Coyotes pull away from Stallions
Wendy Alexander/The Madera Tribune
Madera’s Lilly Smith drives the lane during Tuesday’s victory over Madera South. Smith was one of six players to score five or more points.
The Madera Coyotes outscored the Madera South Stallions girls basketball team in every quarter to pick up a 50-36 non-conference rivalry victory in Joe Flores Gym on Tuesday.
Madera outscored the Stallions 14-5 in the first quarter the extended that lead throughout the game for the 14-point victory. Madera’s height proved to be too much for the Stallions. The Coyotes pulled down 44 rebounds with 21 on the offensive glass. Meanwhile, the Stallions had 23 rebounds with 10 on offense.
Madera also sent out Aaliyah String and Jania Warren to guard Madera South’s leading scorer Briannah Lorta. Lorta, who has been reaching 20 points with regularity, was held to just 14 points with just eight points in the first three quarters. Mayrlin Vasquez helped Madera south with 14 points.