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High school sports: Saturday's roundup

Published: Monday, July 6 2015 11:43 p.m. MDT

Giacomo Castellano (#21) and the rest of the Park City team react to winning the 3A boys soccer quarterfinal game against Cedar High at Park City High School in Park City on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Park City won 6-5 in a shootout. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Giacomo Castellano (#21) and the rest of the Park City team react to winning the 3A boys soccer quarterfinal game against Cedar High at Park City High School in Park City on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Park City won 6-5 in a shootout. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

Baseball

2A PLAYOFFS

EMERY 4, NORTH SEVIER 0: Emery blanked North Sevier to advance to the second round of the 2A state tournament.

BEAVER 7, AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 2: Beaver remained unbeaten on the season by jumping out to an early lead against American Leadership in the first round of the 2A state tournament.

MILLARD 9, SUMMIT ACADEMY 7: Millard upset Region 14 champion Summit Academy in the first round of the 2A state tournament.

GUNNISON 6, SAN JUAN 4: Gunnison overcame an early 3-1 deficit to knock off San Juan in the first round of the 2A state tournament.

KANAB 16, SOUTH SUMMIT 4: Kanab rolled past South Summit into the second round of the 2A state tournament.

The Skyhawks' Kenzi Martin beats the throw to Bears first baseman Sierra Detwiler in non-region action on May 4. (Tara Davis) The Skyhawks' Kenzi Martin beats the throw to Bears first baseman Sierra Detwiler in non-region action on May 4. (Tara Davis)

RICHFIELD 6, MANTI 2: Richfield upset top-ranked Manti in the opening round of the state tournament with an impressive pitching performance.

PAROWAN 9, ROWLAND HALL 0: Jake Topham tossed a complete-game shut out to lead Parowan to the victory over Rowland in the first round of the 2A state tournament at Grand High School.

GRAND 9, ENTERPRISE 2: Koi Cook went 3-for-3 at the plate with a homer, a triple, and a double to lead the Red Devils to a 9-2 win over the Wolves. Cook knocked in five RBIs and also scored three times. Freshman Dalton McElhaney went the distance on the mound, allowing just two hits and striking out seven batters.

GRAND 15, PAROWAN 10: Koi Cook went 4-for-4, scoring three times and knocking in 3 RBIs for the Red Devils. He also went the distance on the mound, picking up the pitching win. All nine Grand players had at least one base hit, and all of them also scored at least one run. Cameron Taylor added a two-run homer in the third inning as the Red Devils pulled away for good.

Skyhawk right fielder Alex Oveson lines up the Bears' Oakli Rhodes' pop up in the seventh inning of non-region action on May 4. (Tara Davis) Skyhawk right fielder Alex Oveson lines up the Bears' Oakli Rhodes' pop up in the seventh inning of non-region action on May 4. (Tara Davis)

ENTERPRISE 14, ROWLAND HALL 1: The Wolves opened up a big lead early on and coasted to victory, keeping themselves alive in the one-loss bracket until the 2A tournament continues next week.

EMERY 3, BEAVER 2: Emery advanced through the 2A winners bracket by handing Beaver its first loss of the season.

NORTH SEVIER 10, AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 2

MILLARD 17, GUNNISON 2: Erick Alcala went 3-for-4 with a triple and four RBIs while Derek Martinez picked up the complete-game victory to lead Millard past Gunnison in the 2A playoffs. Dakota Bullock also homered for the Eagles in the win.

SAN JUAN 8, SUMMIT ACADEMY 2: San Juan put a 5-spot up on the board in the third inning and cruised the rest of the way to defeat Summit Academy. Mason Shumway cracked two doubles and Logan Meyer earned the win from the hill for the Broncos.

Koi Cook of Grand heads safely to third base for a triple against Enterprise, en route to a 7-for-7 batting performance during the Red Devils' two playoff wins Saturday. (Jeff Richards) Koi Cook of Grand heads safely to third base for a triple against Enterprise, en route to a 7-for-7 batting performance during the Red Devils' two playoff wins Saturday. (Jeff Richards)

KANAB 8, RICHFIELD 4: Chase Adams pitched the victory with 11 strikeouts while Madison Knape and Merrill Terry each homered to power the Cowboys past Richfield.

MANTI 10, SOUTH SUMMIT 0: Manti's big third and sixth innings propelled the Templars over South Summit. Colin Haymond and Tristan Olsen each belted triples, while TJ Pogroszewski earned the win from the hill to lead Manti.

Boys soccer

AMERICAN LEADERSHIP 3, GUNNISON 2: The Eagles eked out a victory over Gunnison to advance to the 2A semifinals.

SUMMIT ACADEMY 3, OAKLEY 2: Summit Academy overcame an early one-goal to deficit to rally past Oakley on the road to advance to the semifinals.

MANTI 6, MERIT ACADEMY 5: Manti jumped out to a 4-1 lead at the break, only to have Merit Academy erase the deficit in the second half and send the game to overtime. Carlos Garcia's third goal of the day came in the extra period and helped lift the Templars over the Tigers.

Grand's Adam Jenkinson makes it safely into third base after hitting a triple in the first inning vs. Enterprise on Saturday. (Jeff Richards) Grand's Adam Jenkinson makes it safely into third base after hitting a triple in the first inning vs. Enterprise on Saturday. (Jeff Richards)

ST. JOSEPH 1, LAYTON CHRISTIAN 0: Keyanu Tate scored the game's only goal in the opening minute of the second half, ricocheting a shot off the right post and into the net, and the Jayhawks made that score stand up the rest of the way to reach the state semifinals for the fifth time in six years. St. Joe goalkeeper Mitch Koehler earned his ninth shutout of the season, helped along by a strong defensive effort that limited the visiting Eagles to very few solid scoring opportunities, while Layton Christian 'keeper Berke Kalemotou stopped several shots by the Jayhawks.

3A PLAYOFFS

CEDAR 0, PARK CITY 0 (PARK CITY WON SHOOTOUT 6-5): Jesus Valeriano netted the final penalty kick to give the Miners the edge in the quarterfinal showdown. Goalkeepers Casey Sederman (Park City) and Kaeland Osborne (Cedar City) both earned shutouts and led their respective defensive efforts in the tight contest.

Wasatch junior Isaac Smedley heads a ball at midfield during the Wasps' playoff game against visiting Dixie on Saturday afternoon. (Kenny Bristow, Wasatch Wave) Wasatch junior Isaac Smedley heads a ball at midfield during the Wasps' playoff game against visiting Dixie on Saturday afternoon. (Kenny Bristow, Wasatch Wave)

DESERT HILLS 1, JUAN DIEGO 0: Chase Thompson found the back of the net while Vincent Enfield recorded the shutout between the posts to help Desert Hills defeat Juan Diego in the 3A quarterfinals.

WASATCH 3, DIXIE 3: Facing a 3-1 deficit at the break, Dixie came out in the second half and netted two goals to send the game to overtime. Neither team could gain an advantage in either overtimes, and Cody Cowley came up with some huge stops between the posts in the shootout to help the Wasps escape with the narrow victory. Domey Espinoza led the way for Wasatch with two scores.

OGDEN 1, PINE VIEW 0: After a scoreless first half, Diego Diaz punched in a goal in the second half as Ogden defeated Pine View in the 3A playoffs. Auggie Garcia recorded the shutout in the win.

Softball

Senior Domey Espinoza, who scored two goals and a penalty kick for Wasatch, boots a kick toward the goal in the second half of Saturday's Wasp victory over Dixie. (Kenny Bristow, Wasatch Wave) Senior Domey Espinoza, who scored two goals and a penalty kick for Wasatch, boots a kick toward the goal in the second half of Saturday's Wasp victory over Dixie. (Kenny Bristow, Wasatch Wave)

NONREGION

SALEM HILLS 2, BEAR RIVER 0: Salem Hills scored two early runs and held on to defeat Bear River in a defensive battle. Kirtlyn Bohling was dominant in the circle, fanning 12 batters and only giving up two hits in the shut-out victory. Bailey Trapp tripled for the Bears in the loss.

MANTI 9, HUNTER 8: Manti got their bats going in the bottom of the fifth inning and put up seven runs to escape with the narrow victory over Hunter. Kali Thompson led the Templars with a double and a win from the mound.

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