Lady Dawgs grab league-opening win

Aubrie Hatch hauls down an offensive rebound against La Pine.

The Creswell Lady Bulldogs opened Mountain Valley Conference play at 1-0 after a decisive 54-14 victory over the visiting La Pine Hawks on Jan. 5. They also got past 4A Sutherlin, 39-35, on the road on Jan. 2.
Karley Bellew, who is averaging a double-double at 18-plus points and 11 rebounds per game this season, paced Creswell in both games, with 18 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and six blocks against Sutherlin, and 24 points . . .