The Stallions open Region 7 play Friday with a home game against Uintah. The Utes are 1-2 this season after dropping their region opener last week at Tooele 34-7.
Uintah opened the season with a 30-21 loss at 2A South Summit followed by a thrilling 28-21 victory over 3A Union when Easton Taylor returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown with 24 seconds left in the game.
The Stallions enter the game 1-2 after losing to Logan at Utah’s State’s Maverik Stadium last Friday. Trailing 19-9, Logan turned it on in the second half outscoring Stansbury 28-8 to win the game 37-27. Stansbury committed seven turnovers with a fumble returned for a touchdown and an interception returned for a touchdown.
Stansbury rolled in its opener with a 49-7 shellacking of Mountain Crest in the first game of the season and then lost to the top 4A team in the state Ridgeline 14-42.
The Grantsville volleyball team was able to even the score with Stansbury Saturday during tournament action in Cache Valley.
Three days earlier, Grantsville lost 0-3 to the Stallions in Stansbury Park, but defeated their Tooele Valley neighbors 3-1 on a neutral court in tourney action. Grantsville won 25-16, 25-20, 20-25, 25-18.
Emily Ware, Brylee Castagno, Kylee Broadhead, and Ranae Rounds unleashed a combined 29 kills with Ware at 8, Castagno 7, Broadhead 7 and Rounds 7.
Brooklyn Berrett served up six aces, and Broadhead contributed with five blocks while Ware tallied four blocks and Rounds four blocks.
Freshman Avery Allred contributed 21 digs, Broadhead 15 and Berrett 9. Eliza Smith provided 17 assists and Kaitlyn Nordgren 14.
Stat leaders for the Stallions included Rylan Heckler with eight kills; Lexie Grigich, four aces and 12 digs; and Becky Boone, 18 assists.
At the tournament, Grantsville lost to Weber 2-0, lost to Sky View 2-0, and then went on a four-match winnings streak with victories over Logan, Hillcrest, Cyprus and Stansbury.
On Tuesday, Grantsville lost to Cedar Valley at home 3-0. Scores were 17-25, 16-25 and 17-25.
Grantsville will host Juab tonight.
After its victory over Grantsville at home, the Stallions lost 0-3 at Olympus and then went 3-3 in the Sky View tournament with victories over Cyprus, Logan and Bonneville and losses to Box Elder, Green Canyon and Grantsville.
The Stallions were scheduled to play at Springville tonight.
Tooele lost at South Summit on Thursday 3-1. The Wildcats prevailed 25-8, 19-25, 25-21, 25-15. Tooele will host Cedar Valley Sept. 7.
GHS girls tennis
The Grantsville girls tennis team finished second in the B Division at a tournament in St. George Friday and Saturday just 2 points behind Mountain Ridge.
Grantsville swept matches against Delta and Hurricane and tied with Maple Mountain. The Cowboys defeated American Fork 4-1 winning close matches at first singles and second doubles.
Gransville’s lineup for the weekend included Sophie Crosby, first singles; Lacy Linares, second singles; Audry Curtis, third singles; Madison Butler and Addie Butler, first doubles; Afton Orgill and Lauren Holt, second doubles.
Grantsville downed Waterford 4-1 on Tuesday with tight battles at second and third single. Crosby and both doubles teams won convincingly and Curtis won 6-3, 7-5.
On Wednesday, Grantsville swept Mountain Crest and Stansbury on their home courts. Gransville’s third doubles team of Kaelia Tuttle and Jaylissa Ostler were added to the lineup and pulled off convincing wins.
Region 13 golf
The Grantsville boys gold team leads Region 13 standings with a scoring average of 318.57 with Morgan second at 320.29, Ogden 326.86, South Summit 377.71 and Ben Lomond 403.71.
The points system has Grantsville 38, Morgan 35.5, Ogden 31.5, South Summit 21 and Ben Lomond 14.
The next region match will be hosted by Morgan at Round Valley Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 9
Region 7 football
Hillcrest at Tooele
Uintah at Stansbury
Cedar Valley at Payson
Mountain View at Timpanogas
Grantsville at North Sanpete
Emery at Union
Green Canyon at Morgan
Ben Lomond at South Summit
Delta at Juab
Millard at Richfield
Grand at Ogden