Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 18, 2017
2017 Stansbury High School Spring Sports

This weekend will bring a successful spring sports season at Stansbury High School to a close.

The boys and girls track teams enter the Class 3A state championship meet on the heels of winning their respective Region 10 championships.

The boys tennis team had its best season in school history, finishing in a tie for seventh at the state tournament. The doubles team of T.J. Thomsen and Brady Kimberling became the first Stallions to advance to the state semifinals.

The baseball team was in the race for the region title until the very end of the season, and ended up finishing second. The Stallions advanced to the second weekend of the state tournament.

So, too, did their counterparts on the softball field, who surged near the end of the season to finish third in the region and beat Hurricane in an elimination game during the first weekend of the postseason.

The boys soccer team finished second in the region standings and advanced to the quarterfinal, where the Stallions suffered a hard-fought loss to eventual state champion Ridgeline.

The girls golf team made it to the second day of the state tournament after finishing second in Region 10, and found themselves sitting in seventh place heading into the final round at state.

Francie Aufdemorte

Photo Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Francie Aufdemorte is photo editor for the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin. A Tooele County native, she graduated from Tooele High School in 1989, and with a degree in English from the University of Utah in 2001. She next studied filmmaking at the New York Film Academy in 2005, from which she earned a certificate of completion. Her ties to community journalism begin in 2005 when she worked for the Magna Times for two years, handling everything from classified advertising to editing and proofing news stories. While there she also created and maintained a new website for the newspaper. In 2007, she opened a Salt Lake-based studio called Book Cliff Photography. As principle photographer, she worked both editorial and commercial assignments, including portraiture and weddings. As photo editor, Aufdemorte photographs news, features, sports and advertising for the Transcript-Bulletin and supplemental publications, while also managing and assigning the newspaper’s freelance photographers.

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