Sports Notes: Nov. 17

Nov. 17, 2009

Three Bay soccer players earn all-state honors

Three members of the North Shore Conference champion Whitefish Bay boys soccer team earned all-state honors from the Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association.

Forward Robert Courtney earned first-team honors while midfielder Charlie Hoover was named to the second team and defender Luke Davey earned honorable mention. The Blue Dukes advanced to the WIAA sectional finals before falling to Marquette.

Midfielder Riley Weiner of Division I state champion Muskego was named state player of the year.

Homestead midfielder Gabe Genovesi was named honorable mention.

Dominican volleyball players earn all-conference

Four Whitefish Bay Dominican girls volleyball players recently earned All-Midwest Classic Conference honors for their efforts this fall.

They include first-team selections Elena Kruesel (senior setter) and Jessie Bazan (senior middle blocker). Junior libero Ashley Warnke was named second team all-league and junior Bizzie Gonring was named honorable mention.

Local swimmers make impact at North Carolina

Three North Shore area swimmers have helped the University of North Carolina mens swim team get off to a 6-0 start in its dual meet season.

They include sophomore sprinter Steve Cebertowicz (Nicolet), sophomore backstroker/freestyler Michael Mohr (Homestead) and Mequon native and Schroeder swimmer Will Colbert (breaststroke and freestyle).

Fox Point man earns US Lacrosss excellence honor

Robert "Robin" Buckley of Fox Point was recently honored by US Lacrosse and its youth council for working effectively and tirelessly to develop the sport in the area. He has been involved in the sport for more than 20 years and has consistently sought out opportunities to provide individuals with coaches' training and any other programs to help support the sport's development. Buckley founded the Wisconsin chapter of US Lacrosse in 2002 and the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation.

Buckley will be one of seven honorees at the US Lacrosse National Convention in Baltimore in January.

Former Bay runner does well in Chicago Marathon

Former Whitefish Bay cross country runner Heather Bolingbroke Prekop finished 23rd among American women in the recently contested Chicago Marathon.

Bolingbroke, who has also competed successful in the prestigious Boston Marathon, was 31st overall among all women and 15th in her age group with a time of two hours, 55 minutes.

There were about 45,000 runners overall in the race.

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