The 2015 high school baseball season saw all three of Tooele County’s squads advance to the postseason, with Stansbury, Grantsville and Tooele all earning playoff berths.
Stansbury finished 13-11 overall and 10-2 in Region 11, losing a tiebreaker to Bear River for the region title. The Stallions went on to face Juab and Union in the state tournament, losing both games.
Grantsville, which came into the season as the reigning Class 3A state champion, finished third in Region 11 with a 6-6 record. The Cowboys, who were 8-17 overall, lost games to Carbon and Snow Canyon in the postseason.
Tooele earned a crucial late-season win over Ben Lomond to earn Region 11’s fourth and final postseason berth with a 3-9 mark in region play and a 5-18 overall record. The Buffaloes lost a hard-fought 3-2 game to Payson in the state tournament before being eliminated by Uintah.
Francie Aufdemorte is photo editor for the Tooele Transcript-Bulletin. A Tooele County native, she graduated from Tooele High School in 1989, and with a degree in English from the University of Utah in 2001. She next studied filmmaking at the New York Film Academy in 2005, from which she earned a certificate of completion. Her ties to community journalism begin in 2005 when she worked for the Magna Times for two years, handling everything from classified advertising to editing and proofing news stories. While there she also created and maintained a new website for the newspaper. In 2007, she opened a Salt Lake-based studio called Book Cliff Photography. As principle photographer, she worked both editorial and commercial assignments, including portraiture and weddings. As photo editor, Aufdemorte photographs news, features, sports and advertising for the Transcript-Bulletin and supplemental publications, while also managing and assigning the newspaper’s freelance photographers.
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