Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

November 1, 2018
Sports Wrap – November 1, 2018

Tooele County Outlaws
high school hockey

The Tooele County Outlaws fell to the Herriman Mustangs 7-2 Monday night on home ice at Acord Ice Arena in West Valley City. Goals for the Outlaws were scored by Mick Hoban and Austin Grenz. Great defensive plays were made by senior Chandler White and Ethan Rylant to keep the game close until mid-way into the second period. Goalie Gage Nichols saw 36 shots on net with 29 saves. The next game is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 5 at 6:45 p.m. away against Northern Utah Independent at the Weber County Ice Sheet.

Junior Stallions basketball

Basketball season is just around the corner —  don’t miss out on Junior Stallions basketball! Junior Stallions basketball offers eight Saturday skill building sessions with high school coaches and players, a recreational league that guarantees eight games for each participant, a t-shirt and a Stallion camp basketball. The program begins Nov. 10 and is open to players in kindergarten through eighth grade. Cost is $60 for skill enhancement and fundamental sessions, $60 for the recreational league or $100 for both. For more information, visit www.juniorstallionsbasketball.com or email jrstallionsbasketball@gmail.com.

Utah Jazz

Minnesota’s Derrick Rose scored a career-high 50 points to lead the Timberwolves to a 128-125 win over the Jazz on Wednesday at Target Center in Minneapolis. Donovan Mitchell had 26 points and Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Jazz (4-3), who suffered their first road loss of the season. Jae Crowder added 18 points off the bench, Dante Exum and Derrick Favors each scored 14 and Joe Ingles had 13 for Utah, which plays host to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.

Real Salt Lake

Despite some stumbles at the end of the season, Real Salt Lake qualified for the Major League Soccer playoffs as the No. 6 seed from the Western Conference. The Claret and Cobalt will play host to LAFC, the West’s No. 3 seed, on Thursday at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy. The game is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m., and will be broadcast on ESPN2. The winner will go on to face either Seattle Sounders FC or Sporting Kansas City in the first leg of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday.

Brigham Young University football

Gavin Fowler, who plays a key role for the Cougars’ football team as its holder on field-goal and extra-point attempts, has been named a finalist for the Burlsworth Trophy, awarded annually to the top player in the country who began his career as a walk-on. Fowler is one of 69 Football Bowl Subdivision players across the country to be named a finalist for the award. The senior defensive back from Kaysville began his BYU career as a redshirt in 2011 before going on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, returning in time for the 2014 season.

Utah State University football

Quin Ficklin, the senior starting center for the Aggies’ football team, has been named a finalist for the Burlsworth Trophy. Ficklin, who originally started his career at BYU, has started all 21 games since transferring to Utah State. He was a third-team All-Mountain West Conference selection last season.

Utah Valley University men’s basketball vs. Dixie State

The Utah Valley men’s basketball team defeated Division II Dixie State 88-70 in an exhibition game Tuesday night at UCCU Center in Orem. Junior guard Jake Toolson led the Wolverines with 22 points, while senior Conner Toolson had 15. Connor MacDougall had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Baylee Steele had 13 points. Jack Pagenkopf led the visiting Trailblazers with 16 points. UVU opens the regular season next Tuesday against Westminster, while DSU starts its season Nov. 17 against Cal Poly Pomona.

Southern Utah University men’s basketball vs. Life Pacific

The Southern Utah men’s basketball team defeated NAIA opponent Life Pacific 96-53 in an exhibition game on Tuesday at America First Events Center in Cedar City. The Thunderbirds hit 14 3-pointers in the victory, and shot 52.2 percent from the field overall. Dwayne Morgan led five SUU players in double-figures with 17 points, and Andre Adams recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. The T-Birds open regular-season play next Tuesday at home against West Coast Baptist.

Schedule
Friday’s games

Tooele and Stansbury swimming at Region 11 Invitational, 2 p.m. at Pratt Aquatic Center

Grantsville swimming at Delta, 3:30 p.m.

Stansbury football vs. Pine View, 4 p.m.

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