Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
image Tooele first baseman Jayson Shubert goes high to stage a throw with Stansbury’s Landon Palmer attempting to beat the throw.

June 22, 2022
Tooele Legion teams sweep Stansbury

Tooele Legion teams swept games at Stansbury Monday night, June 20.

Tooele’s 17U team shut out Stansbury 4-0 with Zander Adams pitching a complete game three-hit shutout to avenge an 11-6 loss to Stansbury in a game back on June 14 in Tooele. Adams struck out seven batters in the game.

Tooele also defeated Stansbury 12-8 in five innings in a 15U game.

In the 17U game, Tooele scored one run in the second inning, two in the fourth and one more in the seventh to provide enough ammunition behind Adams’ stellar performance on the mound.

Jayson Shubert smacked a triple in the bottom of the second and scored on a single by Kaden Dean.

Ethan Garcia knocked a triple in the fourth inning for two RBIs to give Tooele a 3-0 lead. Tooele added an insurance run in the seventh when Adams singled home a run.

Tooele tallied eight hits in the game with seven players getting hits including two from Shubert.

Dax Nakken produced two of Stanbury’s three hits in the game.

Cooper Richins took the loss on the mound for Stansbury. The pitcher allowed four hits and three runs over four innings, striking out two and walking zero.

In the 15U game, Tooele scored 12 runs on 10 hits with two errors. Stansbury scored eight runs on five hits and committed six errors. Stansbury used five pitchers in the game while Reeder Conger and Trace Morgan pitched for Tooele allowing five hits.

Matthew Bernard knocked in three runs for the Buffaloes and Gabe Sutherland provided two RBIs.

Nolan Furgal and Talan England contributed two RBIs each for Stansbury.

Stansbury 17U plays games at American Leadership Academy and Pleasant Grove next week. Tooele 17U hosts Pleasant Grove Thursday, June 23 at Dow James with games at 4 and 6 p.m.


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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