The West Ranch varsity baseball team shut out Golden Valley on Friday 9-0 at West Ranch High. Wildcat Charlie Gillies pitched a complete game shutout, striking out 12 Grizzlies, and allowing only three hits. The win is the fourth for Gillies on the season. West Ranch scored a run in the second inning off a Cal Vogelsang single. It was all West Ranch would need in the game. But the Wildcats kept the scoring going ...
It was a 10-run first inning that led the Saugus varsity baseball team over Canyon on Friday. The Centurions defeated the Cowboys 12-3 on Saugus' home field. Saugus (14-6, 7-2) beat Canyon (6-12, 1-8) 2-1 in extra innings on Wednesday. The Cents have now won seven straight league games and have moved into a tie for second place in the Foothill League. Their offense gave starting pitcher Darren Schweitzer a lot to work with Friday ...
With a big weekend tournament coming in Santa Barbara, it would have been easy for Valencia to overlook its Foothill league match Thursday against West Ranch.
There are a couple of things you can expect this time of year. Taxes are due on April 15 and around a week or so of that date, Valencia boys tennis is clinching a Foothill League title. For the third consecutive season, the Vikings will wear the crown after an 18-0 victory over Saugus clinched at least a tie for the championship with two matches remaining in the regular season. It was another in a ...
Without glancing at the scoreboard after Saugus and Valencia's Foothill League softball game Thursday, the casual observer might have guessed Saugus had just pulled off a dramatic bottom of the seventh victory.
The Hart boys track and field team is now in position. With an 82-54 win over Canyon Thursday, the Indians will finish off the Foothill League season April 24 with a match against fellow league undefeated Saugus. However, Canyon did win the girls varsity side, defeating Hart 97-39. The Indians boys team won every event over the Cowboys with the exception of the hurdles. Canyon's Casey Adams placed first in the 110-yard hurdles coming in ...
The Saugus varsity track and field teams defeated Golden Valley on Thursday on the Grizzlies' home field.
For all the drama that had unfolded in the seventh inning of Hart against Valencia in a Foothill League baseball game Tuesday, the final pitch turned out to be the least dramatic.
Valencia Vikings head coach Kathleen Perdisatt says that the budding boys varsity swim team has met the expectations she had for the squad going into the season.
Junior Heather Stiglich's solo home run in the top of the seventh gave Hart High's varsity girls softball team its first victory over Valencia since the 2004 season.
The Hart High boys volleyball team started and ended Tuesday's Foothill League match against Canyon the same way, playing with fire and passion.
The Valencia boys varsity tennis team defeated Hart 16-2 on Tuesday on the Indians home court. The Vikings remain the preeminent force in the Foothill League, still undefeated at 7-0. Vikings senior Jack Zapala remains the Vikings dominant No. 1 seed and continues to strive for excellence on the court. "I have goals that I have set for myself personally," he said. " And one of them is to be undefeated in all my sets." ...
Once again Valencia came oh so close to winning its first Foothill League boys golf match of the season, but just as the three previous League matches, West Ranch carded a lower score to win its fourth straight Foothill League match with a score of 390 at Valencia Country Club Monday afternoon.
Caio Schmitd's first memories of volleyball began when he was a young boy cheering his father on at matches in Brazil. "I would sit on the bench and during every water break my dad and I would go on the court and pass balls back and forth," says Schmitd, an outside hitter for West Ranch . "I knew I wanted to be just like him."
This valley has produced some fine programs this decade - a national champion in Valencia softball, two-time state champion Saugus cross country, a state champion in Canyon football, but there is little argument as to what the dominant program has been in this valley.
Well that didn't take long.
The Hart High Indians have already been getting plenty of attention this season for their explosive offense.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights already had sizeable challenge in front of them in facing a CIF-Southern Section 8-man power on Friday.
It was a frustrating two weeks for Santa Clarita Christian football, as the Cardinals dropped their first two games of the season.
PALMDALE - The Knight Hawks football team made several key plays in the second half on Thursday night against the West Ranch Wildcats.
PALMDALE - Football games aren't won in the first half, but they can definitely be lost in that span.
Two straight shootout wins by Santa Clarita Valley football teams over a state power in a six-day span was a bit too much to ask on Thursday at Valencia High.
After a wild week of football last Friday, with Valencia upending CIF-Southern Section Northern Division No. 2 Palmdale, Hart outlasting state-power Chaminade and Canyon pitching a shutout, what can today provide?
It wasn't even close - an 18-0 victory for the Saugus girls tennis team on Tuesday at Saugus High over the Alemany Warriors. And though the gauntlet part of the schedule is ahead, four wins in a week to start the season is doing a world of confidence-building for a young Centurions team. "They've experienced more success than what they've expected," said first-year head coach Ken Jeffris. "They're starting to believe in themselves. Winning will ...
When you lose two of the Santa Clarita Valley's top girls volleyball players, it's hard not to say you're rebuilding. But as the Valencia Vikings girls volleyball team showed on Tuesday night against the traditionally strong Notre Dame Academy Regal Gryphons in a 3-2 win, rebuilding doesn't mean the Vikings won't be competitive in 2013. "We are a very young team. There's a lot of learning, but everyone is working really hard," said outside hitter ...
No one can say the Foothill League isn't getting respect, at least from the CIF pollsters.
Hart High quarterback Brady White was selected as the U.S. Army All-American Bowl High School Player of the Week on Monday.
The Valencia Vikings varsity girls tennis team won the Division II championships at the prestigious 2013 California Tennis Classic in Clovis during the weekend, beating Arroyo Grande 7-5 in set tiebreaker after the teams played to 3-3 tie in the final.