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MCFARLAND BOYS BASKETBALL

McFarland boys basketball wins eighth game in a row with wins over Whitewater, Jefferson

Winning eight games in a row, the McFarland Spartans (8-2) established themselves in second place in the Rock Valley Conference standings with an 89-53 victory over Whitewater (2-8) on Friday, Jan. 7.

Junior forward Dadon Gillen led the Spartans with 22 points, while junior guard Deven Kulp added 21 points. Sophomore guard Andrew Kelley had a hot-hand, making five 3-pointers on his way to scoring 17 points. Junior guard Kyle Kussow added 12 points.

McFarland 89, Whitewater 53

McFarland 50 39 — 89

Whitewater 25 28 — 53

McFarland (fg, ft-ft, tp) — Gillen 9, 4-5, 22, Kulp 7, 5-5, 21, Kelley 6, 0-0, 17, Kussow 6, 0-1, 12, Dean 2, 1-2, 5, Nichols 2, 0-0, 5, Noyes 1, 0-0, 3, Meinholdt 0, 2-2, 2, Chislom 1, 0-0, 2. Totals 34, 12-15, 89.

Whitewater (fg, ft-ft, tp) — Nickels 5, 6-9, 17, Hintz 5, 1-1, 13, Crowley 4, 0-0, 8, Wence 2, 0-0, 5, Brown 2, 0-0, 5, Beaudreau 1, 0-0, 2, Marinkovick 0, 1-2, 1. Totals 20, 8-12, 53.

Three pointers — Whitewater 5 (Hintz 2, Wence, Brown, Nickels), McFarland 9 (Kelley 5, Kulp 2, Noyes, Nichols).

Total fouls — Whitewater 13, McFarland 14.

Kyle Kussow

Junior guard Kyle Kussow gets a shot off against Jefferson on Tuesday, Jan. 4. 

McFarland 85

Jefferson 49

McFarland rolled through a Rock-Valley Conference matchup against Jefferson, dominating the Eagles (0-11) with an 85-49 victory on Tuesday, Jan. 4.

Andrew Kelley

Sophomore guard Andrew Kelley goes up for a shot in McFarland's win over Jefferson on Tuesday, Jan. 4. 

Junior forward Dadon Gillen had a game-high 20 points, making 10 buckets from the field. Junior guard Deven Kulp hit two 3-pointers, finishing with 15 points and junior forward Aiden Chislom recorded 10 points. The Spartans filled up the stat sheet, with 11 different players scoring in the win.

Dadon Gillen

Junior forward Dadon Gillen looks to convert a layup in McFarland's win over Jefferson on Tuesday, Jan. 4. 

McFarland 85, Jefferson 49

McFarland 43 42 — 85

Jefferson 15 34 — 49

McFarland (fg, ft-ft, tp) — Meinholdt 1, 0-0, 2, Nichols 2, 0-0, 4, Noyes 1, 0-0, 3, Kelley 3, 2-4, 9, Gillen 10, 0-0, 20, Kussow 4, 1-2, 9, Kulp 4, 5-5, 15, Dean 2, 0-0, 5, Chislom 5, 0-5, 10, Blair 1, 0-0, 2, Dyslin 3, 0-2, 6. Totals 34, 8-18, 85.

Jefferson (fg, ft-ft, tp) — McGraw 5, 0-0, 10, Ganser 4, 1-2, 10, Neitzel 1, 0-0, 3, Johnson 2, 0-0, 4, P. Phillips 2, 0-0, 4, E. Phillips 2, 2-2, 6, Krueger 2, 0-0, 4, Devine 3, 0-0, 6, Butina 1, 0-0, 2. Totals 22, 3-4, 49.

Three pointers — McFarland 5 (Kulp 2, Noyes, Kelley, Dean), Jefferson 4 (Ganser 2, E. Phillips 2).

Total fouls — McFarland 6, Jefferson 14.

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