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Madera gets No. 7 seed in Div. II playoffs

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Memorial Stadium at Madera High School was packed Friday night for the fifth annual Stadium Road Showdown, a game showcasing the rivalry between the Madera Coyotes and Madera South Stallions with each team playing for their first conference win of the season.

The Coyotes (4-6, 1-4 CMAC) would prove too much for the Stallions (0-10, 0-5 CMAC) and earned their first County/Metro Athletic Conference victory in more than five years by a score of 48-30.

The win gave the Coyotes back the game’s trophy prize, a giant bandsaw ― a reference to Madera’s origins as a lumber town ― after Madera South’s 14 to 3 victory last year.

Coyote head coach Scott McKinney said the win may have helped get Madera back on track after a four-game losing streak...


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