Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 27, 2014
Three-sport athletes as runners-up

A track and field star from Grantsville High School, two three-sport athletes from Stansbury and a three-sport athlete from Tooele High School are runners-up for the Transcript-Bulletin female athlete of the year.

Hailey Stevens — Grantsville

Stevens is on the list for the second-straight year. She finished second in the 3A high jump finals with a leap of 5 feet, 7 inches, which was a personal best. Stevens also placed second at state in the long jump and third in the 100 hurdles.  She earned academic all-state honors.

Stevens won the 100 hurdles at the region meet, and took second in both the long jump and high jump.

She signed a letter-of-intent last February to attend Weber State University on a track scholarship.

Madie Alvey — Stansbury

Alvey started on the volleyball team, basketball team and was solid in track and field this year. The senior led the basketball team in steals (64), assists (41) and was second in scoring with an 8.46 points-per-game average. She also led the volleyball team in several statistical categories.

At the Region 11 track championships,  Alvey finished in the top five in the 100, 200 and long jump.

Bailey Wilson — Stansbury

Wilson was at the top in kills in volleyball and led the basketball team in scoring with 8.5 points per game. Wilson was second on the team in rebounding. The Stansbury girls finished second in Regon 11 volleyball and tied for first with Bear River  in Region 11 basketball.

Wilson finished in first place in the javelin at the Region 11 meet, and was second in the discus. She finished sixth at state in the discus.

Taylor Thomas – Tooele

Thomas was a mainstay on both the Region 11 volleyball championship team, and the basketball team. She also participated in track and field.

Thomas was the second-leading scorer on the basketball team with an 8.17 points-per-game average, and also finished second in three-point baskets with eight.

The junior turned it on late in the basketball season when she scored in double figures in seven of the final eight games. 

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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