The Eugene Emeralds dropped their seventh straight game Friday night to the Everett Aqua Sox 4 to 3 at PK Park only to rebound Sunday with a pair of victories. Six Em’s pitchers combined Sunday night in a Northwest league double header to take down the visiting Aqua Sox 3-1 and 2-1. The series continues tonight at PK Park Eugene with four of a five game home stand at PK Park Eugene. First pitch set for 7:05.
Athlete of the Week
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News and Coast Radio Sports congraulate Elijah LaCosse as this week’s Athlete of the Week. Elijah finished the State Wrestling Championship in third place. After losing in the first round he went on to score 5 consecutive pins including a rematch against his first round opponent. He was one of only two wrestlers in the tournament to do that and scored 23 points in the 138 pound weight bracket.
Honorable mention goes to another Viking Wrestler, Hayden Muller who placed 4th in the 135 pound girls division.
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.