West Ranch Handily Wins Foothill League Golf Match at Valencia Country Club
The West Ranch boys golf team won a Foothill League match by 42 strokes over Valencia at Valencia Country Club.
The top-five West Ranch golfers shot in the 70s. Clayton Thatch led the way with a 1-over 73. C.J. Espino and J.J. Holen each shot 2-over 74s.
Valencia's Daniel Kim shot a 2-over 74 to lead his team. Hart finished third, 57 strokes off the pace.
The College of the Canyons men's golf team won a Western State Conference tournament by nine strokes over Ventura College at Santa Maria Country Club.
Colin Wheeler shot 2-under par 70 to lead COC. Dino Giacomazzi was one shot behind Wheeler with a 1-under 71.
The Foothill League softball season begins today. Upstart West Ranch plays at Saugus. Canyon travels across town to play Hart and Golden Valley hosts Valencia.
The Master's College baseball team swept a doubleheader against Westmont over the weekend. The Master's College won the first game, 6-2, and won the second game, 7-2.
Joe Zeller had a big day for The Master's College. He drove in two runs in the first game.
He was the starting pitcher in the second game, struck out 10 batters in seven innings and was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
Jared Otto was 3-for-4 and drove in two runs in the first game.
The College of the Canyons baseball team beat Citrus College, 19-8. Hugo Hernandez and Cal Vogelsang each hit two home runs and COC scored 14 runs in the first three innings of the game.
Vogelsang finished with five RBIs and scored three runs. Joe Perez hit a home run, drove in four runs and was 3-for-5. Nico Moreno also homered, drove in two runs and scored three.
In auto racing, Sebastian Saavedra gave Bryan Herta Autosport its second podium finish in a row in the Firestone Indy Lights series. Saavedra finished third in the Indy Lights race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama on Sunday.
Stefan Wilson was sixth for Bryan Herta Autosport, the team owned by Valencia's Bryan Herta, a Hart High graduate. J.K. Vernay won his second Indy Lights race in a row.
Both Wilson and Saavedra will be entered in the Indy Lights race for Bryan Herta Autosport at the Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend.
At Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, Travis Thirkettle of Fillmore finished second in the S2 stock car race. Luis Martinez Jr. of Long Beach won the race.
Go to Haddock in the Paddock for recaps of all the races at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale.
The Clippers lost in impressive fashion to the Dallas Mavericks, 117-94. The Mavericks were up 64-43 at halftime and Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points in 22 minutes.
Six Clippers scored in double figures. DeAndre Jordan had a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
The Dodgers play their home opener today against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Clayton Kershaw is on the mound for the Dodgers. The Diamondbacks will counter with Ian Kennedy. Kershaw was roughed up in his first start of the season against the Pirates, giving up three runs on five hits and six walks in 4 2/3 innings. Kennedy struck out eight in five innings against the Padres in his first start of the season.
Pregame starts at 12:30 on AM 1220, KHTS.