Beacon Bowlers Kick Off Flyer Classic Friday
Friday, February 9, 2024
Beacon Bowlers Kick Off Flyer Classic Friday

The #20 Valpo bowling team posted a winning record on Friday to kick off action at the Flyer Classic, hosted by Lewis in Lockport, Ill.

How It Happened

  • The highlight of the day — which was contested in the five-game baker format — for the Beacons came in the tournament-opening match, as Valpo took down #10 Maryville, 962-946, to open the weekend.
  • Valpo dropped its second match of the day to #23 McKendree, 1012-799.
  • The Beacons bounced back with an 868-806 win over host Lewis in the third match slot, and made it back-to-back victories as they downed Aurora, 868-839.
  • The day ended with Valpo falling to #11 Sam Houston State, 1035-900.
  • The Beacons tallied 4,397 pins over Friday’s five matches, placing them 14th out of the 20 competing teams after the first day of competition.

Next Up

Valpo (42-26) continues action at the Flyer Classic on Saturday with a quintet of traditional team matches.