Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 29, 2014
Stallions still out in front in race for Transcript Cup

Transcript Cup Winter 2013-2014Tooele High School’s strong tradition in wrestling and swimming helped it gain one point on Stansbury in the race for the Transcript Cup after the completion of winter sports.

After the fall sports season, Stansbury led with 18 points followed by Tooele with 13 and Grantsville with 12.

Because they were the top team in the county in wrestling along with boys and girls swimming, Tooele scored 14 points for winter sports followed by Stansbury with 13 and Grantsville with nine.

With two sports season recorded, Stansbury leads the race with 31 points, Tooele 27 and Grantsville 21.

The three 3A high school sports teams in the county are graded on how they compared with each other in the final region standings. The top team earns three points, second team two points and the third team one point.

For winter sports, Tooele tallied three points for wrestling, three points for boys swimming and three points for girls swimming.

The Buffaloes earned two points each for boys basketball and girls basketball, and one point for drill team.

Stansbury earned three points each for girls basketball and drill team. It tallied two points each for boys swimming, girls swimming and wrestling. The Stallions gained one point for boys basketball.

Grantsville earned three points as the top boys basketball team in the county, and two points for drill team. Wrestling, girls basketball, boys swimming, girls swimming received one point each.

Stansbury already has earned three points this spring for winning the Region 11 soccer championship. The strength of the Stansbury track teams will also help them hang on to the lead in the spring. Races in baseball and softball are tight, and the Stansbury girls team could finish as high as second in the region standings.

Mark Watson

Sports Editor at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Mark directs all editorial coverage of sports in addition to reporting on a wide range of events from high school football to international racing. He has a wealth of journalism experience, having worked for four other newspapers in the state. Mark grew up in Tooele County and graduated from Grantsville High School and Brigham Young University.

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