Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 12, 2012
Sports Wrap – April 12, 2012

Tooele baseball

Tooele evened its region record at 3-3 with a 16-6 victory over winless Ben Lomond Tuesday at Dow James Park. Tooele pounded 13 hits and the game ended in the fifth inning on the 10-run mercy rule. Chase Weishaupt picked up the victory on the mound for the Buffaloes. Drew Sanders, Jack Memmott and Zach Coffman all hit doubles for Tooele while Justin Pollmann smacked a triple. The Buffaloes host Bear River today and Ogden on Thursday, April 19.

Grantsville tennis

The Grantsville High School tennis team made quick work of Ben Lomond on Tuesday with a 5-0 victory. Braden Sandberg defeated Sterling Bradley 6-0, 6-0 at first singles, Tanner Elsholz defeated Justin Harris 6-3, 6- 4 at second singles and Tyler Colson defeated Trey Scott 6-0, 6-2 at third singles. Devin Orgill and Zac Garrard defeated Braiden Miller and Josh Hardin at first doubles and Jacob May and Dallin Dalton defeated Brian Harris and Austin Sandau 6-2, 6-2 at second doubles. Grantsville will host Riverton on Friday at 3 p.m. Grantsville also won all the junior varsity matches. Singles winners included Lane Sutton, Hunter Anderson, and Tyler Knight. Doubles winners were Bridger Collins and Nathan Krogh, Cody Miller and Riley Ernst, Ethan Shipman and Jeff Tuckett, Kellar Case and Skyler Snarr, Logan Knight and Brayden Orgill.

THS softball camp

The Tooele High School softball team will hold it annual All Skills Camp for ages 8-14 on Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Deseret Peak Softball Complex located at 2930 West Highway 112. The camp will be conducted by the THS softball coaching staff which includes head coach Melanie Nelson and assistant coaches Whitnie Griffith, Mike Walker and Kelly Russell. Quality instruction in fundamentals of all areas of softball will be conducted. Campers are under constant supervision by coaches and staff. Lunch and snack will be provided during the day. Cost is $40 per person and campers will receive a T-shirt and lunch. Players should bring water bottles with water available on site. Players can register on the day of the camp with checks made payable to THS Softball Camp. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. prior to the beginning of the camp. For more information call Nelson at (435) 531- 0846 or Griffith at (435) 830-8626.

Arts Festival 5K

The first Tooele Arts Festival 5k will be held on May 5. The race will start on Sheep Lane. The cost is $10 for early registration, $15 the day of the race and $5 for the Kids K. For more information call (435) 882- 8282. Questions can also be sent to Overlake golf Next men’s league event at The Links at Overlake is scheduled for Sunday, April 15. Players should call The Links at Overlake for more information at (435) 8802.

THS spirit wraps

The Tooele baseball team is once again selling the spirit wrap blankets. The blanket’s design celebrates Tooele High School’s Centennial. The cost of the blanket is $50 each. If purchasing more than one blanket, the price will lower to $45 each. Contact the THS Financial Office at (435) 833-1978 ext. 2106 to purchase the blankets. The blankets will be available late April. Any questions can be directed to coach Catham Beer at his email

Basketball tourney

The 2nd Annual Tooele Valley 3-on- 3 Tournament will take place on Saturday, April 21. Divisions will include 7th grade through Open for both genders. Cost is $30/team. Please contact Ryan Harris at 435-841-9632, email or Kenzie Newton at 801-631-7708, email

Umpires needed

Grantsville youth baseball is in need of umpires and will pay up to $30 for those with experience. The season starts on April 21 and ends June 26. Contact Jed at jedcasper

Jazz defeat Houston

Gordon Hayward scored a seasonhigh 29 points on 9-for-14 shooting and sank four 3-pointers in Utah’s 103-91 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. Denver defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves to stay one-and-a-half games ahead of the Jazz in the battle for eighth-place in the Western Conference and the final playoff spot. Paul Millsap added 21 points and Al Jefferson had 15 for the Jazz, who shot 51 percent. Utah has seven games remaining on the regular season schedule. They play at New Orleans on Friday, at Memphis on Saturday, host Dallas on Monday and play at Portland on Wednesday.

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