West Ranch Boys Golf Team Wins At Robinson Ranch
The West Ranch boys golf team won the rain-delayed Foothill League opener at the Robinson Ranch Mountain Course by 21 strokes over Valencia and Saugus.
Senior JJ Holen shot a 3-under par 68 to pace West Ranch for the low round of the match. Teammate CJ Espino came in at 2-under par 69.
Saugus senior Andrew Moore shot a team-best 2-over par 73. Zack Leonard was 4-over par at 75 for Saugus.
The Golden Valley boys volleyball team beat Saugus in three games to win the first match of the Foothill League season.
Alec Schlossman had a match-high 12 kills for Golden Valley. Ryan Kessler had nine kills and three blocks.
Matt Coleman had a team-high eight kills for Saugus.
The Valencia boys volleyball team swept Canyon in three games in a Foothill League match.
Broc Oppler led Valencia with 10 kills. Eric Ensing and Kurt Fultz each had six kills. Shayne Nazarian had 26 assists and Griffin Ender had 13 digs for Valencia.
The Valencia softball team beat El Dorado, 8-1, behind a big day at the plate from Christina Brackpool. She was 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a double.
Starter Carly Mortensen struck out 13 and gave up only two hits in the complete game win. Valencia plays Corona Santiago in the championship game of the Stu Penter Classic on Thursday.
The Saugus softball team beat Stockdale, 7-6, scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Alyssa Rodriguez knocked in both runs in the seventh inning. Jenna Kelly also drove in two runs for Saugus.
The Trinity Classical Academy softball team beat Santa Clarita Christian, 12-2. Keali Massetto hit a two-run home run for Trinity. Jacey Massetto and Taylor Totten each went 3-for-4 for Trinity.
The Valencia boys tennis team beat Canyon, 16-2, and improved to 3-0 against Foothill League opponents.
The Saugus boys tennis team beat Golden Valley, 12-6. The West Ranch boys tennis team beat Hart, 18-0.
The Hart boys swim team beat Canyon, 126-44, in a Foothill League meet at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center. The Hart girls beat Canyon 130-40.
The Dodgers aren’t doing much to improve the confidence of their fans. They lost to the Angels, 5-1, and were swept in the Freeway Series.
Dodgers starter Hiroki Kuroda gave up three runs on seven hits in four innings of work.
Torii Hunter went 3-for-3 with a two-run homer and drove in four runs for the Angels.
The Dodgers managed only five hits in the game. Rod Barajas hit a solo home run in the third inning for the Dodgers only run.
Before the game, the Dodgers announced that they agreed to a three-year contract extension with pitcher Chad Billingsley. The deal is worth a reported $41 million, including an option for a fourth year.
The Kings shut out the Edmonton Oilers, 2-0, behind 32 saves from goaltender Jonathan Bernier.
Dustin Brown scored both goals for the Kings in the second period. Trevor Lewis assisted on both goals.
Anze Kopitar had surgery to repair ligaments in his ankle. He will be out at least six weeks, but his ankle is not broken, as previously reported.
However, he might not be able to skate again until the summer. The team reported that Kopitar will be out of action indefinitely.
The Kings are back on the ice on Thursday for a game against the Canucks in Vancouver.