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Crunching the Numbers (Sept. 19, 2012)

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By Tyler A. Takeda and Mark Smith

Madera Coyotes

Workhorse: Paso Robles running back Colton Madrigal carried the ball 37 times for 199 yards and four touchdowns during the Bearcats’ 42-27 victory over Madera High School. Madrigal averaged 5.3 yards a carry and was often called on for nearly every play in Paso Robles’ drives.

Late rush: Up until there were 10 minutes left in the game, the Coyotes led 27-20. In that ten minute span, the Bearcats scored two rushing touchdowns, intercepted the ball once and returned a fumble recovery for a score as time ran out...

Madera South Stallions

Barry Jr.: Central Valley’s Ja’Quan Gardner had Madera South coaches seeing visions of a young Barry Sanders Friday night. Gardner rushed for 281 yards and all five touchdowns in a 35-20 victory over the Stallions. One run, in particular, was highlight-reel material. Gardner took a handoff to the left side and was corralled by three Stallions. He shook free of the tacklers, reversed his field to the right, juked a defender at the line of scrimmage and ran over another at the five for a 43-yard touchdown...

Liberty Hawks

Victory=W2 : Liberty’s Wade Wallace was all over the field in Thursday night’s 35- 25 victory over the Fowler Redcats. Not only did Wallace rush for 116 yards, but he scored two touchdowns on the ground and another on an interception return. He also returned a kickoff 66 yards to set up another touchdown and recorded five tackles. It also marked the third game in a row in which Wallace had broken a long run for a touchdown with a 48- yard run on Liberty’s first play...



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