Marshfield sweeps past Siuslaw, 9-4, 7-5


The Siuslaw Vikings baseball season is down to senior night at home Tuesday and a doubleheader Saturday, May 15, at Junction City.

Friday, the Vikings lost both ends of a doubleheader at Marshfield, 9-4 and 7-5.

The losses dropped Siuslaw to 1-11 overall and in the Sky-Em League.

Marshfield is 8-4 and 8-4.

"We were in both games from start to finish," Siuslaw coach Tom Shinn told Coast Radio. "We played some good defense. I thought we did a good job of making good plays.

"We're getting better every chance we get. But you want to get better and get the W."

In the nightcap, Jason Garcia was 2-for-4 with a run and a double, Elijah Blankenship was 1-for-2 with 2 runs, an RBI, a double and a steal, Beau Erickson 1-for-4 with a run and Clay Kramer 1-for-4 with a run.

In the opener, Erickson was 3-for-4 with 3 runs scored, 3 stolen bases and an RBI.

Siuslaw had seven stolen bases in the game, with Ian Sissel 2 and Blankenship and Garcia 1 each.

Garcia was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Tuesday, the Viking host Marist at 5 p.m., with a celebration of the seniors 10 minutes prior to gametime.

Siuslaw closes its season with a doubleheader at noon Saturday, May 15, at Junction City.

First game
SIUSLAW          201 010 0 — 4  6  5
MARSHFIELD  200 052 X — 9  8  3
Jason Garcia, Beau Erickson (5) and Elijah Blankenship; Landon Croff, Dom Montiel (6) and Ezra Waterman.
WP — Landon Croff. LP — Jason Garcia.

Second game
SIUSLAW          120 000 2 — 5  5  3
MARSHFIELD  310 021 X — 7  8  3
Isaac Garza, Elijah Blankenship (6) and Jason Garcia; Luke Parry, Drake Rogers (5), Ezra Waterman (7), Drake Rogers (7) and Ezra Waterman, Merrick Henderson (7).
WP — Luke Parry. LP — Isaac Garza.



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