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Bryan Herta Autosport Wins Indy Lights Race In Iowa

khts_sportsBryan Herta Autosport got its first win of the Firestone Indy Lights season at Iowa Speedway on Saturday.

Sebastian Saavedra won the AvoidTheStork.com 100. It was the third career Indy Lights win for Saavedra, who won the pole and led from start to finish.

It was the second Indy Lights win for Bryan Herta Autosport, owned in part by Valencia’s Bryan Herta.

Stefan Wilson, the other driver for Bryan Herta Autosport, was seventh at Iowa.

With the win, Saavedra moves into fourth place in the Indy Lights standings.

In the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, Canyon High graduate Greg Pursley had a rough day at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma. He finished 27th in the West Series race and dropped from third to seventh in the West Series standings.

Andrew Ranger won the West Series race in Sonoma. It was the first West Series win of his career.

Go to Haddock in the Paddock for more from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and West Series races from Sonoma.

In women’s soccer, the Santa Clarita Blue Heat scored its first goal and recorded its first draw in franchise history over the weekend.

The Blue Heat, which plays in the western conference of the United Soccer League’s W-League, hosted the Vancouver White Caps in its home opener on Thursday at College of the Canyons. The Blue Heat lost 4-0 with Melissa Tancredi scoring two goals for the White Caps. Blue Heat goalkeeper, Anjuli Ladron, made eight saves in the game.

On Saturday, the Blue Heat played the Seattle Sounders to a 1-1 draw at College of the Canyons.

Amanda Miller gave the Sounders a 1-0 lead in the first half. Cherelle Khassal scored the equalizer for the Blue Heat in the 68th minute.

In high school football, Westlake won the Saugus 7-on-7 tournament at Central Park, beating Long Beach Poly in the championship game, 28-14.

Canyon High made it to the semifinals of the football tournament, losing to Westlake. Long Beach Poly beat Oaks Christian in the other semifinal.

Westlake, the reigning CIF Southern Section Northern Division champions, won seven games to capture the Saugus 7-on-7 tournament.

In golf, Graeme McDowell won the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach by one shot and became the first European in 40 years to win the U.S. Open.

McDowell, from Northern Ireland, shot 3-over par, 74, in the final round and finished one shot ahead of Gregory Havret of France.

The Dodgers were swept by the Boston Red Sox over the weekend in Fenway Park. The Dodgers lost 2-0 on Sunday as Clay Buchholz and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout.

Manny Ramirez got two of the Dodgers four hits in his return to Boston.

Next up for the Dodgers are the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Clayton Kershaw is slated to start for the Dodgers. The Angels will counter with Ervin Santana in Anaheim.

Bryan Herta Autosport Wins Indy Lights Race In Iowa

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About Connie Jones

Connie and her husband, John, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley almost 30 years ago. Living in Santa Clarita for that long is the direct opposite of Connie’s childhood. She was an Army ‘brat’ who moved every two to three years. Consequently, she has lived in many states and even spent three years in Europe. All three of her kids went to Santa Clarita schools. Connie says the best thing about her job at KHTS is that she is never bored. “If I’m not smiling, Carl is sure to ask why, just before giving me a mind-boggling project.” “KHTS AM-1220 is an integral part of our community and I’m glad to be a part of it. Besides, the DJs will take my request to play Shania Twain’s ‘Still the One’ for my wedding anniversary – gotta love that!”