West Ranch might be getting used to good results now that the squad have eight wins in a row. They narrowly escaped with a victory as the team sidled past Saugus 17-14. The tight race was right in line with the MaxPreps state rankings' forecast.
West Ranch's offense had trouble getting into gear in the first half and closed the half with zero points. As for Saugus, they scored 14 to put West Ranch at a 0-14 disadvantage heading into the break. The other side of the ball was dominant for West Ranch in the second half, holding Saugus to a measly 0 points. West Ranch added further sheen to their flawless record, now 8-0. The defeat dropped Saugus' record to 6-2.
Both teams are staying within the conference for their upcoming matches. Next week West Ranch take on Hart at 7:30 PM. West Ranch have seen their point totals decreasing over the past three games, a vulnerability Hart are surely hoping to exploit. Saugus will be staying on the road, facing off against Valencia. Backed by three consecutive blowout victories, Valencia are looking for someone to give them a challenge; hopefully Saugus will step up.
See how Saugus vs. West Ranch plays out in the box score here
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