Bulldogs net victory in league opener

Jack Callahan is fouled in the paint during the fourth quarter of the La Pine game. GINI DAVIS

The Bulldogs opened Mountain Valley Conference play with a 73-56 win over the visiting La Pine Hawks on Jan. 5. They also edged host 4A Sutherlin, 56-52, in a nonleague contest on Jan. 2.
Trey Magnuson paced Creswell in both games, posting 21 points and eight rebounds against Sutherlin, and 19 points, four rebounds and five assists against La Pine.
Creswell toughed out a 19-12 lead at the end . . .