Siuslaw has a big date Thursday at Marist


The Siuslaw Vikings volleyball team's playoff chances may rest on the outcome of Thursday's Sky-Em League match at Marist Catholic in Eugene.

First serve is 6:30 p.m.

The Lady Vikings currently are the final qualifying play-in team at No. 19 in the Oregon School Activities Association rankings.

The Lady Spartans, at No. 20, currently are the last team on the outside looking in.

Siuslaw won 3-1 in the first meeting of the two schools on Sept. 24.

The Lady Vikings are coming off a 3-1 loss Tuesday to visiting Cottage Grove, currently one of the league's two automatic qualifiers along with Junction City.

The Lady Lions beat Siuslaw by set scores of 25-23, 25-16, 18-25, 25-20.

In other results Tuesday, Junction City won at Marshfield, 3-1, and Marist Catholic won at Elmira, 3-1.

Should standings and rankings remain as they are today, Siuslaw would have a play-in game at No. 7 Astoria (Cowapa No. 3), while Marshfield would host a play-in game against No. 17 Klamath Union.

Siuslaw has four remaining league matches plus tournament matches at Marshfield.

Rankings will freeze at 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24.

Current automatic seeds (top 2 from each league)
SKY-EM — No. 5 Junction City, No. 11 Cottage Grove
COWAPA — No. 1 Valley Catholic, No. 6 Banks
TRI-VALLEY – No. 10 Corbett, No. 12 North Marion
OREGON WEST — No. 2 Sweet Home, No. 4 Sisters
SKYLINE —No. 3 Hidden Valley, No. 22 North Valley
GREATER OREGON — No. 9 La Grande, No. 16 Baker
Current next eight qualifiers, based on rankings 10/9/2019
No. 7 Astoria, Cowapa
No. 8, Philomath, Oregon West
No. 13 Tillamook, Cowapa
No. 14 Marshfield, Sky-Em
No. 15 Stayton, Oregon West
No. 17 Klamath Union, Skyline
No. 18 Molalla, Tri-Valley
No. 19 Siuslaw, Sky-Em
Outside looking in
No. 20 Marist Catholic, Sky-Em
No. 21 Seaside, Cowapa
No. 23 Henley, Skyline


2019 SIUSLAW SCHEDULE
Record:
8-8 overall, 2-4 Sky-Em League, 6-4 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 3, at Siuslaw 1 (25-23, 25-16, 18-25, 25-20)
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 — Siuslaw 2, Madras 0 (25-12, 25-8), at Junction City Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 5 — Junction City 2, Siuslaw 0 (25-23, 25-16), 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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