For the first few moments in their match against the San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno Panthers, the Madera Coyotes girls volleyball team seemed to be in a fog. Either that or the team likes a flair for the dramatic with come-from-behind victories.
The Madera Coyotes trailed the Panthers, a team they beat in four sets in the County/Metro Athletic Conference opener, 20-16 in the first set before coming back for a 25-22 victory.
The Coyotes found themselves trailing by as many as four points in both the second and third sets before coming away with a 3-0 victory Thursday in Joe Flores Gym to remain undefeated in the CMAC.
“It was a slow game,” head coach Robyn Royston said. “They like the dramatic and like to show they can come back. There’s some character to that they don’t give up, stay composed and push through. They need to start that way.” ...