Madera South Athletics

It is official, our Fall Sports Rally, “Stallion Fright Night” will be November 2, 2017! We will start off with a laid-back day in our PJ’s Monday 10/30, then wear your best, within dress-code, no masks costumes for Costume Day Tuesday 10/31. Wednesday 11/1 dress as your favorite pair for Dynamic Duo Day. Thursday 11/2, Freshmen wear white, Sophomores wear Gray, Juniors wear purple, and Seniors wear black for Color Wars! Friday 11/3 is our Blackout day, so wear as much black as you possibly can to show your school spirit! Also, Friday, November 3rd is our 5AM morning matchup in the West Gym, we will be featured on the news vs. MHS for our Stadium Road Showdown game. Students, this is a great time to show your Stallion Pride!!

Friday, October 24th, our Stallion Football Team faced Bullard High School in our Go Pink game but unfortunately came out with a loss of 7-54. Coach Johnson says, “Positives, obviously, was the way we started, going up right out the gate getting the lead early in the game and playing one-quarter football. First Quarter, that was a big positive, we played for a quarter.” It was the team’s Senior Night, which Coach Johnson speaks on while also mentioning the team’s lack of support through this game for our Seniors, “The Seniors, well it was their night, it was Senior Night, so it’s always very troubling and hurtful when something like that happens where we just can’t do the deal. But the bottom line is for those Seniors, they are playing against a true Division 1 football team, we’re division 4. Clearly, we’re not up to that task right now, that’s something we can talk about in the future, but right now we send our Seniors out, we’re proud of them, and wish we could’ve gotten them a win but, we’re not ready for this big-time football yet.” When asked if any strategic moves surprised the team tonight Coach responds, “No, they ran the football very hard and they blocked well. They ran the football, that’s what they do.” Our Football players will be facing Edison High School Friday, October 27th away at 7:30PM and hope to come out just as strong, but finish the game hard and playing as one unit. Good luck to our team, go play unified and be tough!

Tuesday, October 24th our Lady Volleyball players went head to head vs San Joaquin Memorial and competed amazingly but came out with a loss of 2-3. Our girls played strong and focused on the little aspects of the game while also playing loose as one team. We hope to see our Volleyball team carry on this wonderful energy to their match up Thursday, October 26th at MHS. Go kick some butt ladies! Play hard and go get those kills!

Our Water Polo teams also faced San Joaquin Memorial and had some amazing match-ups, with our Boys finishing with a loss of 5-17 and our Girls team finishing with a win of 4-3! Amazing job Ladies and Gentlemen. The girls hope to carry over their intensity and hard work to their next game Thursday, October 26th at MHS, while the Boys are excited to face the team again and show that we are a tough squad and can compete with any team out there. Good luck to our Water Polo teams. Go get those goals!

Our Cross Country team Raced in the Clovis North Twilight Meet and ran phenomenal. Our Frosh and JV Boys received 2nd place and our JV Girls placed 1st! For the Varsity races, Co-Captain Seth Garcia came in first place overall with a time of 9:20.3. Girls Captain Veronica Ortega came in 8th place overall with a time of 11:35.5, and following her lead came Sophomore Dariana Miramontes in 9th place overall with a finish of 11:38.3. Next, our Stallion runners will be hosting our very own Rich Perris Invite Friday, October 27th at 5PM at Madera South High School. Come out and cheer on our amazing mile runners. Show your love for our XC team!



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