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Madera Coyotes

Ground assault: In a 38-14 loss to the Sanger Apaches at home last Friday, the Madera Coyotes football team gave up 403 yards on the ground. Sanger ran a single passing play in the game while amassing 48 rushing attempts. Three Apache players including quarterback Blake Mattern were responsible for 386 yards and four of Sanger’s scores on the ground.

Double duty: Starting Coyote quarterback Nathaniel Nelson and all-position player Alec Gamboa split time behind center, with Nelson completing 11 of 18 pass attempts for 134 yards and a score while Gamboa hit 4 of his 5 attempts for 56 yards and another touchdown...

Madera South Stallions

Comeback Chris: After sustaining a leg injury in a Week 5 loss to Selma and missing the entire Bullard game, senior running back/wide receiver Christian Guillen returned to the field and went above and beyond the call of duty against the Edison-Fresno Tigers. Not only did he fill in the quarterback position after starting quarterback Aldo Serifen-Dominguez was injured in the first series, but Guillen also returned kickoffs, rushed the ball eight times for 14 yards and caught a 20-yard pass that set up the Stallions’ lone touchdown in the fourth quarter. 

Seth steps up: After struggling to move the ball in the first two quarters, it was junior back-up quarterback Seth Robles who came in to rally the troops in the second half...

Liberty Hawks

Running roughshod: After gaining 360 more yards on the ground against Sierra on Friday, the Hawks have gained more than 2,280 yards on the ground in seven games, averaging more than 325 yards rushing per game with 23 touchdowns.

On track: With a combined 250 yards rushing from Richie Brandt and Wade Wallace on Friday, the duo is on track to become the third straight pair of backs to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season... 


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