Eugene, Ore. -- It's playoff time in the Willamette Valley, with some surprises coming in the 6A bracket, and a couple big wins in the lower classifications.
Sheldon wins their fourth straight game, shutting out Jefferson (Portland) 35 - 0 in the first round of the playoffs. The Irish will face Barlow in the next round.
West Albany and Thurston come up with big wins in the first round of the 5A playoffs. Next the Bulldogs will take on the Ashland Grizzlies, while the Colts will face Wilsonville.
In 2A, Monroe's playoff dreams will continue after a 57-22 victory over Colton. The Dragons will face the winner of Toledo and Lost River in the next round.