Trailing with a minute left, Valencia turned once again to Lonnie Jackson.
As Canyon forward Wesley Bartole threw down a thunderous fast-break dunk to put his team up by 18 early in the fourth quarter, Paraclete appeared deflated.
Canyon boys basketball is showing little hospitality in its own Canyon Classic.
Eastside High's basketball team doesn't seem to be able to get a break in the brackets at the Canyon Classic.
For Bishop Alemany of Mission Hills, it was the biggest game in its football program's history.
West Ranch was part of a thrilling finish Thursday at the Canyon Classic.
Canyon's boys basketball team scored 66 points through three quarters Thursday.
Valencia point guard Jake Kelfer took a hard foul to the floor on a fast break against Eastside High.
Sometimes there is an impatient tendency to draw conclusions about a team early in the season.
A running clock in the fourth quarter?
Apparently there will be one more local football game.
The West Ranch boys basketball team got the start it wanted but not the finish it needed in an 80-69 loss to Highland High on Tuesday at Canyon High in the 10th annual Canyon Classic.
It did not take long to see that West Ranch and Crescenta Valley were in for a long 80 minutes.
After completing one of the most efficient seasons for a quarterback in state history, Valencia's Alex Bishop has been named the Foothill League's 2009 Player of the Year.
Valencia junior Lonnie Jackson hasn't been happy with his recent performances.
Two of the Foothill League's best pitchers faced off at Saugus High on Thursday, but the game didn't play out like a pitchers' duel.
To say Canyon baseball's season has been frustrating is an understatement.
Canyon, for all intents and purposes, knew it was locked into the Foothill League's fourth place entering Thurday's regular season finale with Hart at Canyon High School.
The two remaining Foothill League teams in the CIF-Southern Section Division II Boys Tennis Championships caught a bit of a break on Thursday.
History continues to repeat itself when Saugus swimmer Abbey Weitzeil dives into the water at the CIF-Southern Section Division I prelims, which took place Thursday at the Riverside Aquatics Complex ahead of Saturday's final.
One win away from a co-Foothill League title, Saugus left little doubt about its chances on Thursday afternoon at Golden Valley High School.
The freshmen were shining again for the West Ranch boys tennis team in its match against St. Margaret's High on Wednesday.
When we were lauding J.J. Holen for his performances as a West Ranch High golfer, it was because of the superb golf scores he turned in on a consistent basis from his freshman to senior year.
Understandably, Santa Clarita Christian has no history when it comes to achievements in the pool.
Junior pitcher Sean O'Shea hasn't been used much on the mound this season after recovering from a shoulder injury suffered during football season. But he made the most of his opportunity and led the West Ranch Wildcats out of trouble on Tuesday at Canyon High School and into the win column.
Saugus waited until the end to remove the drama from Tuesday's Foothill League showdown with Canyon at Canyon High School, but when they made their move, they did it in a big way.
It's fitting that Hart High baseball clinched at least a share of the Foothill League championship with a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Saugus Centurions on Tuesday at Hart High School - the Indians first title since 2008.
Valencia boys volleyball showed a propensity for winning close matches during Foothill League play this season.
Hart boys tennis was one set away from a perfect start to the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs, beating the visiting Buena Park High team in the wild-card round on Tuesday.
It's hard not to get wrapped up in watching Saugus swimmer Abbey Weitzeil go.