Keyed by the return of one of its top players and clutch shooting down the stretch, the Madera South Stallions girls basketball team picked up its first-ever County/Metro Athletic Conference victory.
The Stallions improved to 2-1 in the CMAC with a 52-44 victory over the San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno Panthers on Wednesday at Madera South. Madera South outscored the Panthers 20-12 in the final quarter after the teams were tied at 32 entering the fourth.
“We’ve been looking for this for a while,” head coach Matt Toews said. “I told my girls last week that we don’t want to be one of those teams on ESPN that has lost 84 straight games in league. We need to get on it and be done with it and need to start to realize that we can be competitive.”
Selena Canales sparked the comeback by scoring seven of her 10 points in the fourth quarter, including a 3-pointer with less than a minute left that secured the victory...