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Stallion threes don’t fall in loss

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webmaster | 02/09/13

When it rains, it pours, but sometimes it doesn’t find the bottom of the net.

The Madera South Stallion girls basketball team started the game by shooting behind the 3-point line and didn’t stop until the final buzzer. Unfortunately, the Stallions missed 25-of-28 shots (11 percent) in a 68-30 loss Thursday night to the San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno Panthers.

“We don’t shoot 11 percent from 3-point range at practice,” head coach Matt Toews said. “We’re shooting with a defender on us, we’re shooting 30 percent. How can we not transition that to the game? They are coming along. It’s not there yet.”

However, at the other end of the court, the Panthers threw up 31 3-pointers, but they were able to make 10 (32 percent), including four from Caitlin Phelps, who scored 12 points. Sara Vasquez scored nine of her 11 points from behind the arc...


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