Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 2, 2017
2017 Tooele County High School Girls Basketball

All three Tooele County girls basketball teams advanced to the postseason in 2016-17, with each showing plenty of potential for the future as well.

Grantsville enjoyed a spectacular year in which it went undefeated in Region 10 play and lost only twice during the regular season. The Cowboys may have fallen short of their ultimate goal of a state championship, losing twice in the state tournament, but they gave local fans one of the finest seasons by a Tooele County-based squad in recent memory.

Stansbury fielded a young team this season, but remained competitive throughout. With a number of key contributors set to return, the Stallions should be a force to be reckoned with as they look to build on a year that saw them make yet another playoff appearance.

Tooele also reached the playoffs under the direction of first-year coach Randy Goss. While the Buffaloes had their ups and downs before falling in the opening round of the state tournament, they hope the lessons learned from this season will carry over –– particularly with just one senior graduating from this year’s team.

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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