Tosa West vs Tosa East Boys Basketball Rivalry


Lochlain Whale

Kai Rodgers jumps to challenge the tip off ball during West’s first game of the season.

Jadin Whitehead

On Friday, December 9th, crosstown rivals Tosa East vs Tosa West Boys Varsity Basketball face off in a Conference game at 7pm at Wauwatosa East. All tickets must be purchased electronically.  The Tosa East and Tosa West Girls Varsity game is at 5:30 at Tosa East.  

Tosa West heads into their 5th game of the season with 2 wins and 2 losses after their losing to Marquette University High School Tuesday night by a score of 63 to 56. 

Tosa West Trojans should not let the pressure of playing their cross town rival break their spirits.  The team has shown great teamwork and outstanding defense down the stretch. Being able to turn every possession into an opportunity. The Trojans have also shown no hesitation shooting beyond the arch, one of the key shooters being Jake Hansen. 

Here are some key players to look out for on the Tosa West Trojans. Cole Hansen, Kai Rodgers , Moses Long and Jake Hansen. This young Varsity team is under a lot of pressure. They can keep the tempo pushing and are always finding ways to get to the basket. But are they willing to make sacrifices for their team? Who’s going to take that leading role when this season starts to get rough?

Tosa East Red Raiders key players to look out for Friday night are Wesley Saferite, Josh Norman and Elijah Avery.  After going 10-11 in the 20-21 season, and coming off of only one loss to Brookfield East High School, the Red Raiders have to go out there and prove themselves. 

This Wauwatosa rivalry has been going on for decades. It comes with adversity, loud crowds, friends and enemies but in the end it’s all about how the game plays out. Tosa West fans stand tall and Tosa East fans stand tall. What team is going to step up and take that Tosa Chip back home?

If you can not make the game, you can watch the boys game here and the girls game here. Live stream cost is 1 dollar.