Viking Baseball; Track and Field; College Baseball

Viking Baseball

The Siuslaw Vikings on Friday split the double-header with Pleasant Hill.  The Billies took the first game 9-1 on just 3 hits.  Errors plagued the Vikings and only two hits on offense.  But game two saw a different team with 10 hits, 12 runs, and just two errors as Noah Dotson and Joel Sissel teamed up for 9 strikeouts and allowing only 3 hits for a 12-4 final.  The Vikings finish their league play with an 11-7 record and qualify for playoffs.  The Vikings have a pickup game this afternoon against Cottage Grove at 4:30 with the pregame on KCST at 4:15.

The Siuslaw Viking Softball team lost their double-header on Friday 16-4 and 12-0.  The Viks finish their season 2 and 20.

Track and Field

Track and Field coach Chris Johnson said the team was a little banged up as they competed in the Wally Ciochetti invitational on Friday.  For the boys Dylan Jensen was a highlight in the 800 meter bringing in a PR 2:02.6 for a second place finish.  Sam Ulrich placed second in the 1500 meter. Jonathan Rose took second in the discus and Kyle Hughes hit 14’6” in his third place effort in the Pole Vault. For the girls Maya Wells took first place in the 800 meter race with a PR of 2:29.45.  next up for the Vikings is the district championship which will be held at Siuslaw High School this Thursday and Friday.

Mapleton’s Ramil Beers finished in second place in the 100 and 200 meter races and  Helen Burruss finished 3rd in the 400 relay split with a PR time of 1:14.12.  Beers, Natalie Stevens, Dom Stewart and Jacob Burchell all qualified for Districts.

College Baseball

The Oregon State Beavers completed Pac-12 play on Sunday in dominant fashion with a 21-5 drubbing of the UCLA bruins.  The beavers took 2-3 to win the series and end their pac-12 season 18-12.  They face Portland tomorrow and then a 3 game series against Western Carolina later this week before the Pac-12 tournament next week.


The Oregon Ducks were swept by the Washington Huskies over the weekend 14-5, 18-8 and 11-5.  They finish up Pac-12 play against Utah beginning on Thursday.