Eagle River, Dimond ladies set to roll

Top prep bowling teams to battle today


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The second-place Eagle River girls bowling team gained 1.5 points on Anchorage Scholastic Bowling League leaders Dimond heading into the final week of the regular season with a dominant 29.5-0.5 win over Service on Jan. 19 at Jewel Lake Bowl.

Dimond also had a big win — 28-2 over Bartlett — but Eagle River still cut Dimond’s lead slightly. Entering the final week, Dimond led Eagle River by 20.5 points. There are 30 total points up for grabs in any given match. The two teams will face off today at 3:30 p.m. at Eagle River Bowl in a match that was rescheduled from Jan. 12.

Amanda Nowicki fired a 194 in individual play to lead the Eagle River girls, which swept all 20 points in Baker format play.

The sixth-place Chugiak girls also picked up a victory, taking out South 20.5-9.5. Ally Weltz had a 166 for the Mustangs’ top individual play score.

In boys action, Eagle River completed the sweep of Service with a 24-6 win behind a team-high 225 from Josh Bogowith.

Eagle River’s boys are also second to Dimond, though they trail the Lynx by 32 points entering today’s matches.

Chugiak’s eighth-place boys were the only team to fall on Jan. 19, dropping a 26-4 match with South. Steven Wehr fired an individual 190 for the Mustangs.

Thursday’s matches will be the final regular event of the season. The placing rounds are scheduled for Feb. 2 at Center Bowl.

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