The Beavers worked their way back from a loss in Thursday's quarterfinal, pushed aside two wins in the loser's bracket Friday, and won three games on Saturday to claim their first baseball title in school history with a 12-9 win over Parowan in Saturday's Class 2A state championship at UCCU Ballpark
Sandberg helped pitch a four-hitter in the second game, when he also went 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored to help the Cowboys to their second Class 3A state title in four years with a 14-4 win over Carbon in six innings Saturday at Cate Field at Salt Lake Community College.
Annabelle Millard blasted a career-low 65 to finish at 8-under-par 136 to claim medalist honors, and Pine View placed three golfers inside the top-11 to roll to its first team title in program history by 26 strokes Thursday at Meadow Brook golf course.
Victoria Castro and teammate Cheyenne Hansen each finished in the top-five, and Davis held on to clinch its first Class 6A girls golf state title since 2015 by one stroke Tuesday afternoon at The Ridge in West Valley.
Fousseyni Traore had 20 points, five rebounds, three steals and a block to lead Wasatch Academy (18-7). The BYU signee converted on his first eight shots from the field, most of them set up by Kentucky signee Nolan Hickman, who finished with 4 points, four rebounds, nine assists and two steals before being limited in the fourth quarter with four fouls.
After the tournament's abrupt cancelation last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wasatch Academy is back in GEICO Nationals — and they aren't the only team from the state of Utah headed to Fort Meyers, Florida.
Deede had 14 points and five rebounds, including the game-winner as time expired, as Springville edged Farmington 39-38 for the Red Devils' first title since 2014 in the Class 5A state championship at Salt Lake Community College.
Noa Gonsalves poured in 19 points, 13 rebounds and four assists, and Peter Amakasu added 21 points to help Lehi counter Farmington's furious second-half rally with a fourth-quarter spurt of its own en route to a 61-57 victory in the Class 5A state championship at Salt Lake Community College.
Chance Trujillo scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and Sunderland added 14 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals as Davis eradicate a two-decade championship drought with a 60-55 win over Westlake for the Darts' first state title since 2002.
Emma Calvert had 30 points and 12 rebounds, Maggie Mendelson added 15 points and 14 rebounds, and Fremont held Herriman scoreless from the field during an absolutely dominant third quarter to turn a one-point halftime deficit into a rout, 63-41 for the Silverwolves' second Class 6A state title in four years Saturday at Salt Lake Community College.
Chandler scored 12 of his team-high 16 points in the second half, Mordue added 14 points and four rebounds, and Everett Page keyed a 16-2 run from the middle of the third quarter to help Farmington unseat Timpview, 60-51 at Salt Lake Community College.
Noah McCord had five points and a team-high 10 rebounds with three assists and four blocks, and Westlake advanced to its first state championship game in school history with a 68-60 win over American Fork at Salt Lake Community College.
The 5-foot-9 BYU signee had 24 points — including 7 straight midway through the fourth quarter — to go along with 10 rebounds, three steals and two blocks to help the Mustangs pull away from Lone Peak, 54-46 Thursday at Salt Lake Community College.
The Dixie State-bound senior from Lehi scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers, to help the third-seeded Pioneers top Bonneville, 56-35, and advance to the 5A state semifinals, where they will face Olympus at Salt Lake Community College.
Makeili "Kena" Ika poured in a season-high 19 points, and Lone Peak held off a late charge to down Syracuse 59-46 Tuesday night and advance to the semifinals of the Class 6A state basketball tournament.
Jerheim Elder had 19 points, including three 3-pointers and the Eagles built up a 36-15 halftime lead before holding off Enterprise, 60-53 for their third Class 2A state title in five years at the Sevier ValleyCenter in Richfield.
Aaron Garcia won the 106-pound individual title, Layne Shepherd and Deegan Palmer added runner-up finishes, and the Lions used their overpowering depth to cruise to their first state title since rejoining 5A Thursday night in the Heber Valley.
Honsvick clinched the 245-pound state title, and teammates Ashley Camacho and Abigail Archibald each added a title to help Maple Mountain roll to the first-ever 5A state title Wednesday night at Mountain View.
Emmy Finlinson and Westlake teammates Lizzie Shunn, Celeste Detoles and Jamie Barton each won a state title as the Thunder rolled to the first sanctioned girls wrestling title in Utah High School Activities Association history.
Westlake High School will host the first-ever Class 6A girls wrestling state tournament Monday, a marathon day-long event with limited fans due to COVID-19 restrictions. Mountain View will host most of the remainder of the girls state tournaments Wednesday in 1A, 2A, 3A and 5A, while 4A will wrestle alongside the boys tournament Saturday in Richfield.
The Utah High School Activities Association wrapped up the beginning of the winter sports championships this week with titles award at the state drill competition, beginning Feb. 3-4 in the state's top two classifications at Utah Valley University.
Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Feb 5th - 7:42pm
At a recent high school basketball game supporting my daughter who cheers for her team, I felt something I hadn't felt in a while: school spirit. Now that the student section has been allowed back, I hope it never leaves.
Roddy Gayle scored a season-high 18 points to go along with two assists and three steals, Houston signee Robbie Armbrester had 10 points and three rebounds in leading the Tigers to an 84-74 win over No. 5 Oak Hill Academy.
With coronavirus cases trending statewide at around a 19% positive rate, the Utah High School Activities Association and its board of trustees met Friday to allow defined student sections at winter sports activities, with strict requirements for masks and physical distancing.
Former Provo High star Ty Jones, who just finished his fourth year at Washington, will graduate and transfer for his final two seasons of eligibility, the 6-foot-4, 200-pound wide receiver announced Wednesday on social media.
Due to crowd restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance will be limited to parents or two spectators per each wrestler in the event that will be contested over three sessions at Telos High School in Orem.
Brighton High alum Simi Fehoko, who played three seasons of wide receiver at Stanford, has opted out of his senior season and will enter the 2021 NFL Draft, the lengthy wide out announced Monday morning on Twitter.
Changes are coming to high school sports under the new two-year realignment cycle after the Utah High School Activities Association board of trustees approved Thursday a new set of regions beginning with the 2021-22 school year
Chargers coach Eric Kjar has been named one of four finalists All-American Bowl Coach of the Year, an award given annually to the top coach in high school football by the All-American Bowl selection committee.
Kelli Pierce, KSL NewsRadio | Posted Nov 27th - 8:32pm
More than 30 swimmers from high school teams across Salt Lake County participated in a swimmers protest Friday outside the county government building on 2100 South and State Street. They want Mayor Jenny Wilson to lift the ban on team practices at county pools.
Playing with a pulled groin, Paxton Skipps ran for touchdowns and added an interception on defense as the Tigers held Timpview to six points for the most of the night and put the game away with one final goal-line stand, 26-13 to clinch a fourth-straight title in the Class 5A state championship Friday at Cedar Valley High School.
The Tigers and Thunderbirds will face each other Friday at 3 p.m. MT, the second game of a day-long championship weekend that starts with the 6A final at 11 a.m. between top-ranked Corner Canyon and Lone Peak.
Of the 1,360 individuals tested last Wednesday afternoon, only a handful of positive cases emerged: 49, to be exact, or a 3.6% positivity rate — roughly eight times lower than the most recent seven-day rate of spread across the state.