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Crosstown rivals tie in match

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Just like the night before when the boys teams faced each other in Memorial Stadium, the Madera and Madera South girls soccer teams remained scoreless after 80 minutes of regulation soccer to force overtime in a County/ Metro Athletic Conference grudge-match.

But unlike the boys match that Madera won 1-0, neither the Coyotes (10-7-4 overall, 1-2-2 CMAC) nor Stallions (8-7-1, 2-2-1) could find the back of the net in a 0-0 tie Wednesday night.

“It’s a rivalry game and I know it’s a cliché to say, but you really do throw out the records,” said Madera South head coach Patrick Evans said. “I knew they would be tight and it would be a battle and no one is going to beat somebody 3-0.”

Last season, in two closely contested games the Coyotes swept the Stallions in CMAC play but Madera head coach Garrett Perez knew it would be a tough matchup for his team...


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