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Defense leads to Stallion win

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webmaster | 01/16/12

With a defense as tough as the San Francisco 49ers, the Madera South Stallions put their clamps down on the Madera Coyotes to come away with a 63-25 victory, the biggest win in the crosstown rivalry.

The Stallions allowed just two points in the first quarter and three in the fourth while limiting the Coyotes to 19 percent shooting from the field (7-of-36) and 13 percent (2-of-15) from 3-point range. Madera South also forced 27 turnovers with 15 steals Friday night in Joe Flores Gym.

“We were looking for a total team effort and that’s exactly what we got,” Stallion head coach Jody Sharp said. “We did exactly what we were supposed to do. I’m proud of the kids.”

The Stallions had 10 players score with six scoring seven or more points. They also hit 10 3-pointers, shooting 40 percent from behind the stripe (10-of-25). Madera South shot 35 percent from the field (16-of-46) and pulled down 37 rebounds...


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