Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

February 28, 2013
Sports Wrap – February 28, 2013

Spring sports

Tooele boys soccer kicks off the spring season with a game at home on Friday at 3 p.m. against Maeser Prep. The Grantsville baseball team will host Park City on Monday at 3 p.m. The Stansbury baseball team heads to Woods Cross for a 3 p.m. game on Tuesday, and the Tooele baseball squad is scheduled to play Provo on Tuesday at Utah Valley University. Grantsville soccer will host Carbon on Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Youth baseball camp

The Tooele High School baseball team is sponsoring a youth clinic March 2, March 16 and March 23. Kindergarten through fourth graders will practice from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., while fifth through eighth graders will practice from noon to 1:30 p.m. The clinic will be held at the Dow James Baseball Field. In case of inclement weather, go to the THS gym. The cost of the clinic is $30 and includes a camp T-shirt. You can register the day of the camp, or you may call the THS finance office at (435) 833-1978 ext. 2106 to pre-register. Please call Coach Beer at (435) 830-8190 if you have any questions.

THS Fund Run

The Tooele High School track teams will hold their annual THS Track 5K Fund Run on Saturday, March 9 at 9 a.m. at Elton Park. Everyone is invited to come and support the THS track team by walking or running in the event. Cost is $15 and each participant will receive a T-shirt. This is an easy downhill 3.1 mile run from the gun club to Elton Park. Any questions call coach Al Bottema (435) 882-2902, coach Karen Ware (435) 882-0774, coach Bowser (435) 496-0242 or coach Johnson (435) 830-7487.

Deseret Peak softball

Registration is now open for the 2013 men’s and coed leagues. The fee is $425 per team and must be paid by April 24. Cash or check payments can be made at the convention center office at Deseret Peak or by credit card over the phone by calling Chris at 843-4003. Any questions regarding the leagues contact Jeff at 840-1735.

Grantsville softball

The final Grantsville Girls Softball sign-up session will be Saturday at Grantsville Jr. High, Grantsville High School and also in Stansbury at Soelberg’s from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A player’s birth certificate is needed to register. Cost is $50.

Mattie Snow

Former Tooele High School player Mattie Snow (5-2) pitched a three-hitter in five innings Saturday in Dixie’s 8-0 victory over Dominican, Calif. (4-7) at Karl Brooks Field in St. George. Snow struck out seven batters in the game. She has 32 strikeouts in seven games so far this season.

Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz dropped their third consecutive game and second straight home game Wednesday night with a 102-91 loss to Atlanta at EnergySolutions Arena. Al Horford scored 16 of a career-high 34 points in the final period and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Hawks. Al Jefferson led the Jazz with 26 points and Derrick Favors hauled in 15 rebounds. The Jazz are in seventh-place in the Western Conference two games behind Golden State. Utah (31-27) hosts Charlotte (13-44) on Friday at 7 p.m. The Jazz head out on the road for four games next week at Milwaukee Monday, Cleveland Wednesday, Chicago March 8 and New York March 9.

College basketball

No. 2 ranked Gonzaga (27-2, 14-0) will play at BYU (20-9, 9-5) tonight at 9 p.m. on ESPN2. Utah State also play a big game tonight on ESPN3 when they travel to No. 25 Louisiana Tech (24-3, 14-0). The University of Utah (11-15, 3-11) plays at Cal (18-9, 10-5) tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. Weber State (20-5, 14-2) will look to extend a seven-game winning streak with a game at Sacramento State (13-12, 7-9) tonight at 8 p.m.

Utah Grizzlies

Gaelan Patterson fired in two third-period goals, including the game-winner with 2:01 remaining, to give the Grizzlies a 2-1 victory over San Francisco at the Maverik Center Wednesday. Utah had scored only one goal in eight previous periods before Patterson scored with 17:59 remaining, tying the game. His second goal came in the in the final minutes of the game. The Grizzlies travel to Idaho for a game against the Steelheads tonight. The Grizzlies are in fourth place in the Mountain Division with the Alaska Aces first, Idaho second, Colorado Eagles third.

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