Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 9, 2013
Sports Wrap – April 9, 2013

Grantsville baseball

Grantsville split two games at home Saturday with a 9-2 victory over Highland and a 17-11 loss to Davis. In the game against Davis, the two teams combined for 32 hits with the Cowboys pounding 17 hits and the Darts 15. Kelby Landon hit a home run in the game and Landon Hammond smacked a double. Wyatt Barrus allowed only three hits in the victory over Highland. Grantsville scored all its runs in the first four innings, and had seven hits for the game, including doubles from Landon, Ky Fisher and Nick Arbon. Highland helped Grantsville by committing eight errors in the game. Grantsville was scheduled to host Stansbury today, but there is a good chance the game will be postponed after a snow storm Monday night and Tuesday morning. The Cowboys are scheduled to host Ogden on Thursday.

Stansbury soccer

Morgan edged Stansbury in soccer 2-1 on Monday in Morgan. With the loss the Stallions drop to 1-4 in Region 11 action with games at Ben Lomond today and at Bear River on Friday.

Basketball camp

The All-Star Hoop Camp at Tooele High School will be held June 3-6. The camp will be hosted by the Tooele High School varsity basketball staff and varsity players. The camp is geared to help players master the fundamentals that make a great player. The camp will feature ball handling, passing, defense, guard play, post play, communication, rebounding, team concepts and shooting. Each participant will receive a camp T-shirt. Boys entering grades ninth through 12th will play from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; boys entering grades second to fifth will play from 10 a.m. to noon; and boys entering grades sixth to eighth will play from noon to 2 p.m. For more information contact THS head coach Shawn Faux (801) 921-9205. Camp fee is $60 payable at the THS finance office or by phone at (435) 833-1978.

Girls golf

Stansbury finished fourth, Tooele fifth and Grantsville seventh at Thursday’s golf meet at Bear River. Ogden finished first, Morgan second, Bear River third and Ben Lomond sixth. For Stansbury, Star Martin and Koralle Kaufman both fired 98s. Hannah Dunn shot 103, Shyan Adams 127 and Emmi Gertson 128. For Tooele, Paige Christensen shot 99, Lexi Bolinger 105, Tennesa Catrel 110 and Rebecca Thompson 120. Cassady Whear and Val Ortiz had the top two rounds for the Cowboys with a 118 and 119 respectively. The Links at Overlake are scheduled to host the Region 11 meet on Thursday.

NRA banquet

The Tooele County Friends of NRA will hold their annual banquet and auction on April 19 at the Eagle’s Nest. Doors open at 5 p.m. Pre-event drawing tickets and gun table packages are available. Prime rib dinner will be served. Drawings, games, silent and live auctions raise funds to support national, state and local shooting sports and firearm safety programs. To purchase tickets in advance, contact Patty Bullock at 435-840-0760, Michael Harrison at (801) 448-2549 or David Gumucio at 435-830-3337. You may also purchase tickets online at We encourage advanced ticket purchase as seating is limited.

Umpires needed

Grantsville youth baseball is looking for umpires for the 2013 season. Season starts April 13 and ends June 6. Ages involved are 6-12. The first game is a Saturday, and the rest of the games will be during the week. Email: if interested.

Louisville wins title

The hot shooting of reserve guard Luke Hancock helped Louisville win its third NCAA national title Monday night at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Hancock connected on 5-of-6 field goal attempts, including 5-of-5 from 3-point land to lead his team in scoring with 22 points, and help the Cardinals defeat Michigan 82-76 in the championship game. Point guard Peyton Silva scored 18 and forward Chane Behanan added 15. Behanan also ripped down a game-high 12 rebounds. Six feet, 11 inch center Gorgui Dieng blocked four shots in the game for Louisville. Trey Burke, Associated Press’ college basketball player of the year, led the Wolverines with 24 points. But Burke spent much of the first half on the bench with two early fouls. However, reserve guard Spike Albrecht kept Michigan in the game in the first half with his solid play and hot shooting with 17 points. Louisville coach Rick Pitino was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this week. The coach also won an NCAA championship at Kentucky in 1996.

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