Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 30, 2022
Softball teams set to face region foes, county rivals

Stansbury improved to 6-3 on the season last week with a 13-3 home victory over Payson and a 15-0 four-inning victory over Cottonwood.

The Stallions ripped 13 hits against the Lions with five doubles and three triples. K Thornock, Madison Stephensen, Kesiah Philpot, McKinzy Lawson, Tiara Jones and Kaitly Hicks all pounded extra-base hits in the game.

Jones registered the victory from the circle.

The Stallions blasted four home runs against the Colts with two from Stephensen, one from Jones and one from Hicks. Hicks collected four RBIs in the victory. Gia Hohaia picked up the victory from the circle.

Stansbury hosted Uintah on Tuesday, March 29 and will play  at Cedar Valley on Thursday, March 31.

Tooele pummeled Hillcrest 21-4 in a three-inning game at home on March 22 and hosted Cedar Valley on Tuesday, March 29. The Buffaloes improved to 4-4 on the season with the victory.

Caitlyn Marshall and Olivia Pater knocked three hits each and the team pounded 14 hits.

After a game at Payson on Thursday, March 31, the Buffaloes travel to Grantsville for a game on Wednesday, April 6, and then it’s back to Region 7 action at home on Thursday, April 7 against Uintah. The Buffaloes travel to Stansbury for a game on Tuesday, April 12.

Grantsville picked up its fourth-straight victory of the season at Ben Lomond on March 22 with a 21-2 victory in three innings.

Some of the top hitters on the team include Kenzie Allen with nine RBI’s, Chloe Bytheway with five, Miyah Fields with five, Madelyn Lee with seven, and Ellie Thomas with three.

Bytheway has pitched 23.1 innings, with 23 strikeouts; Rylee Youngberg has pitched 8.2 and Sophia Crosby 6.2 innings.

Grantsville hosts Providence Hall on Wednesday, March 30, plays at Ogden on Tuesday, April 5, hosts Tooele Wednesday, hosts Morgan, Thursday, April 7 and hosts Stansbury on Friday, April 8.

 

Mark Watson

Sports Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Mark directs all editorial coverage of sports in addition to reporting on a wide range of events from high school football to international racing. He has a wealth of journalism experience, having worked for four other newspapers in the state. Mark grew up in Tooele County and graduated from Grantsville High School and Brigham Young University.

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