Athlete of the Week
Siuslaw football standout Jake Thompson is Coast Radio Sports’ Athlete of the Week. The Viking signal caller started his senior season by completing 13-of-15 passes for 131 yards and carried the ball 14 times for 85 yards and three touchdowns; one of them a 51 yard scamper midway through the 2nd quarter; in Siuslaw’s season opening victory over the Marshfield Pirates.
Honorable mention goes to wide receiver and defensive back Samuel L. Johnson who had several key defensive plays and garnered 71 all-purpose yards in the same game. Johnson carried the ball twice for 15 yards and had three catches for 56 yards.