Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 24, 2021
Sports Wrap – August 24, 2021

Stansbury football loses

4A’s No. 1-rated Ridgeline showed off its air attack Friday at home against visiting Stansbury to roll to 42-14 victory over the Stallions.

MaxPreps ranks the Riverhawks as the 7th best team overall in Utah. Ridgeline completed four TD passes from 20 yards or more during the contest and led 28-7 at halftime.

The Stallions cut the lead to 14-7 early in the second quarter on a 67-yard touchdown pass from Esra Harris to Kaden Skousen, but the Riverhawks answered with four-straight touchdowns to go up 42-7 at the end of the third quarter before Stansbury’s Kapono Serrao scored on a 2-yard run.

The Stallions were able to move the ball with 306 yards on 73 plays which included 119 yards passing and 187 yards rushing. Ridgeline gained 435 yards on 66 plays with 325 passing and 110 rushing. Both teams threw an interception.

Nate Bushnell gained 54 yards on 13 carries, Harris 33 yards on 10 carries and Bridger Thomas 25 yards on 10 cararies. Dylan Hamilton caught four passes for 44 yards.

Stansbury travels to Logan on Friday to face the Grizzlies at Maverik Stadium on the Utah State University campus.

Girls soccer

Tooele girls soccer split a pair of matches with a 1-0 victory over Juab at home on Saturday and a 1-2 loss at Uintah on Monday. Cecily Wolfe knocked home her third goal of the season with the assist from Alyssa Murray. The Uintah match was scoreless after the first half, and Murray added a goal in the second half for the Buffaloes.

Tooele plays at Waterford on Thursday and hosts Hillcrest on Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Stansbury won 2-0 at Hillcrest on Monday with goals from Danica Silvestry and Gracee Alders with assists from Alders and Brinley Jensen. Keeper Ainsley Thurber shut out the Huskies. The Stallions improved to 5-1 and will host Cottonwood Wednesday. 

Grantsville posted a 3-1 victory at North Sanpete on Thursday with two goals in the first half and another in the second half. Baylee Lowder scored two goals and Mckenzie Allen added a goal. Kaycee Jenkins and Daynara Castenada each provided an assist.

Grantsville hosts Utah Military Hillfield on Thursday.


Tooele staged a comeback to edge Grantsville 3-2 at Grantsville Thursday to open the volley season. 

The Cowboys won the first two sets 25-19, 25-18 when the Buffaloes rallied to win three sets in a row 27-25, 25-14 and 17-15. Tooele will play at South Summit on Thursday.

The Cowboys are 1-3 on the season with a 3-2 victory over Bear River, 0-3 loss at Delta and the narrow defeat to Tooele.

Stansbury hosts Grantsville tonight. The Stallions are 1-0 with a 3-1 home victory over Taylorsville. After tonight’s match, the Stallions will travel to Olympus for a match Thursday.

3A football rankings

1. Morgan 2. Juab 3. Juan Diego 4. Grantsville 5. North Sanpete 6. Canyon View 7. Ogden 8. Manti 9. Richfield 10. Union 11. Ben Lomond 12. Carbon.

5A football rankings

No rankings released yet for 5A.

Overall football rankings

1. Corner Canyon 2. Lone Peak 3. American Fork 4. Skyridge 5. Timpview 6. Bingham 7. Ridgeline 8. Orem 9. Sky View 10. Wasatch.


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