Possibly the best run in Santa Clarita Valley softball history ended Tuesday in Riverside.
J.J. Holen said Tuesday that he lost the Foothill League Most Valuable Player prize.
MOORPARK – When playoff softball rolls around, Hart's combination of pitching and timely hitting is tough to beat.
The level of the competition. The roar of the crowd. The enormity of the moment.
As the CIF-Southern Section Divisional track and field championships wound down, the Division II girls team race looked like a done deal.
Just walk into Valencia High's gymnasium and take a look around.
West Ranch baseball erupted in the first inning and rode the arm of Trevor Fredrickson to a decisive win and the first playoff victory in the school's history Friday, scoring a 6-2 decision over El Dorado at home.
Valencia boys volleyball has grown accustomed to playing in the late rounds of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
In a game where offensive firepower was on full display, the shortest hit of the day made the biggest difference.
It was obvious that Saugus had its work cut out for it against the state's No. 1 team Mater Dei in Santa Ana Friday.
It was a rough day at the CIF-Southern Section Individual Prelims in Carpenteria Friday for the Foothill League boys tennis participants.
The Santa Clarita Christian softball team had two bad innings and fell 12-2 on the road to Grace Brethren Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VI playoffs.
The Valencia softball team has won nine straight Foothill League titles and back-to-back CIF-Southern Section Division I championships.
It took 17 outs for Hart softball to end a scoreless tie, but once catcher Jessica Shults swung her bat and connected, there was no doubt that the Indians had broken through.
Saugus softball lost 5-0 to Thousand Oaks in Thousand Oaks Thursday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs.
Valencia's Dylan Thomas said he wasn't feeling well when he woke up on Friday morning.
Casey Burrill, head baseball coach at West Ranch, called his team's 2-1 win over visiting Saugus on Friday a "baseball connoisseur's dream."
Coming off a frustrating, five-game loss to Valencia to start league play, the Saugus Centurions boys volleyball team was determined to rebound in a big way.
Saugus head track and field coach David Russell knew coming into Thursday's first Foothill League meet of the season against Valencia that a lot of the scoring burden would fall on his distance runners.
The Valencia Vikings boys tennis team has sliced through a hot knife through butter thus far in Foothill League play.
It was April 19 of last year when Golden Valley and Canyon boys track and field went at it.
After building up its program for years, the Golden Valley girls track and field team finally reached the pinnacle last year by winning its first Foothill League championship in school history.
The Hart baseball team took advantage of some costly mistakes and rallied to beat visiting West Ranch 5-2 on Wednesday and remain perfect in Foothill League play.
Coming into Wednesday's contest at Golden Valley, Canyon senior first baseman Vincent Fitzgerald hadn't been able to get more than one hit in a game all year.
Valencia Vikings baseball is going to have to pitch to be a Foothill League title contender in 2014 and the Saugus Centurions are going to have to hit to do the same.
The wind didn't seem to bother the Valencia boys tennis on Tuesday as the Vikings beat the Golden Valley Grizzlies 16-2 on a blustery day at Golden Valley High.
It was about as wild an affair as a high school swim meet could possibly be on Tuesday afternoon in the Foothill League opener for Valencia and Saugus at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center.
It only took one game for West Ranch boys volleyball to get back into its Foothill League groove.
For the first time in years, the waters look murky for the Hart boys swim team.
On paper, the Foothill League title race will come down to perhaps the valley's two biggest rivals: Hart versus Valencia.