Traditionally, high school sports teams in Utah County are no strangers to winning state championships. In the 2019-20 school year Utah Valley teams have captured nine trophies, after Orem defeated Timpview in the 5A football championship on Friday night.
Here are this year's state champs.
-Phillip Morgan, Daily Herald
Springville 5A Girls Cross Country State Champions
The Springville girls cross country team hoists up the 5A championship team state trophy in celebration as part of the state cross country meet Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City. Isaac Hale, Daily Herald
Lone Peak 6A Girls Cross Country State Champions
The Lone Peak girls cross country team poses with the 6A championship team state trophy as part of the state cross country meet Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City. Isaac Hale, Daily Herald
Lone Peak 6A Boys Golf State Champions
The Lone Peak boys golf team celebrates winning the 2019 state title after the 6A boys golf tournament at Meadowbrook golf course in Taylorsville on Oct. 1, 2019.
Orem 5A Football State Champions
Orem players hoist up the championship trophy as they celebrate after the Golden Tigers’ 21-7 victory over the Timpview Thunderbirds in the 5A state championship Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. Isaac Hale, Daily Herald
American Fork 6A Girls Soccer State Champions
American Fork goalkeeper Haven Empey (66) celebrates with her teammates around the state championship trophy after defeating the Davis Darts 1-0 in the 6A state championship match Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy. Isaac Hale, Daily Herald
Lone Peak 6A Girls Tennis State Champions
Mandie Robbins from Lone Peak reacts as she wins a match at Liberty Park Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Natalie Behring for the Daily Herald)
Timpview 5A Girls Tennis State Champions
The Timpview team pose for a selfie with their new trophy on Saturday, October 12, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (Michael Schnell, special to the Daily Herald).
Pleasant Grove 6A Volleyball State Champions
Pleasant Grove players hoist the championship trophy in the air after defeating the Copper Hills Grizzlies in four sets during the 6A state championship match Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the UCCU Center in Orem. Isaac Hale, Daily Herald
Mountain View 5A Volleyball State Champions
Mountain View setter Kaylee Sinema (24) and head coach Jaicee Roden hoist the championship trophy in the air after the Bruins defeated the Farmington Phoenix in four sets during the 5A state championship match Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the UCCU Center in Orem. Isaac Hale, Daily Herald