The sports club, the Siuslaw News, and Coast Radio Sports congratulate Siuslaw sophomore Caleb Hennessee as this week’s Athlete of the Week. In last week’s game against Jefferson, Caleb pitched 5 innings for the win with 9 strike outs and only one walk. Caleb faced 21 batters and allowed only three hits in the win.
Honorable mention goes to Mapleton senior Spencer Cole who took second place in the high jump at the AMJ Invitational last week with a personal best of 5 feet 8 inches.
Portland took extra innings last night to bring down the Ducks in Eugene. Oregon trailed 7-3 until the 8th inning where they brought it within one run and then tied it in the ninth to send it to extra innings. In the top of the 11th Portland scored two runs to finish off the Ducks – 9-7.
On the diamond this afternoon the Far West League season opens with Siuslaw taking on the Pirates of Marshfield in Coos Bay. Pregame is set for 4:45pm, first pitch is at 5 o’clock on KCST. Siuslaw softball is in Florence with the Pirates at 5 o’clock….
Prep Track and Field this afternoon is a Far West League JV meet in Florence at Siuslaw High School.