As the third quarter wound down, Madera cut back the Mustang lead to 24-21 on a 70-yard power score by Jesus Jimenez.
A 71-yard touchdown pass that left defenders in the dust. A sweeping, cutting 66-yard run to take the lead. A 70-yard rushing score straight through the arms of would-be tacklers.
What began as a journey in March for racers in the local classes seeking a track title officially ended Saturday on Championship Night at the LoanMart Madera Speedway.
Sunday turned into a day of pleasant surprises when a little band of Maderans went to Selma to enjoy a performance of “The Sound of Music” and get a look at Selma’s new arts center.
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The streets of central Madera came to life in a parade to celebrate the city’s past and living history.
Madera Classic Cars held its final show Friday night at the Walgreen’s store on Cleveland Avenue. More than 110 vehicles and motorcycles filled its parking lot to near capacity.