One mistake can make or break a game for a pitcher. Ryan Williams had one of those days after going six strong innings and only giving up five hits and one run, but the offense could not give him any support as the Ems fell in a one run shut out. The Ems for their part out hit the AquaSox, but could not string together a rally. Eugene had runners on base in seven of the nine innings, but did not push across the tying run. Eugene begins a series in Boise for the next three days before coming back home and starting a series with Hillsboro on Saturday, July 7th.
Athlete of the Week
Senior volleyball player Alyssa Richards is this week Athlete of the Week. Alyssa had 10 kills on 19 sets and one dig in the Vikings match against Pleasant Hill on Thursday.
Honorable mention goes to distance runner Kiger Johnson for leading the Viking Cross Country team at the Saxon Invite on Saturday with a time of 17:24.65
Viking Sports Talk
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.