First-place Junction City sweeps Siuslaw


Junction City finished the first half of Sky-Em League volleyball play at 5-0 Thursday with a 3-0 sweep of the Siuslaw Vikings.

The Lady Tigers won 25-19, 25-12, 25-13 to improve to 10-2 on the season, 5-1 in league.

Siuslaw, 7-6 overall and 2-3 in league, returns to Junction City on Saturday for the Junction City Invitational.

Elmira, Madras, Sweet Home and host Junction City also are entered.

The second round of Sky-Em League play begins Tuesday, with Siuslaw hosting Cottage Grove at 6:30 p.m. at Glenn Butler Court.

Junction City is at Marshfield and Marist Catholic at Elmira.

STATE PLAYOFFS

The Lady Vikings are in line for a play-in game once the Oregon School Activities Association state playoffs begin at the end of the month ... 12 teams — two each from the six leagues — will earn automatic berths. ... Eight teams will pair off in play-in games to determine the final 16-team championship bracket. ... Siuslaw currently has the fifth play-in spot, ranked at No. 15, ahead of No. 16 Stayton, No. 17 Seaside and No. 19 Tillamook. ... The OSAA explains the playoff bracket at http://www.osaa.org/activities/vbl/qualifications ...

2019 SIUSLAW SCHEDULE
Record:
7-6 overall, 2-3 Sky-Em League, 5-3 nonleague
Sky-Em League
Thursday, Sept. 19 — at Cottage Grove 3, Siuslaw 2 (21-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-10, 15-10)
Tuesday, Sept. 24 — at Siuslaw 3, Marist Catholic 1 (25-16, 29-27, 23-25, 25-18)
Thursday, Sept. 26 — at Marshfield 3, Siuslaw 0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-13)
Tuesday, Oct. 1 — at Siuslaw 3, Elmira 0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-11)
Thursday, Oct. 3 — at Junction City 3, Siuslaw 0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-13)
Tuesday, Oct. 8 — Cottage Grove, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 10 — at Marist Catholic, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 15 — Marshfield, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 17 — at Elmira, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 — Junction City, 6:30 p.m.
Nonleague
Thursday, Aug. 29 — at North Bend 3, Siuslaw 2 (16-25, 25-18, 19-25, 25-19, 15-13)
Friday, Aug. 30 — Siuslaw 3, Bandon 0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-10)
Friday, Aug. 30 — Siuslaw 3, Douglas 0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-11)
Thursday, Sept. 5 — Siuslaw 3, at Pleasant Hill 0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-10)
Thursday, Sept. 12 — Sutherlin 3, at Siuslaw 2 (25-27, 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 15-13)
Saturday, Sept. 21 — Siuslaw 2, Henley 1 (16-25, 25-15, 15-10), at Sisters Tournament
Saturday, Sept. 21 — Siuslaw 2, Estacada 1 (15-25, 25-22, 15-13), at Sisters Tournament
Saturday, Sept. 21 — La Grande 2, Siuslaw 0 (25-15, 25-15), at Sisters Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 5 — at Junction City Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 19 — at Marshfield Tournament

2019 SIUSLAW VARSITY ROSTER

  1 Lindsey Long, 5-2 junior, defensive specialist
  2 Hayden Muller, 5-2 sophomore, libero
  3 Hailee Outlaw, 5-8 freshman, setter
  5 Mia Collins, 6-0 senior, outside hitter
  6 Desi Tupua, 5-8 freshman, middle blocker
  7 Delaney Foglio, 5-8 junior, middle blocker
  9 Zoe Alberty, 5-7 sophomore, setter
10 Elissa Hurley, 5-8 senior, right side
11 Kya Blake, 5-9 junior, outside hitter




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