Lady Vikings fall to Cottage Grove, 46-25


Siuslaw junior Brea Blankenship

The Cottage Grove Lions held the Siuslaw Vikings to six points in the second half Tuesday en route to a 46-25 Sky-Em League girls basketball victory at Glenn Butler Court.

The Lady Vikings, 0-6 in league and 1-19 overall, play their next three games on the road, including Friday's matchup at Marist Catholic.

Cottage Grove improved to 6-0 in league and 15-5 overall.

Junior Brea Blankenship led the Lady Vikings with 9 points, sinking three 3-pointers, all in the first half. Senior Mia Collins had 6 points, 4 rebounds and 5 blocks and junior Gracie Freudenthal 6 points.

Junior post Matty Ladd scored a game-high 20 points for the Lady Lions.

Cottage Grove jumped to a 22-8 lead after the first quarter and led 31-19 at halftime.

Siuslaw scored a basket to start the second half, but Cottage Grove closed the third quarter on a 9-0 run for a 40-21 lead.

In other games, Marist Catholic (5-1, 10-7) won at Elmira (1-5, 3-16), 50-32, and Junction City (4-2, 10-10) won at Marshfield (2-4, 7-13), 37-28.

Siuslaw plays at Marshfield and Elmira next week and close with senior recognition night on Tuesday, Feb. 18, against Junction City.

NOTES

Cottage Grove is ranked No. 7 in the OSAAtoday Class 4A coaches' poll. ...

SIUSLAW GIRLS 2019-20 SCHEDULE
Record: 1-19 overall, 0-6 Sky-Em League
Sky-Em League
Friday, Jan. 17 — at Cottage Grove 63, Siuslaw 31
Tuesday, Jan. 21 — Marist Catholic 32, at Siuslaw 30
Friday, Jan. 24 — Marshfield 34, at Siuslaw 29
Tuesday, Jan. 28 — Elmira 35, at Siuslaw 31
Friday, Jan. 31 — at Junction City 48, Siuslaw 33
Tuesday, Feb. 4 — Cottage Grove 46, Siuslaw 25
Friday, Feb. 7 — at Marist Catholic, 5:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 — at Marshfield, 5:45 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 14 — at Elmira, 5:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 18 — Junction City, 5:45 p.m.
Nonleague
Wednesday, Dec. 4 — Newport 51, at Siuslaw 37 (Gracie Freudenthal 12, Mia Collins 10)
Friday, Dec. 6 — at Pleasant Hill 48, Siuslaw 20 (Gracie Freudenthal 8, Mia Collins 6)
Tuesday, Dec. 10 — Sutherlin 64, at Siuslaw 29 (Brea Blankenship 10, Savannah Morris 9)
Thursday, Dec. 12 — at Harrisburg 52, Siuslaw 33, Les Schwab Eagle Booster Club Invitational
Friday, Dec. 13 — Sweet Home 60, Siuslaw 55, at Harrisburg, Les Schwab Eagle Booster Club Invitational
Saturday, Dec. 14 — South Eugene 59, Siuslaw 26, Les Schwab Eagle Booster Club Invitational at Harrisburg/ Junction City
Wednesday, Dec. 18 — at Stayton 43, Siuslaw 18 (Mia Collins 12)
Friday, Dec. 20 — at South Umpqua 48, Siuslaw 32 (Mia Collins 11, Brea Blankenship 9)
Friday, Dec. 27 — Douglas 51, at Siuslaw 25 (Brea Blankenship 8, Mia Collins 8)
Friday, Jan. 3 — Siuslaw 37, East Linn Christian Academy (Lebanon, Ore.) 26, Bandon Dunes Holiday Invitational
Saturday, Jan. 4 — Bandon 51, Siuslaw 24, Bandon Dunes Holiday Invitational
Tuesday, Jan. 7 — Taft 43, at Siuslaw 32 (Lindsey Long 8, Kelsey Larson 8)
Friday, Jan. 10 — at Phoenix 58, Siuslaw 33, Sky-Em/Skyline Crossover
Saturday, Jan. 11 — North Valley 28, Siuslaw 24, Sky-Em/Skyline Crossover at Phoenix

SIUSLAW GIRLS VARSITY ROSTER
Number, athlete, height, grade
  0 Lindsey Long, 5-3, junior
  2 Savannah Morris, 5-5, senior
  4 Brea Blankenship, 5-3, junior
  5 Mia Collins, 6-1, senior
11 Kelsey Larson, 5-4, senior
12 Brooklyn Cahoon, 5-2, senior
13 Maggie Manning, 5-6, sophomore
14 Gracie Freudenthal, 5-8, junior
21 Maisie Jones, 5-8, sophomore
23 Lizbeth Garcia, 5-2, junior
25 Gracie Perkins, 5-5, sophomore
33 Brittany Rodriguez, 5-7, senior
Coach: Ashlee Cole (first year)

SIUSLAW GIRLS JV ROSTER
Number, athlete, height, grade
  2 Gabriella Jarman, 5-4, freshman
  3 Kassandra Dietrich, 5-2, sophomore
  4 Faith Lumadue, 5-4, freshman
  5 Ava GÅ‚owacki, 5-5, freshman
11 Denali Sleeper, 5-6, freshman
12 Bethanee Fontenot, 5-2, junior
13 Maggie Manning, 5-6, sophomore
14 Paige Prociw, 5-7, freshman
21 Maisie Jones, 5-8, sophomore
22 Mary Fontenot, 5-5, sophomore
23 Haylee Cole, 5-5, freshman
24 Gillian Norton, 5-11, freshman
25 Gracie Perkins, 5-5, freshman
30 Faith Coday, 5-10, junior
33 Jasmine Bledsoe, 5-9, freshman
Coach: Sara Truax




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