Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 28, 2014
Sports Wrap – August 28, 2014

SHS girls tennis

Stansbury won its first two matches of the season with a 4–1 win over West Jordan on Monday, and a 5–1 victory over Ben Lomond on Tuesday. West Jordan picked up a win at first singles against Sydney Squires 1–6, 6–1, 6–3. Stansbury won the other four matches in straight sets. Abbi Stansworth won 6–1, 6–4 at second singles. Kayleigh Burge nabbed a victory at third singles 6–0, 6–1. Kallie Stewart and Emily Thorne won at first doubles 6–0, 6–1. Hannah Christofferson and Alyssa Guymon won at second doubles 6–1, 6–2. Stansbury won five matches against Ben Lomond. Winners included Squires 3–6, 6–1, 6–3, Stansworth 6–1, 6–3 and Burge 6–4, 0–6, 7–5 in singles matches. Stewart and Thorne won their doubles match 6–2, 6–1; Christofferson and Guymon won their doubles match 6–1, 6–1.

GHS girls tennis

Grantsville defeated Bear River 6–0 on Tuesday. First singles Jen Christensen defeated Sidney Nicholes 6–4, 6–1. Other singles winners were Baillie Sandberg 6–2, 6–2 and Morgan Matthews 6–0, 6–0. Doubles winners were Lexi Jackson with Kayla Johnson 6–0. 6–0; Maddie Linares with Maurisa Linares 6–4, 6–1; and Whitney Castagno with Becca Toone 6–4, 6–1. Grantsville plays at Manti on Friday.

SHS girls soccer

Stansbury soccer routed Taylorsville 7–1 on Tuesday. Michaela Didericksen scored four goals, Rachel Prescott two and Lexi Golden one. Stansbury plays at Payson today and hosts Hunter on Tuesday.

Historic racing at MMP

Miller Motorsports Park will be transformed into a rolling museum of motorcycle racing history this weekend as the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association returns for the ninth-annual Bonneville Vintage Grand Prix. The longest-running annual event at MMP, the Bonneville Vintage Grand Prix attracts vintage and historic road racing motorcycles from the 1930s to the 1980s. The weekend schedule includes a practice day on Friday, followed by racing on both Saturday and Sunday, all on the 2.2-mile East Course. Following morning practice sessions, racing will start at noon on both days, with 10 races scheduled each day. On the MMP West Course, the Utah Sport Bike Association will hold Round 5 of their six-round 2014 Vortex Masters of the Mountains championship, with the best amateur motorcycle road racers from throughout the Intermountain West competing in 21 different classes. They will have practice sessions and a 90-minute endurance race starting at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, with feature sprint races starting at 10 a.m. on Sunday.

College football

Utah and Weber State open the college football season on Thursday, and both games will be televised on the PAC-12 Network. The Utes host Idaho State at 5:30 p.m. at Rice Eccles Stadium. Weber State plays at No. 19 Arizona at 8:30 p.m. BYU plays at Connecticut on Friday night at 5 on ESPN. Southern Utah plays at Nevada at 1 p.m. on Saturday, with the Utah State Aggies at Tennessee on Sunday night at 5 on the SEC Network. Kyle Whittingham’s second game as a member of the Utah football staff was a 66–0 win over Idaho State back in 1994 when he was the defensive line coach. Whittingham came to the U from ISU, where he was an assistant coach from 1988–93.

Bees beat Zephyrs

The Salt Lake Bees beat the New Orleans Zephyrs 6–5 in the final home game of the season Wednesday night at Smith’s Ballpark. The Zephyrs started the scoring in the first inning with four runs. The Bees scored four runs in the second inning to tie the game, which was highlighted by Shawn O’Malley making it all the way around the bases on a single and by an error on the right fielder Kyle Jensen that scored three runs. New Orleans took the lead once more in the fifth when Justin Bour scoring off of Josh Rodriguez’s sacrifice fly to right field. Salt Lake tied the game at five through Tony Campana’s line drive single to left field plating John Buck. Brennan Boesch’s 23rd home run of the season in the eighth inning gave the Bees the lead for good. Campana finished the night 2-for-3 with two RBIs and scoring one run. Along with the home run, Boesch hit a triple in the second inning. The Bees finish the season with four games at El Paso starting today.

 

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