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Saugus Boys Basketball Team Upsets No. 2 Tesoro

khts_sportsThe Saugus boys basketball team posted an impressive win over Tesoro, the second-ranked team in the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA.

Unranked Saugus won, 60-49, behind 23 points from Jeremy Gatewood. He hit five 3-pointers and helped Saugus erase an 11-point, first quarter deficit.

Chris Lockwood chipped in with 14 points. The Saugus boys play Oxnard on Thursday night.

The Trinity Classicial Academy boys basketball team split a pair of games in the Avalon Tournament on Catalina Island. Trinity beat Oakwood, 50-42. James Brooks led three players from Trinity in double figures. He had 16 points and seven rebounds.

But Trinity lost to Avalon, 59-44, later in the tournament. Spencer Klehn had 10 points.

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On the girls side, Canyon lost its first game of the season to Mark Keppel, 64-60, in the championship game of the Burroughs Magnolia Park Optimist Club Tournamenty.

Canyon was down 17 points at halftime. But the Canyon girls cut Keppel’s lead to two points in the fourth quarter. Jaya Schultz scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half during the Canyon rally.

Tiffini Stone led Canyon with 21 points. Alia McCoy scored 14 points and was selected to the all-tournament team.

The Hart girls lost to Culver City, 79-35, on the final day of the Burroughs Tournament. Victoria Lionetti led Hart with 14 points.

Two high school volleyball players from the Santa Clarita Valley were selected to All-CIF teams.

Saugus setter Ashley Guthrie and Trinity Classical Academy middle blocker Julia Howell earned spots on the girls volleyball All-CIF teams.

Guthrie led Saugus in assists and was second on the team in aces. She was selected to the All-CIF Division 1A team.

Howell led Trinity in kills, digs and blocks. She was selected to the Division 5A team.

In college basketball, The Master’s College men erased a five-point halftime deficit and beat Grace from Indiana, 80-68. The Master’s College outscored Grace, 50-33, in the second half.

Anthony Cammon led The Master’s College with 23 points.

In hockey, the Kings officially introduced Darryl Sutter as the team’s new head coach. He takes over a team that hasn’t scored more than two goals in a game since Nov. 22 against the Blues. The Kings have lost six of their past eight games, but they are coming off a 3-2 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Sutter was a coach for 11 seasons with the Blackhawks, Sharks and Flames. He led the Flames to the Stanley Cup finals in 2004.

Sutter will be on the Kings bench when they play the Ducks on Thursday night at Staples Center.

Follow Tim Haddock on Twitter @thaddock.

Saugus Boys Basketball Team Upsets No. 2 Tesoro

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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!”