When it was all said and done, players from both the Valencia and Saugus girls soccer teams looked as though they didn't know whether to smile or cry.
This sort of thing seems to run in the family. One day after his brother Michael scored three goals in a win for the Trinity Classical Academy boys soccer team, Daniel Stratton scored the last three goals of the game to lead Santa Clarita Christian past Pacifica Christian of Santa Monica 6-0 in a Heritage League contest on Thursday afternoon at Canyon Country Park. And it wasn't even the only hat trick of the game. ...
The Trinity Classical Academy boys soccer team did everything but score a goal during the first 20 minutes against a rebuilding Westmark of Encino squad.
In its first game since taking sole possession of first place in the Foothill League, the West Ranch boys basketball team came out in the first quarter on Friday like a team determined not to look past last-place Golden Valley.
For 73 minutes on Tuesday, it was a cruel afternoon for the Hart girls soccer team. The Indians dominated the run of play, but were staring at a one-goal deficit with seven minutes remaining. The opponent was a Saugus team that carried a 20-game Foothill League unbeaten streak into the match. The Centurions wouldn't leave with it. Hart's turmoil turned to triumph. Thanks to an own goal and a header by freshman Jenny Chavez, Hart ...
Like most kids, Alex Pacheco would wake up in the morning, head off to school and return home.
It was a day of surprises on both the hardwood and the soccer pitch on Friday, as both Canyon's boys and girls basketball teams fell to Saugus.
To some, 0.8 seconds may not seem like a lot of time. But it was just enough to seal The Master's College to a heartbreaking 62-61 loss Saturday night at Bross Gym.
With his team locked in a tight contest with a Golden Valley team that it had beaten by 29 points earlier in the month, Valencia boys basketball's Troy Hammel saw an opportunity to right the ship.
The wait is finally over for the Golden Valley girls varsity soccer team. The Grizzlies jumped out to an early lead on Friday at Golden Valley high school and defeated Valencia 2-1 for the first Foothill League victory in program history. Golden Valley's Jordan Dulay sent a cross into the box in the 11th minute that was knocked away by the goalkeeper before Samantha Jennings put the rebound in the back of the net. "(Jennings) ...
Change may be on the horizon for CIF-Southern Section Northern Division football - and the Foothill League is pleased with the developments.
Serena Smith-Banas doesn't generally appear in the box score for the Saugus girls soccer team.
It was an eventful day on the field and in the gym for Foothill League soccer and basketball teams on Friday.
Two of the four teams tied for first place in the Golden State Athletic Conference standings played a back-and-forth game through the first 36 minutes on Saturday night at Bross Gym.
The formula is becoming all too familiar to Foothill League boys basketball teams. Canyon High's Clay Kasdorf scored a game-high 24 points and teammate Coley Apsay chipped in 17 points to defeat Golden Valley 68-34 on Friday night at Canyon High School. Elijah Veluzat scored eight points and Dean Hendrix-Davis added seven points for the Cowboys as the starters didn't play past the third quarter. "We're blessed to have two very good basketball players," said ...
As soon as the ball reached the glove of West Ranch Wildcats first baseman Jordan Benty for the second out of a game-ending double play, the Wildcats came storming out of the dugout, dog piling in front of the mound in celebration.
The Hart Indians nearly pulled off a remarkable win over the second-place Valencia Vikings with an inexperienced pitcher in the circle.
It sure looks like something's missing.
The Foothill League was thrown a curve ball on Tuesday, and Valencia was one of the beneficiaries.
It's been a while, but on Thursday the Foothill League Finals boys meet is far from a sure thing.
Holding a lead in the seventh inning against the Valencia Vikings is something the Saugus Centurions remember well.
The Saugus Centurions looked determined to put the West Ranch Wildcats title celebration on hold for at least one more game.