Hart pitcher Erik Vogel wasn't fazed.
Canyon boys tennis dominated the No. 1 singles spot.
Up until Foothill League play began, West Ranch baseball was a team that relied on pitching.
A team with talent is one thing.
Athletes come in many shapes, sizes and abilities.
A little tweak to the lineup and the whole attitude changed.
The ultimate measuring stick for Foothill League teams in boys tennis is actual league competition.
There wasn't much Canyon pitchers could do about it.
Two years ago, Trinity Classical Academy didn't have a varsity softball team.
There wasn't anything special about what Hart boys volleyball did on Wednesday.
Even the experienced teams need a grace period sometimes.
Even for the most casual of volleyball fans, it's enough to impress.
In non-conference play, The Master's College baseball team looked promising despite its youth.
California teams aren't known for fielding good hockey teams, much less winning championships.
For most of the non-conference season, College of the Canyons softball had been shuffling around its wealth of young players, testing different lineups and positions.
It was only a routine summer league high school basketball tournament, but Megan Lindsley wasn't letting up a bit.
The way the Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team sees it, every extra game they get to play is a bonus.
On the heels of one of the most impressive basketball seasons in College of the Canyons history, sophomore Keke Mathews earned two major honors this week.
After 28 games, four months and a whole lot of historical accomplishments, Hart girls soccer didn't quite have the energy for one more rally.
Hart boys basketball wasn't just the best team in the Foothill League this year. It was dominant.
Canyon and Valencia girls basketball were split right down the middle this season.
SANTA ANA - The significance of Saturday's game was not lost on Santa Clarita Christian's athletic department.
Two Santa Clarita Valley basketball teams will have a chance to play for a state championship.
The season will continue for at least one more game for Hart High girls soccer, which earned a No. 5 seed in the CIF Southern California Regional Division II Soccer Championship.
SANTA ANA - Trinity Classical Academy sophomore Ian Caddow said he hadn't felt fully healthy all season long.
A picture hangs on the wall of James Mosley's office at Santa Clarita Christian School recognizing the school's 2009-10 boys basketball team.
Even with the magnitude of its upcoming game, Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball can't consider this a David vs. Goliath situation.
ANAHEIM - Don't expect the Canyon boys basketball team to say they were just happy to be here.
The Hart High boys soccer team advanced to the CIF quarterfinals only twice since 1983.
It's a perfect contrast.