By Roger Munoz
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
OAKHURST — By the time the dust settled, the Liberty Hawks, ranked No. 20 overall and No. 2 in Div. IV, scored early and often in an 83-7 victory over the Yosemite Badgers.
A football team’s depth in the skill positions, such as the running back spot, could be considered a luxury for the coaching staff — even more so at the high school level.
A North Sequoia League clash between the Chowchilla Redskins and the Kerman Lions turned into a one-sided affair, as the Redskins ran away with the 28-18 victory.
Player of the game: Junior kicker Evan Rios’ four field goals — 21, 51, 32, 37 — helped the Madera Coyotes overcome the Bullard Knights for the first time in 20 years.
Player of the game: Wade Wallace combined for 93 yards from scrimmage on just three carries.
Player of the game: Sanger quarterback Travis Turner was the standout player against the Stallions.