Jason Ferlianto had plenty of reasons for wanting to win the Foothill League boys tennis singles championship.
Last time Golden Valley and Hart boys volleyball met on the court, it was over quickly.
Not everyone was playing in their usual spots at the Foothill League boys tennis prelims.
One goal down, two to go.
Scott Kerrigan wasn't supposed to be sitting in the dugout the whole season.
Coming into its regular season finale, The Master's College baseball team knew it didn't have a chance to qualify for the Golden State Athletic Conference tournament.
Earlier in the week, Saugus baseball couldn't get much of anything going offensively against Golden Valley.
This is a new Golden Valley boys volleyball.
All the pressure was on Valencia.
Hart boys volleyball has many different formulas for success.
Alec Schlossman had every reason not to play volleyball.
Just winning a couple games isn't enough for Canyon baseball this year.
It isn't that Hart boys volleyball isn't taking its opponents seriously.
Sometimes the best way to judge a pitcher is to based on his response when under duress.
A decade ago, Valencia boys volleyball was nothing more than an up-and-coming program at a relatively new school.
At this point in the playoffs, nothing comes easy.
Nothing was going to get in the way of the Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team against the Laguna Blanca Owls of Santa Barbara in the CIF-Southern Section Division VI semifinals.
This year, Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer has put together the ideal formula.
While showing off her scrapes and bruises collected during the soccer game she just played, Hart senior Destinney Duron summed it up nicely.
It doesn't seem like anything can faze this Hart High boys soccer team.
As historical wins go, this one won't go into the ultra-dramatic category.
Even in the good years, College of the Canyons baseball takes a little bit of time to hit its stride.
This isn't a situation Greg Herrick is used to, nor is it something he likes very much.
College of the Canyons sophomore Keke Mathews gave herself somewhat of a New Year's resolution at the start of 2014.
The biggest message Golden Valley girls basketball head coach Kerri Garland tried to convey to her team was how good they were.
Hart girls soccer wasn't about to be pushed around on its home field in the playoffs.
Here was the reward for Albert Einstein Academy boys basketball.
All it took was one goal to calm all the playoff nerves.
In the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division IV playoffs, the West Ranch Wildcats boys soccer team ran into an offensive buzz saw.
Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball couldn't wait to get its playoff run started.