The Region 1, 5, 6 and 11 girls soccer seasons wrap up today and Thursday across the Top of Utah.
Davis (Region 1), Bonneville (Region 5), Bountiful (Region 6), Ogden (Region 11) and St. Joseph (2-A/1-A North) all have their team titles wrapped up — see season standings below — but will be fine-tuning for the upcoming state tournaments which begin on Oct. 9-10 at home sites.
The state championships will be staged Oct. 19 and 20 at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Jayhawks doubles squads shine
A year ago, the St. Joseph girls tennis team savored a state 2-A/1-A championship.
While many of those girls graduated, the Jayhawks’ doubles teams earned a spot in the 2012 state tournament, which was staged on Saturday at SLC’s Liberty Park.
Rowland Hall dominated the team chase with four titles out of five divisions.
St. Joseph’s Kelsey Almony and Katie Panushka advanced to the state No. 1 doubles final with a semifinal victory over Rowland Hall’s team, winning 6-2, 6-4. In the final, Manti’s Amanda Naylor and Arie Naylor topped the Jayhawks, 6-1, 6-1.
At No. 2 doubles, St. Joseph’s Audra Thurston and Ali Koehler advanced to the semifinals before falling 7-5, 6-2 to a San Juan duo.
High school hockey hits ice this week
While the weather is none too cool, the Utah high school hockey season begins in earnest this week with preseason games across the state.
The sports is not sanctioned by the UHSAA, but by Utah High School Hockey Inc. For schedules and news, visit www.utahhighschoolhockey.com.
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