Middleton was recognized for boys volleyball and girls team tennis, while McFarland was recipient for boys soccer in Division 2. McFarland and Sun Prairie received honorable-mention recognition in girls volleyball.
Third-seeded Sun Prairie will take on second-seeded Manitowoc and fourth-seeded McFarland will meet top-seeded Appleton North
Sun Prairie and McFarland, both qualifiers in 2019, make the unique spring-season girls tourney; Middleton boys make first state final
Also, New Glarus improves to 2-1 in Capitol Conference play with a victory over Cambridge
Bender and the L-Cats play Wisconsin Dells in a WIAA Division 2 sectional semifinal Thursday. Plus, Edgewood's Ray Timothy makes a college decision for men's volleyball.
Lundal, a senior captain for the Spartans, plans to attend North Central College in Illinois.
White, who is Middleton's assistant athletic director, wants to give back after many people supported him through his medical process. Donations are scheduled to go to Gilda's Club in Madison.
A list of boys volleyball programs and their decisions on whether to play in the traditional fall or alternative fall season next spring:
A list of area girls tennis programs and their decisions on whether to play in the traditional fall or alternative fall season next spring:
Kleinschmidt replaces Ben White, the Cardinals' longtime, successful coach who stepped down to become Middleton's assistant athletic director.
Due to his new job as assistant athletic director, White no longer will coach the Cardinals.
White, who remains the school's activities director, was named to the new position of assistant athletic director at Middleton. He has been the Cardinals' boys volleyball coach for 19 years.
Van Buren was selected to the VolleyballMag.com’s boys volleyball Fab 50 national list for the class of 2020.
Memorial graduate Peterson replaces Steve Collins, who stepped down after the season.
Loyola (Illinois) commit Van Buren helped lead Middleton to the Big Eight Conference title.
The 6-foot-9 senior, a Loyola University commit, has the Big Eight champion Cardinals seeking state tournament success.
Madison Memorial earns honorable mention entering Friday's first round of WIAA regionals
The fourth-ranked Cardinals, who have have won the Big Eight title 13 of the past 14 years, are playing for their coach.
Van Buren plans to attend Loyola (Illinois) University. Backes announces he will attend Valparaiso University.
The Cardinals are fifth in the state rankings.
Kimberly remains the top-ranked team.
The Cardinals feature one of the state's top players in Parker Van Buren.
The Cardinals are the only area team in the state rankings.
The Cardinals open with an 8 p.m. Friday quarterfinal against Kenosha Indian Trail.
The Cardinals will take on Kenosha Indian Trail at 8 p.m. Friday in a quarterfinal match at Wisconsin Lutheran College