Spencer Sundberg, a seventh-grader at Mississippi Horizons in Brainerd, has qualified for the Minnesota Jaycees state Supershot championship Feb. 5 at Aitkin.
Sundberg won the Brainerd local competition and placed second in the regional event at Isle last Saturday. He is a former state champion in his age group.
Supershot competition consists of one minute of shooting from various spots on the floor.
Area boxers advance
Andy Wilcox and Ben Lastovich of Golden Lakes Boxing Club each won their weight class in the four-state boxing tournament at Sioux Falls, S.D., over the weekend.
Wilcox, boxing at 125 pounds, defeated Dustin Jordan of Aberdeen S.D. Lastovich was an uncontested champion at 156. The winners go to the National Silver Gloves tournament at Kansas City, Kan., on Feb. 2.
Ricky Aulie of GLBC defeated Norm Handling of South Dakota in the semifinals at 119 but lost to Henry Moran of Bismarck, N.D. in the finals.
Amanda Johnson wins race
DEADWOOD, S.D. -- Amanda Johnson of Aitkin started this year the same way she ended last year by piloting her Polaris to a win in a snocross race.
Her latest win came in the Pro Women's final at The World Snowmobile Association Snocross Worldwide Arctic Cat Deadwood Shootout last weekend. She held off two-time defending class champion Gabby Rivard on an Arctic Cat.
Johnson ended last season by winning the class final at a WSA regional race at Spirit Mountain in Duluth on Dec. 12.
In the other professional races at Deadwood, Arctic Cat's Blair Morgan swept the Pro Stock and Pro Open. Kirk Hibbert won the Pro Vets final on an Arctic Cat.
Sophomore girls triumph
The Brainerd Warriors sophomore girls' basketball team lost 29-27 to Tartan on Saturday.
Amy Kittelson led the Warriors with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Missy Bordwell had six steals and Bekah Hewitt had five steals and five rebounds.
Pequot graduate letters at Luther
DECORAH, Iowa -- Jonathan Kopplin, a senior at Luther College, has been awarded his third letter as a member of the men's cross country team. Kopplin is a 1996 graduate of Pequot Lakes High School.
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