Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 21, 2013
Stansbury scores 32 against Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond posed little challenge for Stansbury to start the Region 11 season on Tuesday.

In three innings, the Stallions piled up 32 runs and defeated the Scots 32-2 in five innings. Trenton Griffith picked up the win on the mound and also hit a home run for Stansbury.

Nick Mackay and Wyatt Branch both knocked a double and a triple while Jackson Clausing and Jacob Peterson both had doubles.

Competition will become more difficult for Stallions in coming weeks. Stansbury is scheduled to play at Bear River today, at Woods Cross Friday and at Herriman on Wednesday.

Grantsville’s Region 11 opener was more difficult facing Ogden pitcher Brian Saunders. The Cowboys could only score four runs in the game against Saunders with three in the second and one more in the sixth. Grantsville ended up losing the game 6-4.

Saunders also provided offense for his team with a home run and a double.

The Tigers scored three runs in the first and three more in the second to give them all the runs they needed to beat the Cowboys. Landon Hammond ripped a triple and Ky Fisher a double for the Cowboys.

Grantsville was scheduled to play a game at Morgan today, at Hunter on Friday and then play at Ben Lomond on Tuesday.

Tooele continues to struggle in games and was outscored 26-3 in games on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Buffaloes lost to Bear River 16-3 at home on Tuesday and 10-0 to Delta at home on Wednesday. Tooele came through with six hits against the Bears, but gave up 11 hits and had four errors in the loss. TJ Bender smacked a double for the Buffaloes in the game.

Delta’s Daxton Zubeck pitched a one-hitter against the Buffaloes on Wednesday and the Rabbits scored eight runs in the first three innings en route to the victory.

Tooele was scheduled to play at home today against Uintah and host Ogden on Tuesday.

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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