RENTON, Wash. – The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) is proud to announce the 2021-22 Scholastic Cup Champions: Crosspoint (1B), Saint George’s (2B), Seton Catholic (1A), Pullman (2A), Bellevue (3A) and Newport (Bellevue) (4A).
The Scholastic Cup is the WIAA’s most prestigious annual school award. The year-long competition recognizes the top school in each of the six WIAA classifications based on academic, athletic and sportsmanship excellence. Points are awarded by a school’s finish in each of the WIAA/Gesa State Championships and Academic State Championships.
1B) Crosspoint Academy’s third scholastic cup victory was clinched in the classroom, winning eight Academic State Championships. In competition, the Crosspoint baseball team finished second in the WIAA state tournament while the boys’ soccer team took third. The 1,205 points accumulated ranks second in 1B Scholastic Cup history.
2B) Saint George’s tallied three Academic State Championships in girls’ cross country along with boys’ and girls’ tennis. The Dragons’ girls’ track team tallied the lone athletic championship to go with a second-place finish in boys’ golf and a third-place finish in girls’ cross country.
1A) Seton Catholic was another school that thrived in the classroom, picking up eight Academic State Champion awards. The girls’ cross country team added a state championship victory in the fall to help the school win its first Scholastic Cup. The total of 1,375 points is tied for eighth-most at the 1A level.
2A) Pullman accumulated 1,735 points which sets a record at the 2A classification and ranks 10th on the all-time list. The Greyhounds were buoyed by a first-place finish in girls’ swimming and diving and five runner-up finishes. Academically, Pullman took home Academic Championships in fastpitch softball and boys’ tennis.
3A) Bellevue won its second Scholastic Cup thanks to strong academic performances, led by Academic State Championships from the Dance/Drill and forensics teams. Bellevue won the WIAA State title in football and added a second-place finish in cheerleading and girl’s golf. The Wolverines’ 1,628 points ranks seventh all-time in 3A.
4A) Newport (Bellevue) clinched its 10th 4A Scholastic Cup with a WIAA record 2,164 points. The Knights cleaned up in the scholastic component of the competition, earning 11 Academic State Championships. The girls’ golf team picked up a WIAA State Championship on the courts while the school received second-place finishes in cheer, dance/drill and boys swimming and diving.
To see complete rankings for each classification as well as detailed scoring, visit the WIAA website.