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Stallions, Hawks run well at DeWitt Invite

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webmaster | 09/04/12

In a cross country meet where legendary coach Dennis DeWitt was on hand to view, it was the Madera South Stallion and Liberty Hawk runners that put on a strong showing at Lions Town and Country Park.

In Saturday’s DeWitt Invitational, which honors the former Madera High cross country coach and 2009 F.A.N. Hall of Famer, it was the Madera South boys team that took the meet by storm as it won the large school division by nearly three seconds (46:45-49:27) over Clovis North of the Tri-River Athletic Conference.

DeWitt, who coached the Coyotes from 1962-1999 and won an unprecedented 23 section championships, witnessed the dominance of the Stallions, who have won four straight Valley championships.

“I’ve been involved with this sport for so long and it’s quite an honor to have a meet named after you,” DeWitt said. “Madera South just keeps getting better and better.” ...


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