With one team looking to regain momentum and another playing milestone soccer, a game between the two squads promised fireworks.
Canyon boys soccer head coach Khris Savage said the best team he's ever coached scored 17 goals in league and gave up only nine.
Golden Valley and Canyon boys basketball won't play again this season, as the teams are in different playoff divisions.
Saugus felt like it played scared in its last game - a big loss to Valencia.
Sports Illustrated was just the beginning.
Her first reaction was: "Really?"
Ralph Anumba was the first in his family to pick up a basketball and play at Valencia. Freshman Jennifer Anumba is the latest Viking from the Anumba bunch, but maybe not the last.
Now we can start to assess things.
The Santa Clarita Valley is becoming a recruiting hot spot for military academies.
Twin brothers Brian and Paul Nnaoji may look alike. They may play basketball for Canyon High School.
In what felt like a third period of a soccer game, the Saugus boys soccer team played with a sense of urgency in stoppage play that was seldom seen in the game's previous 80 minutes.
Valencia guard Lonnie Jackson spent last week frustrated by physical defense and a pair of Foothill League losses.
The Wildcats were done with coming close.
The West Ranch girls soccer team was minutes away from its second enormous victory in as many days.
Four Grizzlies scored in double figures as Golden Valley defeated Hart 79-48 at Hart High on Tuesday night,
The best way to explain how an athlete can qualify as exciting is to define the term - and not simply in a dictionary sense.
It didn't take long to see something special was happening.
We've spent the last two weeks bringing you up to speed on the high, lows, and everything in between of the 2013-2014 athletic year in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The 2013-14 year was an exicting one for West Ranch marked by great individual and team performances.
It's become expected of Valencia athletics to stand among the top of the Santa Clarita Valley.
The school year may be officially over, but the awards continue to trickle in.
It may have been a bit of a down year for Saugus overall, but that doesn't mean the Centurions didn't have a good 2013-2014 year.
The evil empire is back.
Of all sports at Golden Valley High, it was golf.
The 2013-2014 year for Canyon High will be remembered by its incredible individual performances, with three athletes earning Foothill Player of the Year honors.
The 2013-2014 year will be remembered for two things at Trinity Classical Academy.
The Santa Clarita Christian School athletic programs have been on the rise in the last few years and the 2013-2014 season might have been the best so far.
Canyon High has found its new boys soccer coach following the resignation of Lou Aguilera earlier this month.
Oh, how little things have changed in the last six months.
It's all business … or at least that's the way it seems when you talk to Saugus pitcher Mariah Lopez and West Ranch shortstop Lauren Lindvall after a game.