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
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News, and Coast Radio Sports congratulate sophomore soccer standout Jason Garcia as this week’s Athlete of the Week. Jason scored a goal and had 2 assists in Saturday’s standoff against Waldport. Coach Londi Tomaro said Jason’s work in the midfield to win and maintain possession of the ball helped to keep Waldport at bay and kept the game close. His efforts have been instrumental in Siuslaw’s 6-0-1 season.
Honorable mention goes to senior cross country runner Hannah Rannow who exhibited strength and stamina in her strong second place finish at the Paul Mariman Invitational on Saturday.
Viking Sports Talk
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.