With 38.1 seconds left in Golden Valley's first home football game ever, Camp Kilpatrick was 46 yards away from crashing the party.
VENTURA - Saugus could not contain the green and gold Seraphs of St. Bonaventure as the Centurions fell 35-8 on the road in the semifinals of the CIF-Southern Section Northern Division playoffs Friday night.
After the sound of the horn, Saugus football lined at up at the end zone to perform its postgame warm-up for the last time.
Exactly how long is the road to a CIF championship? For Cardinal head coach Garrick Moss, the road began in 2002. It was that year that he, along with coordinators John Stone and John Sanna, began building a football legacy at Santa Clarita Christian.
Ownership has its privileges.
Because of ownership, Faith Baptist football could call itself the class of Southern California 8-Man football.
Maybe it's because it was their third game in four nights. Maybe it's because El Camino is really good.
Put this one down in the record books.
After Canyon High receiver Chris Rivas had more than 200 receiving yards prior to the horn sounding at the half, it was record watch from that point on.
Valencia came up with its second shutout of the season Friday, in a 42-0 rout of Hueneme.
The Vikings went on the road to Oxnard to improve to 3-1 on the season.
A 6-5 receiver is tough to defend at the National Football League level, much less in high school.
Three games into their season, many questions remained unanswered for the Hart Indians.
Friday night against Claremont, Hart (2-2) went to the wire to prove they have what it takes to remain competitive in the Foothill League with a 14-7 victory.
To say Saugus is facing a tough challenge this week would be an understatement.
For the most part, Valencia's performance against Burroughs bore little resemblance to its opening-game dominance.
Two down, one to go.
When Rich Bahr got the call he was going to be the head coach for Saugus' junior varsity football team in 2005, he immediately went into recruitment mode.
One night after surviving a physical battle against Taft, the Saugus girls basketball team found much less resistance from Nordhoff.
Hart girls soccer had yet to advance to penalty kicks this season.
NEWBURY PARK - Canyon girls head basketball coach Chuck Johns pondered the question on if his team overachieved this season for a second after its 51-37 loss to the Newbury Park Panthers on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IA playoffs.
The veterans got the best of the rookies in the first-ever CIF lacrosse meeting between two Santa Clarita high schools.
At this point in the playoffs, nothing comes easy.
SANTA ANA - From the first shot Hart High put up Friday night at Foothill High School in the CIF-Southern Section Division IIA quarterfinals, something was off.
On the wettest day Southern California has seen in months, the Canyon High Cowboys stuck with the theme and made it rain from the three-point line in their 84-53 win over visiting Elsinore High in Friday's quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IIAA playoffs.
Nothing was going to get in the way of the Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team against the Laguna Blanca Owls of Santa Barbara in the CIF-Southern Section Division VI semifinals.
The Hart High girls soccer team will have to wait at least one more day for its quarterfinal match against CIF-Southern Section Division II -No. 1 seeded Sunny Hills, after today's scheduled game was postponed due to weather.
West Ranch senior right-handed pitcher Jake Bird verbally committed to UCLA baseball this week.
Losing in the playoffs is a hard pill to swallow.
Saugus High varsity boys basketball coach Derek Ballard was fired on Thursday.
Coming off its first ever postseason victory, the Golden Valley Grizzlies girls basketball held a lead at halftime against the North High Saxons of Torrance.
Heartbreaking losses to Canyon and Hart late in the Foothill League season ended the Valencia Vikings girls soccer team's hopes of winning a league title.
This year, Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer has put together the ideal formula.
One year from now, things could be much different for Hart High girls basketball.