After going nearly two full games - more than 145 minutes of action - without a goal against Quartz Hill, the Hart High girls soccer team finally broke through.
TORRANCE - Two players do not normally win a game for a team, but when two players stand at 6-foot-6 and the opposing team's starting center is out with an injury, it could make for a long night.
For a stretch, it looked the No. 1 seed didn't make it anywhere near the West Ranch High gym on Tuesday night.
A tie-breaking 3-pointer by John Otavka with 2.1 seconds remaining has the Valencia High boys basketball team in the CIF quarterfinals for the first time since 1998.
Prep playoffs are the unknown. If ever that statement was true for the local survivors, it's right now. Three boys basketball teams, two girls soccer and one girls basketball team remain in the CIF-Southern Section winter sports postseason. But here's where things get secretive. Whether it's just or not, and some people have their opinions that it isn't, many teams do not make information accessible to outsiders. This makes it not only difficult for the ...
The 15 Foothill League championships, the two CIF-Southern Section divisional championships, the five-title game appearances and six semifinal visits - they all turned out to be hall-of-fame tickets for former Hart High varsity head girls basketball coach Dave Munroe.
The first playoff game in West Ranch girls basketball history ended Saturday in defeat. The Wildcats lost 71-36 to fifth-seeded Foothill High in Santa Ana in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A playoffs. Erin Ruiz led West Ranch with nine points, hitting a pair of 3-pointers. Seniors Anjelica Ostrea and Paige Herndon each scored eight points. The bigger Knights, led by junior Christina Marinacci who averages 22 points and 11.5 rebounds per ...
Valencia and Mission Viejo did battle for the second time this season Saturday, but unlike in December, the Viking girls basketball team couldn't come out on top in a 51-48 loss.
A tough draw was too much to overcome for a young Canyon girls basketball team Saturday night. The Cowboys, two years off a first-round shocker in the playoffs, couldn't repeat history, losing 80-56 to third-seeded Mira Costa of Manhattan Beach in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A playoffs. "They are a very, very, very good team. They can play any style, any place anywhere," said Canyon head coach Stan Delus. Delus went ...
The free-throw shooting may have made the difference for the Saugus girls basketball team, as they were downed by Dana Hills High 56-41 Saturday at Saugus High.
Hart girls soccer team's offense was charged up Saturday as much on the field as off the field - if you want to consider out of bounds off the field.
The Hart girls basketball team started and ended well on Saturday night and that was all that mattered.
They don't give away the No. 2 seed to just anyone. That high seed went to the Saugus girls soccer team heading into the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs and in its first-round game at home against Rialto, the Centurions played a like a team every bit deserving of that distinction. The Foothill League champions dominated from beginning to end on Saturday afternoon, coasting to a 6-0 win over the Knights. "I told them we ...
MONTCLAIR - A late-game, two-man advantage was not enough for the Saugus High boys soccer team Friday, as the Centurions dropped an overtime heartbreaker to Montclair in the opening round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
The Hart High boys soccer team spent the majority of the season under the radar in the Foothill league, but finished the season strong with a tough win on the road over Canyon, earning the top seed in the Foothill league.
This year, fellow Foothill League teams Saugus and Hart crashed the party at the High Five Classic, hosted by Valencia High School.
Samantha Ortega is still feeling the sting of last week's second-place finish at the CIF State Cross Country championships.
Hart football did more than just win a CIF championship on Friday night.
The Hart Indians may have taken a more circuitous route than it expected this season.
Ten years ago, Connor Wingenroth was on the sidelines at the Home Depot Center as a ballboy for the Hart Indians in the CIF-Southern Section Division II championship game.
Near-freezing temperatures outside weren't enough to keep Santa Clarita Valley football fans away from this one. Dr. Paul A. Priesz stadium and the surrounding area at Valencia High School were abuzz in the hours leading up to the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division Championship game between crosstown rivals Valencia and Hart on Friday night. Both of these teams have played in championship games before, but never at Valencia High School. The atmosphere was electric, the stands ...
Since 2005, Valencia has enjoyed enormous success without winning a CIF championship.
History is great and all, and there's a lot between Valencia and Hart.
Tina Inchalik and Remy Balmain's exciting run through the CIF girls tennis individual playoffs came to an end on Wednesday, as the duo fell victim to the No. 2 overall seeded pairing of Devon Jack and Madeline Gundawidjaja from San Marino High 6-4, 6-1 in the round of 16 in Seal Beach.
How will history judge Hart High senior Connor Wingenroth?
The conversation turns to Jake Wallace on Tuesday afternoon during championship week inside the Valencia High physical education office.
Tickets are on sale at Valencia High School and Hart High School for Friday's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship game between Valencia and Hart.
Valencia's duo of Tina Inchalik and Remy Balmain entered CIF individual playoffs having only played together a handful of times.
While the Hart Indians have gathered headlines for their gaudy, and at times, record-breaking offensive performances, there's another big element to this team bound for a CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship game this Friday against Valencia.
Valencia High junior Jay Jay Wilson will not be able to play in Friday's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division championship game against Hart after the officials from the game turned down an appeal from Valencia High Athletic Director Brian Stiman.