The Brainerd high school bowling team lost to St. Cloud Apollo 4-1 and defeated St. Cloud Cathedral 3-2 at Waite Park Lanes last weekend.
The standings: Sartell 7.5-2.5, Brainerd 7-3, Sauk Rapids 6.5-3.5, Apollo 4-6, Cathedral 3.5-6.5 and St. Cloud Tech 1.5--8.5.
In the first match Brainerd was led by Brett Anderson and Travis Wing. Anderson had three strikes, eight spares and two opens. Wing had three strikes, five spares and two opens.
In the second match Brainerd was led by Tabitha Salmi and Keith Yde. Salmi had five strikes, four spares and one open. Yde had two strikes, six spares and two opens.
Anderson and Justin Wing are first and fifth in percentage of fills in the conference with .919 and .826, respectively.
Brainerd's final match of the regular season is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Southway Bowl in St. Cloud. Brainerd bowls St. Cloud Tech in the first match while the second match is a position round.
Steiger MVP of girls' tennis team
Megan Steiger was named most valuable player of the Brainerd Warriors girls' tennis team at its recent banquet.
Steiger and Megan Whalen were all-conference selections. They also were named 2001 captains.
Other varsity awards went to Alissa Ritchie, hardest worker; Heidi Johnson, most improved singles player; Katie Watland-Lyndsey Travica, most improved doubles.
Junior varsity award winners included Jenny Huseth, most improved singles; Ashley Ryan-Becca Clemens, most improved doubles; and Danni Boos, hardest worker.
Burke defensive player of week at BSU
BEMIDJI -- Brainerd High School graduate Tyler Burke of Bemidji State University was named the Beavers' defensive player of the week following a 70-0 win over Minnesota-Morris last weekend.
Burke, a junior defensive tackle, is a 3-year starter. He had three quarterback sacks in the win against Morris. BSU, 7-2, hosts Minnesota-Crookston Saturday.
Virnig-Fischer leads BSU in volleyball
BEMIDJI -- Senior Beth Virnig-Fischer of Pierz leads the Bemidji State University volleyball team in conference play with 150 kills and 162 digs.
Virnig-Fischer had 12 kills in a 3-1 loss to nationally ranked Minnesota-Duluth Oct. 24. Three days later she had 19 kills in a 3-0 loss to Northern State. In a win against Minnesota-Morris, Virnig-Fischer had 14 kills.
BSU, 5-9 in conference play, 7-18 overall, plays at Winona State tonight and at Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday.
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