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The SC Jazz Band qualified for State! Congratulations!
Congratulations to Owen Mackay who set the school record for most point scored at in a single basketball game with 45 points.
Regional Poetry Out Loud competition where we had two students representing Snow Canyon. And they rocked it!
Mia Watabe came in 1st place and will compete at the state contest on March 13th.
Myah Gubler came in 2nd place.
Girls Basketball: Congrats to our Region Champs!
FCCLA Region winners:
Mason Borrowman – 1st Place in Culinary Arts 
Yareli Molina – 1st Place in Baking and Pastry 
Luke Starks & Alyssa Daimian – 2nd Place in Nutrition & Wellness 
Congratulations to SC Debate! Sage Spendlove, Audrey Neil, Avery Ledenbauer, Cassidy Dotson, Stetson Bowler, and Gabriel Flores all medaled at the Beaver Battles Tournament.
Congratulations to the Eshelles! They placed 2nd in all routines and 2nd Overall at the Rocky Mountain Drill Invitational. 
Aspynne Tyler took first place in jazz, and first in her contemporary pod!  Jo Matthews took first place in her contemporary pod!

McKaye Haws tied for third in her contemporary pod, and  Bella Sarria took first place in lyrical, and first place in 4A overall!

Bella, Aspynne, and Jo were among the top six scores of the night! 

Baseball signings:

Jackson Kirby and Hayden Smith signed to play for Glendale (Arizona) Community College.

Crew Secrist signed with the College of Southern Idaho

“Tank” Kelly signed with  Utah Tech University.

Super Smash Brothers Team: took first place at the regional tournament and have been invited to compete in the state championship this coming March. Good Luck Aiden Jensen
Tanner Peterson
Ismael Echevarria
Elijah Mair

Girls Tennis placed first in the Spanish Fork Invitational tennis tournament over the weekend. They competed against 10 other teams, several of them from 5A schools. They fought so hard and played great in every individual match. We couldn’t be more excited!

Payton Graham: We’ve got our documented attempts that will be sent in for review by Guinness and in 8 days she should be competing at Revv Fitness in Hurricane for a chance to qualify for a world level meet. She lifted 187.8!

National High School Coach of the Year Justin Redfearn

Track and Field Dixie Invitational

Bo Hickman won the Javelin with a new 4A RECORD of 206′-1″ and the 2nd farthest throw in UTAH HISTORY.
Also, in the Javelin we had Austin Crosby, Hunter Johnson State qualified. and Joe “Mack” Smith BYU qualified.
Semaj Thompson won the 110 Hurdles and the 300 Hurdles.
Ella Martin and Kennedy Scott moved into the top 5 in Discus
Aspen Kenworthy is now the #4 performer in the 3200 meters with a time of 11:51.81
4X200 Girls relay team of Jeanine Field , Anna Monson, Ashley Harris and Millie Warner are now #4 in school history.

We have 54 athletes in 95 events qualified for the BYU Invitational in two weeks and 27 athletes in 48 events STATE QUALIFIED

SC Warrior Wrestling brought three wrestlers to the 2023 Utah Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling State Championships. We went three for three getting all of them on the podium!

Congrats to Kaden Guymon, Nia Hagler, and Preston Lang (see photos below). Utah All-State Wrestlers in the International Wrestling Styles!

Region Sterling Scholar:
Brynley Kint – Speech and Drama Region Winner
Anna Basso – World Language Region Winner
Spencer Smith – Mathematics Region Winner
Abbey Mathews –  Dance Region Winner
Liz Dunn – Business and Marketing Region Winner
and Bryce Christiansen – Music Region Runner Up Winner
Hurricane Regional Fantasy Art Invitational.
 Madison Dick placed BEST of SHOW
Congrats to the following basketball players 
Scored over 1,000 points – Olivia Hamlin 
Region MVP – Owen Mackay 
1st team all region – Will Warner 
2nd team all -region – Cy Meacham 
Honorable mention – Bear Leavitt 
The Jazz band had an excellent performance last night at Region Jazz Fest. 
Solo Awards were brought home by Avery Nickle (piano), Truman Hale (tenor sax) and Evan Pasley (vibraphone). 
Congratulations to Aldo Hernandez and Sage Spendlove for qualifying for the State Debate Competition! 

Reflection winners 2023: Kimberly Reyes – 2D art, Kara Whicker – 3D art, Bryce Chirstiansen – Music

Jazz-Mad Festival Results *Superior Rating*

A contingent of the Madrigals represented Snow Canyon and Southern Utah at the 2023 Northern Arizona University on Friday and Saturday at their annual Jazz-Mad Festival. It is one of the most prestigious that is close enough for us to attend. Multiple states are represented. 
We managed one of the most solid performances I have heard to date by the Madrigals, earning them a Superior rating. They managed a score of 33.5 out of 35.  
McKenzie Mugleston — STATE CHAMPION in the 500 Freestyle!
Other Top 16 results:
Kenzie Mugleston also got 8th in the 100 Breaststroke
Seth Bacon — 12th in 100 Backstroke
Bree Broadhead — 9th in 500 Freestyle and 10th in 100 Breaststroke
Paisley Christensen — 14th in 100 Backstroke and 15th in 200 IM
Gwen Dooley — 16th in 100 Butterfly
Ryan Dooley — 10th in 500 Freestyle
Owen George — 9th in 100 Breaststroke
Zach Linton — 11th in the 500 Freestyle and 14th in 200 Freestyle
Tanner Losee — 5th in 100 Breaststroke and 6th in sprint Freestyle
Makoa Page — 7th in 500 Freestyle, 14th in 200 IM

Congratulation to these awesome students on
their achievements this past weekend.

Region 10 Championships
Top 10 finishers (SCHS athletes)
Gwen Dooley — 10th in women’s 200 yard freestyle
Zach Linton — 5th in men’s 200 yard freestyle
Cal Desmond — 9th in men’s 200 yard freestyle
Paisley Christensen — 8th in women’s 200 yard Individual Medley (IM)
Makoa Page — 10th in men’s 200 yard IM
Tanner Losee — 6th in men’s 50 yard freestyle
Gwen Dooley — 4th in women’s 100 yard butterfly
Owen George — 8th in men’s 100 yard freestyle
Bree Broadhead — 5th in women’s 500 yard freestyle
Makoa Page — 5th in men’s 500 yard freestyle
Ryan Dooley — 6th in men’s 500 yard freestyle
Zach Linton — 7th in men’s 500 yard freestyle
Paisley Christensen — 5th in women’s 100 yard backstroke
Liz Dunn – -10th in women’s 100 yard backstroke
Seth Bacon — 9th in men’s 100 yard backstroke
Bree Broadhead — 3rd in women’s 100 yard breaststroke
Tanner Losee — 3rd in men’s 100 yard breaststroke
Owen George — 4th in men’s 100 yard breaststroke

Top 10 Finishers (9th graders)
McKenzie Mugleston — 3rd in women’s 200 yard IM
Maggie Crosby — 8th in women’s 100 yard butterfly
McKenzie Mugleston — 4th in women’s 500 yard freestyle

In their 1st ever UHSAA sanctioned Region Cheer Competition, our SC Cheerleaders were outstanding! They placed 2nd in Fight Song, 1st in Sideline Cheer, 1st in Sideline Dance, and 1st in Show Cheer! 
The Eshelles competed at the Desert Hills Classic. Their performances were so awesome! They came away with a 1st in Military, 3rd in Dance, 1st in Show, and 1st in Pom!

Our wrestling team competed at the Desert Storm Invitational over the weekend and took 2nd place out of 30 teams! 8 of our wrestlers placed in the top 6 for their weight classes. Preston Lang took 6th place, Johnathon Linton 6th, Cason Smith 4th, Phoenix Oliver 4th, Beau Miller 3rd, Tag Gubler 3rd; and Kaden Guymon and Brenden Smith both won the tournament for their weight classes as Desert Storm Champions! Congrats on a great weekend wrestlers!

SCHS Debate Team: With an all-novice team, Sage Spendlove won 2nd in Original Oratory, Aldo Hernandez won 3rd in Impromptu, and Kaitlyn Ringwood took 4th in Informative.  Congratulate to these Debaters! 

XC at Region: Our Boys finished 2nd.  We were led by Finn Lee,  James Butterfield, Aiden Gulbranson, Kaleb Graff and Jonathan Fife

the Girls finished 4th. We were led by Aspen Kenworthy, Maggie Crosby, Abigail Laidlaw, Eliza Larsen and Corinne Young.  

Keep running The Warrior Way!

Shout out to  Brody Cowing for making national news with his amazing weather photos. Click here to see photos to read more. Now that’s The Warrior Way!

Threlfall attends wrestling camp in Vietnam to stoke competitive fire. Click for more info.

Nadauld wins 200M, takes 2nd in 100M at Nike Outdoor Nationals. Click for more info.

Our student-athlete Luke Anderson, selected as the Gatorade Utah Boys Baseball Player of the YearClick for more info.

Congratulations to Kirsten Carter for being selected as the Sterling Scholar Winner in the Music category. She was able to perform her violin piece, and it is phenomenal. 
Congratulations to Jaiden Jensen for being selected for the Sterling Scholar Runner Up for Speech/Drama.
Congratulation to Xaiver Pinna for being selected for the Sterling Scholar Runner Up for General Scholarship. 
Congratulations to Kirsten Carter for being selected as the Sterling Scholar Winner in the Music category. She was able to perform her violin piece, and it is phenomenal. 
Congratulations to Jaiden Jensen for being selected for the Sterling Scholar Runner Up for Speech/Drama.
Congratulation to Xaiver Pinna for being selected for the Sterling Scholar Runner Up for General Scholarship. 

Congratulations to all of those in the Fantasy art festival!  

Topher Belmont– for placing 3rd place in the Painting & Technology category. Maxwell Petralia-for Honorable Mention in sculpture Ali Alverson-for Honorable Mention in Imaginary worlds. Gabby Dutson-for honorable Mention in Myths and Legends. To see awesome pictures visit @snowcanyonartists on Instagram 
We had 5 Warrior basketball players receive Deseret News “All – State” Recognition.
Lyman Simmons – 4A Player of the year
Bowen Hammer– 1st Team All – State
Owen Mackay-1st Team All-State
Kaleb Anderson-Foreman- “Honorable Mention”
Will Warner– “Honorable Mention”
Congratulations to Olivia Jenkins, the first woman accepted to West Point from St. George. Click here to read more.
Snow Canyon Track won the boys’ meet, with the Warriors scoring 97 team points
Bo Hickman won the javelin with a throw of 201 feet, 6 inches, nearly 29 feet farther than that of the second-place finisher.
We also had three other athletes place among the top six in the long jump, with Jake Hill taking third, Matt Maclennan taking fourth and Trevor Gough placing sixth. Trevor Gough also placed second in the 300-meter hurdles.
Owen Mackay  won the high jump, clearing 6 feet, 4 inches.
Boys placed first in the 4×100 relay with a time of 43.34
Kristin Cook  won the 100-meter dash in a time of 12.29 seconds, and also took first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.26.
Hailee Phillips won the 800-meter run in a time of 2:19.62. She also placed third overall in the 1,600.
Small Ensembles and Individuals who qualified for State:
– Percussion Ensemble playing Sofapilla – I (Superior)
– Chamber Orchestra playing L’estro Armonico – I (Superior)
Max Torres – cello solo – I
Emma Hansen – cello solo – I
Ben Krieger – Trombone solo – I
Ella Packard – Snare solo – I
Megan Hansen – flute solo – I

The Warrior Wrestling Team Made History Again! Our Boys Wrestling Team took 2nd in State! That is a New State Record! No team from Washington or Iron County has ever placed that high as a team in the history of Wrestling in Utah!!! They DOUBLED their record for state placers with a total of 14! Four of our Boys Wrestlers made the State Finals and ROCKWELL JONES IS A STATE CHAMPION! Also, our Head Wrestling coach Nick Lang was named 4A Coach of the Year! Be sure to congratulate our wrestlers when you see them today: Asher Farr, Brenden Smith, and Vince Threlfall each took 2nd, as well as our first ever Girls Wrestling state finalist Megan Allred! 3rd place wrestlers were Kaden Guymon, Edgar Renteria, and Dominik Benedetto. Wrestlers that took 4th in state were Brayden Jones, Tegun Whitehead, and Phoenix Oliver. Cason Smith took 5th in state. And our 6th place wrestlers were Breccan Fisher, Beau Miller, and Tag Gubler! Way to go wrestlers!

Congrats to Lyman Simmons – 1,000 pts. Pretty amazing accomplishment and doing it as a Junior!

Eshelles swept their competition today with first in all three routines and first overall. If you want to send on to your publicity person.

Cheer won first in Show Cheer, Time-out Dance, Fight Song and 2nd in Timeout Cheer and Freestyle in Region.

Congrats to the Eshelles for winning first place overall at the Herriman drill competition. First in dance and show routine and second in military.
SC DECA had the best results we have ever had, taking home 9 medals with only 9 students competing:
  • Elizabeth Dunn – 1st in Marketing Communication, 3rd in Buying and Merchandising Team Decision
  • Brinkley DeMille – 1st in Principles of Hospitality and Tourism, 3rd in Buying and Merchandising Team Decision
  • Gabriella Dutson -1st in Apparel and Accessories Marketing,  3rd in Hotel and Lodging Management
  • Natalia Cervanetes – 3rd Retail Merchandising Series
  • Olivia Keetch – 1st in Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
  • Natalie Jones – 3rd in Marketing Communications 
2021 Reflection Winners
Literature: Natalia Cervantes, Gabriella Duston, Jacee Martin, Aurianna Dunn
Film: Gracie Newby
Music: Aubreyanna Mahoney, Isaiah Watts, Benjamin Davie
Photography: Natalia Cervantes, Breckyn Johnson, Karinya Cheesman, Grayce Dawson
3D Visual Arts: Gage Schmutz, Kara Whicker, Karinya Cheesman
2D Visual Arts: Christopher Guzman, Phoenix Oliver, Vanessa Saucedo, Natalia Cervantes

It is our first BIG National FFA win for SCHS FFA!  Watch FFA advisor Tawney Campbell and student Tristan Schiess at the FFA Nationals Watch Here. Way to represent SCHS in Making History

Our SCHS XC team Made History yesterday at the State Championships.  Our Boys team finished 3rd which is the highest finish EVER in SC history Boys or Girls!!  Spencer Smith led our Boys team with a 2nd place finish running 15:47 for 5K.  This 2nd place finish is the best ever finish for an individual (Boys or Girls) in SC History!! 

Sterling Scholars:
  • Hailee Phillips was selected as the Desert News XC athlete of the week for her performance at the Cedar Meet last week.  You can read more about it at the Deseret News
  • FFA Students: We got news!  We qualified to go to the NATIONAL FFA Convention this October!  We are beyond excited!
Sterling Scholars:
  • Toshi Mowery: Region WINNER in Computer Technology
  • Emily Ord: Region Runner-Up in World Language
  • Adam Dunn: Region Runner-Up in Skilled and Technical Sciences Education
  • Heidi Wakefield: Region Runner-Up in Music
  • Jason Morwood: Region WINNER Agricultural Science
Snow Canyons Concert Band participated in the Region IX festival at PVHS .  They gave a stellar performance of three works (Quicksilver Galop, The Seal Lullaby and The Cave You Fear) and adjudication results came in this morning. 
Ratings were (I, I, and I-) which is hard to get. This qualifies them for the UHSAA state festival as well. If you see any of them out and about be sure to congratulate them. 
Shellsea Ramirez place 2nd at 4A state Debate in impromptu speaking.
Science Olympiad State Results:
#1 in Water Quality –  Ella Spendlove and Scarlett Deuel
#3 in Detector Building – Joseph Fife and Toshi Mowery
Tyler Awerkamp was announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Boys All-America Watch List! Tyler is the only athlete to be recognized in the state of Utah.
Kade Andra has won State Reflections!! His piece will be advancing onto regionals May 1, wish him luck!  
To see almost 400 other amazing works check out @snowcanyonartists  on Instagram 

UHSAA presents the Academic All-State Award to recognize those students who have excelled in the classroom as well as in athletic competition. Individuals are selected for this award on the basis of their athletic ability and academic proficiency. With over 85,000 students participating in high school activities, this award is the most prestigious honor the UHSAA presents to senior students. Snow Canyon High School is proud to congratulate and pay tribute to four individuals who have earned and received this distinguished award:

McKenna Staheli – Girls Basketball
Olivia Ence – Drill
Brenton Childs – Boys Basketball
Jace Lang – Wrestling

A big congrats to the SC Jazz Ensemble who qualified for “State” and were awarded the highest possible rating of “Superior” ]. The Jazz Band performed a swing chart,  a ballad and a latin number for their set.  Saxophones section members were Kaycen Wagner, Carson Gubler, Cristian Galdamez, Heidi Schroath and Raul Martinez.  Trombones were Lane Reeves, Alex Merdes, Kasen Graff and Will Bergens. Trumpets were Bradon Ramirez, Kada Andra, Andrew Ord and Joseph Fife. Xavier Pinna played Guitar, Cayson Davenport drum-set, Jordon Crosby – the electric and String Bass and Mya Elzy Auxillary Percussion.  Featured soloists were Brandon Ramirez, Alex Merdes and Chrisitian Galdamez. If you see them, be sure to congratulate them. Watch the stream here:

SCHS Debate team participated in the Region 9 Debate Tournament:
Shellsea Ramirez- 2nd in Impromptu
Audrey and Ella Spendlove- 3rd in Public Forum 
Natalia Cervantes- 4th in Lincoln Douglas

Audrie Spendlove won the Southwest Region Poetry Out Loud competition.  She will now go on to compete in the State Competition on March 8th. Good Luck Audire!

Congrats to the following students who will be competing as finalists in the Utah DECA State competition.

Sean Pifferi
Natalia Cervantes 
Jorge Echivarria-Mendoza 
Connor Rich 
Gabriella Dutson
Aubreyanna Mahoney
River Deuel
Our Snow Canyon High School Wrestling Team finished 5th in State. HIGHEST we have ever finished in Snow Canyon School history! We finished higher than all other Region IX teams.
Carson Hansen 2nd place
Jace Lang 3rd place *Academic All-State
Asher Farr 5th
Edgar Renteria 5th
Rockwell Jones 5th
Vince Threlfall 6th
Breccan Fisher 6th

What an awesome year for our Warrior Swimming Program. The SCHS Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming Teams took 1st place at the Region 9 Swimming Meet a couple of weeks ago. We have some awesome swimmers in Region 9, so this is an outstanding achievement. This past weekend, the SCHS Boys’ team took 1st place at the UHSAA 4A State Championship Meet. This is the first Swimming State Championship for SCHS. The SCHS Girls’ team placed 3rd. We are so proud of our swimmers, Coach Charlie Barnett, and the support of our local pools and swimming community for making it possible for our students to compete this season. Read more here

Our Wrestling Team finished 3rd at Divisionals over the weekend. 12 wrestlers qualified for State: Asher Farr, Edgar Renteria, Brannon Wilson, Oliver Larsen, Jace Lang, Ian Shakespeare *alternate, Rockwell Jones, Phoenix Oliver, Tag Gubler, Beau Miller, Carson Hansen, Vince Threlfall, Breccan Fisher

Jacorey McKeever, Braxton Hickman and Isaac Lees signed with Southern Utah University Football. Congratulations guys!

Our Warrior Wrestlers Still UNDEFEATED in region duals…WON AGAIN last night! The final team score against Canyon View was 51-23! Individual varsity winners last night were Asher Farr, Lukas Andrews, Brannon Wilson, Dominik Benedetto, Brenden Smith, Brayden Jones, Jace Lang, Rockwell Jones, Carson Hansen, and Vince Threlfall!
Tonight, with the Region Championship on the line; our wrestlers travel to Hurricane for the final region dual of the year! With a victory tonight, we will be UNDEFEATED, UNDISPUTED, Region Champions for the 1st time since 2011!  Click for our FB page
SCHS Cheer placed 1st in 4 categories and taking 1st overall in 4A State Cheer!
SCHS Eshelles placed 3rd in Military, 4th in Dance, and 4th in Show at the Region 9 Competition.
Jael Wild signed with Utah State University Eastern to play softball.  Congratulations to Jael! 
FFA participated in an Area Contest on January 27. Audrey Spendlove placed 1st Overall in Veterinary Science. Arianna Hafen placed 1st in Prepared Public Speech.
SCHS Artist A big congratulations to Zione Begay, Chris Guzman, Kade Andra, Hayleigh Dick, Lauren Scott, Leah Billings, Gabriella Dutson, & Quin Palmer. Go and see their work in the St George Art Museum

Reflections Contest COUNCIL Winners 2020 : Kade Andra, 2D Art Division; Karinya Cheesman, 3D Art Division; Skye Oliver, 3D Art Division

Drill took First place in Military and Show, 3rd in Dance and Overall winners