Facing a two-time defending state champion, the McFarland girls basketball team gave Notre Dame everything it could handle.

Girls State Basketball Preview: McFarland girls basketball looking to keep 16-game winning steak going to championship Saturday

And then some.

Ava Dean

Junior Ava Dean attempts a 3-pointer against Notre Dame at the WIAA Division 2 State Semifinal on Friday, March 10. Dean scored 23 points in the 76-70 loss.

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Team photo

The McFarland girls basketball huddles before the start of the state semifinal game. 

Brynn Kirch

Junior Brynn Kirch goes up for a layup attempt in the Division 2 State Semifinal. Kirch scored five points in the 76-70 loss to Notre Dame.

Hailey Testolin

Junior Hailey Testolin dribbles around the Notre Dame press defense on Friday, March 10. 

Teagan Mallegni

Junior Teagan Mallegni goes up for a shot against Notre Dame. Mallegni scored 23 points in the 76-70 loss. 

Adrienne Kirch

Senior Adrienne Kirch dribbles the ball up the court against Notre Dame. 

Elise Freeman

Junior Elise Freeman looks for a pass against Notre Dame. 

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