After putting together its most successful quarter of the season in a loss to Mendota, the Madera South girls basketball team was hoping to get more consistent quarters like that in its next game.
In the first and second quarter against Reedley on Tuesday night, the Stallions (7-10) were able to connect on seven 3-pointers that helped them build a nice lead on the way to a 51-45 win over the Pirates at Madera South High’s East Gym.
“The first half was big for us,” Stallion head coach Matt Toews said. “We were hitting our shots. Most of them we got because we moved the ball so well and were able to get open looks.”
Sophomore wing Selena Canales hit three of those seven 3-pointers while senior point guard Jackie Miller nailed two. Both Canales and Miller each scored 11 points against the Pirates. Madera South senior Chasity LaMattina had a team-high 13 points including a 3-pointer. Freshman guard Taja Knox also hit a 3-pointer while scoring nine points in the game...