Shaubach named state Coach of the Year

Since 1974, CalHiSports has been naming coaches of the years for various high school sports.

For the first time in school history, a Madera Coyote coach has been named to the list. Coyote softball head coach Judy Shaubach was named Wednesday as the site’s Softball Coach of the Year following her back-to-back Div. II Valley Championship.

She is the first Central Section softball coach to be named the coach of the year since 1981 (Leslie Steffen, Hanford).

“It was a surprise and a very nice compliment for our season,” Shaubach said. “I was in shock when I found out.” ...