THE WEEK AHEAD: Fall sports


■ No. 2 Pleasant Hill heads into the playoffs as one of the favorites. The Billies have a bye and will host on Saturday against the winner of the Vale/Siuslaw first-round game. Pleasant Hill is 2-0 against Siuslaw, but has not played Vale this year.■ No. 7 Creswell earned a first-round bye in the playoffs, and will host No. 10 Coquille on Saturday in the second round. The winner will make the Elite 8 at Springfield High School next weekend. The Bulldogs are the favorites as they’ve beaten Coquille twice already thanks to big . . .