Going may be tougher in Brentwood league
Manuel (Alas) Bolanos, who made a number of one-on-one stops for Bateman, was the game’s consensus M.V.P. Jack Graves

Kenny Weldon improved his record to 2-0 with the Independent’s 10-9 win over Uihlein’s Friday. Jack Graves

Bing Johnson says that dodgeball is “violent, like wrestling, only from a distance, and it’s less painful.” Heather Dubin

The Giants, shown with three of their coaches — Seamus Gleeson, Brian Nedley Sr., and Gene Bonnabeau — numbered Patrick English, Eric Schoenster, Auggie Schultz, James Stanis, Quinn Gleeson, Ben Schoenster, and, in the second row, Brendan Baez, Robert Weiss, Chris Stoecker, Brendan DiSunno, Brian Nedley Jr., and Gavin Moucha. Patricia Bonnabeau

Race boasted four Olympians and 22 elite runners
Kumsa Adugna, left, was the eventual winner, at right, Harbert Okuti was the runner-up, and behind Okuti was Keteme Nigusse, who finished third. Jack Graves

Superdynasts all — Jeannie Bunce, Sue Warner, Barbara Schultz, Jeanie Berkoski, and Lori Schultz. Jack Graves

The Independents lineup banged out 29 hits, including home runs by Zach and Tim Brenneman. Jack Graves Photos