The Eugene Emeralds won one and lost two over the weekend against the Tri-City Dust Devils. Last night’s game in Washington was a back and forth battle over 9 innings. The game was tied at 4-4 through 7 innings when a wild pitch in the bottom of the 8th scored Tri-City’s Tre Carter. Jordan Guerrero was brought in for the Devils in the top of the ninth to strike out Jonathan Sierra for the win. The series is tied 2-2 and the deciding game will be played this evening in Pasco, Washington at 7:15. The game marks the mid season for the MILB.
Athlete of the Week
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News and Coast Radio Sports congratulate sophomore track and field standout Andrea Osbon as this week's Athlete of the Week. Andrea excelled in this past weekend's district 4A championships with wins in both the Shot Put (37-10) and the Discus (104.7) as well as finishing third in the Javelin with a personal record 100-3. She will now compete in the State 4A Championships with two finals on Saturday at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham.
Honorable Mention goes to junior Softball player Nina Aaron for her prowess on both the mound and in the batter's box leading the Vikings to 2 wins in their season wrap up with Marshfield on Friday.
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.