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Crunching the Numbers (Oct. 17, 2012)

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By Tyler A. Takeda, Ronald Montez and Mark Smith of The Madera Tribune

Madera Coyotes

Unstoppable: Jesus Jimenez assumed the role of primary running back for the Madera Coyotes in their 45-37 loss against the Sanger Apaches. Jimenez carried the ball 28 times for 196 yards and two fourth quarter touchdowns. Jimenez averaged seven yards a carry while breaking countless tackles as he rumbled forward, often on straight-ahead rushes...

Madera South Stallions

Making them count: While the Madera South football team clearly dominated time of possession by running 69 offensive plays, it was the Edison Tigers that scored five touchdowns out of 27 plays and also had an 97-yard kickoff return for a score in a 44-19 win.

Hit’em with the pass: While the Tigers loaded up the box to stop the Stallions’ double wing offense, Madera South went to the passing game and had success with senior quarterback Greg Rodriguez. Rodriguez went 5-for-9 for 122 yards and three touchdown passes. Morgan Stroh was the recipient of two of those scores...

Liberty Hawks

Battering Hawk: Liberty fullback A.J. Leon knows his job is to wear down defenses and open up the outside for his other backs. He also knows he’s not going to break the 40-yard run. What Leon does know is that he got some big holes to run through from his offensive line in Friday’s 21-0 victory over Sierra. He scored all three touchdowns and rushed for a season-high 166 yards, including runs of 26 and 27 yards...


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