When Saugus took a lead against Pacifica Thursday, the advantage didn't last long.
As Hart and Saugus met up on Friday night at College of the Canyons, neither team thought of their 2-3 starts, rather, the clean slate that comes with league play.
While it was only the season opener for Canyon and Valencia, it seemed more like a game to determine the Foothill League championship.
West Ranch came into Friday's game on a four-game losing streak, while Golden Valley was coming off of a bye week after it won in its first game on its campus in school history.
One of the largest cross country events in Los Angeles County will take place today at Castaic Lake Recreational Area.
Varsity Girls Tennis
With a young team, Saugus boys soccer head coach Seth Groller is looking for improvement more than wins and losses during their non-league schedule.
If Thursday's match is any indication, his side has come a long way.
Canyon girls head basketball coach Stan Delus was telling everyone he could about The Bishop's School of San Diego before Thursday's game.
The second Foothill League football coach has resigned in less than a week.
With his headband wound tight over his blonde hair, Saugus cross country runner Alec Nelson came marching toward the finish line Thursday at Central Park in record time.
Foothill League football teams have a clean slate.
There appears to be a new rivalry brewing. Two cross-town teams on a mission for the crown.
Varsity girls volleyball
When the Hart girls tennis team was on the 118 Freeway heading east, after a match on Sept. 12 at Westlake High School, they saw the aftermath of a train wreck.
West Ranch softball players will be the first to admit they've been playing below their potential over the last two weeks.
In terms of drama and surprises, the Foothill League prelims aren't usually stocked full of them.
Well, here we go.
A large portion of one San Fernando Valley baseball team's success is because of Santa Clarita Valley players.
All Valencia High junior Quinton Tilley was trying to do was play a steady round of golf on Monday.
In just its second year of existence, the West Ranch High lacrosse team clinched its first playoff spot over the weekend.
Valencia graduate and professional golfer Max Homa appears to have found his groove again after a rough first few months of the year.
Springtime is usually when local boys volleyball players get to be the center of attention.
Just four months after his teammate J.K. Torres announced his decision to play lacrosse at NCAA Division III school Aurora University in Illinois, West Ranch midfielder Colton Long committed to play at Division II Adams State in Colorado.
The last week and a half has provided interesting insight into exactly what Saugus is capable of.
For so long, Max Nua was the anonymous little kid wandering around the gym and doing his best to kill time until practice was over.
It's doubtful any athlete grows up wishing he/she could some day compete at a community college.
The Canyon Cowboys baseball team has endured its fair share of struggles this season, but it wasn't about to hand Golden Valley its first league win of the season on Friday afternoon at Canyon High School.
Valencia's Keston Hiura hit two home runs on Friday at Valencia High.
For West Ranch High senior Alex Rassool, the opportunity to walk on at UCLA is a dream come true for a kid who has always been under the radar.