Viking Baseball Double-Header
The Siuslaw Viking Baseball team skirted the weather on Friday as it hosted the Creswell Bulldogs for a Double Header. The Vikings in the first game blanked Creswell 16-0 with an error free game. Joel Sissel went 4 and 2/3 innings striking out 9. Zak Nilles came in for the third and final out of the game fanning his hitter. Jacob Mann went 3 for 3 from the plate driving in 5 runs.
Game two was a little more competitive. Micah Blankenship started on the mound for the Viks and faced 10 batters in two innings allowing 7 runs. The Bulldogs took an 8-2 lead into the 5th inning when the Vikings fought their way back scoring 7 in the fifth and 5 more in the 6th to take a 14-8 lead. Mathias Wilson scored the win for the Vikings allowing 1 run and striking out 7. The Vikings start the league season 3-0.
Viking softball did not play on Friday but will be on the field today at home against Oakridge. Game time is 2pm.
Elmira/Mapleton’s games against Junction City were cancelled on Saturday.
The Oregon State Beavers went 2 for 3 against Cal over the weekend taking the series with yesterday’s 2-1 win in Corvallis.
The Oregon Ducks went 4 for 4 against Northwestern State.