Fall sports are wrapping up around the state, and student athletes in Granite School District are celebrating another terrific season.
Multiple girls soccer teams qualified for state tournaments, including Olympus, Skyline, Taylorsville, Cottonwood, and Granger.
The Skyline High School girls soccer team reached the 4A state title match for the fourth time in as many years. They lost in a penalty shootout to Timpanogos at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Four Granite District athletes were named to Utah Academic All-State teams for their sport. They join the long list of student athletes already named to Academic All-State teams during the fall.
Samantha Steed – Olympus High School
Whitney Olson – Taylorsville High School
Stan Memmott – Olympus High School
Christopher Wright – Talyorsville High School
Several football teams qualified for playoff spots, including Taylorsville, Skyline, Cottonwood, and Hunter. Skyline and Hunter made it to the second round of playoffs, but were narrowly defeated by their opponents.
The Taylorsville High volleyball team battled through the bracket to finish 6th in the state. The Skyline team rebounded after a second round loss to finish 5th in 4A.
Our junior high school athletes have also worked hard during the past few months in their individual and team sports. Here are some results:
District boys volleyball champion – Churchill Junior High
Runner up – Olympus Junior High
District girls soccer champion – Wasatch Junior High
Runner up – Evergreen Junior High
Boys varsity cross country results
1 – Paul Hathaway, Brockbank Jr.
2 – Ellis S., Wasatch Jr.
3 – Ben Brown, Churchill Jr.
4 – Jayden Orbez, Bonneville Jr.
5 – Chandler Penrose, Bennion Jr.
6 – Jacob Degraw, Olympus Jr.
7 – Will Pace, Olympus Jr.
8 – Thomas Bir, Evergreen Jr.
9 – Zane N., Wasatch Jr.
10 – Eli Day, Bonneville Jr.
Girls varsity cross country results
1 – Siva Pontvione, Churchill Jr.
2 – Grace B., Wasatch Jr.
3 – Lauren D., Wasatch Jr.
4 – Jane Frederich, Olympus Jr.
5 – Emma Taylor, Hunter Jr.
6 – Kaylee Westover, Bennion Jr.
7 – Oakie Hansen, Bennion Jr.
8 – Rachel W., Wasatch Jr.
9 – Kate Thomas, Olympus Jr.
10 – Shea R., Wasatch Jr.
District girls team cross country champion – Wasatch Junior High
District boys team cross country champion – Bonneville Junior High
Second place – Wasatch Junior High
Third place – Olympus Junior High