Girls basketballThe Cowboys made another impressive CIF-Southern Section playoff run. They should be the Foothill League favorite entering 2017-18.
Boys track and fieldCanyon won its eighth straight Foothill League title and 14th in the last 16 years.
Boys volleyballThe Cowboys won only two league matches, but they were in just about all of them. Shea Stanford and Regan Marsh led the way.
FootballCanyon rushed out to a 4-1 start to the 2016 season, highlighted by an epic 21-20 win over Highland of Palmdale on a blocked extra point. The Cowboys went 0-5 in league.
SoftballFinishing third in the Foothill League at 4-6, Canyon was just short of getting a playoff berth.
Camden ApsayThe dual-sport athlete excelled in football, basketball and track and field. On the gridiron, he had 50 catches for 801 yards and six touchdowns. He was a top long jumper and triple jumper for the track team.
Steven ArringtonThe senior placed first in the 100- and 200-meter dash at league finals, marking his second consecutive year as league champion in the 100.
Colton CostanzaHe started at tackle on offense and nose guard on defense. Coach Rich Gutierrez noted his “catlike reflexes.”
Shea StanfordAt the end of the season, Stanford had 225 kills, 63 digs and 22 aces and played a major role in Canyon’s improvements.
Yvan YombaAt 6-foot-6, he averaged 12 points per game and used his height to block shots on the defensive side.
Rachel BowersShe expanded her game this season, averaging 13 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game, using her 6-foot-3 height to her advantage.
Claudia McKailWith 13 goals and one assist, she led the team in scoring and was a playmaker for the Cowboys soccer team.
Melissa SpencerShe had 25 RBIs with 10 extra base hits this spring and was 6-for-6 on stolen base attempts.
Gabby SanchezSanchez took her throwing abilities to the next level, making it to the CIF state meet in discus and winning a Division 2 title. She was also a contributor on the basketball team.
Talia TaufaasauWith the ability to make a basket from just about anywhere, Taufaasau averaged 11.3 points and 3.8 assists per game.
Sasha Thomas-OakleyShe was on the track team, too, but she really shined in volleyball. The sophomore was one of the most aggressive hitters on the team.
Girls basketballCanyon advanced to a CIF title game for the second straight year, this time falling to Valencia, 50-45, in the Division 1AA title game in Anaheim on March 4. The Cowboys won their first-round game in the D2 state playoffs before falling to Orangewood Academy of Garden Grove, 53-47, in the second round.