The Valencia boys basketball team got a little scare, but pulled out a 59-56 win over Hart. Valencia’s Lonnie Jackson and Jake Kelfer fouled out in the fourth quarter as Hart rallied from 16 points down.
Jackson scored 17 points in three quarters before fouling out. Max Sommer and Troy Hammel came through in the fourth quarter for Valencia to secure the victory. Hammel scored 13 points including a crucial 3-pointer in the final two minutes. Sommer had 15 points.
Hart’s Roman Delgado led the comeback for his team. He scored a game-high 19 points, eight in the fourth quarter.
The Saugus boys basketball team beat West Ranch, 68-58, behind 21 points from Brad Buchignani.
Ako Kaluna scored a game-high 30 points and was 13-of-19 from the field for West Ranch.
The Canyon boys beat Golden Valley, 63-36, after building a 31-point lead at halftime. Coley Apsay scored 22 points for Canyon. Teammate Clay Kasdorf scored 20 points despite fouling out with a little more than six minutes to play in the game.
Bijon Isles led Golden Valley with six points.
The Saugus girls basketball team pulled off a bit of an upset, beating West Ranch, 57-47. Megan Dawe scored 18 points for Saugus. Teammate Jordan Oster scored 13.
West Ranch made nine 3-pointers in the game. Michele Arima scored a team-high 15 points for West Ranch.
The Valencia girls rolled past Hart, 69-51. Faith Anumba paced Valencia with 21 points. Lauren Spargo had 17 and nine Valencia players scored at least one point.
Hart’s Christina Falcone scored a team-high 18 points.
The Canyon girls had no problem with Golden Valley in a 70-21 win. Jaya Schultz scored 17 points for Canyon, which ran its undefeated Foothill League record to 5-0.
The Kings will be looking to make it three wins in a row when they take on the San Jose Sharks tonight at Staples Center.
The Kings are coming off an impressive, 2-0, shutout over the Boston Bruins on Monday night.
San Jose has won four games in a row, most recently, 4-3, over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Listen to the game tonight on AM 1220, KHTS. The puck drops at 7:30.
The Hart boys soccer team won its fourth Foothill League game in a row, 2-1, over Valencia.
Valencia’s Zach Klindworth scored the first goal of the game to give his team a 1-0 lead.
Hart’s Sammy Reyes tied the game just before halftime. Loy Mueller scored the game-winner in the 53rd minute in the second half.
The Canyon boys soccer team beat Golden Valley, 4-2, behind two goals and an assist from Mohammad Roknipour.
A.J. Rochow gave Golden Valley a 1-0 lead in the first half. Golden Valley went up 2-1 before Roknipour scored two second-half goals, one on a penalty kick.
The West Ranch boys beat Saugus, 5-0. Lucas Reilly scored two goals and freshman goalkeeper Alex Manzo made five saves for the shutout.
The Golden Valley freshman boys soccer team tied Canyon 2-2. Golden Valley midfielder Ricardo Malaquias scored both goals for his team. The Grizzlies are in second place in the Foothill League with a 2-1-2 record.
The Hart girls soccer team got a much-needed win over Valencia, 1-0. Freshman Destinney Duron scored the lone goal just before halftime and goalkeeper Kayce Perkins made 11 saves in the shutout.
The Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team beat New Roads, 6-0. Joanna Masopust scored two first-half goals. Megan Gallagher had two assists and Colyn Gackenbach had a goal and two assists.
The Master’s College men’s basketball team lost to Hope International 66-63. Anthony Cammon scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds.
The Master’s College women beat Hope International, 65-53. Lena Rivera scored 15 points for The Master’s College.
The Lakers put on quite a show last night against the Utah Jazz. Kobe Bryant scored 21 points as the Lakers crushed the Jazz, 120-91. The Lakers were up 66-38 at halftime en route to their seventh straight win at home.
The Jazz lost their fifth game in a row. Pau Gasol scored 20 points and Andrew Bynum had 19 points and 11 rebounds.
Next up for the Lakers are the Sacramento Kings on Friday night at Staples Center.