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image Zach Jeffers gets underneath a fly ball in Thursday’s game against the Ben Lomond Scots. Jeffers caught the ball to end the inning.

April 22, 2014
Tooele earns first region victories

GHS stays atop region standings with 16-1 win at Bear River 

The Tooele baseball team picked up its first two region victories of the season last week with a sweep of Ben Lomond

The Buffaloes defeated the Scots 17-6 Tuesday in Ogden, and 14-1 Thursday in Tooele. Both games ended after five innings on the mercy rule.

Tooele knocked 19 hits in the first game, and 15 hits in the second contest against the Scots who are 0-8 in region play.

The Buffaloes recorded nine doubles in the two games. Tristan Prather and Tyson Vigil each hit two doubles in the games against the Scots. Also hitting doubles were TJ Bender, Braden Furgeson, Ryan Brady, McKay Pollmann and Nick Schwartzman.

Jeffers picked up the win on the mound Tuesday, and Furgeson won the game Thursday.

Tooele will play at Bear River on Tuesday and host Grantsville on Thursday.

Grantsville 16, Bear River 1

Matt Garrard pitched a gem for Grantsville in Garland on Friday. Garrard allowed three hits and one run as the Cowboys destroyed the Bears for the second time this season. Grantsville committed only one error in the game. The Cowboys held on to first place in Region 11 with a 7-1 record, and moved to 14-4 overall. Grantsville led 8-0 after two innings, and added eight more runs in the fourth inning to run away with the game. Nick Arbon pounded a triple and Ky Fisher added a double.

The Cowboys play at Tooele Thursday, and at Stansbury on Friday. 

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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