Albert Einstein Academy girls volleyball finally broke through to the quarterfinals on Thursday night - and brought a tear to its coach's eye in the process.
Santa Clarita Christian's defense of the CIF-Southern Section Division 5AA title avoided a bump in the road, or a hiccup of any sort on Thursday night.
For four years in a row, the Valencia girls volleyball team had been unable to get out of the second round of the playoffs.
So which Santa Clarita Valley football got the easiest draw in the playoffs this year?
Going into the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 1A playoffs, Hart and Chino Hills had no mutual opponents this season.
GLENDALE - At first it looked like Trinity Classical Academy girls volleyball didn't stand a chance.
All day long, Golden Valley senior Elisa Pierre kept reminding herself to not let a single shot define her high school career.
When Brandon Jauregui came home on Sunday night and finally sat down after what had been a whirlwind of a day, a thought entered his mind.
MURRIETA - It happened quickly.
The Valencia girls volleyball team is stacked with attackers.
The West Ranch girls volleyball team's season came to an end in Thousand Oaks as they dropped an endurance battle in the first-round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 1A Tuesday night at Thousand Oaks High by scores of 25-22, 20-25, 11-25, 25-17, 15-9.
Hart senior Sarah Coblentz served once, twice, three times, four times. All aces.
Sometimes you are what your record is.
If there was a time to get the playoff jitters out, this was the round to do it.
Trinity Classical Academy girls volleyball was on the right side of the ebb and flow of youth on Tuesday.
There's three Foothill League games to pay special attention to Thursday: Valencia at Hart boys soccer, Hart at Valencia girls soccer, and Saugus at ...
Trinity Classical Academy boys basketball largely went cold from the field on Tuesday night. But one of its brightest stars brought, well, "a flamethrower."
Brandon Wilson was the offensive catalyst on Tuesday for the Canyon High boys basketball team.
It was an unfathomable shot.
Canyon girls soccer played maybe its best Foothill League game of the season on Tuesday and dropped Valencia out of first place, for the time ...
Valencia girls basketball had already wrapped up at least a share of the Foothill League crown entering Tuesday night - its fourth straight title.
The Hart High boys basketball team lived up to its reputation as this season's Foothill League champion, turning in a seamless performance in a ...
James Johnson didn't back down from the challenge of carrying the Saugus High boys soccer team Tuesday with a CIF Southern Section playoff berth ...
Now, I know this probably isn't going to happen. But it should.
The Santa Clarita Valley has not had any representation in the CIF-Southern Section girls soccer rankings in 2016.
The ball hit the ceiling.
Trinity Classical Academy's JaNasjia Bethke and Taylor Oshiro did not single-handedly beat Santa Clarita Christian, 36-34, on Saturday at The Master's College.
With just 50.9 seconds left on the clock, Sabrina Thompson knew the Valencia girls hoops team needed a big shot.
The Canyon boys basketball team remembered its last meeting with Valencia High on Jan. 19. when the Vikings hit a buzzer beater to knock them ...