SALT LAKE CITY — Bonneville’s Andrew McCall won the 4A state championship at No. 2 singles by defeating Park City’s Tucker Lee, 6-1, 7-6 (8) in Saturday’s boys tennis state tournament at Liberty Park.
McCall earlier survived a three-set semifinal encounter against Salem Hills’ Sam Sorensen 7-6 (3), 6-7 (4), 6-4.
The Lakers had 17 points and finished second as a team behind the Park City, who had 19 points.
Bonneville’s Brecken Benard fell in three sets in the No. 3 singles final to PC’s Will Efrusy 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Benard beat Ridgeline’s Landon Brenchleyin the semifinals, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.
At No. 1 doubles, Bonneville’s Mitchell Holden and Jeremy Hopkins fell in the semifinals against Desert Hills’ Logan and Matt Seegmiller 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2.
The Lakers’ No. 2 doubles team of Sam Hendrickson and Gavin Kofford fell in the finals to Pine View’s Jared Sudweeks and Gibson Crawford 7-5, 4-6, 6-0.
BEAR RIVER 10, PAYSON 0
GARLAND — Josie Larkin laid down a squeeze bunt to drive in Oaklee Trapp and trigger the run rule in the sixth inning as top-seeded Bear River beat fourth-seeded Payson (8-17) in a 4A state first-round game.
Larkin batted 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs for Bear River (19-10). Kati Gibbs hit a triple while Olivia Taylor and Trapp each drove in two. Bailey Theurer and Jordyn Warren combined for the shutout, with Theurer picking up the win.
BEAR RIVER 10, CANYON VIEW 2
GARLAND — Bear River scored 10 unanswered runs to beat No. 2 seed Canyon View (17-6) in the second round of the 4A state tournament
Olivia Taylor paced the Bears (20-10), batting 3 for 4 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored. Kati Gibbs also hit 3 for 4 with two doubles. Kodi Gibbs hit 2 for 3 with a double and 2 RBIs. Bailer Theurer pitched a complete game for the win, allowing six hits and striking out six.
Bear River will next face Region 9’s three-seed Snow Canyon at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Spanish Fork Softball Complex.
Bonneville saw its season end with two losses in the 4A playoffs, losing 17-2 to Snow Canyon and 14-4 to Uintah. Stats were not reported. The Lakers finish with a 13-12 record.
SALEM HILLS 4, BEAR RIVER 2
ST. GEORGE — No. 2 seed Bear River led 2-0 after the first inning but third-seeded Salem Hills (20-6) took control with three runs in the third in a 4A first-round game played at Dixie High School.
Wyatt Roholt and Easton Lish each had two hits for Bear River (18-8). Lish hit a double and drove in two.
BEAR RIVER 6, STANSBURY 5
ST. GEORGE — In a back-and-forth game, Bear River took the lead for good with four runs in the fourth inning to eliminate four-seed Stansbury (14-13) in the 4A one-loss bracket.
Easton Lish hit a two-run double for the Bears (19-8), one of four Bear River hits on the day. Carson Day drove in one with a sacrifice fly. Lish earned the win in four innings of work, with Day notching a save.
The Bears will next face Region 11’s two-seed Park City at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Roy High.
CLEARFIELD 2, FREMONT 1 (2OT)
CLEARFIELD — Chance Hamblin netted a golden goal to send Clearfield to the state tournament as Region 1’s fourth seed with a win over Fremont in a play-in game.
Joel Washburn scored a first-half goal for Clearfield (7-9). The Falcons will travel to Region 3 champion Copper Hills in the first round of the 4A playoffs at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 14.
Talon Smith netted for Fremont. The Silverwolves end the season at 6-12-1.
WOODS CROSS 2, FARMINGTON 1 (OT)
FARMINGTON — Woods Cross scored a golden goal in extra time to beat Farmington in a play-in game and claim Region 5’s fourth seed in the 5A state playoffs.
Jake Lewis and Kasen Parkin netted for Woods Cross (7-9-4). The Wildcats will play at Region 7 champion Brighton at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 14.
Mason McRae scored for Farmington, who end the season at 4-9-2.