Santa Clarita Sports: Local Players Selected In The 2014 NFL Draft
In football, Valencia High graduate Brock Vereen was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the NFL draft.
Vereen was a defensive back for the University of Minnesota and was a All Big 10 selection in his senior year.
He will play against his older brother, Shane Vereen, a running back with the New England Patriots, in week eight.
Karim Barton, who played at College of the Canyons and Morgan State, was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Philadelphia Eagles. The offensive guard was one of 15 undrafted free agents signed by the Eagles.
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Santa Clarita Sports News
In high school baseball, Hart beat Golden Valley, 7-3, and moved into sole possession of first place in the Foothill League standings.
Hart improved to 10-3. Golden Valley dropped to 0-13.
Valencia beat Canyon, 9-2, after jumping out to a 6-0 lead in fifth inning.
West Ranch rallied late and beat Saugus, 4-3. The Wildcats scored two runs in the seventh inning to win the game.
Valencia and Saugus are tied for second place in the league standings at 9-4. West Ranch is in fourth place at 8-5.
In auto racing, David Mayhew won the NASCAR Pro Late Models race at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield.
Shane Thompson won the Super Stocks race, Racin Vernon won the Mini Stocks race, Bryan Terry won the 911 Series race, Bailey Thompson won the Junior Mini Dwarf race and Anthony Balcazar won the Senior Mini Dwarf race.
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Los Angeles Sports Report
The Kings got blanked by a rookie goaltender and the Ducks got even in the playoffs.
The Kings were shut out by John Gibson in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The series is tied 2-2.
Game 5 is in Anaheim tonight. Listen to the game on AM 1220 KHTS. The puck drops at 7.
In the NBA, the Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 101-99, in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals. The series is tied, 2-2. Game 5 is in Oklahoma City on Tuesday.
In the majors, the Dodgers lost to the San Francisco Giants, 7-4. Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the score.
But the Giants scored two runs in the top of the 10th to win the game.
The Giants took three of four games against the Dodgers over the weekend.
The Dodgers start a series against the Miami Marlins tonight. First pitch is at 7:10.
Article: Santa Clarita Sports: Local Players Selected In The 2014 NFL Draft
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Tim Haddock