CLOVIS — With the first game of the regular season just a week away at Kerman, there was a lot that Madera South head coach Scott Donegan learned about his football team in a live scrimmage against the Buchanan-Clovis Bears and Chowchilla Redskins.
First, he learned that the Stallions are ready to turn over a new leaf and have put last season’s 0-10 year behind them after the way they performed Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium at Buchanan High.
“I like our attitude and that we were out there having fun,” Donegan said. “I like that our enthusiasm was good. There was some offensive execution that I thought was good and there were some good defensive plays. There were a lot of positives everywhere.”
Second, he learned that he has a group of running backs who add different elements to the rushing attack but all refuse to be taken down easily as Buchanan and Chowchilla defenders had trouble solo tackling them...