Vikings Win Out:
The Siuslaw Vikings had a productive weekend all around that started with a 50 to nothing defeat of sisters on the Football Field. After a potential threat of cancellation due to poor air quality in Sisters from wildfire smoke the game was moved to Bend. The Vikings dominated the Outlaws on defense and offense. Senior Beau Erickson threw for 3 tds while Camp Lacouture rushed for 3 in the second quarter. Braydon Thornton had 2 td receptions and freshman QB Andrew Jensen Norman ran for a touchdown. The Vikings are on the road again this week to face Gladstone.
Viking Volleyball participated in a tournament on Saturday the Viks in their first match split two sets with cottage Grove 25-18 and 17-25. In the second match they were defeated by sisters 13-25 and 17-25. The third match was against Madras where the Vikings won 25-17 and 25-4. They then went to single elimination play where they defeated Marist Catholic 25-23 and 25-22. Championship round was against Vale. The Vikings came out victorious 15-16, 20-25 and 15-9. Coach Kari Blake said all the girls played well in the matches and added that Hailee Outlaw performed solidly through the matches. In addition to her skills in the matches she was a positive supportive member of the team..
Viking Cross Country also had a great day on Saturday taking first place for both the boys and girls in the 5000 meter runs. For the Girls it was Rylee Colton who crossed the line first for the Vikings finishing 3rd with a time of 19.55 flat. Addison McNeill was 16th for the Vikings with a time of 21:26.92. for the boys it was Chad Hughes that came in first for Siuslaw with a 4th place finish at 16:40.18. Sam Ulrich finished right behind him in 5th with a16:40.39 Kyle Hughes finished 8th at 16:53.97.
Ducks and Beavers Victorious
The Oregon Ducks defeated Stony Brook on Saturday 48-7 and moved up to third in the AP Poll. The Oregon State Beavers earned some respect by shutting out Idaho on Saturday 42-0.
Ems Finish in First Place
The Eugene Emeralds finished out their season atop the High A West League after defeating the Tri-City Dust Devils 8-4 last night. The Ems now have their sights set on the Championship Series. This year there will be no playoffs at PK Park due to the end of the Ems annual lease that expired on September 10th.