The Valencia football team lost to Loyola, 28-10, and saw its starting running back leave the game in the second half with a leg injury.
Cody Anciano sprained his ankle and had to leave the game with his team down 14-3 in the third quarter. Junior Jake Solley came in for Anciano and scored the only touchdown for Valencia in the fourth quarter.
By that time, Loyola was in control of the game. The Cubs scored two touchdowns in the first half and had a 25-point lead in the fourth quarter. Valencia coach Larry Muir said Loyola made some big plays on special teams to build its lead.
Solley finished with 79 yards rushing in 16 carries. Anciano had 77 yards in 20 carries before he was hurt and taken out of the game.
The Santa Clarita Christian football team rallied late, but came up short against St. Monica. Santa Clarita Christian scored three second-half touchdowns, but lost, 28-21.
Running back Trevor Lopez rushed for 118 yards and tied the score, 21-21, with a touchdown run early in the fourth quarter.
The Trinity Classical Academy football team beat undermanned Maricopa, 59-6.
Receiver James Brooks caught three passes for 95 yards. All three of his catches went for touchdowns.
In college soccer, The Master’s College men, ranked No. 24 in the NAIA, played to a 1-1 tie against Azusa Pacific, the fifth-ranked team in the NAIA.
Jorge Serrano scored the lone goal for The Master’s College in the second half to tie the score.
The Master’s College women, ranked No. 14 in the NAIA, lost 1-0 to Azusa Pacific, the No. 3 team in the NAIA. Ilyssa Espiritu made six saves in goal for The Master’s College.
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