Wins rarely come easy in the Golden State Athletic Conference.
The Master's College men's basketball team wasn't shooting well.
Don't count them out just yet.
Last year, Hart boys soccer was a work in progress.
Canyon boys basketball was getting tired of watching other teams celebrate at its expense.
Imagine a scenario where Valencia boys soccer is playing for a chance at a Foothill League title.
So far, Canyon girls basketball has only had one close call.
The Master's College women's basketball proved it can come back against a difficult conference opponent.
All it took was one missed free throw.
Canyon boys soccer can't seem to find itself in the right place at the right time.
Santa Clarita Christian girls basketball knew it had a challenging task ahead of it.
It was there for the taking.
Sometimes, you just have to get lucky.
At least the effort was there.
Enough was enough.
No matter how the Foothill League shakes out in baseball, the Valencia Vikings may very well enter the postseason as the hottest team.
West Ranch baseball needed a win and West Ranch sophomore Jason Drees needed a hit.
In what was billed as tighter-than-usual competition among the Foothill League track and field contingent, the league finals were every bit as dramatic as expected on Thursday at College of the Canyons.
At this point in the season, no team is looking for style points.
This is Valencia Vikings baseball.
In terms of drama and surprises, the Foothill League prelims aren't usually stocked full of them.
All Valencia High junior Quinton Tilley was trying to do was play a steady round of golf on Monday.
Valencia graduate and professional golfer Max Homa appears to have found his groove again after a rough first few months of the year.
Springtime is usually when local boys volleyball players get to be the center of attention.
College of the Canyons softball needed a big turnaround on Sunday in order to keep its playoff run alive.
For so long, Max Nua was the anonymous little kid wandering around the gym and doing his best to kill time until practice was over.
It's doubtful any athlete grows up wishing he/she could some day compete at a community college.
Saugus track and field hasn't been at its best or healthiest all season.
Nothing seemed to be going right for West Ranch baseball in the first six innings.
It was a fairly quiet way for Valencia boys volleyball to officially stake claim to a Foothill League title on Tuesday.