Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

October 15, 2013
Sports Wrap – October 15, 2013

Volleyball

Stansbury edged Grantsville 3-2 in volleyball Thursday night in Stansbury. The five-set match lasted two hours and 30 minutes. In an evenly-matched classic, Stanbury won 27-25, 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, 18-16. Tiffany Robbins, Bailey Wilson and Katie Flint combined for 35 kills for Stansbury while Rachel Kirchoff added six blocks. Stansbury hosted Tooele on Thursday night, while Grantsville has a bye until they play at Tooele on Tuesday, Oct. 22. The Cowboys played in the Bingham Claim Jumper tournament on Friday and Saturday and went 1-6 with the lone victory over West Jordan. Grantsville dropped games to Jordan, Timpanogas, Century, Idaho; Mountain Crest, Viewmont and Maple Mountain. It was a good tune-up for the Cowboys against larger schools to get them ready for the remainder of the season. Stansbury and Tooele also played in weekend tournaments.

Soccer playoffs

The 3A girls soccer playoffs start Wednesday with Stansbury at Cedar in a 4 p.m. match, and Tooele at Dixie at 4 p.m. Stansbury finished in third place in Region 11 and Tooele finished fourth.

Junior Stallion basketball

The Stansbury Junior Stallion basketball program for youth will start Nov. 16 and run until Feb. 2. The program consists of skill development sessions on Saturday and a competition league. The skill development sessions start on Nov. 16 and run through Jan. 25 on Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m at Stansbury High School. Seventh and eighth graders will play from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Fifth and sixth graders will play from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Third and fourth graders will play from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and kindergarten through second grade will play from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The competition league will be held at Clarke N. Johnsen Junior High School on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Dec. 4 through Feb. 4. The last day to register will be Nov. 16. Kids may register online at www.myschools.com Please direct all questions to Rich Lakin at 435-830-6674 richlakin@gmail.com or Kenzie Newton 801-631-7708 mnewton@tooeleschools.org.

Academic All-American

Eight Dixie State softball players were among the more than 4,000 softball student-athletes from across seven different divisions that have been tabbed as 2012-13 NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes, the Association announced on Monday.The Red Storm were represented by former Tooele High School athlete Mattie Snow for the second straight year.

College football

Utah held Stanford out of the end zone from the Utah 6-yard line on third-and-two and fourth-and two in the final minute of the fourth quarter to preserve a 27-21 victory for the Utes at Rice Eccles Stadium Saturday night. Utah led 21-14 at halftime and increased the lead to 27-14 in early in the fourth quarter. Standford scored on a 52-yard drive midway through the fourth quarter, and had driven 82 yards to the Utah 6-yard line when the Utes’ defense held them out to hold on to victory. Taysom Hill, Jamaal Williams and Algernon Brown each scored rushing touchdowns to lead the BYU Cougars past Georgia Tech’s rushing attack 38-20 Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The Cougars racked up 244 yards passing and 189 rushing in the victory. Playing without four of its offensive starters, Utah State was stopped by Boise State, 34-23, Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd at Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium. Utah State suffered its second-straight loss in falling to 3-4 overall and 2-1 in Mountain West action. The loss snapped the Aggies’ school-record 13-game overall conference win streak dating back to 2011, as well as their five-game home conference game win streak. The Aggies accumulated 348 yards of total offense, getting 221 through the air in the combined efforts of junior quarterback Craig Harrison and freshman quarterback Darrell Garretson. Harrison was 7-of-17 for 105 yards in the first start of his Aggie career, while Garretson was 9-of-14 for 116 yards with one touchdown, a 4-yard strike to senior wide receiver Travis Van Leeuwen in the final seconds of the game.

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