Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 22, 2013
Sports Wrap – January 22, 2013

Stansbury girls basketball

The Bear River Bears edged Stansbury 52-48 Friday night in Garland. The loss drops the Stallions down to fourth place in the region with a game tonight at Tooele. Jordan Theurer led the way for the Bears with 20 points. Sisters Erika and Madie Alvey combined for 25 points and five 3-pointers for the Stallions. Karlee Manzione and Rachel Prescott each scored 7 points with Prescott knocking down two 3-pointers. Bailey Wilson tossed in 5 and Shyan Adams scored 4. After Tooele, the Stallions travel to Morgan on Thursday.

Super League tryouts

Tryouts for a 13U super league baseball team will be held Saturday from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Grantsville High School’s old gym. All players from throughout Tooele County are invited to try out for the squad. For more information call Matt Miller (435) 830-2570.

12U Super league baseball

The TC Bandits, a 12U baseball team, will be holding tryouts for the upcoming spring season. Players should be 12 or younger on April 30, 2013 to participate. Tryouts will be held on Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 from 6-7:30 p.m., at the Dow James building. For questions please contact Heath Fackrell (435) 241-9440 or Chad Shields (435) 830-8405.

Tooele Blast tryouts

The 12U Tooele Blast baseball team has positions open for the upcoming spring season. Players must be 12 or younger on April 30, 2013. For more information please call Bucky Whitehouse (435) 241-0220, Kevin Bunnell (801) 673-5806 or Guy Pannunzio (435) 840-8313.

TC United

TC United Soccer is currently accepting registrations for the upcoming spring season. For registration information please visit the website at

Accelerated softball

A 10U accelerated girls softball league is looking for players from Tooele County who are interested in playing in a league that will be playing at the South Jordan Softball complex on Friday nights starting in April and playing at various softball tournaments after league play is over up to June 30. Players must have been born in 2002. If interested please contact Glenda Bender (435) 882-8375.

Utah Jazz

After a tight first half, the Utah Jazz pulled away in the third quarter to top the Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday night 109-98 at EnergySolutions Arena. Randy Foye hit 4-of-8 3-pointers to lead the way offensively for the Jazz with 20 points. Derrick Favors came off the bench to score 19. Al Jefferson grabbed 11 rebounds. The Jazz (22-19) host Washington (9-30) on Wednesday and play the Lakers (17-24) in Los Angeles on Friday.

College basketball

Utah picked up a big PAC-12 road victory Saturday night by defeating Washington 74-65 in Seattle. It was the first PAC-12 road victory for the Utes in two years and their first PAC-12 win of the year. Freshman guard Brandon Taylor came in off the bench and poured in 19 points for the Utes. Senior Jason Washburn scored 18 and freshman Jordan Loveridge added 17. The Utes host Cal on Thursday and Stanford on Saturday. BYU got back on the winning track in the WCC with a home win over San Diego 74-57. The Cougars face a daunting task on Thursday when they travel to Spokane to take on the 10th-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs. BYU plays at Portland on Saturday. Utah State lost at New Mexico State 64-51 on Thursday and at Denver 68-57 on Saturday. The Aggies host Texas-Arlington on Thursday and WAC leader Louisiana Tech on Saturday. The Weber State Wildcats will face a challenge when they travel to Montana for games this week. The Wildcats are undefeated in the Big Sky with an 8-0 record, but they face Montana State on Thursday and Montana on Saturday. The Montana Grizzlies also are undefeated in Big Sky action.

Super Bowl

The San Francisco 49ers erased a 17-point deficit to defeat Atlanta Sunday 28-24 to advance to the Super Bowl in New Orleans on Feb. 3. They will play the Baltimore Ravens, who outscored the New England Patriots 21-0 in the second half en route to a 28-13 triumph. The 49ers will play in their first Super Bowl since 1995. It will be the first brother-vs-brother matchup in Super Bowl history. John Harbaugh coaches Baltimore and Jim Harbaugh coaches the 49ers. The Ravens reached their first Super Bowl in 12 years thanks to three touchdown passes, which included one TD toss to former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta.

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