An eighth inning RBI single off the bat of Justin Miller lifted the Eugene Emeralds to a 5-4 win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes last night. The Ems trailed going into the seventh and tied it up when Kyle Gaedele scored on a wild pitch. The two teams meet tonight and tomorrow at PK Park in Eugene. The Ems head out to Everett Sunday for the first of three against the Aqua Sox.
Athlete of the Week
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News, and Coast Radio Sports congratulate Siuslaw sophomore Gracie Freudenthal as this week’s athlete of the week. At last week’s Prefontaine Rotary Invitational, Gracie posted a first place finish in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.48 and finished second in the 300 meter hurdles 1/10th of a second behind the first place finisher with a time of 49.27.
Honorable mention goes to junior distance runner Chloe Madden for her third place finish in the 3000 meter race with a personal record time of 11:37.96
Viking Sports Talk
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.