The Madera Coyote girls volleyball team sent a message to the rest of the teams in the County/Metro Athletic Conference — the road to the league title goes through Joe Flores Gym.
After a 3-1 match win over San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno on Tuesday, the Coyotes made quick work of the defending CMAC champions, the Sanger Apaches, Thursday night, outscoring Sanger 75-40 in a three-set sweep in less than an hour.
“Our motto is to say no mercy no matter who we are playing,” head coach Robyn Royston said. “We don’t care who we’re playing, but we want to play up all the time. In game two, we were able say no mercy. We didn’t make many points and the points they got were our mental mistakes. If we can eliminate a few of those, that’s the direction we want to push.”
Meanwhile Sanger is reeling after the graduation of CMAC Most Valuable Player Hailey Jennings. Madera’s Brielle Hefner is certainly making her case to take the honor this season. She finished with 10 kills to go with eight digs, five blocks and 16 assists...