Photo by Bill Donaldson

The McNary High School girls varsity basketball team lost its first-round playoff game to Sheldon High School 79-61.

The loss ousters the Celtics from contention for a state title.

Right: Celt Ashlee Koenig defends against a shot by one Sheldon High School in the first round of the girls basketball state playoffs. Baili Keeton swoops in from behind.