J.J. Holen said Tuesday that he lost the Foothill League Most Valuable Player prize.
There was almost a bitterness in his voice.
It was obvious that Saugus had its work cut out for it against the state's No. 1 team Mater Dei in Santa Ana Friday.
Brian Belue accomplished two goals Friday.
Saugus softball lost 5-0 to Thousand Oaks in Thousand Oaks Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs.
He can tell you a story about every photograph posted on the walls of classroom M-2.
The Foothill League's Most Valuable Player ended his prep golf career Monday, but the future immediately grabbed his torch.
Underclassmen J.J. Holen of West Ranch and Jonathan Chang of Valencia posted impressive scores Monday at Sterling Hills Golf Course in Camarillo at the CIF-Southern Section Northern Individual Regional and advanced, along with Valencia senior Alex Macaluso, to the May 26 CIF-SS Individual Finals and SCGA qualifier.
With Hart baseball up nine runs in the middle innings Friday at West Ranch in a Foothill League finale, talk in the Indians' dugout swirled around on how second baseman Spenser Souza would complete his cycle.
The Rancho San Marcos Golf Club in Santa Barbara was downright frustrating to the Foothill League's last team standings Thursday.
The Valencia boys golf team battled for respect all season long.
The only varsity starting shortstop West Ranch High has known has verbally committed to play baseball at UC Irvine.
Cal Vogelsang, a three-year varsity player, informed Irvine last week, according to West Ranch head coach Casey Burrill.
It appears as if there will be a wild-card round to this season's CIF-Southern Section Division I baseball playoffs.
The new coach is the old coach at Golden Valley.
An announcement is expected by the end of the week on the hiring of boys and girls basketball coaches at Golden Valley High.
The first step to recovery for Valencia softball Tuesday was a perfect blowout.
We've sort of neglected the play of Saugus' Braden and Aden combo because of two other great Foothill League stories this year - Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang's ascension to the top of the Foothill League and Hart's displacing six-time champion West Ranch as league champion.
MISSION HILLS - If Foothill League play for Saugus could be broken down into a seven-inning game, it would be a quick start, a lead in the middle and finally close but not enough.