Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery

Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery

The Spartans had plenty of spirit and a full house of fans Friday, Sept. 1, but didn’t manage quite enough points in their first outing of the year to snag a win against the visitors from North Kitsap.

The Bainbridge High varsity football team suffered a 42-21 stumble in their season debut, playing catch-up from early on in the night.

BHS got off to a rough start right off, trailing 14-0 by the end of the first quarter.

They came back well in the second, however, and outscored the Vikings, 7-6, to end the first half down a seemingly manageable 20-7.

The third quarter was a close one, with the Spartans trailing — but only just barely — 8-7. It seemed to many to be Bainbridge’s game then, with mounting momentum and a closing points gap spurring the Spartans’ offense.

In the fourth, though, the Vikings poured on the gas and took charge in a 14-7 performance, securing the win.

The Review’s Luciano Marano was there to capture all the highs and lows of the first football game of the year. His favorite shots are collected here.

Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery
Spartans stumble in first football outing | Photo gallery

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