The Bartow Blue 10-and-under girls recreation all-star basketball team made it to the championship game of the 2016 Georgia Recreation and Parks Association basketball tournament, but succumbed to a strong DeKalb County team in the finals, 35-13. Bartow had two wins in the state tournament and finishes as 2016 state runner-up.
The tournament was hosted in Brookhaven at Lynwood Park.
In the title game, Alexis Woods led Bartow with four points. Nxaria Roberts and Mikaela Jackson scored three points each. Julia Shinholster finished with two points.
Bartow defeated Savannah in the state semifinals, 35-12. Jackson led the team in scoring with 10 points. Campbell Rogers scored six. Roberts, Woods, and Shinholster scored four points each. Kaylyn Mullinax, Zoe Casey, and Lea Brasington each scored two points.
In the opening round, Bartow dispatched Henry County, 25-17.
Jackson and Rogers led Bartow with 9 and 8 points, respectively. Shinholster, Woods, Roberts, and Casey each added two points in the victory.