Saugus Football Team Opens Against Burroughs Of Burbank Tonight
The high school football season begins tonight with Saugus against Burroughs from Burbank at College of the Canyons.
Saugus is coming off a 5-6 season in 2010. The Centurions lost to Oaks Christian in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Northern Division playoffs.
Burroughs was 7-5 and co-champions of the Pacific League last season.
Saugus coach Jason Bornn said he expects a physical game against Burroughs.
“They’re always well-coached. I expect them to come out and physically impose their will on us,” Bornn said. “That’s their game plan year in and year out. I expect a hard-fought game.”
The game is set to start at 7:30.
The College of the Canyons men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 draw against Chaffey College.
Chaffey went up 1-0 early in the second half. COC tied the game, 1-1, with a goal in the 80th minute.
COC is 1-0-1 after two games. Next up is San Diego City College on Tuesday.
The Angels lost to the Mariners, 2-1, but didn’t lose any ground in the American League West standings.
The AL West leading Texas Rangers also lost, 4-1, to the Rays. The Angels are still 3 ½ games behind the Rangers in the AL West standings.
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