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December 17, 2013
Sports Wrap – December 17, 2013

Grantsville wrestling

The Grantsville High School wrestling team finished third at the Evanston Tournament last week. Chance Warr finished the tourney with a 5-1 record which was good enough for third place. Briggs Kimber finished 2-2 and Dean Fraser 3-2 to both finish fifth in their weight divisions. The Cowboys finished 2-1 at the Glen Kawa Memorial Tournament at Kearns High School on Friday and Saturday. Grantsville defeated Hunter 54-13 and Cyprus 41-29 before losing to Syracuse 53-18. Warr finished in first place with a 5-0 record, Chris Gunderson and Brennon Kimber both finished 4-1 to each place second, Hunter Anderson went 3-2 to place third. Briggs Kimber, Ty Titmus and Dean Fraser all placed fourth. Grantsville will host Ben Lomond on Wednesday at 7 p.m. On Dec. 27-28 the Cowboys will host a tournament.

Stansbury girls basketball

The Stansbury girls basketball team finished 1-2 at the Bear River Winter Classic last weekend. In the first game, Sky View outscored the Stallions in every quarter to win 76-48. Stansbury defeated Weber 38-34 in the second game with a big third quarter. The Stallions trailed 19-14 at intermission, but went on to outscore the Warriors 12-4 in the third quarter and 12-11 in the fourth quarter to post the victory. Stansbury spread the points around in the win with Maddie Alvey scoring 11, Shyan Adams and Bailey Wilson 8 each, Kallie Stewart 6 and Rachel Prescott 5. Fremont, from the 5A classification, jumped all over the Stallions to start the third game and led 20-3 after one quarter. The game leveled off in the second quarter, and Fremont pushed its lead 43-18 after three quarters. The final score was 49-28. Stansbury plays in the 2A-3A Preview on Friday and Saturday at Sevier Valley Center in Richfield. Stansbury faces South Sevier on Friday at 5:30 p.m., and Canyon View at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Grantsville girls basketball

Grantsville won its second game of the season Monday night with a 39-22 home victory over Intermountain Christian.

GHS hoops clinic

Grantsville boys and girls basketball teams will be hosting a clinic starting Monday, Jan. 6 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The clinic will run every Monday for six weeks. The last night of the clinic will be on Feb. 10. The cost will be $35 and this will include a T-shirt. For more information please email Chris Baker at cbaker@tooeleschools.org or Megan Vera at mvera@tooeleschools.org.

Racquetball tourney

The 2014 TEAD racquetball tournament is scheduled to begin in mid-January. Categories will be men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles. Deadline to sign up and register is Jan. 8. Call the TEAD FMWR Physical Fitness Center at 435-833-2159 to register.

Utes blast Cougars

Jordan Loveridge scored 21 points and Delon Wright chipped in 16 on Saturday night to help Utah beat BYU 81-64, snapping a seven-game losing streak to the Cougars. The Utes (9-1) had lost 11 of their last 12 games in the rivalry series dating to 2006. “I got choked up,” head coach Larry Krystkowiak said. “It was powerful. That student section was something I’ve daydreamed about since seeing some of our football crowds. They’re the heartbeat. Everyone who shows up. When you have a crowd like that it gives you something.” Tyler Haws had 14 points to lead the Cougars (8-4) while Eric Mika chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds and Kyle Collinsworth added 12 points and nine boards. The Cougars shot just 32.8 percent (21 of 64) from the field, 26.3 percent (5 of 19) from distance and 54.8 percent (17 of 31) from the free-throw line.

Utah Jazz

It was the best shooting night in the history of the Miami Heat Monday night as the Heat connected on 63.4 percent of its shots in a 117-94 victory over the Jazz. LeBron James led the way, making 13 of 17 attempts to finish with 30 points. Chris Bosh scored 20 points for the Heat, who moved within two games of Indiana for the East lead. Miami hosts the Pacers on Wednesday. Alec Burks scored a career-high 31 points for Utah, which got 17 from Derrick Favors. On Friday, the Jazz defeated the Denver Nuggets 103-93 behind 30 points and 13 rebounds from Gordon Hayward. The Jazz lost to San Antonio on Saturday 100-84. Utah plays at Orlando on Wednesday.

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