshman Lydia Rohde held Dashers' star Maggie Novak to 0 points on an 0-for-4 night.
Brookfield East and Tosa East's girls went into overtime and the Spartans broke the Red Raiders' backs with a 10-0 OT period.
Coach Mike Landisch's Tosa West boys upset Whitnall on Tuesday and then killed St. Francis despite playing without star freshman Ricky Landers (illness) and guard Alex Chu. The Trojans have won three in a row and four of five.
The young Tosa West girls lost twice and have dropped 6 of 7 games.