Vikings Get Even
The Siuslaw Vikings got their revenge on the Harrisburg Eagles on Friday night. The Vikings matched the spread from last year’s loss with a 64-8 victory topping the Eagles by 56 points. Wide receiver Braydon Thornton put one in the record books.
Thornton had 13 receptions for 307 yards and 4 touchdowns which gives him the single game receiving record in the history of Siuslaw football according to head coach Sam Johnson. 8 different Vikings rushed the ball for Siuslaw. Also junior Brady Libby leads the team in tackles for the 5 games played this season. Siuslaw will visit Santiam Christian this week.
Mapleton Stays Undefeated
In 8 man football, the Mapleton Sailors remain unbeaten after disposing of Oakridge Friday night. It was a much closer game then the Sailors have been in this season with just 10 points splitting the teams. JJ Neece rushed for 346 yards and 4 touchdowns and Cody Soverns added 2 touchdowns for the Sailors. Defensively Junior Robbie Burnett had a team high 20 tackles on the night and JJ Neece added 11 and 3 sacks.
Brendon Jenson led most of the 5000 meter race at Saturday’s Woahink Classic, but ran out of gas near the end and ended up 5th for the Boys Cross Country team. Sam Ulrich finished 8th for the Vikings. The boys finished third overall. For the girls Hannah Rannow finished in second place with a time of 19:43.60. Sophomore Rylee Colton, junior Brea Blankenship, and senior Anne Wartnik finished 12th, 15th, and 19th respectively.
Prep volleyball had Mapleton at home with two matches. They faced Riddle and Camas Valley. The Sailor girls were blanked in both matches 0-3
Also on Saturday the Viking girls were on the court and split a non-league outing taking Madras 2-0 and losing to Junction City 0-2.
Ducks Wake in Second Half
The Oregon Ducks slept through the first half of their game against Cal on Saturday. Their lackluster performance left them in a 7-0 deficit going into the third quarter held up only by their defense who kept the score low. The second half the Ducks synched and scored 17 points while shutting out the Golden Bears for a 17-7 win.
Oregon State Win on the Road
The Oregon State Beavers were also victorious outgunning the Bruins on their own field. OSU took a 27-10 lead into half-time and added another 21 in the second half for a 48-31 final score.