After putting together its most successful quarter of the season in a loss to Mendota, the Madera South girls basketball team was hoping to get more consistent quarters like that in its next game.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
OAKHURST — After nine days off without a game, the Madera Coyote girls basketball team came out, as expected, rusty.
In its County/Metro Athletic Conference opener, the Madera South girls soccer team faced a top-ranked Bullard-Fresno squad that was itching for a win after suffering its first section loss of the season.
With a 40-37 victory Saturday over Kings ChristianLemoore, the Liberty Hawks girls basketball team won the school’s first girls basketball tournament, taking the Parlier Tournament championship.
The Madera South Stallions kept the Fowler Redcats in the game despite leading by 17 points, but held on Saturday for a 59-47 victory at the Jesse Lujan Jr. Memorial boys basketball tournament Saturday.
Before the Madera South Stallion girls basketball team could blink its eyes, the team was in a big first quarter hole before trying a comeback in a 62-47 loss to the Mendota Aztecs.
With a thin bench, the Madera boys basketball team had trouble stopping the Hoover-Fresno forward combination of junior Rakim Murphy and senior Nick Peterson.