Five Madera turnovers provided simply too many opportunities for Hanford’s top-seeded Bullpups as they sent the No. 3 Coyotes home with a 35-14 Division III section title loss.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Players of the game: The player of the game ball goes to the entire Liberty defense. The Hawks limited the CVC Cavaliers offense to just 222 yards.
Player of the game: Despite his two fumbles, leading Madera rusher Jesus Jimenez delivered a steadfast performance of 21 carries for 105 yards and a score in the 35-14 loss to Hanford.
Heading into Friday’s games of the Madera South Classic, both the Madera and Madera South boys basketball teams collected back-to-back wins to start off the four-day tournament.
When it was announced over the summer that the Liberty Hawks football team was getting moved from Div. V, where they won back-to-back Valley Championships, to Div. IV, many dreamed of a Div.
Coyotes in first Valley title game since 1986
Everything is on the line tonight for the Madera Coyotes.
Despite losing 14 seniors from last season’s Madera boys soccer team, Coyote head coach Chris Baca is optimistic about his new batch of players.