Sports Roundup, June 12

Wells Fargo Scholastic Cup

Bainbridge finished eighth among 66 3A schools in the Wells Fargo Scholastic Cup Championship for the 2008-09 school year. 

“The Wells Fargo Scholastic Cup is the WIAA’s most prestigious annual school award,” according to the WIAA website. The Spartans had 775 points, based on a combination of final rankings in each sport in both athletic competition and grade point average.

The gymnastics team was the top scorer, with 100 points (the max possible) for academics and another 60 for placing in the state finals.

Softball added 100 while baseball, boys swim and dive, and girls golf all had 80. Mercer Island had 1,975 points to lead all classifications.

Boys Summer Basketball

BHS head basketball coach Steve Henderson said signups for the Boys Summer Spartan Camp have begun.

The camp will be held June 23-26 in the BHS gym, and costs $100 per player. Grades 3-5 at 9-10:30, a.m., with grades 6-8 at 11 a.m. -1 p.m.

Registration takes place just before camp starts. More information is available at

Quaker Summer Slam

The BHS boys basketball team split four games in last weekend’s 32-team Quaker Summer Slam at Franklin High School.

The Spartans opened with a 64-48 loss to Kentwood, then defeated Bethel 66-62 and Eisenhower 66-45 before falling to Mark Morris 58-49.

“We did not have two starters and our back-up point guard for the last game due to injuries,” said coach Steve Henderson. “Overall we did OK. It’s a long summer and we’re just looking for improvement.”

Will DiIorio led the Spartans with 50 points and was one of 22 players named to the all-tournament team. Ryan Burris had 48 and David Korsak 42.

Youth Cross Country

Signups are open for Parks District summer cross country for grades 5-8 and the fall Blazers cross country for grades 6-8. Info: Jim Whiting,

Fun Run re-registration begins

The Fun Run sponsored by Bainbridge Youth Services, a Fourth of July tradition for 30 years, will again feature 5K and 1-mile runs. The runs begin at 9 a.m., the Kids Dash at 10:15 a.m..

Pre-registration fees for the 5K and 1-mile races are $20 ($25 on race day, registration at 7:30 p.m. at Winslow Mall), and the Kids Dash registration fee is $5. Pre-registration deadline is June 27 and can be done online on the BYS web page:

To pick up registration forms or have one mailed to you, stop by the BYS office in Room 103 of the BHS 200 buildings, or call BYS at 206-842-9675

The annual Fun Run T-shirt, while supplies last, is included with the pre-registration prices. T-shirts feature new artwork each year from the winners of the Fun Run Art contest held at the schools for students 12-19. This year’s winning artist is Katie Kuffle, a 10th grader at BHS.

All race proceeds benefit Bainbridge Youth Services.

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