The Siuslaw Vikings put up nearly 350 yards of total offense Friday night in a 38–13 Mountain Valley win over the Pleasant Hill Billies. Ian Sissell had 23 carries for 205 yards and 3 touchdowns, Odin Smith carried the ball 18 times for 95 yards and two touchdowns, as the Vikings locked down second place in the Conference. Once again the Siuslaw Defense excelled, holding the Billies to just 61 yards rushing, five quarterback sacks, recovering two fumbles and snagging 5 interceptions. Siuslaw will be on the road Saturday for an opening round game against the Eastern Oregon League Champions the Vale Vikings.
The 15th ranked Siuslaw Vikings upset the number two Billies in Pleasant Hill Saturday in five games to advance to the quarterfinal round of the OSAA 3A playoffs. The Vikings won the first game 25-22 then fell 20-25 in the second. Siuslaw gained the advantage with a 25-15 win in the third game with the Billies evening up the match with a game 4 win, 18-25. In a dramatic finish Siuslaw pulled off a tense 15-13 win in the fifth and final. Desi Tupua had 26 kills and four blocks; Hailee Outlaw had 8 kills/2 blocks. Hali Corban had 8 blocks and Rhianna Lane had 21 kills. 11 blocks. The Vikings face #7 ranked and fellow Mountain Valley Conference competitor Creswell Friday 3:15 at Springfield High School. A win would put them in the Semi finals that evening at 8:30 against either Burns or Santiam Christian.
Once Oregon shook off a sluggish start, there was no stopping the Ducks’ high-powered offense. Bo Nix threw three touchdown passes and ran for three more scores to lead No. 8 Oregon to a 42-24 victory over California on Saturday for its seventh straight win. The Ducks broke open the game with three TDs in a span of less than seven minutes of game time spanning halftime and rolled to another win. Oregon hasn’t lost since a season-opening 46-point loss to Georgia, winning six of the seven games by at least 15 points. Oregon takes on Colorado Saturday in Boulder… The Beavers had a bye this past week, Friday night they are playing under the lights when they take on the Washington Huskies in Seattle.