Santa Clarita Christian’s Brett Ranhofer drained a last-second 3-pointer to give the boys basketball team a 62-61 win over Holy Martyrs. David Cotterell scored 25 points for Santa Clarita Christian.
The Vasquez girls got a double-double from McKenna Garrick in a 42-34 win over San Fernando Valley Academy. She scored 11 points and had 13 points.
The Foothill League season opens in basketball and soccer today. In boys and girls basketball, Golden Valley is at Canyon, Valencia is home against Hart and Saugus plays at West Ranch.
In soccer, the Saugus boys are at West Ranch, the Golden Valley boys are at Canyon and the Hart boys are at Valencia. The Saugus girls are home against West Ranch, the Valencia girls travel to play Hart and the Canyon girls are at Golden Valley.
Now that USC football coach Pete Carroll is headed to the NFL to coach the Seattle Seahawks, who will be the Trojans next coach?
The short list of candidates includes Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian and Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher.
But the most likely choice appears to be Jack Del Rio, the current coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars and an All-American linebacker at USC from 1981 to 1984. It will probably be a couple days before USC picks its replacement for Carroll.
In the NBA, the Lakers and the Clippers are on the road tonight.
Surprisingly, the Clippers are the hottest of the two teams and riding a four-game winning streak. The Lakers have lost two of their last three games, although they are coming off a win against the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Clippers are in Memphis to play the Grizzlies. The Lakers are in San Antonio to face the Spurs.
In hockey, the Kings lost to the San Jose Sharks, 2-1. Randy Jones scored the lone goal for the Kings in the second period. The Kings have lost three in a row, all by one goal.