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CIF Creates Open Division For Boys And Girls Basketball Playoffs

CIF Creates Open Division For Boys And Girls Basketball Playoffs

The CIF Southern Section has created an open division for boys and girls basketball.

As many as 16 teams will be selected to play in the open division basketball playoffs. There will be 11 other divisions in the CIF Southern Section. The top division will be 1AA.


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The Valencia and West Ranch boys play in the Southern Section Division 1A. The Valencia girls play in Division 1AA.

In high school football, the battle for first place in the Foothill League takes place tonight at College of the Canyons.

Hart, the No. 1 ranked team in the CIF Southern Section Northern Division, plays Valencia, the No. 4 team in the Northern Division.

Both teams are undefeated in the Foothill League with 3-0 records.

Listen to the game between Hart and Valencia tonight on AM 1220, KHTS. The pregame show starts at 6:45. Kickoff is at 7.

In other action in the Foothill League, West Ranch plays Canyon at Valencia High School.

Canyon is 2-1 in the Foothill League and is coming off a heartbreaking, 35-28, loss to Valencia.

West Ranch won its first Foothill League game of the season last week against Golden Valley.

Across town, Golden Valley plays Saugus at Canyon High School.

Both teams are 0-3 in the Foothill League. Saugus lost to Hart last week. Golden Valley has never won a Foothill League game.

In baseball, the Dodgers declined the 2014 contract options on Mark Ellis and Chris Capuano. Both players can become free agents.

Ellis is 36 years old and hit .264 over the past two seasons as the Dodgers starting second baseman.

The 35-year-old Capuano was 16-19 with a 3.91 ERA in two seasons with the Dodgers. 

In the NBA, the Clippers won their first game of the season, 126-115, over the Golden State Warriors.

Chris Paul scored 42 points and had 15 assists and six steals.

Next up for the Clippers are the Kings tonight in Sacramento.

Follow Tim Haddock on Twitter @thaddock.


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Source: Santa Clarita News


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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!”