The College of the Canyons women’s team beat Valley College, 85-53, and ran its Western State Conference record to a perfect 9-0. Ashley Wakefield scored 24 points and had 10 rebounds for COC.
Teammate Kelli Lewis scored 23 points and had five assists.
The College of the Canyons men’s basketball team lost to Valley College, 80-73. Rendon Dominguez scored a team-high 19 points for COC in the loss.
The West Ranch girls basketball team can win its first Foothill League championship tonight. But a talented Canyon girls team stands in their way. Both teams are tied for first place with 8-1 league records. West Ranch has homecourt advantage. Canyon is in search of its first league title in nearly four decades.
In other games, Saugus is at Valencia and Hart is at Golden Valley. Santa Clarita Christian plays Hillcrest Christian.
On the boys side, Valencia is home against Saugus, Canyon is at West Ranch and Golden Valley hosts Hart.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team is on the road against Hillcrest Christian.
In boys soccer, Canyon can complete an unbeaten Foothill League season in its game against West Ranch. Canyon has an 8-0-1 record and won eight straight league games before playing to a scoreless draw against Valencia on Tuesday. Hart is at Golden Valley and Saugus is at Valencia.
The Saugus girls soccer team wraps up the Foothill League season against Valencia. The Golden Valley girls are at Hart and West Ranch is at Canyon.
The Santa Clarita Christian girls are at Milken.
The Valencia Express Squirt A team will play this weekend in Phoenix, Ariz. The Express are entered in the Phoenix Polar Bear Presidents Day Invitational Hockey Tournament. Teams from Vancouver, B.C., Atlanta, Ga, northern California, Torrance, and Phoenix will be joining the Express playing in the tournament. The Squirt A Express team is made up of 10-year-old boys from Santa Clarita. The Express play their home games at The Ice Station Valencia.
The undermanned Lakers beat the Utah Jazz, 96-81, behind a huge night from Pau Gasol. The Lakers all star scored 22 points and had 19 rebounds. Playing without injured Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum, the Lakers snapped the Jazz’s nine-game winning streak.
The Clippers were embarrassed again, this time by the lowly Golden State Warriors. The Clippers lost 132-102 and Stephen Curry recorded a triple double with 36 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds. Eric Gordon scored 16 points for the Clippers.
The Kings are home tonight against the Edmonton Oilers tonight. The Kings are coming off a 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks and saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end. The Oilers are coming off a 3-2 loss to the Ducks last night. Pregame starts at 7 on AM 1220, KHTS.