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The Main Event

Pleasant Hill Billies at Creswell Bulldogs


Game Facts: Girls volleyball, Thursday, Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. at Creswell

What2Know: A battle of undefeated ranked teams meet in a Mountain Valley Conference match.. The Bulldogs beat the Billies both times last season. The Bulldogs went on to the state semifinals, while the Billies missed the playoffs

Pierre’s take: It’s tough to bet against the Anna Baltrusch-led Bulldogs, as they are consistently contending for the state championship. The Jessica Crawford-led Billies are the higher-ranked team for now, 10th compared to 11th, but both teams are undefeated as of Tuesday morning. Either way these teams will play a rematch later in the season, and possibly again in the playoffs.

Quotable: “Creswell is always a tough opponent. Our team is preparing for a hard fought and exciting match.” – Crawford