Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

September 16, 2021
Sports Wrap – September 16, 2021

Hall of Fame

The Utah Sports Hall of Fame Foundation will induct five new members during a Sept. 20 dinner and ceremony (7 p.m.) at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

Jay Don Blake, Haloti Ngata, Courtney Young Johnson, Nicholas Rimando and Teri Okelberry Spiers will be honored as the USHOFF’s Class of 2021, with their inductions having been postponed one year due to pandemic-related issues.

For reservations, go to USHOFF.org. Contact Richard Valdez (435-830-3094) with questions regarding the purchase of tickets. Ticket sales will close at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19.

Blake, an alumnus of Dixie High School and Utah State, won the 1980 NCAA individual golf championship and went on to claim one PGA Tour victory and three PGA Tour Champions titles.

Ngata, from Highland High, became a perennial Pro Bowl selection as a defensive lineman and earned a Super Bowl ring with the Baltimore Ravens in 2013.

Johnson, a Skyline High graduate, played for the U.S. women’s water polo team that won the silver medal in the 2000 Olympics.

Rimando became known as Major League Soccer’s all-time best goalkeeper during his long career with Real Salt Lake, helping the team win the 2009 MLS Cup title.

Spiers, from Weber High School and Weber State, is one of the most versatile athletes in WSU history, having advanced to NCAA competition in both volleyball and track and field in the same year.

Stallion soccer

The Stansbury soccer team improved to 9-2 with a 5-1 home victory over Hillcrest Wednesday. 

Gracee Alders scored two goals and Danica Silvestri, Kennedy Klenk and Abby Holdstock each scored a goal.

Credited with assists were Ainsley Thurber, Brinley Jensen and Heather Hanks.

The Stallions play at Cottonwood Monday and will try to avenge a 2-0 loss to Cedar Valley Wednesday when they host the Aviators.

Tooele Soccer

Tooele (2-9) dropped a home match 0-4 to Uintah (4-9) Monday. Tooele plays at Hillcrest Wednesday.

Grantsville Soccer

The Cowboys shut out South Summit 4-0 Wednesday in Kamas. Mckenzie Allen completed a hat trick with three goals and Baylee Lowder added a goal. Allen, Elizabeth Whitworth, Kaycee Jenkins and Kadence Byrd were credited with assists. Keeper Adalyn Enslen kept the Wildcats from scoring.

Grantsville (3-5) plays at Layton Christian Monday and hosts Ben Lomond Wednesday. The Scots (2-5) edged Grantsville 4-3 in Ogden back on Sept. 6.

Grantsville golf

Morgan edged Grantsville 315-314 at Riverside Golf Course in Riverdale Wednesday. Ogden finished third at 324, South Summit 367, and Ben Lomond 397.

Jordan Hunt led the way for the Cowboys with a 74, Ben Daybell shot 77, Jordan Hunt 74, Jace Sandberg 79, Brigham Staley 79. Stratton Orgill 79, and Hunter Perkins 89. Grantsville will play in the Region 13 meet Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday’s round is at Eagle Mountain and Thursday’s round at Lakeside.

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