WOODS CROSS – The beginning of high school sports officially kicked off Tuesday as Bountiful, Davis, Woods Cross and Viewmont all started the girls’ soccer season against respective opponents.
Results of those games were not available at press time, but are posted on Davis Clipper’s website.
It’s the first of a full slate of Fall Sports that will be starting in the next couple of weeks as football, cross country, girls’ tennis and other sports begin to take center stage.
Tuesday’s opening soccer matches pitted Davis against the Logan Grizzlies and Viewmont against the Bingham Miners on the road.
Bountiful also took the bus for its opening soccer match as the Lady Braves headed to Park City for a 6 p.m. match. Woods Cross was the only south Davis County high school to open the season at home when it faced Weber.
Before all the soccer games can be played, golf teams from south Davis schools took to the links to start their season as well. Woods Cross’ opening tournament was scheduled Monday at Kearns and returned to Bountiful Tuesday to play a round at Bountiful Ridge.
Davis and Viewmont players started their golf seasons Thursday afternoon.
In the next few weeks other sports will start their seasons as well. Tennis will be making its debut on the courts as 5A defending champion Davis will begin its title defense against non-region opponent Olympus Thursday afternoon at Olympus High School.
Woods Cross will take its team to a tournament in Logan on Saturday, and Viewmont will begin its season Monday against Alta.
All of those sports will be leading up to the first set of football games to be played next Friday.
Davis and Viewmont, both with new head coaches to begin the new season, will be going up against Bingham and Bonneville.
Davis will be at home, the Vikings will have to travel.
Bountiful and Woods Cross will open its respective football seasons at home. The Braves, coming off a 5-6 overall season, will once against face Lone Peak in what has become an annual opening for both teams.
The pair have opened the football campaign against each other every season since 2010.
Woods Cross will open its season at home against Maple Mountain, the first of back-to-back home dates to start the year for the Wildcats.
Woods Cross is coming off its best season in 20 years. The Wildcats were 11-2 in 2013.
For a complete list of all the school’s upcoming sports seasons, visit each of the schools’ websites.
The Davis Clipper will be publishing its annual Fall Sports Preview on Thursday, Aug. 21, covering football, girls’ soccer and volleyball for the upcoming season.