The Hart girls basketball team started and ended well on Saturday night and that was all that mattered.
They don't give away the No. 2 seed to just anyone. That high seed went to the Saugus girls soccer team heading into the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs and in its first-round game at home against Rialto, the Centurions played a like a team every bit deserving of that distinction. The Foothill League champions dominated from beginning to end on Saturday afternoon, coasting to a 6-0 win over the Knights. "I told them we ...
MONTCLAIR - A late-game, two-man advantage was not enough for the Saugus High boys soccer team Friday, as the Centurions dropped an overtime heartbreaker to Montclair in the opening round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
The Hart High boys soccer team spent the majority of the season under the radar in the Foothill league, but finished the season strong with a tough win on the road over Canyon, earning the top seed in the Foothill league.
It was obvious how much Saugus' league-ending loss to Hart Feb. 8 felt like a knife to the heart.
Valencia High point guard Terrez Scott turned what could have been a costly botched inbounds play into a that's-what-I-meant-to-do play.
Saugus goalkeeper Marina Constantinou is part-player, part-coach, part-cosmotology student, and all effort.
LA CRESCENTA - Finishing its final four regular-season games on the road, the Valencia High girls basketball team carried over the traveling experience into its first playoff game of the season.
TEMECULA - The Canyon boys basketball team knew it would need to get a little something from everyone to get a win without point guard Mark Lewis, who was out with a concussion.
The Hart High boys basketball team scored 21 more points than it had all season Wednesday night in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II-AA playoffs and it still was nine points too few.
The Canyon High girls soccer team took an early exit from the playoffs as it lost 2-1 to Newbury Park Wednesday at Canyon High in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.
Home court advantage was not enough as the Golden Valley boys basketball team fell to Burbank 70-51 in its CIF-Southern Section Division II-AA wild-card playoff game Wednesday.
Make it two UCLA Bruins for the Hart softball team. Indians junior outfielder Devon Lindvall, following the preseason lead of junior left-handed pitcher Destiny Rodino, has committed to play softball for UCLA. Spurning potential opportunities for scholarships from Stanford, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Minnesota and Cal State Fullerton, Lindvall will join the Bruins as a non-scholarship player with the hopes of earning one. "It's the place I've always fantasized about going to school," Lindvall ...
Canyon boys basketball head coach Chad Phillips can only laugh. Just imagine his vision before the season: Here I have this athletic point guard, tough as nails, who can score and dish. Then I have this 6-foot-10 center, with feet like a dancer and a knack for scoring and rebounding. I've got it made. He had to think it. After a 13-13 campaign and a 4-6 record through the minefield that is the Foothill League, ...
For half, it's game over. For the other half, it's just getting started. Both the boys and girls soccer teams from Saugus, Hart and Canyon high schools have each qualified for the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs while Golden Valley, Valencia and West Ranch were shut out by the pairings released Monday afternoon by the CIF-SS. Among the remaining teams are the two standouts from last year's trips to the playoffs - the semifinalist Saugus ...
ATASCADERO - The Saugus Centurions stunned the Pac-7 League champion Atascadero Greyhounds Friday in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs at Memorial Stadium.
Maybe the third time will be the charm for the Trinity Classical Academy football team.
With its quarterback on the sideline with an injury, the Canyon Cowboys sat first-and-goal from the West Torrance Warriors' 7-yard-line late in Friday night's CIF-Southern Section Northern Division first-round playoff clash at Canyon High School.
It's the old "the game was a lot closer than what the score indicated."
Both local CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoff games will start at 7 p.m.
Hart High junior quarterback Brady White received a scholarship offer from Colorado State on Friday.
Of all things to cost the Valencia Vikings girls volleyball team, poor serving seemed like a long shot.
Golden Valley - the school that had little overall success in girls golf prior to last season - now has it's poster child for success.
In the face of elimination, the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls volleyball team turned to its senior standout middle blocker, Allie Acosta.
It took 21 matches to happen, but the Hart Indians girls tennis team finally lost on Wednesday at Hart High School.
It didn't look pretty for the Foothill League champions in the opening round of the CIF-Southern Section Div. IA playoffs.
At least the Hart Indians girls volleyball team proved one thing on Tuesday night.
Albert Einstein Academy didn't simply win its first playoff match in school history.
Teams find success when they are able play to their strengths, so it's no surprise that the talented Hart Indians girls tennis team has prospered this year.
The 2013 regular season may have concluded, but for the premier football teams in the Santa Clarita Valley the real challenges are only beginning.