Spartans take second in Metro

SEATTLE – The Bainbridge Spartans girls varsity gymnastics team won second place at last weekend’s Metro Championship Meet at Roosevelt.

BHS finished with 169.775 total points, just behind first-place Holy Names (170.20).

Spartans Coach Cindy Guy said the meet was a good one for the team.

“We are happy with our results. Came close!” Guy said.​

Ballard came in third (169.30), with Roosevelt in fourth (154.075) and Ingraham in fifth (150.450).

With the fantastic finish at Metro, Bainbridge qualified as a team to compete at the District 2 Championship, starting Saturday, Feb. 10 at Sammamish High.

Bainbridge did best on the balance beam, with Mariko Ronan taking second place with a score of 9.050.

Alathea Pippinger tied for third at 8.7.

On vault, the Spartans had three top-10 finishers.

Karesse Pippinger was fifth (8.5), with Kati Cooper finishing in a tie for seventh (8.45) and Kegan Daniels also tying in 10th (8.35).

On uneven parallel bars, Cooper finished third for Bainbridge with a score of 9.1

Remi Rosencrans tied for sixth (8.6) and Ronan also finished in the top 10, in a ninth-place tie (7.75).

Ronan also earned sixth place on the floor exercise, with a score of 9.25. Cooper was seventh, with a score of 9.2.

In all-around scoring, Cooper placed second in the Metro Championship with 35.325 points. (The Metro all-around champ was Lianne Kistler of Ballard, with 36.625.)

Ronan was fourth in all-around scoring, with 34.25.

More in Sports

Olympic no match for BHS swimmers

The Bainbridge Spartans roared to a convincing team win against Olympic in… Continue reading

Bainbridge boys crush Crusaders

The Spartans won 10 of 11 races — and finished first in… Continue reading

Eager Bainbridge grapplers go 2-0 in debut home match

The Bainbridge High School varsity wrestling team bested comers from Garfield and… Continue reading

Bainbridge gymnasts start season with win

The Bainbridge Spartans girls gymnastics team kicked off the season with a… Continue reading

Spartans score 56-39 win against Cleveland Eagles

A strong start led to a middling middle and a hurried climax… Continue reading

Spartans outscore Eagles in JV hoops

The Spartans delivered two basketball losses to Cleveland this week in junior… Continue reading

Big crowd for LAX Under the Lights

More than 55 girls gathered at Bainbridge High Stadium for the annual… Continue reading

Spartan girls go 1-for-3 in a week away

The Bainbridge High varsity girls basketball team won one of the three… Continue reading

Two losses drop BHS boys b-ball team to 2-4

Left still chasing their first league win of the season, the Bainbridge… Continue reading

Most Read