The West Ranch softball team shut out Saugus, 2-0, and created a three-way tie for first place in the Foothill League standings.
West Ranch starter Bailey Foster struck out seven and held Saugus scoreless for the first time this season.
Lauren Lombardi drove in the first run of the game with a single in the third inning. Janelle Lindvall knocked in the second run with an RBI single in the fifth.
The Hart softball team beat Canyon, 3-2.
West Ranch, Saugus and Hart are tied for first place in league with 4-2 records.
The Valencia softball team beat Golden Valley, 22-2, behind a five RBI day from Karlie Habitz. She was 4-for-4 and Missy Fundora drove in two runs.
Golden Valley’s Sydney Herrera drove in both of her team’s runs with a single in the fifth inning.
Valencia is all alone in fourth place with a 3-3 league record.
In college baseball, The Master’s College lost to Biola, 13-1. Biola, the 12th ranked team in the NAIA, scored five runs in the third inning and was up 11-1 after six innings.
Spencer Downs hit a solo home run in the fourth inning for The Master’s College’s only run.
The California All State Selection football tour is coming to College of the Canyons on Sunday. The football field and drills camp starts at 8 in the morning with sign-ups for youth football players ages 5 to 11.
The high school field and drills camp starts at 1 in the afternoon.
Players from the field and drills camps will be selected to play in the Cal-State youth, underclassmen and high school games in Clovis.
The Golden Valley boys volleyball team beat Canyon in three games and earned a spot in the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
Alec Schlossman recorded a match-high 14 kills for Golden Valley. Setter Colton Korne had 30 assists.
Preston Richardson had 10 kills to lead Canyon.
The Valencia boys volleyball team beat West Ranch in three games and won its 100th straight Foothill League match, extending its own state record. Valencia is 8-0 against Foothill League opponents this season.
The Saugus boys tennis team beat Hart, 10-8, and made the playoffs for the first time since 1996.
Saugus No. 1 player Spencer Parks won his three sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.
The Canyon boys track and field team beat Saugus, 78-58, to win the Foothill League championship.
Canyon’s Kenny Stone won two events, the 200 and the 400, and was on the winning 4-by-100 relay team.
The Saugus girls track and field team beat Canyon, 92-44, and won the league title at the same meet.
The Golden Valley boys track and field team beat Valencia, 77-59. The Golden Valley girls beat Valencia, 80-56.
The Hart boys and girls track and field teams beat West Ranch. The Hart boys won, 95-41. The Hart girls won, 67-63.
In youth hockey, the California Heat will be raising their state and national championship banners at the Valencia Ice Station on Saturday.
The Heat, with Santa Clarita’s own Eric Seigel, Garrett Foster, Joey Piroli and Mateo Bejarano, won the Peewee AA national championship.
The Squirt Bs team will also be raising it California Amateur Hockey Association state champiomship banner at the Ice Station.
The festivities start at 5.
The Lakers soundly defeated the New Orleans Hornets, 98-80, in Game 6 of the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Lakers won the series, four games to two, and move on to the Western Conference semifinals.
Kobe Bryant scored 24 points as the Lakers cruised to a dominating win over a Hornets team that split the first four games of the series.
Andrew Bynum scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds. Pau Gasol scored 16 points and Lamar Odom had 14 off the bench for the Lakers.
In the Stanely Cup playoffs, the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators, 1-0, in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals.
In the NFL draft, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton was the No. 1 pick by the Carolina Panthers. The Dallas Cowboys took USC offensive tackle Tyron Smith with the ninth pick. No players from UCLA were selected in the first round.
The NFL draft continues today.