Sports briefs – June 9

North golfer wins Girls State Junior title

Danbi Kim, who just finished her junior year at Columbus North, captured the Girls State Junior Championship on Wednesday.

Kim carded rounds of 76, 76 and 72 at Anderson Country Club for a 54-hole total of 224. She won by five shots over Annabelle Pancake of Zionsville finished second and Elyse Stasil of Chesterton.

Julia Luken, who also just finished her junior year at North, tied for 62nd at 265 after rounds of 88, 88 and 89.

Former Bull Dog scores 15 in All-Stars’ victory

Columbus North’s Maliah Howard-Bass scored 15 points Thursday to help lead the Indiana (Senior) All-Stars to a 107-67 win against the Junior All-Stars at Plainfield.

Howard-Bass went 5-of-12 from the field, including 5-of-10 from 3-point range. She added three rebounds, an assist and a steal in 21 minutes of action.

The Indiana All-Star girls will host Kentucky at 5 p.m. Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and will play in Frankfort, Kentucky, at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Retirement celebration planned for coach

A celebration for retiring Columbus North cross-country coach Rick Weinheimer will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Ceraland.

The “Tomorrow is My Favorite Day” 5K Fun Run will begin at 11 a.m. and is open to runners and walkers. A banquet will follow at the Ceraland shelter house.

Attendees do not have to participate in the fun run to come to the banquet, but should bring a dish (main course, appetizer, side or dessert) for a giant potluck meal; along with their own chair and utensils.

Those planning to attend should email and include how many people and if they will be participating in the 5K, the banquet or both.