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Another close loss for Coyotes

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webmaster | 10/15/12

The Madera Coyotes remained winless in County/Metro Athletic Conference play after a suspenseful 45-37 defeat at the hands of the Sanger Apaches Friday night — a game that the Coyotes led by two scores with a little over seven minutes left.

The Coyotes (3-4, 0-2 CMAC) came into the game after a loss against San Joaquin Memorial that was decided in the last 12 seconds by a 44-yard missed field goal.

Against the Apaches, (6-1, 2-0 CMAC), Madera was on the attack after sophomore running back Jesus Jimenez capitalized on an Apache turnover, thundering through at least four tacklers for a 15-yard rushing score at Tom Flores Stadium in Sanger.

With a two-score gap and the clock winding down, Sanger refused to give up and continued to make big plays...


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