Bees earn victory in shoot out with Weber

By Jeremy Jones
Staff writer
slim_jonzey@yahoo.com

Running back Riley Burt ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns, and quarterback Connor Udy ran for 91 yards and four touchdowns as the Bees won their homecoming game in a shootout over Weber last Friday night 48-38.
The game featured contrasting offensive styles as the Warriors took to the air while the Bees primarily pounded the ball on the ground. Each team found success, and the end zone, often while playing to their strengths.
The Warriors racked up 321 yards and four touchdowns through the air while the Bees tallied 345 yards and all seven of their touchdowns on the ground.

After slow starts, volleyball team finds stride to sweep Logan, Roy

By Jeremy Jones
Staff writer
slim_jonzey@yahoo.com

The Box Elder girls’ volleyball team came up with two dominant performances last week with wins over Logan and Roy. The Bees swept both matches, 3-0.
Slow starts plagued the Bees in both matches. Against Logan, after trailing for much of the first set, the Bees started to hit their stride late and were able to steal game 1, 26-24.
That momentum carried into the last two games and the Bees cruised to victories 25-10, 25-10.
The match against Roy started very similarly. The Bees were sluggish to start and Roy took an early lead at 15-10.
After a timeout, the Bees battled back behind strong blocking at the net and improved overall team play. The Bees also found the range serving the ball as they came up with a season-high 16 service aces on the night as a team.

 

Sports Shorts

Boys finish third in three team meet
The Box Elder High School boys cross country team competed this week against Ogden and Sky View in Ogden, where they finished third.
The Bees were led by overall ninth-place finisher, Levi Lambright (17:01), followed closely by sophomore Coleman Cragun and freshman Cole Johnson who both finished within 22 seconds of Lambright.
Other scoring runners were Ethan Meredith and Bryce Jensen. The boys will compete at the CacheBox race today, September 16th, at the USU course.

Bees netters swept by SV and MC
The girls tennis team faced off against Region 5 foes Sky View and Mountain Crest this past week, and even though there were some close games, the girls were swept 5-0 in both matches.
The girls played Roy on Tuesday (results unavailable) and will play Logan tomorrow, Sept. 18, at John Adams Park.

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