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Football

Central Catholic is No. 2 in the Oregon School Activities Association computer rankings, behind Tigard. Aloha is third, and Jesuit is fourth. Jesuit plays Friday at No. 8 Southridge, then plays host to Aloha on Oct. 19. ... In 5A, PIL leader Wilson (12th) and Roosevelt (10th and coming off a key 34-20 home win over Madison) are the only teams in their league likely to rank high enough to make the 24-team state playoffs. ... Portland Christian (6-0) is No. 2 in Class 2A.

Boys soccer

Grant (4-1-2 after a 1-1 tie with Lincoln on Tuesday) leads No. 2 Jesuit (8-1) in the OSAA rankings. Central Catholic (5-0-3) was seventh going into Wednesday’s games, and Lincoln (6-0-2) was eighth. ... In the 3A-2A-1A ranks, Riverdale (first), Portland Christian (third), Catlin Gabel (fourth) and Oregon Episcopal School (seventh) were top-10 teams (through Tuesday) from the Metro area.

Girls soccer

5A Cleveland won at Lincoln 2-0 last week. ... In 3A-2A-1A, Oregon Episcopal, Valley Catholic and Catlin Gabel were ranked 1-2-3 (through Tuesday) by the OSAA, with some key league rematches remaining against one another.

by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Grant's Abby Matsushima digs as the Generals beat Lincoln 3-2 in a PIL volleyball match. Volleyball

Cleveland defeated visiting Wilson 3-0 Tuesday to even their two-game season series. The two teams are likely to tie for the PIL 5A championship. Cleveland is ranked ninth and Wilson 21st by the OSAA. ... 6A Grant has a 6-8 record and won at home 3-2 over Lincoln last week to sweep their two-game series. The Cardinals are 6-10. ... 2A Portland Christian is 9-0 in the Northwest League and No. 11 in the OSAA rankings. The Royals have three league matches to go, including one Tuesday at second-place Knappa (6-2). ... Portland Lutheran (11-3) is sixth in 1A.

Cross-country

The Adidas Classic starts at noon Saturday at Fernhill Park. Grant, Lincoln, Cleveland, Franklin, Madison and Wilson have runners entered.

PIL Hall of Fame

On Sunday, the Portland Interscholastic League Hall of Fame will induct more than 50 athletes and coaches. The ceremony at the Holiday Inn Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd., begins with a no-host social at 4:30 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m. For tickets ($50), contact Jack Bertell, 503-244-1533 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..