Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

February 21, 2017
Sports Wrap – February 21, 2017

Hole in one

Ed Buys hit the first hole in one of the season at Stansbury Park Golf Course on Monday, draining the shot on Hole 16 with an 8-iron from 166 yards. The shot was witnessed by Gary Crossley, Mike Nortwon, Doug Moe and Tony Gibson.

THS soccer tryouts

The Tooele High School soccer team will hold tryouts at 3 p.m. on Feb. 27-28 at the school’s soccer fields. All hopefuls are required to bring soccer cleats, a T-shirt or jersey, shorts, soccer socks, shin guards, water, a rain jacket if preferred and a pumped-up size 5 soccer ball. For any questions, email

Meet the coach

Tooele High School has hired Jeff Lewis as the new head football coach. There will be a Meet the Coach Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the THS Commons. All players and their parents are invited to attend.

GGSL registration

The Grantsville Girls Softball League will hold 2017 registration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 25 at Grantsville High School, Grantsville Junior High School and at the Stansbury Soelberg’s; and from 6-8 p.m. at the Grantsville fire station. Any registration after these dates will incur a $10-per-child late penalty. Otherwise, league fees will remain the same as last year: $60. A copy of your child’s birth certificate is required at the time of registration. All games are scheduled to be played at Deseret Peak Complex. Updates are available on the league’s Facebook page. Please contact Gerri Welsh at 435-850-8422 with any questions.

Tooele Fund Run

The 2017 Tooele Fund Run 5k/10k will be held at 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. Registration and check-ins will be held at the LakeView LDS meetinghouse beginning at 7:30 a.m. The race course has been changed slightly for this year’s event: Both races will begin on Old Smelter Highway, below the Tooele Gun Club, and finish at the Lakeview LDS Church Building in Pine Canyon. The entry fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Prizes will be given to the top-three finishers in the male and female races. Participants will be shuttled from the registration site to the starting line. Sign up early by contacting any Tooele High School track athletes or coaches. For questions, contact Coach Al Bottema at 435-830-5108.

Notable HS boys basketball scores
3A first round

Stansbury 44,

North Sanpete 43

Desert Hills 49, Bear River 41

Ridgeline 72, Hurricane 59

Carbon 54, Tooele 46

Dixie 55, Logan 53

Canyon View 71, Union 47

Richfield 53, Grantsville 41

Juan Diego 47, Pine View 42

Region 18

Merit 70,
Intermountain Christian 52

Mount Vernon 48,
West Desert 31

St. Joseph 69, Wendover 53

Telos 61, West Ridge 49

Tintic 72, Dugway 30

Notable HS girls basketball scores
1A quarterfinals

Bryce Valley 53,
Monument Valley 33

Monticello 45, Rich 37

Panuitch 47, Tintic 31

Tabiona 42, St. Joseph 30

1A semifinals

Bryce Valley 28, Panguitch 24

Tabiona 31, Monticello 29

1A consolation

Panguitch 34, Monticello 25

Rich 48, Tintic 28

Wayne 61, Milford 41

1A championship

Bryce Valley 37,
Tabiona 36 (OT)

3A first round

Carbon 53, Stansbury 41

Desert Hills 65, Ridgeline 43

Juan Diego 48,
Snow Canyon 32

Union 54, Juab 46

Cedar 56, Logan 33

Richfield 48, Tooele 30

Grantsville 62,
North Sanpete 43

Morgan 59, Hurricane 44

Sports schedule
Wednesday, Feb. 22

Utah St. at San Jose St., 8 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 23

Stansbury boys basketball vs. No. 1 Desert Hills, 9:30 a.m. at USU

Grantsville girls basketball vs.
No. 2 Morgan, 9:10 p.m.
at USU

Utah Utes at Colorado, 9 p.m.

BYU at Portland, 7 p.m.

Weber St. at
Eastern Washington, 7 p.m.

Utah Valley at
New Mexico St., 7 p.m.

SUU at Portland St., 8 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 24

State boys basketball semifinals at USU

State girls basketball semifinals at USU

Saturday, Feb. 25

State boys basketball
championship at USU

State girls basketball
championship at USU

BYU at Gonzaga, 7 p.m.

Utah St. vs. Air Force, 7 p.m.

Weber St. at Idaho, 8 p.m.

Utah Valley at
UT-Rio Grande Valley, 6 p.m.

SUU at Sacramento St., 8 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 26

Screaming Eagles at
Colorado, 3 p.m.

Utah Utes

The Utes lost both games of the Oregon road trip, falling 79-61 at No. 7 Oregon on Thursday and 68-67 at Oregon State on Sunday. Utah is now 17-10 overall with an 8-7 Pac-12 record. The Utes will next play at Colorado on Thursday.


BYU beat San Diego at home 82-70 on Thursday before falling to nationally ranked Saint Mary’s 70-57 at home Saturday. Saint Mary’s Calvin Hermanson led the Gaels with 17 points and six rebounds, while Evan Fitzner added 15 points. BYU is now 19-10 and 10-6 in the West Coast Conference, and will face Portland on Thursday.

Utah State

Utah State dropped a Mountain West game to Nevada 77-66 on Saturday in Reno, Nevada. USU forward Jalen Moore had 19 points and four rebounds. The Aggies are now 11-15 overall and 5-10 in league. They will next face San Jose State on the road Wednesday.

Weber State

The Wildcats split weekend action, beating Northern Colorado 69-63 on Thursday and falling to first-place North Dakota 77-68 at home Saturday. North Dakota shot 85 percent from the field in the second half while WSU senior Jeremy Senglin had a team-high 22 points. Weber State is now 11-3 in the Big Sky, which is a half game behind ND’s 12-3 first-place league record.

Utah Valley

Utah Valley lost a pair of league games to CSU-Bakersfield 80-71 Thursday and Grand Canyon 77-71 Saturday. The Wolverines are now 11-15 with a 3-8 record in the Western Athletic Conference.

Southern Utah

SUU snapped an 11-game losing streak with an 84-68 win over Northern Arizona at home on Saturday. Randy Onuasor led all scorers with 25 points in the win. SUU will next face Portland State on the road Thursday.

Screaming Eagles

The Screaming Eagles lost the season opener on Thursday 78-47. Salt Lake rushed 13 times for 63 yards and passed for another 176. The Screaming Eagles will next play at Colorado on Sunday.

Utah Grizzlies

The Grizzlies lost a pair of games to the Idaho Steelheads on Friday and Saturday by a combined score of 11-4. The two teams will again face off Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Maverik Center.

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