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Madera Coyotes

Coughing it up: In a 35-21 loss to the San Joaquin Memorial Panthers last week, the Madera Coyotes football players had nobody to blame but themselves as they fumbled the ball seven times, four times for turnovers. The Panthers capitalized on the mistakes and scored three of their five touchdowns after fumble recoveries.

Return man: Coyote receiver and returner Tashawn Ford had a great game returning kickoffs for Madera, averaging more than 30 yards on five attempts...

Madera South Stallions

Mr. Do-it-All: Against Bullard-Fresno, Madera South senior running back Raul Ocegueda was well utilized in attacking the Knights’ defense. Ocegueda not only carried the ball eight times for 36 yards but also caught a pass and attempted two throws in the game. He also returned five Bullard kickoffs for more than 100 yards.

Just for kicks: As the punter for Madera South’s ‘Bomb Squad’ (punt unit), senior Jacob Valladares had a big night as he booted the ball five times for 261 yards...

Liberty Hawks

A Badger turnover please: The Liberty Hawks defense forced six turnovers in its 40-7 victory over Yosemite. Five interceptions — two from back-up defensive back Joseph Castaneda and one each by Wade Wallace, Kendall Malone and Logan Pierce — and a fumble recovery by Richie Brandt help the Hawks to the big win.

Cashing in: Liberty quarterback Zach Richey lofted a ball to the left pylon and tight end Bevin Brandt reached out and hauled it in while rolling into the end zone...


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