For the Liberty Hawks boys basketball team, it was a tale of two halves during Tuesday’s third place game at the ninth annual Hawk Classic at Liberty High school.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
For the second time in three years, the Madera girls basketball team advanced to the championship game of its hometown tournament.
In the fifth place game of the Madera Varsity Shoot-Out, it was the Madera South girls basketball team that broke its two-game losing streak with a supreme defensive effort against Mendota.
For the Madera girls basketball team, it was the inside/outside combination of senior shooting guard Bria Fernandes and sophomore forward Alyssa Burton that helped the Coyotes stay undefeated in their hometo
The Liberty Hawks backcourt of Siera Cullins and Maddie Polster created havoc in a victory over the Coalinga Horned Toads and combined for 34 of the team’s 58 points.
After opening with a runaway victory to start the Madera Varsity Shoot-Out, the Madera South girls basketball team looked completely different in its next game against Caruthers.
The Madera Coyote girls basketball team used a 10-0 run to open the second half to turn a 30-16 halftime lead into a rout to conclude the first day of the Madera Varsity Shoot-Out in Joe Flores Gym.