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December 24, 2013
Sports Wrap – December 24, 2013

GHS Alumni Tourney

The Grantsville High School basketball programs will host their annual alumni basketball tournament at the school on Thursday, Dec. 26. Anyone, male or female, who graduated from Grantsville High School can participate. The cost to play is $15 per player. The cost to observe is $1 per person, no matter the age, for the entire day. The games will begin at 9 a.m. for the men. The final game time for the men’s tournament is 7 p.m.

SHS girls basketball

The Stansbury High School girls basketball team split games at the 2A-3A Preview Friday and Saturday in Richfield. The Stallions defeated South Sevier on Friday 45-33, and lost in overtime to Canyon View 40-37. Stansbury raced out to a 13-point halftime advantage against South Sevier, and maintained the lead in the second half. Three players scored in double figures with Madie Alvey leading the way at 12, Shyan Adams 11 and Kallie Steward 10. Stansbury led by one point after three quarters against Canyon View, but the Falcons tied it at 35-35 at the end of regulation. Canyon View outscored Stansbury 5-2 in overtime to post the victory. Bailey Wilson scored a game-high 17 for the Stallions. Stansbury plays at Highland Saturday before playing in the Steve Hodson Cancer Classic Jan. 2-4.

THS girls basketball

The Tooele girls basketball team raced out to a 9-5 lead in the first quarter at Provo Friday night, but the Lady Bulldogs came back to take a 22-16 lead at intermission. Tooele sliced the advantage to 32-28 after three quarters with the home team sealing the victory by outscoring the Buffaloes 10-4 in the final frame to win 42-32. Taylor Thomas scored 13, Counrtney Schiwal 12, Baylee Hansen four and Sydnee Simmons two. Tooele will host Morgan on Jan. 7.

GHS girls basketball

Uintah played strong defense against Grantsville Thursday to score a 45-29 victory over the Cowboys. Uintah led 25-15 at intermission and increased the lead to 37-21 after three quarters. Riley Ekins scored eight points, Abby Butler six, Kalli Hammond six, Whitney Castagno four, Angel Cloward three and Bailey Critchlow two. Grantsville will play in the Steve Hodson Cancer Classic Jan. 2-4 in Cedar City.

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.

Coed volleyball

The 2014 TEAD Adult Coed Volleyball League will begin play on Jan. 28. Deadline to sign up is Jan. 14. The program is open to the Tooele County Community. Entry fee is $150 per team. For more information or to sign up to to the TEAD Physical Fitness Center building 1002, or call 435-833-2159 to register over the phone with a credit card. Players must be 18 years of age or older and out of high school to play in the league.

Utah State football

After leaving Ogden via a charter airplane at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday evening following weather and flight delays, the majority of Utah State’s football team arrived at its team hotel at 8:45 p.m., where they were greeted by representatives from the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. Utah State (8-5, 7-1 MW) will conclude its 2013 season against No. 24 Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0) on Thursday, 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. USU is 1-0 all-time against the Huskies.

Utah Jazz

The Jazz split a pair of road games on Friday and Saturday with a 118-85 loss at Atlanta on Friday and an 88-85  win at Charlotte on Saturday. Enes Kanter came through with a solid game against Atlanta with 13 points and 13 rebounds. The Jazz erased a four-point halftime deficit to outscore Charlotte 28-20 in the third quarter and held on for an 88-85 victory. Rookie guard Trey Burke led the way with 20 points, three rebounds and four assists. Utah (8-22) played at Memphis (11-15) on Monday.

Ducks beat Cougars

The BYU men’s basketball team fell 100-96 in a heartbreaker against the No. 13 Oregon Ducks on Saturday. BYU opens WCC play Saturday at 2 p.m. at Loyola Marymount.

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