Katharine Cooper competes on the balance beam for the Bainbridge Spartans during the team’s first meet of the season. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review)

Katharine Cooper competes on the balance beam for the Bainbridge Spartans during the team’s first meet of the season. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review)

Bainbridge girls win in gymnastics

  • Monday, December 16, 2019 10:22am
  • Sports

Bainbridge opened the girls gymnastics season with a strong showing in the Spartans’ first competition at home, with a first-place win against Garfield, Lincoln and Franklin.

The Spartans finished with a total score of 165.400.

The Bulldogs claimed second, with Garfield’s score totaling 116.050.

Lincoln was third in 96.450, and Franklin, fourth, at 73.450.

Bainbridge dominated the meet from start to finish, and swept the top six spots in the uneven parallel bars, balance beam, floor exercise, and all-around competition.

The Spartans also placed first and second in the vault, with Mariko Ronan in first (8.35) and Katherine Cooper in second (8.25).

Bainbridge saw high scores in the bars and beam.

Cooper was first on bars, with a score of 9.0. Ronan was second (8.1) and Sydney Johnson (7.1) placed third.

Ronan scored an impressive 9.3 on beam, and Cooper was just behind for second place, with a score of 9.2. Johnson was third in the event, scoring 8.7.

Ronan also shined in the floor exercise, earning a 9.3. Cooper placed second at 9.15, and Johnson finished third with a score of 9.1.

Avery Gray claimed fourth place in the floor exercise, with a score of 9.05.

Cooper was the meet’s all-around champion, with a total score of 35.6.

Ronan was second in the competition, with a total of 35.05.

Johnson placed third, with a score of 33, while Gray was fourth, with 31.45.

More in Sports

Krulish: Release the Kraken

What’s in a name? When it comes to professional sports teams, not… Continue reading

Girls swimming will be moved to season 3 in the spring after the WIAA received further guidance from the Department of Health (Review file photo)
Moving fall sports to spring provides a glimmer of hope for coaches and athletes

There’s nothing quite like combining the crisp, damp Autumn air of the… Continue reading

Nathan Adrian joined the Kitsap Athletic Roundtable in July for a talk on swimming in the Olympics, battling cancer, and growing up in Kitsap. (Kitsap Athletic Roundtable video screengrab)
The Bainbridge football team, shown here celebrating their 2019 Agate Cup win over North Kitsap, will have to wait until March of 2021 to get a chance to defend the cup. (Review file photo)
WIAA to move most fall sports to March 2021

Friday night lights won’t be returning in 2020 for high school sports… Continue reading

WIAA delays start of football season to Sept. 5

The WIAA Executive Board voted this month to delay the start of… Continue reading

Seattle to Portland bike ride goes virtual

Although the Northwest cycling season was effectively stopped short after February’s Chilly… Continue reading

Putting in the miles: Routes to help you complete your virtual summer races

Normally at this time of year, racing season for professionals, amateurs and… Continue reading

Two new coaches join staff at Bainbridge High School

The Bainbridge Island School District recently announced the selections of two new… Continue reading

Sports officials release COVID-19 guidance for high school athletics

A three-phase plan endorsed by the National Federation of High School Associations… Continue reading

A lost season: WIAA declares spring sports season won’t happen

The spring sports season is officially over — earlier and emptier than… Continue reading

Spartan gridiron star signs to play with Lewis and Clark

Bainbridge High School senior Sio Peato recently signed a letter of intent… Continue reading

Spartans claim second place at state swim meet

Spartan swimmer Jude Wenker found himself in a familiar place on Saturday… Continue reading