With an action-packed spring sports season getting ready to begin, Stansbury High School leads the annual Transcript Cup standings by a healthy margin.
The Stallions have 17.5 points through the first two-thirds of the prep sports calendar, while Tooele has 11.5 and Grantsville has seven. The top team in terms of head-to-head record in the team sports is awarded two points, and the top team in terms of region finish in the individual sports also earns two points. The second-best team receives one point, and the third-best team receives none.
Stansbury dominated the fall sports season, winning all but one of its head-to-head matchups against county rivals Tooele and Grantsville in football, volleyball and girls soccer. In addition, the Stallions were the top finisher among the county teams at the region boys and girls cross-country meets, and were second-best in girls tennis and boys golf.
Tooele recorded six points during the fall, posting .500 records in football, volleyball and girls soccer. The Buffaloes were the top boys golf team in the county and finished second among the three girls cross-country teams.
Grantsville earned three points during the fall, finishing as the area’s top girls tennis team and second-best boys cross-country squad. The Cowboys bounced back by sweeping all eight matchups against their county rivals in boys and girls basketball, earning four more points.
Stansbury and Tooele each earned 5.5 points during the winter sports season. Stansbury was the region wrestling champion and was second-best in the county in girls basketball and boys and girls swimming. The Stallions earned an additional half-point by tying with Tooele for the second-best mark in boys basketball (1-3).
Tooele had the county’s best boys and girls swimming seasons, and added a second-place finish in wrestling to go along with its shared second-place finish in boys basketball.
Stansbury has dominated the Transcript Cup race since the school opened for the 2009-10 school year, with the trophy remaining at SHS ever since.