Viking Boys Bowling team finish their regular season undefeated 10-0!

Posted: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 8:58 PM
Boys Varsity Bowling L-R: Michael Cook, Tyler Vande Lune, Michael Bruening, Steven Baldridge, Dawson Holkesvik, and Bryon Bruening

The Decorah boys bowling team finished the season 10-0 after beating Waverly at home Friday.

Michael Bruening led the Vikings with a 234, and a 233 (467). Bryon Bruening was next with a 256, and a 191 (447). Dawson Holkesvik had a 242, and a 184 (427). Tyler Vande Lune had a 242, and a 182 (424). Michael Cook had a 182, a 219 (401). The team had 2,166 pins going into the baker games. Waverly had 1,940 pins going into the baker games.

Team scores for Decorah for the baker games were 214, 177, 268, 197, and 172. Waverly's scores were 191, 226, 224, 175, and 167 for the baker games. Final score was Decorah 3,194 to Waverly 2,923.

Head coach Keith Bruening said, "Michael Bruening leads class 1A in average--225! What a final senior year he has had. Tyler Vande Lune is averaging around 205--these two kids have worked really hard!! All five of my scorers were over a 200 average. You have to be happy with that! It was senior night and all six of my kids, including Steven Baldridge bowled over their average. I will truly miss these six kids! What a great bunch to be around every day!"

Individual team conference is Saturday, 12:00 p.m. at Maple Grove Lanes in Waterloo. The top two bowlers based on season averages are Michael Bruening and Tyler Vande Lune, who will be competing at individual team conference in Waterloo.

Districts will be held at Oneota Lanes in Decorah on Tuesday, February 13th at 12:00 p.m. Seven teams will be competing for the chance to bowl at the state tournament. The first place team at districts, will bowl at state on Tuesday, February 20th.

It was senior night for the bowling team and coach Keith Bruening receives a gift from the senior boys
Michael Bruening
Tyler Vande Lune
Dawson Holkesvik