Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

October 12, 2021
Sports Wrap – October 12, 2021

THS football

Tooele scored five touchdowns, but Timpanogos answered back with seven touchdowns Thursday night at Timpanogos to defeat the Buffaloes 48-34.

Timpanogos led 27-20 at halftime and the Timberwolves widened the gap to 41-20 after three quarters.

The two teams combined to pass for 584 yards with 310 by Timpanogos and 274 from Tooele. Runners also flourished throughout the game with Tooele’s Mateaki Helu and Timpanogos’ Josh Jones churning up the yards. Helu rushed for 163 yards and Jones 172 yards.

Timpanogos can tie with Stansbury for the Region 7 title Wednesday night if it can defeat the Stallions in Stansbury Park. 

Stansbury sits at 6-0, Timpanogas 5-1, Tooele 5-2, and Cedar Valley 4-2. The Aviators (5-4) improve to 5-2 with a Wednesday night game at Hillcrest (1-8).

The final football RPI will be revealed Saturday. The 5A football playoffs will include 24 teams and begin Oct.22 with the first round. The top eight teams, according to the RPI, will receive byes in the first round and the field will be trimmed to 16 teams for the second round Oct. 29 with the highest seeds hosting games. Quarterfinal games are set for Nov. 5 at home sites with the semifinals Nov. 11 at the U of U and teh finals Nov. 19 at the U of U.

Cross Country

Stansbury and Tooele will compete today in the 5A Divisionals at Lakeside Sports Park in Orem. Grantsville will compete at the 3A Region 13 Championship Race today at Cottonwood complex in Salt Lake. The state cross meet for all classifications is scheduled for Wednesday,  Oct. 27 at the Regional Athletic Complex in Rose Park.

Grantsville soccer

Grantsville advanced to the second round of the 3A state soccer tournament with an 8-0 victory over Layton Christian with six goals in the first half and two more in the second half. 

Baylee Lowder scored three goals with five other players scoring one goal each. Those scoring included Sonya Scriven, Daynara Castenada, Kadence Byrd, Mckenzie Allen and Emily Adams.

Castednada was credited with three assists, Lowder two assists, Scriven one assist, and Elizabeth Whitworth one assist.

Keeper Adalyn Enslen registered the shutout.

Grantsville will play in the second round Wednesday at Real Salt Lake Academy in Herriman.

Wednesday football

Region 7

Payson at Mt. View

Timp at Stansbury

C. Valley at Hillcrest

3A

J. Diego at GHS

Union at Morgan

Ogden at B. Lomond

Carbon at N. Sanpete

Juab at Manti

C. View at Richfield

Grantsville Reservoir

The water level is at 40 percent full and fishing is fair. For conventional anglers, try using nightcrawler fished below a bobber, garlic- or cheese-scented trout dough bait fished off the bottom, metallic casting spoons, dressed inline spinners, brown or black marabou jigs, minnow mimic stickbaits and crawfish mimic crankbaits.

For fly anglers, try using dry fly patterns (size 14–18) such as Adams, Parachute Adams, Elk Hair Caddis, Renegade, or Griffith’s Gnat in the mornings and evenings when fish are more actively feeding at the surface. Also, try using bait-fish mimic streamers, crawfish jig patterns, brass cone head buggers, bead-head crystal buggers, tungsten jig buggers or complex twist patterns. Wet flies such as Hares Ear Nymph, Scuds, Crystal Midge, Roly’s Poly Leech, jig leeches or balanced leeches fished below an indicator work well either dead drifted or with a slow retrieve.

Fishing regulation reminder: A catch-and-kill order is in effect for smallmouth bass at Grantsville Reservoir. If you catch smallmouth bass, please do not release them into the reservoir. 

Settlement Reservoir

The water level is low, but anglers are catching rainbow trout, wiper and tiger trout using a nightcrawler fished below a bobber. Conventional anglers can also try using floating trout dough baits fished off the bottom, darker colored tube jigs tipped with nightcrawler fished below a bobber, metallic casting spoons, inline spinners or minnow mimic stickbaits.

For fly anglers, try using dry fly patterns (size 14–18) such as Adams, Parachute Adams, Elk Hair Caddis, Renegade, or Griffith’s Gnat in the mornings and evenings when fish are more actively feeding at the surface. Also, try using minnow mimic streamers, bead-head crystal buggers, cone head flash buggers, complex twist buggers, balanced swim leeches, or a Roly’s Poly leech. Wet flies, such balanced leech patterns, Phil Rowley’s Balanced Baitfish patterns, or Phil Rowley’s Micro Leech patterns, work well fished below an indicator — either dead drifted or slowly retrieved.

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