CCSD athletes excel in Spring sport regional and state championships
Cache County School District is proud to be home to some of the region’s finest athletes. Our spring athletes throughout the district have seen great success in each of their respective sports.
During the Spring sports season, students have the opportunity to participate in baseball, soccer, golf, track & field, and softball. Each school in the district had athletes qualify and compete in the Utah High School Athletic Association State Championships.
Mountain Crest had records broken by Track & Field athlete Alisabeth Apedaile. Apedaile finished off the season by throwing down a 14.38 in the 100 hurdles, the fastest any high school athlete has ever completed before. Apedaile also beat her personal record in the 300-meter hurdles by finishing in 44.94 seconds! Mountain Crest also finished second at State in the baseball championship against Snow Canyon after an incredible season. It was a very close game! Head coach Stephen Hansen said that he is proud of every single one of his players for all the hard work they put into this season.
Ridgeline Boys’ Soccer dominated with a 2-1 victory over Stansbury, earning them the 4A Boys State Soccer Championship title. The Riverhawks' hard work paid off. Ridgeline senior Jackson Hulse told the Herald Journal, “This is what we dreamed of, this is what we worked for, so all those losses and those hard practices, those were all worth it.” In addition, Thatcher Ellis made it to the 4A Boys’ Tennis semifinals with a final score of 6-0, 6-3, and the Girls’ golf team made it to fifth place on the leaderboard.
Green Canyon scored an impressive 9 points in boys tennis (tying for third in-state) with scoring by senior Calvin Felt in 2nd singles, sophomore Carter Thorpe in first singles, sophomore JC Fonnesbeck in third singles, Andrew Westwood, Sr, & Jared Anderson, Fr (first doubles) and Jeff Huband, Sr, & Luke Olsen, Sr (second doubles). In contrast, the Girls’ golf team placed sixth on the leaderboard.
Green Canyon also finished strong in the Boys’ Track & field championships by bringing home the 4A title in the 4x400 relay with a school-record time of 3 minutes, 23.44 seconds. Sky View’s football player, Trey Nyman won medals in three different events for Track & Field and placed fifth in the 300 hurdles.
We are so proud of our athletes and their hard work this season!