Off the Bench
Each week during the basketball season the Sun Advocate highlights two players from the Carbon High girls and boys basketball teams.
Carbon High Freshman Tysen Stevens is a 6'3" power forward and center on the basketball team. He also plays on the football team, specializing as a tight end and outside linebacker. He loves to snowboard.
He is the youngest in his family with two older sisters and a brother.
He likes geography and is considering attending Duke when he graduates Carbon High.
Carbon High freshman Samantha Smith is active in four sports. Besides basketball, her interests are soccer, volleyball and softball. She is a midfielder on the soccer team. She plays two positions in softball, catcher and second base.
She is eyeing UCLA as a prospective college after high school.
She loves science and hanging out with her friends. She says her older sisters are her heros.