With 37.5 seconds left in the game, Markus Andrews came down with a key rebound for the Madera South Stallions with a 71-70 lead to conclude the first night of the Madera South Classic.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Coyote boys basketball team made just three field goals in the second half and a one-point game turned into a 59-49 loss Thursday at the Madera South Classic.
For most Div. III teams, settling for a tie against the defending Div. I section boys soccer champion would’ve been plenty, or in some cases, a major moral victory.
Second in a three-part series previewing the Div. V football championship game
With 8.7 seconds left in the game, Merced’s Lexus Pierce made two free throws to give the Bears a 47-46 lead against the Madera Coyotes girls basketball team in the season opener for both teams.
Despite being outshot 25-5 in the match, the Madera South girls soccer team still had a miraculous chance to complete the improbable comeback tie against Div.
First in a three-part series previewing the Div. V football championship game