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Coyotes fall in extras to Tigers

For the first time since joining the County/Metro Athletic Conference, the Madera Coyote softball team suffered a loss to the Edison-Fresno Tigers.


Although it took two extra innings for Edison to get the win, the Coyotes (22-7, 7-2 in CMAC) all but clinched second place in the conference for the fourth straight season after a 3-1, nine inning loss Tuesday at Zimmerman Field.


Edison’s Kayla Bowen broke a scoreless tie in the top of the seventh inning by hitting a Destiny Ricks riseball over the centerfield fence for a 1-0 lead.


However, senior Emily Chavira celebrated senior night by hitting a dropball over the left field fence for the game-tying home run in the bottom of the seventh...