Each time Whitnall looked to be pulling away, the McFarland boys basketball team battled back.

Kyle Kussow

Senior Kyle Kussow goes up for a layup against Whitnall. Kussow scored four points in the Spartans’ 69-66 loss on Saturday, March 11.

In a back-and-forth game for the Division 2 Sectional Final at Elkhorn Area High School, the Spartans and the Falcons, the seventh-ranked team in the state, went down to the final minute.

Aidan Chislom and Dadon Gillen record double-doubles; McFarland boys basketball one win away from state after win against Stoughton
Kaden Meinholdt

Junior Kaden Meinholdt drives to the rim against Whitnall on Saturday, March 11. 

Deven Kulp

Senior Deven Kulp fights through traffic to put up a shot against Whitnall. 

Trevon Chislom selected to All-WIAC First Team
Evan Dean

Senior Evan Dean guards a Whitnall player during the first half of the sectional final on Saturday, March 11. 

Andrew Kelley makes six 3's; Spartan barrage from 3 gives McFarland boys basketball its first regional title since 2014
Andrew Kelley

Senior Andrew Kelley puts up a floater against Whitnall. 

McFarland girls basketball gives Notre Dame everything it could handle in state semifinal loss
McFarland boys soccer: Bubba Blair, Niko Dabetic and Rowan Wagner named to Rock Valley All-Conference first team; other Spartans recognized
Dadon Gillen

Senior Dadon Gillen works his way around a Whitnall defender. 

Paul Morris named by Rock Valley All-Conference as "Defensive Player of the Year"; McFarland football sees 16 players named to all-conference team
Aidan Chislom

Senior Aidan Chislom attempts a jump shot against Whitnall.