HS Sports Zone: Week ahead in Fall Sports

Note: The first full week of competitions starts this week. Rankings are official OSAA preseason rankings and are based on divisions. Thurston and Springfield are in Class 5A, Cottage Grove is in 4A, while both Creswell and Pleasant Hill are in 3A.

VOLLEYBALL■ Cottage Grove hosts Creswell in a ranked matchup. The 8th-ranked 4A Lions face the 7th-ranked 3A Bulldogs tonight. Both teams then go on the road Tuesday to face Molalla and Harrisburg, respectively.■ Eleventh-ranked Thurston hosts Lakeridge tonight before hitting the road on Tuesday to face North Salem. Pleasant Hill has only . . .