Tonight marks a do-or-die game for Madera Coyote football, as they will take on the Dinuba Emperors in a rematch of the Coyotes’ Week Zero game, which Dinuba won 42-26.
After beating the Fresno High Warriors 49-8 last week in their first playoff game in over six years, the Coyotes (5-6, 1-4 CMAC) go on the road again to face the Emperors (9-1, 4-0), a team that thrashed the Exeter Monarchs two weeks ago 57-21.
“This is a great challenge against a quality football program,” McKinney said. “I think there will be big plays on both sides of the football. As usual, the team that makes the least amount of mistakes will win the game.”
Mistakes were a definite problem for both teams in the first game...