MADERA RANCHOS — It was aggressive base running and a stellar defensive performance that helped the No. 2 seeded Liberty softball team advance in the CIF Central Section Division V playoffs.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Coyote softball team took the early lead against the Central-Fresno Grizzlies, but the Grizzlies got a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning and didn’t look back in a 5-1 quarterfinal
The No. 4 seeded Madera Coyote baseball team (15- 13) got what it worked for all year — a home playoff game. The Coyotes hosted No.
Three wind-blown fly balls fell to the ground and so did the Madera South Stallion baseball team’s hope for another run to the Valley Championship game.
The No. 4 seeded Liberty Hawk baseball team seemed to have things under control with a 6-4 lead heading into the seventh inning of its Division IV quarterfinal playoff game.
When Madera Coyote swimmer Ashton Gill won the County/Metro Athletic Conference championship Saturday at Bullard-Fresno, he set the time to beat in the Central Section.
After falling behind 2-0 in the third inning, the Madera Coyote softball team closed out the game with 11 straight runs for a Division I first round victory.