Saugus Soccer Players Earn All-CIF Honors
Erin Ortega named offensive player of the year.
The Saugus girls soccer team dominated the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs. It should come as no surprise that the girls would dominate the Division II postseason awards. Erin Ortega earned offensive player of the year honors, Jamie Molacek was named defensive player of the year and Lisa Rollo was picked as the coach of the year. Saugus won its first CIF soccer championship and advanced to the Regional Tournament for the first time in school history.
The first Foothill League boys golf match ended with West Ranch on top. J.J Holen and C.J. Espino each shot 2-over par 74s at Valencia Country Club to lead West Ranch to a 14-stroke win over Valencia.
The Valencia boys tennis team started its Foothill League season with a convincing win over Golden Valley, 17-1. In other league matches, West Ranch beat Saugus, 12-6, and Canyon squeaked past Hart, winning in a tiebreaker, 84 games to 79.
The Hart boys and girls swim teams looked impressive against Golden Valley. The Hart boys won 138-31 and the Hart girls won 132-34 in their Foothill League opening meets.
In college baseball, Kyle Leon hit a three-run home run for College of the Canyons in a 7-3 win over CitrusCollege.
In college softball, Whitney Bruce had two hits and drove in two runs for College of the Canyons in a 5-2 win over Bakersfield College.