Grantsville girls basketball
The Grantsville girls basketball team won its first region game on Thursday at Ben Lomond. Grantsville led 30-26 after three quarters, but turned up the heat in the fourth quarter to outscore the Scots 17-8 and win the game 47-34. It was the fourth win overall for the Cowboys. Grantsville shot 33 percent from the field, but connected on three-of-five 3-points shots. Knocking down the treys were Whitney Castagno, Jessy Davis and Megan Cafarelli. Riley Ekins was a terror on the boards with 14 rebounds. Abby Butler grabbed nine rebounds, Davis seven, Kallie Hammond and Castagno four each. Cafarelli led the way in assists with four. Davis had five steals while Butler and Ekins each had three steals. Leading the way in the scoring department were Ekins 12, Davis 10, Butler nine, Castagno seven, Cafarelli five and Hammond four. Grantsville played its second region game Tuesday night at Tooele. Grantsville hosts Bear River on Thursday.
Grantsville Youth Baseball will be holding registration for spring baseball each Saturday in February from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at both Grantsville High School and Grantsville Junior High School. Players can also register at http://grantsvillebaseball.baberuthonline.com.
A Grantsville Girls Softball Recreation League meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 3, at Grantsville Fire Station. The meeting will include nominating executive committee members, setting dates for the upcoming season and resolving any issues. For more info www.grantsvillesoftball.com.
On Saturday, racing continued at the Deseret Peak Complex. Race 1 had Rowdy No. 2 over Rowdy No. 3 and Critchlow No. 2. Race 2 was Nobody over Fox. Race 3 had Critchlow No. 1 over Rowdy No. 5 and the last race had Rowdy No. 4 over Rowdy No. 1.
TC United will be accepting applications for the spring soccer season. Registration begins now through Feb. 17. Please check the website www.tcunited.org for registration information.
Stansbury Park Youth Baseball will hold registrations sessions for players and coaches on Saturdays, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. until noon. Another registration session will be held Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sign-ups will be held in the Stansbury Park Club House.
The Utah Jazz won at Detroit on Friday 110-89 and lost at Minnesota 98-72 on Saturday. Trey Burke had 20 points and a career-high 12 assists, leading the Jazz to a 110-89 rout of the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Burke, who was the national player of the year at Michigan last season and led the Wolverines to the Final Four, had plenty of supporters in the crowd at the Palace. He shook off a slow start and outplayed Detroit counterpart Brandon Jennings as the Jazz built a big lead. The Timberwolves blasted the Jazz, 98-72 on Saturday night. Alec Burks scored 18 points for the Jazz, who trailed by as many as 36 points and shot 28.8 percent, the worst shooting night in franchise history. Derrick Favors had eight points and 10 boards, but was just three-for-10 from the field. The Jazz (14-28) host Minnesota (19-21) on Tuesday night.
Jordan Loveridge scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead a balanced attack as Utah held off a late rally to surprise No. 25 UCLA 74-69 on Saturday. Delon Wright, Brandon Taylor and Kenneth Ogbe each scored 12 points to help the Utes (14-4, 3-3 Pac-12) earn their first victory over the Bruins since the 1983 NCAA tournament. On Thursday, Utah rolled past USC 84-66.
Matt Carlino’s performance off the bench led the BYU men’s basketball team to a 91-81 win over Santa Clara at the Leavey Center for its fifth straight win on Saturday. Carlino finished with a near double-double, 15 points and nine assists, with Kyle Collinsworth adding a team-high 18 points to go along with seven rebounds, four assists and three steals. Anson Winder also added 16 points, all in the first half, off the bench. BYU defeated San Francisco 83-76 on Thursday.