Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

June 4, 2019
Sports Wrap – June 4, 2019

Real Salt Lake

RSL suffered its second consecutive road defeat Saturday, losing 4-0 to the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. The hosts jumped in front on an own goal by Marcelo Silva in the 58th minute, then struck again on goals by Daniel Royer in the 59th minute and Michael Amir Murillo in the 64th. Omir Fernandez added another tally in the 83rd minute for New York. RSL was outshot 19-10, including a 9-3 margin in shots on goal, and the Red Bulls had possession for 63 percent of the match. Real Salt Lake (6-8-1), which sits in seventh place in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference, one point ahead of San Jose and Vancouver, faced LAFC in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday at Rio Tinto Stadium. RSL will resume MLS play June 22 on the road against the Chicago Fire. RSL also announced on Monday that 24-year-old star midfielder Albert Rusnak will join the Slovakian national team for a friendly against Azerbaijan on June 11, after an announcement on Friday that forward Jefferson Savarino will join the Venezuelan national team for Copa America matches against Peru, Brazil and Colombia later this month.

Utah Royals FC

URFC was shut out for the first time this season and lost for just the second time overall, falling 2-0 to the Washington Spirit in a National Women’s Soccer League match Saturday at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Ashley Hatch and Dorian Bailey scored goals for Washington, who outshot Royals FC (4-2-1) 15-7, though URFC held a 6-2 advantage in shots on goal. Royals FC was missing six players who are currently preparing for the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, with Diana Matheson also out with an injury and Lo’eau LaBonta serving the first game of a two-match suspension. URFC will be back in action following the conclusion of the World Cup group stage on June 15 against Sky Blue FC at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy.

University of Utah baseball

Utah junior infielder Oliver Dunn became the fourth All-American in program history, as he was named Third Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball. Dunn, a Pac-12 All-Conference selection, hit .366 with 28 RBIs, leading the Utes in doubles, triples, total bases and walks while starting all 49 games. He has started 117 games in a row over the past three seasons.

Southern Utah track and field

SUU will send five athletes to this week’s NCAA Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas — the most the Thunderbirds have ever sent to nationals. Senior George Espino will compete in the men’s 800-meter run, while sophomore Frank Harris III qualified in the long jump, junior Kasey Knevelbaard qualified in the 1,500 and senior Skyler Porcaro qualified in the javelin. Angie Nickerson is the T-Birds’ first female qualifier in four years, as the senior earned a spot in the women’s 5K by winning the Big Sky Conference title.

Notable HS softball scores
Class 6A championship

Herriman 9, Layton 3
Class 5A championship

West 13, Bountiful 3 (Game 1)

West 17, Bountiful 5, (5) (Game 2)
Class 5A semifinal

West 6, Roy 1

Wednesday’s games

Tooele County baseball vs. Taylorsville, 6 p.m.

Tooele baseball at Herriman, 6 p.m.

Grantsville baseball at Cyprus, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday’s games

Stansbury baseball
vs. Judge Memorial
(doubleheader), 4 p.m.

Tooele baseball vs. Cyprus,
6 p.m.


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