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Madera County players hold own in All-Star game

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CLOVIS — When it comes to participating in all-star games, building team chemistry can be a tricky process — especially when players have a limited amount of time to prepare for the game.

It’s even tougher for football players, who in order to be successful on the field have to work together as a unit while building up trust in a short timeframe.

While having to learn new offensive schemes or defensive schemes in a two-week span can present some challenges, Madera County players Julian Martinez, Roy Powell, Anthony Molina, Cesar Avila, Travis Jordan, Tommy Combs, Peter Flores, Steven Clark and Brandon Ponce were certainly up for the task and showed the rest of the section what they could do in the 60th annual City/County All-Star football game.

Although the County couldn’t keep up with the City’s big playmaking ability in a 51-23 loss, it couldn’t fault the Madera, Madera South or Liberty players as they all did their jobs Friday night at Lamonica Stadium...


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