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Madera Coyotes

The comeback kid: Junior power back Taylor Brunolli returned and ran with a vengeance for the Madera Coyotes last Friday in a 30-6 victory over the Reedley Pirates. Brunolli, who had been out with a shoulder-separation injury for the Coyotes' loss against Dinuba, returned for 133 yards on 17 carries at an average of almost eight yards a carry. All other Coyote runners accounted for 48 yards at an average of 2.2 yards per carry.

Field general: Junior quarterback Nathaniel Nelson threw a very efficient game against the Pirates, completing 17 of 26 attempts for 277 yards and two scores with no interceptions...

Madera South Stallions

Setting the standard: Stallions running back Javier Moreno rushed for a season high 122 yards, including a season-long 49-yard touchdown against Liberty. He also scored Madera South’s two touchdowns. He has scored three of the Stallions’ four touchdowns this season.

What a leg: If Jacob Valladares can’t make it to the next level on offense and defense, although he should play somewhere in college, he might want to try out for punter....

Liberty Hawks

Can we play too? In the fourth quarter, the Liberty Hawks were relegated to just eight plays, all at the beginning of the quarter. The final play resulted in a fumble that Madera South recovered Friday night. Madera South then used 15 plays to drive 65 yards for a touchdown, recover the onside kick and use up most of the time.

Century mark: For the second straight game, a Liberty rusher has gained more than 100 yards...


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