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Undefeated Valencia Football Team Takes On Loyola

khts_sportsThe Valencia football team puts its undefeated 4-0 record on the line against a hungry Loyola team tonight at Valencia High School.

Valencia is coming off a 63-28 blowout over Santa Monica. Loyola snapped a three-game losing streak and beat upland, 30-13, for its second win of the season.

Valencia running back Steven Manfro has scored 19 touchdowns in four games. He scored five touchdowns against Santa Monica.

Listen to the game tonight at 7 on AM 1220, KHTS.

The Canyon football team will look to stay undefeated as well. The 4-0 Cowboys host Dos Pueblos at Canyon High School. Canyon beat Beverly Hills, 31-21. Dos Pueblos has won three games in a row and is coming off a 27-17 win over Rio Mesa.

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Golden Valley is on the road and will play San Marino. The Grizzlies lost to Serrano, 35-14, last week. San Marino has lost two games in a row, the latest 35-12 to Bell Gardens.

The Santa Clarita Christian football team plays Laguna Blanca at Canyon High School on Saturday. Santa Clarita Chrisitan has mercy-ruled its past three opponents. Laguna Blanca is 3-0 and coming off a 50-20 win over Dunn. Looks like Santa Clarita Christian might get tested this weekend.

The Trinity Classical Academy football team is on the road against Westmark in Encino. Trinity lost to North County Atascadero, 58-17, last week. Westmark is 1-2-1 and coming off a 44-42 loss to Liberty Christian.

In high school volleyball, the Valencia girls upset Saugus in five games. Down two games to one, Valencia, the reigning Foothill League champs, won the final two games of the match and knocked off Saugus, the No. 10 team in the CIF Southern Section Division 1-A rankings.

Valencia outside hitter Serena LeDuff had 15 kills and teammate Emily Elias had 14 kills.

Sarah Blomgren recorded a match-high 20 kills for Saugus. Valencia improved to 2-0 in league play. Saugus dropped to 1-1 in league.

The Trinity girls volleyball team beat West Valley Christian in four games. Julia Howell led Trinity with seven kills.

The Hart girls tennis team beat Golden Valley, 14-4. Hart’s Anne Susdorf swept all three of her singles sets, including 6-3 over previously undefeated Rebecca Ho.

The West Ranch girls tennis team beat Canyon, 17-1. Emily Harmon and Angela Park swept their singles matches for West Ranch.

The Valencia girls team beat Saugus, 18-0. Emily Fraczek swept her singles matches for Valencia.

In the Major League Baseball playoffs, the New York Yankees are up 2-0 in the American League Division Series after a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. Lance Berkman hit a solo home run and Yankees starter Andy Pettitte pitched seven strong innings.

The Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-0, and are one win away from winning their first playoff series in franchise history.

Rangers starter CJ Wilson pitched 6 1/3 shutout innings, giving up two hits and striking out seven. Michael Young hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning and Ian Kinsler added a solo shot in the fourth.

The San Francisco Giants took Game 1 of the National League Division Series, 1-0, against the Atlanta Braves. Giants starter Tim Lincecum threw a two-hit shutout and struck out 14 in his postseason debut.

Undefeated Valencia Football Team Takes On Loyola

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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!”