The Siuslaw Vikings finished sixth overall Saturday at the OSAA 4A small schools state cheerleading championships. The team competed in three categories and actually finished second out of nine schools in the Tumbling and Jumps portion.
Klamath Union won the championship with 175 points, followed by South Umpqua with 161. Siuslaw had 138 points.
The 10-member Vikings team is coached by Diane Conlee, it includes seniors Meg Donohue and Amilia Perez; Junior Habana Ramos; Sophomores Tallyn Bello, Emilee Christensen, Siarrah Rain, Victoria Rojas and Ariel Rosinbaum; and Fresmen McKenzie Colton and Marissa Wells.
Girls: The number five ranked Brookings-Harbor Bruins easily dispatched the Siuslaw Viking girls Friday night in Florence, 58-26.
In Marcola, Hannah Rodet led scoring with 15 points and eight rebounds, but the Mohawk Indians came out on top in a league tie-breaker 33-26 to end the Lady Sailors’ season.
For the boys:
The Sailors came out on top 52-33 over McKenzie Saturday afternoon to win their league tiebreaker game. Mapleton will travel to Eddyville Tuesday evening for the opening game in the Mountain West League Playoff series.
In Florence Friday night, the Brookings-Harbor Bruins and the Siuslaw Vikings were tied after three quarters, but the Bruins pulled away and held off a late game surge by the Vikings to win 41-32.
Siuslaw will host the Douglas Trojans tomorrow night.
Cal built a big lead Saturday afternoon, then almost blew it… but held on to beat Oregon State 83-71 in Berkely. Tres Tinkle had 22 points and five rebounds for Oregon State. The Beavers are 6-and-7 in the Pac 12.
Oregon hit another bump on their road trip to the Bay Area with a 76-72 loss to Stanford. Michael Humphrey blocked a shot with four seconds remaining and Marcus Allen hit two free throws with three seconds left to seal the win for the Cardinal. 11th ranked Oregon is still in the conference lead, but they share it now with Arizona.