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Santa Clarita Sports: Santa Clarita Update September 02, 2014

Santa Clarita Sports: Santa Clarita Update September 02, 2014

Santa Clarita Christian quarterback Jonathan Saavedra opened the high school football season in record-setting fashion.

He accounted for nine touchdowns, seven passing and two rushing, in his team’s 68-20 win over Lutheran High of Chula Vista.

Saavedra passed for 529 yards and seven touchdowns, both school records. Four of his touchdown passes went to Cameron Lewis.


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It wasn’t such a stellar opening for the teams in the Foothill League. They went 2-3 in the opening weekend of high school football. The two teams that won were a bit of a surprise.

West Ranch opened with a convincing 42-14 win over San Marcos. Golden Valley beat Granada Hills, 45-17.

Hart, the reigning CIF Southern Section Northern Division champion, lost on the road to Chino Hills, 63-48.

Hart was moved into the West Valley Division and is ranked No. 3. The Indians blew a 21-point lead in the game against Chino Hills, which also plays in the West Valley Division.

Canyon was crushed by Westlake, 44-17.

Related: Santa Clarita Sports News

Saugus lost a heartbreaker to Simi Valley, 48-44, at College of the Canyons.

In auto racing, Dylan Lupton won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield.

Canyon High graduate Greg Pursley, the leader in the K&N Pro Series West standings, was ninth. Santa Clarita’s Rich DeLong III was 16th.

Eric Richardson won the NASCAR Citgo Late Models race.  Brock Thompson won the Spec Mods race.


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In the major leagues, the Dodgers lost to the Nationals, 6-4.

Related: Los Angeles Dodgers News

Game 2 of the series against the Nationals is tonight. Clayton Kershaw is on the hill for the Dodgers against Doug Fister for the Nationals.

Listen to the game tonight on AM 1220 KHTS. First pitch is at 7:10.

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Santa Clarita Sports: Santa Clarita Update September 02, 2014

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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!”