Foothill League Championships
* Saugus sweep all team and individual races.
* Samantha Ortega pushes Saugus’ streak of individual titles to eight straight, her winning time of 17:25 a new sophomore course record. Meanwhile, teammate Abigail Frankian was 3rd, 17 seconds behind Ortega, while the Lady Centurion’s 3-8 runners, regardless of division, gapped just 16 seconds.
* GV’s Chelsey Totten earned her third straight All-League 1st Team award.
* Saugus’ Rodrigo Ornelas out-kicks teammate AJ Yarnall and Golden Valley’s Nolan Del Valle for the championship; Cents had four in the top eight.
* The Frankians, Tinocos and Welkers all join a short list of siblings in Santa Clarita Valley history to have earned All-Foothill League first team honors.
Rene Paragas, Saugus girls XC coach
Saugus girls’ road to state title No. 7 has officially begun:
1. Samantha Ortega, Sophomore, 17:25
3. Abigail Frankian, Junior 17:42
8. Nina Sassano, Senior, 18:27
9. Sabrina Janes, Sophomore, 18:28
10. Darby LaPlant, Sophomore, 18:36
11. Olivia Altieri, Senior, 18:36
13. Heidi Hoslet, Senior, 18:39
15. Alex Hill, Senior, 18:43