In its Homecoming game against Selma, the Madera South football team had trouble stopping senior running back Kane Cooper.
Cooper turned out to be the difference Friday night as he rushed for 264 yards and two touchdowns in a 37-26 win that ended the Stallions’ three-year Homecoming winning streak at Memorial Stadium.
While Selma (2-3) rushed for 390 yards and four touchdowns on 39 attempts, the Stallions (0-5) also racked up yards on the ground with 336 and four scores on 55 carries.
Cooper’s monster game overshadowed a career-night for Stallion senior running back/defensive tackle Christian Morales, who ran 224 yards and made three touchdowns on 28 carries. The Bears wanted no part of the 5-foot-10, 220-pound power back as Morales refused to be stopped on several runs including his first touchdown of the game, a 33-yard run...