Creswell, Sports

Boys’ soccer splits week, readies for playoffs

The Bulldogs suffered a 0-2 shutout to host Santiam Christian on Oct. 15 before eking past visiting East Linn Christian in a 1-0 shutout on Oct. 17.
Splitting the week’s games dropped Creswell from sole possession of second place in league standings into a tie with Pleasant Hill for that position.
Santiam Christian scored once in each half against Creswell.
“They were just playing better than us; they outhustled us,” said Creswell Head Coach Brandi Wittenborn. “When we’re ‘on’ we’re really good — and we’re one of the best defensive teams in the state, having . . .