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Creswell falls despite Hanson’s Heroics

CRESWELL – If this were a 15-round boxing match – and at times Friday night it certainly felt like one – Creswell went toe-to-toe with defending Class 3A state champion Siuslaw, even winning the majority of the early rounds.  

The host Bulldogs threw some real haymakers – Connor Hanson combined to pass and run for 378 of his team’s 391 total yards – but the visiting Vikings kept pounding away with their bruising running attack, gashing Creswell’s outmanned defense for one steady gain after another, and methodically pulled away for a 46-34 victory.

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