Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 26, 2013
Sports Wrap – March 26, 2013

Prep baseball

Grantsville improved to 1-1 in Region 11 baseball with a 5-2 victory over Morgan at home on Thursday. Landon Hammond picked up the victory on the mound for the Cowboys with Kelby Landon and Wyatt Smith pounding doubles for Grantsville. The Cowboys play at Ben Lomond today and host Bear River on Thursday. Stansbury defeated Bear River 5-3 in Garland on Thursday to improve its region record to 2-0. Brek Bentley picked up the victory for the Stallions with Filip Anderson and Wyatt Branch smacking doubles. The Stallions play at Herriman Wednesday and at Ogden on Thursday. Tooele hosts Ogden today and plays at Morgan Wednesday.

Grantsville track

Grantsville’s Ben Seekins came through with strong performances in a dual track meet at Grantsville against Ogden Wednesday. Seekins won the 200 meters with a time of 22.54. He also placed third in the 100 meters with a time of 11.79. Danny Haynie finished third in the 800 meters and Colin Arave was second in the 3200 meters. Cade Coon finished second in shot put with a toss of 37-feet-8-inches while Caden Curtis won the long jump with a leap of 17-feet-1-inch. Whitney Ernst, Hailey Stevens and Kristen Rust excelled at the meet for the girls. Ernst finished first in both hurdles events with times of 18.88 in the 100 hurdles and 52.96 in the 300 hurdles. Stevens won the high jump with a leap of 5-feet-0-inches, and the long jump by going 14-feet-5-inches. She also finished second in the 100 meters at 14.13. Rust won the 3200-meter run with a time of 14:31. Hailey Durfee finished second in the shot put with a toss of 27-feet-3-inches. Gracie Atkin finished third in both the discus and the javelin.

Wilson honored

Stansbury High School Athletic Director Trever Wilson has been honored as a Certified Master Athletic Administrator by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Association. To earn this distinction, Wilson has demonstrated exemplary knowledge, contributions and on-going professional development in the field of interscholastic athletic administration, according to a press release by NIAAA. The voluntary certification process included a thorough evaluation of the candidate’s educational background, experience, NIAAA leadership courses and professional contributions. It is culminated with a practical written project. “Trever is one of a very elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism,” according to the press release.

Tooele football

There will be an informational player-parent meeting for all those interested in playing football at Tooele High School next year. The meeting will cover the summer schedule, fees and other important information regarding football next season. The meeting will be held Thursday, March 28 at 6 p.m. in the Tooele High School commons area.

THS softball camp

Tooele High School will hold its annual All-Skills softball camp for girls ages 8 to 14 on Saturday, March 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Deseret Peak Complex. Cost for the camp is $40, which includes T-shirt and lunch. Players can register at the Tooele High School finance office. Players can register until the morning of the camp. Contact coach Melanie Nelson with questions (435) 531-0894.

Erda coed softball

Erda Softball league accepting coed teams for the 2013 season. Contact Ty Judd  (435) 840-4379.

Stansbury youth football

Anyone interested in being a head coach for the Stansbury District of the Ute Conference football league please contact Tiffany Pritzkau at by Friday.

Overlake Golf

The Icebreaker tournament for Overlake men’s league is scheduled for Saturday, March 30. The format for this year’s Icebreaker is a two-man Ryder Cup (six holes scramble, six holes best ball, six holes alternate shot). Tee times will be between 10 a.m. and noon. League play will start on Tuesday, April 2.

Umpires needed

Grantsville youth baseball is looking for umpires for the 2013 season. Season starts April 13 and ends June 6. Ages involved are 6-12. The first game is a Saturday, and the rest of the games will be during the week. Email: if interested.

BYU advances

The BYU basketball team knocked down 10 3-pointers against Mercer Monday night in a 90-71 win over Mercer in the Marriott Center to advance to the quarterfinals of the NIT. The Cougars will play at Southern Miss Wednesday at 6 p.m. on ESPNU. Matt Carlino hit five 3-pointers and Brock Zylstra added four in the victory. Brandon Davies scored 26, Tyler Haws 24, Carlino 18 and Zylstra 14.

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