Wauwatosa West Boy’s 22-23 Varsity Basketball


Jadin Whitehead and Cooper Whale

Wauwatosa West Boys Basketball continues their 2022-2023 season with a Non-Conference game against Milton High School RedHawks on Saturday, December 3rd .  Tip off is at 6:00 PM  and tickets are $5 each. This Non-Conference game will be held at Wauwatosa West High School. 

The Wauwatosa West Boys Varsity Basketball Team has 1 win and 1 loss for the 2022-2023 season. The team beat Waukesha South 55-53 on November 30th, and lost to Verona  68 to 67 on November 26th.

The Wauwatosa West boys varsity team ended the 21-22 season with 9 wins and 7 losses.  Point guard Colin Hardrick was the leading scorer with an average of 21.7 points per game. A two way guard who could read the floor and create plays off the dribble. 

For the 2022-2023 some key players who will provide an offensive lift to the team include point guard Jake Hansen, Point Guard Cole Hansen and Sophomore Center Kai Rodgers

Tosa West sophomore Jake Hansen is looking forward to the new season and taking steps to build trust and connection between members of the new squad.  

“I’m expecting to not only help lead this team, but to produce at the level I know I’m capable of” said Hansen. 

In order to prepare for the season, the team benefits from making connections off the court by getting food after practice and spending as much time playing basketball together to understand each others game

”Just spending a lot of quality time together off the court and getting to know each other’s game” said Hansen.  

Although the leading scoring seniors have graduated, the team has a lot of players that have to step up and lead this team. 

Wauwatosa West lost in scrimmage to Kettle Moraine 76-59 on Saturday, November 19th.  However, the team howcased great ball movement, defense and pushing the tempo up and down the court.   See highlight of each team here.

On November 26th, Wauwatosa West lost to Verona 68 to 67.  You can see that game here. 

On November 30th, Wauwatosa West won their home non-conference game against Waukesha South by a score of 55 to 53.  You can see that game here.

Despite the loss to Kettle Moraine and Verona, Hansen is upbeat about the upcoming season. 

 “Obviously we are returning a lot of skilled guys, and we all have improved from last season. But I am also very confident in our newcomers. We all share a common goal this season and we all play very well together.”