Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

December 13, 2012
Sports Wrap – December 13, 2012

Stansbury girls

Stansbury fell behind early and couldn’t quite catch up to Spanish Fork in a game at Spanish Fork on Tuesday. The Dons led 14-7 after one quarter and held on the remainder of the game to defeat the Stallions 53-37. Erika Alvey led the Stallions with 19 points including five 3-pointers. Rachel Prescott added 11 points, Bailey Wilson 9, Kallie Stewart 6 and Shyan Adams 2. The Stallions begin region play tonight with a home game against Bear River. They host Tooele on Tuesday.

Grantsville girls

St. Joseph ran past Grantsville 58-36 Tuesday night in Grantsville. The Jays led 31-10 by intermission with the Cowboys playing better in the second scoring 26 points. Nine players scored in the game or the Cowboys with Amy Matthews leading the way with 7 and Courtney Van Orten scoring 6. Grantsville hosts Morgan tonight and plays at Maeser Prep on Tuesday with a game at Tooele on Thursday, Dec. 20.

 GHS Alumni tourney

The Grantsville High School basketball programs will host their annual GHS Alumni Tournament on Dec. 26-27. For the second year in a row there will be a men’s and women’s tournament. The men’s tournament will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday the 26th and the women will begin at noon on Thursday the 27th. The majority of the tournament will last all day on Wednesday with the last game starting at 7 p.m. On Thursday there will only be three games at 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. For further details please see us on Facebook or contact Andrew via text message at 435-841-2799.

Junior Stallions

It is the final week to register for the Jr. Stallions Competition League, girls and boys, grades k-8th. Registration is due Friday, Dec. 14. Register at the Stansbury High School finance office. Volunteer parent coaches are also needed. Please direct questions to Kenzie Newton, mnewton@tooeleschools.org or Ryan Harris, ryharris@tooeleschools.org.

Accelerated girls softball

A 10U accelerated girls softball league is looking for players from Tooele County who are interested in playing in a league that will be playing at the South Jordan Softball complex on Friday nights starting in April and playing at various softball tournaments after league play is over up to June 30. Practices will begin Jan. 7, 2013.  Players must have been born in 2002. If interested please contact Glenda Bender (435) 882-8375.

Jazz beat Spurs

Mo Williams sank a 3-point shot at the buzzer to lift Utah past San Antonio 99-96 Wednesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Prior to the loss to Utah the Spurs had won 11-of-13 road games and lead. With the loss the Spurs drop to 18-5, one-half game behind the 18-4 Oklahoma City Thunder. Utah is sixth in the Western Conference with a 13-10 record. Paul Millsap scored 24 points in the victory with Al Jefferson adding 19 with Gordon Hayward coming off the bench to score 19. Utah plays at Phoenix on Friday before hosting Memphis on Saturday. The Jazz head out on a four-game eastern road swing with the first game at Brooklyn on Tuesday, Dec. 18 followed by games at Indiana on Dec. 19, Miami on Dec. 22 and Orlando Dec. 23.

College football

The Utah State Aggies (10-2), who finished 22nd in the BCS standings and are ranked 18th by the Associated Press coaches poll, will take on Toledo (9-3) in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Saturday in Boise, Idaho. The game will be televised by ESPN. Utah State lost its two games by a total of 5 points. The Aggies missed a last-second field goal and lost 16-14 at Wisconsin (8-5). The Badgers will play No. 6 Stanford in the Rose Bowl. Utah State lost 6-3 at BYU  (7-5). The Cougars will play against former Mountain West Conference foe San Diego State (9-3) in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. in another game televised by ESPN.

College basketball

BYU will play at Weber State on Saturday with a tip time of 7 p.m. The Cougars host Eastern New Mexico at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The Utah Utes will host Southern Methodist on Tuesday, Dec. 18 with another home game on Friday, Dec. 21 versus Cal State Northridge. The Utah State Aggies play at Utah Valley University on Saturday at 7 p.m. in a game televised by Fox College Sports.

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