If West Ranch High is indeed the favorite to win the Foothill League baseball title, no one told Saugus.
When Hart catcher Kevin Bailey stepped to the plate with his team trailing at Golden Valley High by one run Friday, the Indians needed their offense to give them another chance.
It just took one time through the batting order for the Valencia baseball team's offense to introduce itself to the Foothill League season.
West Ranch baseball was officially on the map.
Valencia's No. 3 doubles team of John Schmidt and Sam Yun were on fire Thursday at Valencia High.
This past fall, the Web site dyestatcal.com declared the Foothill League "the deepest league in the state" in boys cross country.
Hart head baseball coach Jim Ozella has been pleased with the performance of pitchers Garrett Gooding and Theo Stafford.
When Hart senior Juli Strange led off the first inning, she had no idea what was about to unfold.
When West Ranch's No. 3 doubles player Sabin Kim sliced a perfect drop over the net to earn a two-set lead, things were looking good for the Wildcats.
There's an old adage that says you're judged by the company you keep.
Last weekend, Canyon was able to set one meet record at the 2010 Santa Clarita Valley Track and Field Invitational before the event was postponed due to rain.
When it continued on Saturday, the Cowboys set another one.
The West Ranch softball team wants to make a name for itself this season.
Its performance over the past three days is a good start.
With their senior season already behind them, 15 girls basketball players thought their high school careers were over.
But for the representatives from Canyon, Hart, Saugus, Valencia, Vasquez and West Ranch, one final chance materialized, and with it, came an opportunity to give back.
With a collection of the Santa Clarita Valley's top senior talent gathering in Golden Valley High's gym, there was a lot of promise for impressive shooting and athletic dunks.
When the Foothill League softball coaches met to vote on the 2014 Pitcher of the Year, there wasn't much surprise in who came out on top.
Welcome to On The Beat, college softball edition.
Baseball is as traditional a sport as you get.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
Golden Valley sophomore Jonathan Kang advanced to the CIF/SCGA Regional State Qualifier (or the Southern California championship) with a 3-over 74 on Tuesday at the CIF-Southern Section Boys Golf Individual Championship.
NORWALK - Winning wasn't the priority on Friday.
This "youth" label kept getting in the way of Santa Clarita Christian baseball considering itself a bona fide CIF-championship caliber team this season.