Saugus Boys, Girls Cross Country Teams Win At Mt. SAC Invitational
The Saugus boys cross country team won the Division II varsity race at the 63rd Mt. San Antonio College Invitational over the weekend.
A.J. Herbert was the top runner for Saugus, finishing third and covering the course in 15 minutes, 14 seconds. Teammates Robert Pion was fifth and Logan Smith was seventh, giving the Saugus boys three runners in the top 10.
The Saugus girls won the Division II varsity race at Mt. SAC. Stephanie Bulder finished second in the race in 17 minutes, 45 seconds for Saugus.
The Golden Valley boys were second in the Division III Sweepstakes race, finishing four points behind Brea Olinda.
Golden Valley’s Kristian Martinez finished second in the race in 15 minutes, 2 seconds. David Juan Garcia was seventh in 15 minutes, 23 seconds.
In college golf, the College of the Canyons women’s team won the Western State Conference regular season championship and the conference match at River Lakes in Bakersfield. COC shot 321 as a team and won the match by 13 strokes over Bakersfield College
Taylor Gould shot the low round of the day for COC with a 4-over par 76. Hannah Lee was 7-over par at 79.
The COC women will play in the two-day Western State Conference final at Olivas Links in Ventura starting Sunday.
In high school tennis, the Golden Valley girls beat Canyon, 14-4. The three Golden Valley singles players, Rachel and Rebecca Ho and Eliah Cortez, swept their matches.
In hockey, the Valencia Flyers dropped three games in a row to the Fresno Monsters over the weekend. The Flyers were shut out, 3-0, on Friday in the first of a three-game series in Fresno.
The Flyers lost 7-1 on Saturday and lost 5-3 on Sunday.
Next up for the Flyers is a three-game series against the San Diego Gulls. The first game is Friday in San Diego.
The second and third games of the series will be at the Valencia Ice Station on Saturday and Sunday night.
In college soccer, The Master’s College shut out Concordia, 2-0, to win its second game in a row.
The Master’s College, the No. 4 team in the NAIA, got first-half goals from Canyon High graduate Sierra Goff and Emily Bruton.
Goalkeeper Amanda Diamond recorded her ninth shutout of the season.
The Master’s College women are home today to play Westmont.
The Master’s College men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 tie against Concordia. Fabrice Gautrat scored for The Master’s College on an assist from Jake Marchesani to tie the game in the 89th minute.
In the NHL, the Kings beat the Minnesota Wild, 3-2, in a shootout to win their fifth game in the past six.
The Kings erased a 2-0 deficit when Anze Kopitar scored the tying goal in the second period. Michal Handzus scored the game-winner in the shootout.
The Kings continue their road trip against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday.