Region Tennis Matches
Starting Thursday at 3:30 p.m., Stansbury visits Tooele to open the Region 11 boys tennis season. Grantsville’s first boys tennis match takes place Tuesday at Juan Diego. Following Tooele’s match against Stansbury, it will then host Cyprus on Tuesday. The Stansbury boys play in St. George this weekend before visiting Bear River on Tuesday.
The Stallions played at West Jordan on Wednesday and came away with a 9-5 win. Junior Gage Manzione led the team in hitting with a double and a home run. Stansbury’s next game will be the opening of region play as it visits Ben Lomond on Tuesday.
Senior Lauren Frailey pitched all seven innings against Hunter on Tuesday and shut down its lineup to help the Lady Buffs toward a 3-0 win. Frailey struck out 10 Hunter batters in the victory. Tooele next plays a handful of games in southern Utah, starting with a game at Canyon View on Thursday. Tooele then will play a series of games in St. George on Friday and Saturday.
Spanish Fork visited Grantsville on Tuesday and defeated the Cowboys 9-2. Grantsville scored its two runs in the first inning to take the lead, but Spanish Fork answered back and pulled away for the win. Grantsville next plays Friday at Juan Diego before returning home Tuesday for a game against Copper Hills. Both games start at 3 p.m.
The Stansbury Stallions visited Copper Hills on Tuesday and lost 11-6 despite two home runs from Janessa Bassett and one home run from Jade Callister. Springville then beat the Stallions on Wednesday 6-5. The Stallions scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game, but Springville answered with a run in the bottom half of the inning to win. The Stallions play in St. George this weekend.
Softball Food Drive
Tooele and Grantsville high school softball teams are currently holding a food drive for the Tooele County Food Bank. Boxes are placed at both schools for food items to be donated. On Saturday, March 22, the two teams will take the boxes with the donated items to the food bank.
THS 5k Fund Run
The public is invited to walk or run in the annual 5k Fun Run Saturday, March 15 at 9 a.m. at Elton Park. Cost is $20 per entrant with proceeds to the Tooele High School track program. T-shirts will be given to everyone who enters. This is an easy 3.1-mile run. The start is at the Tooele Gun Club and runs downhill to Elton Park. Register early by contacting any of the coaches or athletes, or on the day of race at the park. Shuttle service is provided to the top of the course. For more information contact any of the THS track coaches: Kip Bowser at 435-496-0242; Al Bottema at 435-882-2902 or 435-830-5108; Karen Ware at 435-882-0774 or 435-830-2012; or
Lisa Johnson at 435-830-7487.
THS Baseball Skills Clinic
The Tooele High School baseball team will do its skills clinic on Saturday, March 15 and March 22. The clinic will be held at Dow James Field. Clinic times are 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (for students in grades kindergarten to fourth) and noon to 1:30 p.m. (for students in grades fifth to eighth). The cost is $25 with a T-shirt or $20 without. You can register the days of the clinic. Bring insurance information with you. For more information, contact Catham Beer at 435-882-6413.
Utah opened the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament with a 67-61 win against the Washington Huskies. The Utes will now face No. 1 seed Arizona on Thursday.
Utah State Aggies
Following a win against the Colorado State Rams, the Utah State Aggies will now face top-seeded San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Utah Valley Wolverines
The Utah Valley Wolverines earned the No. 1 seed in Western Athletic Conference men’s basketball and will play against the No. 8 seed Texas-Pan American in the quarterfinals. The tournament in Las Vegas starts Thursday.
The Utah Jazz allowed the Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki to score 31 points, and the Mavs defeated the Jazz (22-42) 108-101 in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. The Jazz next play at home Friday against the Los Angeles Clippers. The game will be at 7 p.m.