Five most memorable male athletesLawrence Luna – The sophomore was the boys soccer team’s top-scorer and always provided an energetic presence on the pitch. By the end of the season, Luna scored over 20 goals for the Indians. CJ McMullen – The dual-sport athlete had personally unprecedented seasons in both football and track and field. In football, he recorded seven sacks in one game against Sierra Canyon and totaled 25 sacks on the year in addition to 82 total tackles. He also competed in discus and threw 184 feet, 6 inches for first place at the CIF-SS Masters Meet. Cole Roederer – Even though injuries halted his senior season, Roederer managed a .392 batting average and ranked third on the Hart baseball team with 19 RBIs in 18 games. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. Jess Scheller – Scheller outlasted all boys golfers from the Santa Clarita Valley, reaching the CIF/SCGA Southern State Regional Championship in his senior year. He was part of a Hart team that was finished second in Foothill League play behind West Ranch. JT Shrout – As Hart’s starting quarterback, the Tennessee commit completed 211 of 414 passes in his senior campaign for 3,064 yards, 27 touchdowns and 25 interceptions.
Five most memorable female athletesBrooke Marquez – – In her junior year, the Notre Dame commit led the softball team with 43 hits, with 14 multi-hit games. Annie Christofferson – The sharpshooter surpassed 1,500 career points in her senior season with the Hart girls basketball team. She sank 74 3-pointers and averaged 20.2 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game. Rachel Melvin – Hart girls soccer is built around defense, and Melvin was a key part of the Indians’ defense. Her endurance and crossing ability made her a dangerous piece of this year’s Foothill League champion Hart team. Aly Kaneshiro – Kaneshiro was a ferocious rebounder on the Hart girls basketball team, pacing the Indians with eight per game. On the softball team, she ranked first in terms of home run with seven and boasted a .451 batting average. Shelby Grubbs – Grubbs brought a physical presence to the Hart girls volleyball team with her 6-foot-tall net presence. She executed 136 blocks for a new Indians record.
Five most memorable teamsBaseball – The Foothill League champions worked their way to a 12-3 overall record and a playoff berth in the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs. The postseason run ended in the second round against Cypress. Football – The Indians made it to the second round of the CIF-SS Division 3 playoffs. While the offense chugged along, the defense saw a spectacular performance from CJ McMullen in his seven-sack game against Sierra Canyon. Boys golf – There was plenty of competition for the top spot in the Foothill League this season. Hart came in second behind West Ranch, but made it to the postseason and saw Jess Scheller go all the way to the CIF/SCGA Southern State Regional Championship. They also won the Coyote Invitational title in early March. Girls volleyball – The Indians played in honor of Alyssa Cosey, a player who was diagnosed with leukemia in June 2017. Two records were broken by players from this year’s team — Shelby Grubbs broke the record for blocks and Makenna Fall broke the record for digs. Boys volleyball – This team made Hart history by claiming the first playoff win in boys volleyball history after beating Millikan 3-1 in a CIF-Southern Section Division 2 wild card match. It was the Indians’ first postseason appearance since 2013.
Playoff teamsBaseball – The Indians shut out Los Alamitos in the first round of the Division 1 tournament, 3-0 before losing to Cypress 4-0 in the second round. Football – As the second-place team in the Foothill League, the Indians beat Sierra Canyon in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 3 playoffs before falling to Rancho Verde in the second round. Boys golf – After finishing second in the Foothill League, Hart advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Division Team Championships, where they finished at 378 strokes at the Santa Anita Golf Course event. Boys soccer – Reaching the CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs, the Indians fell to Indian Springs in the semifinals. Girls soccer – Capitalizing on a successful Foothill League season, Hart made it to the second round of the Division 1 playoffs. Boys tennis – The Indians clinched a playoff spot after beating Saugus 15-3, but lost to Long Beach Poly in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 3 tournament. Boys volleyball – In a historic postseason run, this team beat Hillcrest in a Division 2 wild card match to break into the tournament. Hart’s season ended against Orange Lutheran in the first round. Girls volleyball – Hart swept Woodrow Wilson in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs before losing to Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks in the second round.