Orem coach Carl Hermansen’s son Fisher drove in the game-winner with a walk-off single on two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally the Tigers to a 7-6 win over Corner Canyon in the 4A winner’s bracket final Thursday at UVU.
Katie Adler’s two-run shot over the centerfield fence in the seventh inning proved to be the go-ahead run as Riverton stunned West, 11-9, with a six-run seventh inning Wednesday at Valley Softball Complex.
Mallory Barber and Gabriell Beckstrom drove in three RBI in the bottom of the first inning Wednesday to help Spanish Fork roll by Region 8 rival Maple Mountain, 8-2, in the winner’s bracket final of the 4A state softball tournament at Valley Complex.
Kaden Garden assisted on the game-winning goal to Tennison Schmidt, then added one of his own just under a minute later to help top-ranked Brighton rally past Juan Diego 8-6 in the Utah High School Lacrosse League Class A boys state championship.
Herriman and Lone Peak’s 400-meter relay squads finished with identical times of 41.94 seconds in a pair of preliminary heats before Saturday’s finals at the Class 5A state boys track meet at BYU.
A win, then, would come down to the little things.
Lyndsey Valverde drove in the game-winning run from second base in the eighth inning and Bear River finished off a dramatic 2-1 win over Juab to win the Bears’ eighth Class 3A state softball title Saturday at the Spanish Fork Complex.
Marina Mayo scored seven goals, opening and closing the scoring for both teams, to lead the Miners to their third-straight Utah High School Lacrosse League Division I championship with a 16-7 victory over American Fork at Brighton High on Saturday.
Springville's 12-0 win over Cyprus in the opening round of the Class 4A state softball tournament wasn't special just because it was a playoff victory. The Red Devils were playing for one of their one: a junior shortstop with brain tumors.
Two-time defending 4A state medalist Naomi Soifua of Provo edged Bountiful’s Jobi Einerson on a 19th-hole playoff to clinch her third-straight individual state title during the girls golf state tournament. Corner Canyon captured its first team title.
Juan Diego senior Brandon Sands knew he only needed one chance to score and give the Soaring Eagle a good shot at its first Class 3A boys soccer state title. With a defense that’s only allowed five goals all season, he had reason to be confident.
Team captain Amanda Naylor drove in a three-run homer over the center-field fence to give Manti a 16-6 win over Enterprise in five innings of the Class 2A state softball championship Saturday in Spanish Fork.
Daniel Beesley exploded with a first-half hat trick — three goals inside the opening 15 minutes — and the Ravens cruised to their sixth boys soccer state championship with a 6-0 rout of first-time finalist Wasatch Academy on Saturday at Alta High.
Ikkyu Fuji scored the game-winning goal with two minutes left in overtime Friday to lift Wasatch Academy to its first 2A championship game in school history with a 3-2 win over Providence Hall at Juan Diego High School.
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Corner Canyon’s Cameron Forte broke his femur in the Chargers’ season-opener last September, an injury that cost him his senior year. Several months later, the Forte family is dealing with a challenge no teenager ever wants to hear: cancer.