Overtime: Prep Sports

Chris Kamrani and Tom Wharton

    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Pleasant Grove relief pitcher Payton Henry celebrates with team mates after the final out. Pleasant Grove defeated Bingham 6-2 to win the Utah 5A title, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Prep baseball: Pleasant Grove’s Payton Henry named Utah Gatorade Player of the Year
    It’s been a rollercoaster season for Pleasant Grove’s Payton Henry — except the ride continuously hovered at its climax. The low moments were sparsely...
    Updated May 28 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    Boy’s basketball: Lone Peak hires David Evans as new head coach
    The new era at Lone Peak has officially begun. David Evans, an assistant at BYU-Hawaii, has been hired to replace Quincy Lewis, Lone Peak principal Rh...
    Updated May 22 2015 09:36 am   |     |   Share
    Prep football: West Jordan hires alumnus Mike Meifu as head coach
    Mike Meifu was the catalyst in the backfield for arguably the most successful season in West Jordan football history. Ten years later, he’ll lead the ...
    Updated May 21 2015 04:02 pm   |     |   Share
    Soccer semis set Tueday at Woods Cross
    Woods Cross •Top-ranked Alta looks strong going into Tuesday’s 5A boys’ soccer semifinals at Woods Cross High School. The Hawks meet red-hot Lehi in t...
    Updated May 18 2015 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: West Jordan’s Dan DuPaix resigns; Timpanogos hires Daniel Tervort
    After only two seasons leading the West Jordan program, coach Dan DuPaix confirmed his resignation with The Salt Lake Tribune on Friday afternoon. He...
    Updated May 15 2015 02:08 pm   |     |   Share
    Boys’ basketball: Kearns trio to sign with college program
    Three Kearns High basketball stars will sign letters of intent to play college basketball Friday in a noon ceremony at the Granite District School. Bu...
    Updated May 14 2015 05:54 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep soccer quarterfinals set Friday
    After several first-round surprises and upsets, the Class 5A and 4A boys soccer tournaments enter Friday’s quarterfinals basically wide open. Judge Me...
    Updated May 14 2015 07:57 am   |     |   Share
    Class 5A soccer shows parity
    Any doubt that the 5A boys’ soccer tournament would not pit evenly matched teams and regions was eliminated in Tuesday’s first round games. Six of the...
    Updated May 13 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share
    Three girls hoop coaches named
    Alta, Hillcrest and Layton Christian Academy all have new girls basketball coaches. Izzy Gustafson will be the new Alta coach, Shannon Hurst is taking...
    Updated May 12 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
    (Lone Peak won the girls' high school ultimate frisbee high school state championship Saturday.
(Courtesy Photo)  ) Rugby, frisbee teams win titles
    State rugby and ultimate frisbee high school champions were crowned Saturday. Snow Canyon, led by Sam Sliver and Richmond Anderson, upset nationally r...
    Updated May 11 2015 10:36 am   |     |   Share
    5A, 4A soccer schedules set
    Though there are still a few spots to be finalized, the Utah High School Activities Association have released the first round schedule for Class 5A an...
    Updated May 08 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
    Club sports seasons winding down
    The seasons of three popular Utah high school club sports will conclude in the next two weeks. The state prep boys’ rugby title will be decided this w...
    Updated May 07 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
    Class 3A baseball state field set
    The Class 3A baseball tournament begins Saturday at home sites as far south as St. George and as far north as Garland. League champions Pine View, Par...
    Updated May 06 2015 10:03 am   |     |   Share
    3A, 2A softball tournaments set
    Class 2A kicks off the state tournament softball season with eight games scheduled Thursday. Enterprise, San Juan, South Summit and Altamont enter the...
    Updated May 05 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share
    Rabbits, Bulldogs advance in 2A baseball
    The Class 2A state baseball tournament got underway last Saturday with first and second round games played. The event will conclude Thursday, Friday a...
    Updated May 04 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
    Soccer: 3A, 2A semifinals set
    Class 3A boys soccer has turned into a Region Nine round robin with only Juan Diego crashing the party. In Saturday games, defending champion Dixie bl...
    Updated May 03 2015 10:54 am   |     |   Share
    3A, 2A soccer quarterfinals set
    With region champions outscoring their opponents 23-1 in the first round of the Class 3A boys soccer tournament Thursday, there were no major surprise...
    Updated May 01 2015 09:18 am   |     |   Share
    Prep football: West Jordan’s Atunaisa Mahe commits to BYU
    West Jordan junior Atunaisa Mahe has always envisioned committing to BYU growing up as an LDS athlete. He made that dream a reality with his commitmen...
    Updated Apr 29 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
    Vikings baseball recognized in polls
    Pleasant Grove’s baseball team continues to garner national attention. The Vikings recently moved up to number five in CBS MaxPreps National Computer ...
    Updated Apr 17 2015 10:21 am   |     |   Share
    Jackson earns all-American honor
    CBS MaxPreps has named Lone Peak guard Frank Jackson to its 2015 Junior All-American high school boys basketball squad’s fourth team. That would make ...
    Updated Apr 16 2015 10:06 am   |     |   Share
    SI honors Payson prep rodeo star
    Sports Illustrated has named Payson junior Wyatt Johnson its April high school athlete of the month. The 16-year-old junior 5-foot-3 130-pound athlete...
    Updated Apr 15 2015 09:03 am   |     |   Share
    Asiata, Seifert headline football dinner
    Minnesota Viking running back Matt Asiata and two-time Super Bowl Champion and former University of Utah linebacker George Sieffert will headline the ...
    Updated Apr 14 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Boys Basketball MVP Jesse Wade of Davis High School outside the Kaysville Theater in Kaysville, Utah Monday, March 16, 2015. Davis senior Jesse Wade named an all-American
    Davis senior Jesse Wade was named as an honorable mention 2014-15 MaxPreps All-American basketball player this season. The 6-foot-0, 175-pound Gonzaga...
    Updated Apr 13 2015 02:05 pm   |     |   Share
    Pleasant Grove baseball garners plenty of national respect
    Pleasant Grove jumped 20 spots in USA Today’s national high school baseball poll this week. The undefeated Vikings are now ranked No. 6 in all of the ...
    Updated Apr 09 2015 10:30 am   |     |   Share
    UHSAA promotes two, hires one
    With current Utah High School Activities Association director Bart Thompson preparing to head the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, the U...
    Updated Apr 07 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    Rowmark freshman skier wins national title
    Katie Hansien, a freshman skier attending Salt Lake City’s Rowmark Academy, won the slalom event at the U16 Nationals in Sugarloaf, Maine, recently. T...
    Updated Apr 12 2015 09:13 am   |     |   Share
    Cravens resigns as St. Joseph coach
    St. Joseph girls basketball coach Joe Cravens has resigned after five successful years at the helm of the Ogden Catholic school. He said Wednesday he ...
    Updated Apr 01 2015 06:15 pm   |     |   Share
    Copper Hills names new football coach
    West Jordan — Copper Hills principal Todd Quarnberg gathered parents and football players together Monday night at the school’s stadium to announce th...
    Updated Mar 30 2015 07:27 pm   |     |   Share
    Lady Grizzlies knocked out of hockey event
    After beating Rochester, Mich., 4-0 in the opening round game of the USA Hockey Girls’ Tier II U19AA team National Championships in East Lansing, Mic...
    Updated Mar 28 2015 05:48 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah Lady Grizzlies win in nationals
    The Utah Lady Grizzlies U19AA team defeated Rochester, Mich., 1-0 Thursday night in the ir first game in the USA Hockey Girls Tier II National Champio...
    Updated Mar 26 2015 10:12 pm   |     |   Share