MORE football: West Ranch halts Cowboys 2-point attempt for winLooking at the rest of the Foothill League, Valencia rose two spots in Division 2 to No. 6 after defeating Hart, 35-14. In Division 6, undefeated Saugus is ranked second again, while Golden Valley, which lost to Saugus, 21-9, Friday, is No. 4 in Division 7. Both Hart and Canyon were just outside the top ten in divisions 3 and 6, respectively. The matchup of the Indians and Cowboys Friday has been switched to a 7 p.m. kickoff at College of the Canyons due to the game being broadcast on Fox Sports Prep Zone.
Boys Cross CountryWest Ranch cross country is holding strong at No. 3, while Saugus was bumped up one spot to No. 7. In Saturday’s 35th Running Center So Cal Invitational, the Wildcats captured first place out of 23 teams. Preston Pope ran the 5,000-meter course in 15 minutes and 40 seconds, a season-best for the runner. Jack Arnold and Justin Sherfey also had top-10 finishes, coming in at eighth (15:55) and ninth (15:59), respectively. Saugus didn’t compete Saturday. Both teams will race at the second league Foothill League meet of the season Thursday.
Girls Cross CountrySaugus pulled in at No. 2 in Division 2 again this week, one spot behind Claremont High. Like the boys team, Saugus did not compete in a race this week. West Ranch dropped out of the top 10. The girls will also be competing Thursday at Central Park.
Girls volleyballWest Ranch fell two spots from No. 6 to No. 8 in this week’s Division 3 poll. The Wildcats are still undefeated in league at 6-0 and are 19-7-1 overall. Their next match is against Valencia (8-5, 5-1) on Thursday. In Division 9, Santa Clarita Christian came in at No. 6, up two spots from last week’s No. 8 spot. The Cardinals’ next match is against Trinity on Tuesday.