It's not how you start, but how you finish.
In a year where all The Master's College cross country is setting the bar higher, this week didn't disappoint.
TORRANCE - It only took one play to effectively end the No. 22 College of the Canyons football team's comeback attempt Saturday night against No. 9 El Camino at El Camino College in the National Division, Northern Conference opener for both teams.
The College of the Canyons football team has had two weeks to stew over its 38-14 loss to Grossmont College on Oct. 1, and the team is ready to get back on the field tonight at El Camino College at 6 p.m in the National Division, Northern Conference opener for both teams.
The Hart High football team bent plenty in its game against Golden Valley on Friday night at College of the Canyons, but it never broke.
The West Ranch girls tennis team solidified its position as the front runner for what would be its first outright Foothill League title with a 10-8 victory over rival Valencia on Thursday afternoon at West Ranch High.
The Valencia girls tennis team defeated a depleted Golden Valley squad 14-4 on Tuesday afternoon at Golden Valley High School, one match ahead of the Vikings' marquee matchup with West Ranch on Thursday.
There's no doubting that Valencia football has played the toughest preleague schedule of all Foothill League teams thus far.
The Maricopa Indians, with just 11 players traveling to their game against Trinity at College of the Canyons on Friday night, were overmatched from the start.
On Thursday afternoon at Hart High, the West Ranch volleyball team and the Indians appeared to be equals for most of the match.
If the West Ranch girls tennis team is the favorite to win its first outright Foothill League title this season, then the Hart girls tennis team showed it's not to be overlooked, either.
The Valencia girls volleyball team made quick work of Canyon Wednesday at Valencia High School, defeating the Cowboys 25-13, 25-11, 24-26 and 25-12.
After more than 90 minutes of play, the College of the Canyons men's soccer team needed one more push.
The Master's College women's volleyball team showed life late against NAIA No. 3 ranked Concordia College, coming out of the locker room after dropping the first two sets to hand the Eagles their largest single set loss of the season.
The Santa Clarita Christian football team saw a lot of Desert Christian's Kiel Alcaraz on Saturday night at College of the Canyons.