Potter earns Athlete of the Week honors; Far West baseball and softball begin

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Athlete of the Week

Siuslaw Track and Field standout Katy Potter is Coast Radio Sports’ Athlete of the Week.  The senior distance runner captured individual titles in both the 800 and 15-hundred meters at last week’s Junction City Invitational.  Potter posted a personal best time of 2:26.85 in the 800 and the 2nd fastest time so far this season in the 4A ranks in the 15-hundred with a time of 4:49.48.

Honorable mention is given to Matthew Campbell who also won individual victories in the 800 and 15-hundred at the J.C. Invitational with times of 2:02.23 and 4:06.18.

On the schedule today will be the Far West League openers for Siuslaw softball and baseball.  Both games at five… softball in Florence against the Sutherlin Bulldogs; baseball in Sutherlin.  That game will air on Coast Radio Sports with an airtime of 4:45.

On the college diamond it’s Oregon and Oregon State for non-conference baseball in Corvallis this evening.