Lady Viks nixed by Newport

Siuslaw: 08  02  06  11 — 27

Newport: 19  20  14  14 — 67

Dec. 8, 2018 — With the Lady Cubs' only loss so far this season being to OSAA's No. 1-ranked Marshfield (43-22), the Lady Vikings had their hands full at Newport last Tuesday night.

In addition to the Cubs' experienced roster led by five starting seniors, No. 4-ranked Newport also had the ability to strike from beyond the arc, connecting for eight 3-pointers in the game.

Siuslaw had no scorers in double digits, although sophomore Brea Blankenship and senior Alyssa Richards were close with 9 points each. Comparitively, Newport had four players in double-digit scoring for the night.

Heading into the final quarter, the Vikings were trailing 53-16.

Junior Mia Collins added 4 points against Newport, along with 2 points each from senior Zoe Leech and sophomore Gracie Freudenthal, and 1 point from senior Madison Reynolds.

Thursday, Siuslaw began the three-day Les Schwab Junction City/Harrisburg Tournament.

Siuslaw will play through Saturday, with opponents and game times to be determined.

Tuesday, Siuslaw will be on the road to play past Far West League opponent Sutherlin in a non-league matchup that tips off at 5:30 p.m.


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