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Sports Roundup -- Spartan teams angle for post-season play/Poloists flat vs. Newport/Hall masters Eastside nine/Girls LAX ride a steamroller

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

Fourteen from the BHS tennis squad head off to tournament play. With the team’s tennis season formally put to bed by the Bainbridge girls, who placed fourth at Saturday’s Viking Invitational, a slate of 14 Spartans are set for action in the Metro League Individuals Tournament to be played May 14, 16 and 17.

There’s just no quit in Spartan shortstop

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

Amanda Szarzynski works to bring younger players along. Brittany Richardson is struggling. The freshman outfielder is trying to get a hit at practice, but she can’t quite get it right. Her teammates and her coaches shout advice, but to no avail. Finally, she steps away to let someone else hit, frustrated with her approach at the plate. That’s when Amanda Szarzynski steps in.

Ritualo, Jacobson lead track team to win

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

West Seattle goes home in second, as the Spartans excel in relays and jumps. It looked like Angelo Ritualo was down and out during the 4x400 relay. Behind by several lengths, the senior appeared to be relegated to a second place finish. Instead, he kept up on the back straightaway, then turned on the jets in the curve and blew by West Seattle’s Chris Silvernale in the homestretch to win by a few seconds.

Sports Roundup -- Spartans routed by Crusaders/Fastpitchers can’t hold onto lead/Kickers can’t put Crusaders away/Poloists trounce Eastside, 11-1/Tennis teams e

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

Much like their namesakes did a thousand years ago, the Eastside Catholic Crusaders pushed back the Spartan hardballers as they played for the top spot in the Metro League Mountain Division. EC scored 10 runs in the first two innings en route to a 13-1 victory in five innings. The Spartans’ loss, coupled with Seattle Prep’s two victories this week, pushed Bainbridge down to third place in the division.

Sports Roundup -- Sailors speed to district title/Spartans bust out to snap losing skid/Tennis gives the Bishop a whack/Lacrosse girls trim Greenwood/Bad news,

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

Bainbridge sailors won the district championship for double-handed sailing this past weekend in a regatta at Orcas Island. Six schools were present to vie for the position of northwest representative to the high school national double-handed championship for the Mallory trophy, to be in two weeks at Port Angeles. Final scores were: Bainbridge Island 47, Orcas 52, North Kitsap 81, Friday Harbor 92, Port Angeles 121, and Anacortes, which borrowed sailors from other schools to make up a team, finished with 111. Saturday’s racing was in light-to-moderate and “shifty” air, with one 180-degree shift challenging the race committee to reset all the marks.

Lacrossers stumble 18-11 at Mercer Island

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

Four hat-tricks by the Islanders do in the Spartans, who fall to 8-3 with the loss. Spartan boys lacrosse traveled to Mercer Island, knowing the Islanders had beaten both Garfield and Issaquah, and were gunning to take down the top Division I squad. The Spartans took Mercer into the fourth quarter in the tough matchup, but could not hold on against a squad whose 162 goals outdistances the nearest team, Issaquah, by 20.

Sports Roundup -- Tracksters run a close second/Kickers split a tough pair/Girls LAX falls from grace/Schager puts hurt on Bishop/Fastpitchers blanked 12-0

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

The Spartans track team held its own against two top-ranked teams on Thursday. Both squads finished second in their first home meet of the season, the boys to O’Dea and the girls to Holy Names. The boys got the majority of their points in the field and distance events. Quinton Agosta, a sophomore, set a personal best in the high jump with a mark of 5 feet, 11 inches. He also finished first in the discus throw with a mark of 116 feet, 9 inches.

Polo girls leave Bellevue foes submerged

  • Apr 30, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 9, 2008 at 8:21PM

GK play strong in 7-4 triumph. Team Ray stung the Wolverines of Bellevue, 7-4, in a showdown at Ray Williamson Pool Thursday. The Spartans controlled the pool from the first goal – goalkeeper Valerie MacKinnon, outstanding on the day, came up with the game’s only assist to open scoring. MacKinnon found Heather Schuler with a nifty full pool pass, with Schuler skipping the opening tally into the corner.

Sports Roundup -- Quartets quick for track team/Girls LAX still undefeated/Hardballers notch a pair/Spotty ‘D’ costs Spartans

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

The Bainbridge Island girls 4x400 relay team ran the second fastest time this season in their meet last Thursday. Geneva Pritchett, Hillary Pritchett, Morgan Nottingham and Alana McWhorter had a time of 4:07.3, besting their previous time of 4:14.3. The Spartans also won the 4x100 relay – with Michelle Baggett, Molly O’Keefe, Alana McWhorter and Morgan Nottingham – in a time of 52.1 and won the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:55.8. Emily VanVleet took the 3200 meter run with a time of 13:13.1.

Girls water polo looks to repeat title run

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

The Bainbridge girls water polo team is back in the pool after taking the title in last year’s state championships. With a strong returning squad of swimmers, the Spartans are capitalizing on experience, and a challenging out-of-state schedule as well, to compete among the 24-team Washington field. With five seniors on the team, coach Jeff Clark builds on their strength: slowing down and then shutting down their opponents’ attack.

Kickers fall from ranks of the undefeated

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

A fluke play costs the Spartans in the 1-0 loss to Seattle Prep. For the first time this year, the Spartan soccer team was held scoreless. And, unable to convert a goal, they fell from the ranks of the undefeated. Traveling to Lower Woodland park to play Seattle Prep, it may have been the field that was their undoing in the 1-0 loss. “It was very difficult to adjust to playing on the dirt-sand surface,” coach Anh Tran said. “Thank goodness this will be the only game we play on dirt this year.”

Storied program just gets stronger

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

Lacrosse has been one of the fastest growing sports on the island for the past 10 years. After winning the state title in each of the even years of the new millennium, the Bainbridge girls club wants to be the first to repeat as champions since the Spartan title run of 1994-96. Coach Tammy Tommila is refining an already skilled squad that brings back 11 seniors from the team that won it all last May at Qwest Field.

Sports Roundup -- Fastpitchers slow with bats/Hardballers split a pair

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

The Spartans fastpitch team may have to pull a Pedro Cerrano and make an offering to Jobu if they want to get their bats going. Bainbridge defeated Lakeside 4-2 in extra innings on Tuesday, but could only muster one hit by Anna Lyons in their 5-0 loss to the Holy Names Cougars on Wednesday, halting their winning streak at five.

Racqueteers hit stride in a busy week

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

After earning gold and silver in Yakima, they foiled league foes. Bainbridge girls tennis prevailed 5-2 over rivals North Kitsap on Thursday, while the boys took gold and the girls silver at the Pepsi Invitational last weekend in Yakima. Those solid finishes bookended a pair of Metro League victories over Nathan Hale and Chief Sealth.

Poor plays by catcher hand Spartans win

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

With the ball often at the backstop, the Spartans race in from third base Finally, the Bainbridge Island baseball team was able to play a game. Even with a three-week layoff caused by spring break and poor weather, the Spartans overcame their slow start and defeated the Chief Sealth Seahawks 10-2 on Monday for their fourth straight win. It was an ugly contest on both sides however, punctuated by numerous passed balls by the Chief Sealth catcher that led to Spartan runs.

Sports Roundup -- Spartans excel in middle distances/Fastpitchers walk to victory

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

Just as track and field coach Andy Grimm predicted, the Spartans’ middle distance has been terrific this season. “It’s been a good start,” Grimm said. “I talked before about how they would be the strength (of the team) but we’ve been doing some things well across the board.” The top middle distance runners on the boys’ side include Robin Mumm and Austin Hallett, ranked in the top 13 and 16 in the Metro League for the 400 meter dash respectively, while Colin O’Keefe is in the top five for the 800.

Girls lacrossers dump North Kitsap, 17-2

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

The contest was the first between the island powerhouse and emergent NK. The Bainbridge varsity girls downed North Kitsap 17-2 on Monday, their first home game since winning the Western States Tournament over spring break. It was the first-ever meeting with the North Kitsap team, last year’s B-league champions. The Val Torrens-coached squad played as the Kitsap Lacrosse Club in 2004 and moved up this year, playing as North Kitsap in the A-league.

Wauters shines in track loss

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

A toss of 116 feet earned the Spartan gold in the discus throw. Both the boys and the girls track teams struggled on Thursday in their meet against Bishop Blanchet and Seattle Prep. The Spartans could only manage 34 and 47 points respectively, but there were highlights. Patrick Wauters finished first in the discus throw with a throw of 116 feet, while Bryan Jacobson finished second in the long jump with a mark of 19 feet, 11 inches and Will Glass finished third in the high jump with a mark of 5 feet, 4 inches.

Home court favors Spartan tennis

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:20PM

O’Dea/Holy Names and Blanchet come calling, and ride the bus home in defeat. Bainbridge tennis capped a three- match week with their third straight Metro League win, downing O’Dea/Holy Names Academy in a 6-5 thriller Thursday evening. The high school courts were the site of an 8-3 win over Bishop Blanchet the afternoon before. The streak sends the Spartans to a 4-2 overall record. At 3-2 in league play, they are in position to make a run at leaders Seattle Prep and Lakeside upon their return from the Pepsi Invitational this weekend in Yakima.

Kickers fend off Blanchet, 1-0

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:19PM

The Spartans are now 7-0-2, after a 2-1 road win over O’Dea earlier in the week. Bainbridge won its first two Mountain Division contests this week, traveling to O’Dea for a 2-1 win Tuesday, then shutting out last year’s champs, Bishop Blanchet, in a home battle Thursday. Still undefeated, the Spartans (7-0-2, 2-0-1 in divison play) are one point behind leader Eastside Catholic (6-0-2, 2-0-2), who this week blanked Seattle Prep 5-0.

Big inning propels fastpitchers

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:19PM

Clutch hitting by Chelsea Baker and Karen Robinson earns a 6-4 victory. The Spartan fastpitch team showed some rust, but got it done in their game on Wednesday. Stephanie Wagner and Karen Robinson each went 2-for-4 at the plate as the Spartans scored all their runs in the fifth inning, then held off a late rally to defeat the Olympic Trojans 6-4 at Linder Field in Silverdale for their third straight win.

Sports Roundup -- Sailors take Port Angeles

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:19PM

Bainbridge varsity sailed against Port Angeles March 31, in a fleet race regatta that showcased their skills and boat speed in the Vanguard 15 class boats. The winds were light to moderate and decidedly shifty, challenging attention to conditions. An unequal number of boats on the water led to a complicated swapping system, and scoring of performance by average of finishing places.

Kickers romp past W. Seattle

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:19PM

JV players shine in the 6-0 win, which puts the Spartans in first. The Bainbridge boys soccer team completed its 1-2-3 sweep of the top teams from the Metro League Sound Division, blanking West Seattle 6-0 at Memorial Stadium last Friday. After downing Nathan Hale and Ingraham by identical 3-0 scores, the Spartans broke open against the visiting Seahawks. West Seattle was no match for the inspired combination play of Bainbridge, which spread the scoring among seven players, again integrating junior varsity players who filled in with distinction.

Lacrosse looking for maturity

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:19PM

It’s a year for rebuilding, but the lacrosse boys are looking strong. With five returning starters from last year’s runner-up battle of attrition against champion Mercer Island, Bainbridge will be looking to the younger, less experienced players to get some education “right quick.” The watchword, coach Jack Visco says, is “field maturity” – developing players who communicate effectively and make good decisions on the field.

Kickers earn second straight shutout

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 8:19PM

The Bainbridge kickers are taking full advantage of the holidays and Metro conference opponents. The Spartans beat Sound Division Ingraham 3-0 Tuesday, powered by two Amine Ramadan goals. The victory came on a day that coach Anh Tran felt the undefeated Spartans were not playing their best. “We did not play particularly well,” said Tran. “But well enough to score three goals and book the win.”

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