Saturday, February 18, 2012
Lancers get a 60-50 win in Greater Metro Conference play.
Seth Mortag scored all of his 15 points in the second half as Brookfield Central held off Wauwatosa East 60-50 in high school boys basketball on Friday. Riley LaChance of Central led all scorers with 21. Ben Carpenter led East with 14 points, including four 3-pointers, and Diamonte McKinley added 13. Brookfield Central also won the junior varsity game, 47-40. Zach Tichelaar scored 17 points and Brad Newman 16 for the Lancers. East made a spirited comeback in the fourth quarter but came up short. Jalen Fischer scored 11 points and Christian Tolbert added 10.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Video highlights and photo gallery will be part of Patch's coverage, and editors will hand out swag and meet with fans.
Neighboring rivals Wauwatosa East and Brookfield Central each still have an outside shot at the Greater Metro Conference boys basketball championship, but to keep that chance they'll have to win Friday night's matchup at Brookfield Central. Patch will be on hand with a Full-Court Press, engaging fans and providing coverage of the event. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m. Brookfield Central (15-5, 9-3 GMC) was one of the state's hottest teams through the first two months of the season, but a sudden three-game losing streak knocked the Lancers out of the league lead. Central averaged more than 73 points per game during an eight-game winning streak, but was held to 43, 55 and 59, respectively, in the defeats. Sophomore Riley LaChance (16.3 ppg) and …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Indians need overtime for 57-53 victory.
Brookfield East was accurate from 3-point range and the free throw line, but still was not able to fend off Menomonee Falls in Greater Metro Conference boys basketball this week. MidwestBallers.com created an outstanding highlight video from the contest, won 57-53 by Falls. According to stats at WisSports.net, the Spartans (7-8, 4-4 GMC) netted six 3-pointers and 15 of 17 free throws. Mike Novak led all scorers with 23 points, Brian Smith had 13 and Ryan McBride 12. JP Tokoto scored 20 points for the Indians (6-7, 3-5 GMC). Jason Precia added 13 and James Ulicki 10. Falls hosts Brookfield Central on Friday night; the Lancers are in first place in the GMC at 8-0. The Spartans are at Tosa East, which is tied for second in the league at 6-2.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
The Brookfield Central Lancers defeat the Hamilton Chargers 74-63
Brookfield Central (12-2, 7-0 Greater Metro Conference) remained atop the league standings Friday with a 74-63 boys basketball victory over Hamilton (7-7, 3-4 GMC). Seth Mortag and Riley LaChance scored 19 points each for the Lancers. Brady Ellingson topped the Chargers with 20. Central hosts West Allis Hale on Tuesday. The Chargers are at Marquette on Tuesday.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Lancers impressive defense leads the way in 75-54 victory over city rival.
Seth Mortag scored 22 points to lead Brookfield Central over Brookfield East 75-54 in boys basketball on Friday.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Boys basketball teams hit the courts to honor a beloved player and a respected coach on Thursday and Friday
If you're looking for some exciting boys basketball action this weekend, Brookfield Central and Brookfield East both take to the courts for their annual holiday tournaments. The Luke Homan Memorial Holiday Tournament honors the popular former Lancers sharp-shooting guard who died a tragic death a few years ago. This tournament and a summer golf outing raise funds for a memorial foundation which provides scholarships to Brookfield Central seniors, the Sky Ranch for Boys, Special Olympics and the Variety Club. Action tips off at 6 p.m. Thursday night as the Hartford Orioles play Milwaukee Bay View. The Lancers take the floor at 7:30 p.m. against the Nicolet Knights. The Lancers come into the tournament with a 6-2 overall record, 4-0 in …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Brian Smith scores 17 to lead Spartans.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Brookfield East trailed by only two points at the half, but Oconomowoc pulled away in the second for a 59-42 boys basketball victory on Tuesday. Brian Smith led the Spartans with 17 points, while Nick Kanavas sank three 3-pointers and scored 10. East (5-3) hosts Racine Horlick on Dec. 29 in its own holiday tournament.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Brookfield Central rallies in the fourth quarter for 57-51 victory.
Three players scored in double figures as Brookfield Central (2-1, 2-0 GMC) defeated Menomonee Falls (0-2, 0-2 GMC) 57-51 in a Greater Metro Conference boys basketball game on Friday night.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Eighth-ranked Lancers can't keep pace with No. 1 Warhawks in opening game, 73-58.
Both Germantown and Brookfield Central were ranked in the preseason state coaches poll, but only the Warhawks were No. 1. They played like it Tuesday in defeating the eighth-ranked Lancers 73-58 in the season-opening game for both teams. Germantown led 10-2 and the Lancers got no closer than six at any point after that. Their three-point shooting kept the margin reasonable in the first half; senior Jack Sandstrom knocked down four in the first half and Jason Meichtry and Seth Mortag each made two. The Warhawks had a 43-35 halftime lead, however, as they scored both inside and out. They made seven first-half 3-pointers, while 6-foot-10 junior Luke Fischer scored 14 points in the first 16 minutes. Fischer committed his third foul within the …
Friday, February 11, 2011
Teams share similar records and statistics, and East won first matchup by four points back in early January.
There’s not much to separate the boys basketball teams from Brookfield East and Brookfield Central After losses Tuesday, the Lancers are 9-8 and the Spartans are 9-9. Central averages about 55 points per game, according to WisSports.net, and East just more than 51. The defensive performances are even more similar: Central has been holding its opponents to 48.9 points per game, compared with 50.6 for East. On Friday, they’ll meet at East at 7:30 p.m., reprising the early January game won by the Spartans 43-39 “They outplayed us,” said Central coach Mark Adams. “I was a little disappointed from a standpoint that we didn’t play real well together as a team, and I thought that it had a lot to do with the outcome of the game.” The Lancers won …