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Madera South Stallions

Giving them the boot: Madera South senior punter Jacob Valladares only punted twice in the game but both punts went for a combined 105 yards including a monster 75-yard kick that pinned the Kerman Lions’ inside their 3-yard line.

Triple-threat: Madera South senior Javier Moreno was a pain in the Kerman Lions’ side on, not only offense and defense, but special teams as well. Moreno rushed for 64 yards and, at times, the Kerman defenders had trouble wrapping him up on tackles as he fought for extra yards. Moreno — from his free safety spot — also forced and recovered a fumble after a Kerman reception. Moreno capped his night by scoring the first touchdown of the season for the Stallions on a 96-yard kickoff return.  He kicks, he scores: In his first varsity attempts, senior kick Jesus Leal was 2-for-2 on his PAT attempts with kicks right down the middle...

Liberty Hawks

Wade-ing through the defense: Liberty junior running back Wade Wallace is starting off 2013 where he left off in 2012. Wallace rushed for 177 yards on just nine carries. He scored on touchdown runs of 71 and 58 yards. Last season, Wallace led the team with 14 runs of 20 or more yards and had three runs of 40 or more yards.

Filling in nicely: The night before the Hawks were to take the field against the Farmersville Aztecs, quarterback Zach Richey was ruled out of the game with an injury. Enter back-up Luke Cullins. He filled in nicely, completing 8-of-12 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown...


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