Playoff Volleyball for the Vikings; Mapleton Shaves Mohawk; Ducks #3 in BCS Poll, Beavers enter at #25.



Siuslaw split a pair of matches at Saturday’s Marshfield Volleyball Invitational.  The Vikings fell to Valley Catholic 2-nothing, then beat Hidden Valley in two sets.  The Reedsport Braves were also at Marshfield, they fell to Grants Pass 2-1.

The Vikings are back on the Court this evening in Reedsport against Sutherlin to determine second place in the Far West League… that match gets underway at six.

4A-3 Far West LeagueLeagueOverallSets WonSets LostRankingRPI
Marshfield 10-214-5401612 584.370
Siuslaw 9-315-444178 631.109
Sutherlin 9-314-6452113 573.946
North Bend / Oregon Coast Technology 8-411-7332521 517.243
South Umpqua 3-95-14223834 383.088
Douglas 2-102-1484241 308.589
Brookings-Harbor 1-111-1584540 309.313

Prep Football

On the gridiron Friday night… Siuslaw had the night off, but North Bend spanked the Brookings-Harbor Bruins 59-6.  Douglas edged South Umpqua 41-38 and Marshfield downed Sutherlin 19-14.  Siuslaw and North Bend will meet Friday night in North Bend in a game that will determine the league championship.

4A-3 Far West LeagueLeagueOverallPoints ScoredPoints AllowedRankingRPI
Siuslaw 5-07-03091046 642.857
North Bend / Oregon Coast Technology 5-07-138413511 592.857
Douglas 3-25-325226417 537.302
South Umpqua 2-34-426623816 555.714
Marshfield 2-42-59823729 430.612
Sutherlin 1-41-713531534 386.786
Brookings-Harbor 0-50-810432841 287.500

On the south coast, Reedsport downed Bandon-Pacific 34-22.

2A-SD1 Special District 1LeagueOverallPoints ScoredPoints AllowedRankingRPI
Gold Beach 2-06-22691314 665.432
Lost River 1-15-319313511 565.082
Chiloquin 1-13-37212527 370.246
Myrtle Point 0-04-319620822 421.587
Reedsport Char. 0-15-220619218 476.639
Bonanza 0-11-34815329 348.889

In Marcola, Brody Ford amassed 536 all-purpose yards and the Sailors downed Mohawk 68-44.

1A-SD5 Special District 5LeagueOverallPoints ScoredPoints AllowedRankingRPI
Lowell 5-07-05201702 699.592
Triangle Lake 5-07-04521447 668.980
Yoncalla 3-26-23922389 628.750
Mapleton 3-25-229632212 545.618
Siletz Valley 2-32-422426423 475.000
Crow 1-44-433637824 474.155
McKenzie 1-41-621643422 484.036
Mohawk 0-51-620040832 351.957


Pac-12 Football

Marcus Mariota threw for 327 yards and two touchdowns… plus started things off with a 57-yard touchdown dash on the first possession to lead Oregon to a 62-38 victory over Washington State Saturday night.

The first BCS rankings of the season were released this week with Alabama at the top.  Oregon is number three, closely behind Florida State.  The Seminoles are coming off their biggest win of the season, a 51-14 thrashing of previously unbeaten Clemson.   Ohio State is a distant fourth followed by number five Missouri.

In Berkeley, Sean Mannion threw for 481 yards and four touchdowns as Oregon State rolled to its sixth straight victory beating California 49-17.  Brandin Cooks caught 13 passes for a career-high 232 yards with one touchdown… plus he scored on a 14-yard run.  The Beavers re-entered the top 25, at 25th in the BCS rankings.