Junction City takes two from Lady Vikings


The No. 3-ranked Junction City Tigers ran their winning streak to nine games in a row Friday, sweeping the Siuslaw Vikings in a Sky-Em League softball doubleheader at the Siuslaw Softball Field.

Siuslaw fell to 0-3 in league and 0-9 overall. Junction City is 3-0 and 10-2.

The Lady Vikings host Elmira at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

"In an injury depleted varsity roster and with athletes playing out of position," Siuslaw coach Sean O'Mara reported, "the Vikings went up against the number 2 seed Junction City today and gained some valuable experience on how to handle adversity and face the challenges that that type of team brings to the field.  

"In each game, the infield consisted of a combination of freshmen and sophomores in three of the four infielder positions."

Senior Lupita Figueroa had three of Siuslaw's six hits on the day, including the only Lady Vikings hit in the opener. Figueroa was 2-for-3 in the second game.

Sophomore LizBeth Garcia also was 2-for-3 in the nightcap for Siuslaw, with an RBI. Senior Lexi Smith was 1-for-3 with a double and run scored in the second game.

In the opener, junior Abigail Bumcrot was 4-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBIs and freshman Jada Fuller 3-for-4 with two runs and five RBIs.

In the second game, senior Kamryn Potter was 4-for-5 with four doubles, three runs scored and five RBIs. Senior Taylor Jobe was 3-for-5 with four RBIs and Fuller 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored.

First game
JUNCTION CITY  213 39 —  18   14   0
SIUSLAW             100 00 —     1     1   2
Jenna Kister and Abigail Bumcrot; Nina Aaron and Alexis Smith.

Second game
JUNCTION CITY  131 155 —  16   19    0
SIUSLAW              002 000 —    2     5    2
Sydney Collins, Jenna Kister (5) and Abigail Bumcrot.

2019 SIUSLAW SCHEDULE

Record: 0-3 in Sky-Em League, 0-9 overall
Sky-Em League
Tuesday, April 9 — at Marist 11, Siuslaw 0
Friday, April 12 — Junction City 18, at Siuslaw 1, 5 innings
Friday, April 12 — Junction City 16, at Siuslaw 2, 6 innings
Tuesday, April 16 — Cottage Grove, 5 p.m.
Friday, April 19 — at Elmira (DH), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 23 — at Marshfield, 5 p.m.
Friday, April 26 — Marist (DH), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 30 — at Junction City, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 3 — at Cottage Grove (DH), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7 — Elmira, 5 p.m.
Friday, April 10 — Marshfield (DH), 3 p.m.
Nonleague
Wednesday, March 13 — Harrisburg 13, at Siuslaw 7
Thursday, March 14 — Sutherlin 9, at Siuslaw 8, 7 innings
Thursday, March 14 — Sutherlin 14, at Siuslaw 12, 5 innings, darkness
Tuesday, March 19 — at Pleasant Hill 8, Siuslaw 7
Friday, March 22 — Pleasant Hill, cancelled
Saturday, March 23 — Phoenix 10, Siuslaw 2, 1st game
Saturday, March 23 — Phoenix 18, Siuslaw 6, 6 innings, 2nd game
Tuesday, April 2 — Douglas (DH), cancelled

VIKINGS VARSITY ROSTER
Freshman
  3 Bailey Overton, infielder
Sophomores
  4 Adrianna Edwards, infielder
  6 Savannah Morris, outfielder
  9 Lizbeth Garcia-Galvan, infielder
Juniors

  8 Nina Aaron, left-handed pitcher
30 Liz Rosinbaum, designated-hitter
Seniors
  1 Lupita Figueroa, outfielder
  2 Alyssa Richards, outfielder
  5 Angela Bartlett, outfielder
11 Lexi Smith, catcher
14 Audrey Lowder, outfielder
21 Hayley Meier, infielder
Coach: Sean O'Mara
Assistants: Ashlee Cole, Jamie Hunt, Jodi O'Meara, Kasey Strenke, Kim Gibson, Shari Fisher




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