Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 27, 2014
Sports Wrap – March 27, 2014

Stansbury tennis

The Stansbury boys tennis team is off to a 7-2 start, and placed sixth out of 12 teams at the Clark Hancock Invitational in St. George. The Stallions are 3-0 in Region 11 matches after recently winning 5-0 at Bear River and a 4-1 at Ben Lomond. First singles player Logan McBride is 5-0 on the season with 6-4, 6-1 victory over Bear River and a 6-0, 6-0 win over Ben Lomond. Jake Hardy is 3-1 in singles matches. He won 6-1, 6-1 against Bear River at second singles. Third singles Dakota Fidler is 3-0 in region matches. He won 6-2, 7-5 at Bear River and 6-1, 6-0 at Ben Lomond. Stansbury lost the first doubles match at Ben Lomond 4-6, 1-6, but the first doubles team of Jordan Jenkins and Alex Kimberling prevailed 6-0, 6-3. Jenkins and Kimberling also won at Bear River 6-2, 6-4. Carlos Gomez and Tad Mitchel won the first doubles match at Bear River 6-1, 6-2. Stansbury will be tested on Tuesday when it hosts Grantsville.

Tooele football meeting

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 Wednesday, April 2 at 6 p.m. in the THS commons area. For more information contact coach Kyle Brady at 435-833-1978 ext. 2130 or by email, which is the best way to reach him, at kbrady@tooeleschools.org.

Stansbury track

Officials from Stansbury High School announced this week that the SHS track is being resurfaced and re-lined during spring break. The track will be closed to the public through Friday and should be ready to use by Saturday, March 29.

Hole in One

Jeremy Alverson sank a hole in one Monday at Oquirrh Hills Golf Course. He scored the ace on hole No. 9 with a 9 iron. The shot was witnessed by Joshua Alverson.

Utah Jazz

Memphis (43-28) outscored Utah 29-16 in the fourth quarter to come from behind and beat the Jazz 91-87 Wednesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. The Jazz dropped to 23-49 with the loss. Five Utah players scored in double figures with Derrick Favors leading the way with 22. Enes Kanter grabbed 15 rebounds. The Jazz play at New Orleans on Friday, at Oklahoma City on Sunday and host New York on Monday.

NCAA tourney

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament continues this week with the Sweet 16. On Thursday, No. 11 seed Dayton faces No. 10 seed Stanford, No. 6 seed Baylor faces No. 2 seed Wisconsin, No. 4 seed UCLA tangles with No. 1 seed Florida and No. 4 seed San Diego State faces No. 1 seed Arizona. On Friday, No. 11 Tennessee faces No. 2 Michigan, No. 7 Connecticut meets No. 3 Iowa State, No. 8 Kentucky faces No. 4 Louisville and No. 4 Michigan State meets No. 1 Virginia.

BYU women

With its second upset over a higher-seeded team, an 80-76 win over No. 4 seed Nebraska on Monday, the BYU women’s basketball team (28-6) advances to the Sweet 16 of this year’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships. The Cougars travel to Lincoln, Neb., to take on No. 1 seed Connecticut (36-0), Saturday, Mar. 29, at 2:30 p.m. The game is on ESPN.

Utah Grizzlies

The Colorado Eagles (31-21-7-4) broke a scoreless third period tie and added an empty-netter with just under six seconds left to beat Utah (33-22-3-5) 2-0 in game one of a three-game series at Budweiser Events Center Wednesday night. The loss ends the Grizzlies four-game winning streak and a six-game winning streak against Colorado overall. The Eagles pull within a half game of Utah for the third spot in the Western Conference with the win.

Ice-free fishing

Large bodies of water in north-central Utah — including Utah Lake, Deer Creek and Yuba reservoirs — are now ice free. At Deer Creek, fishing has been really good. One angler caught and released more than 40 trout recently trolling lures from a boat. Scott Root, regional conservation outreach manager for the Division of Wildlife Resources, said good waters to fish this spring include Utah Lake, Yuba Reservoir, Jordanelle Reservoir, Strawberry Reservoir and the Provo River.

 

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