The McNary High School varsity baseball team had the early lead in its second-round playoff game, but it couldn’t hold on for the win.
The Celts faced Lake Oswego High School on the road Wednesday, May 28, and lost 4-2. The loss closes the shutters on another season for the team.
McNary’s Tim Hays came through in a big way for the team in the top of the fourth inning. Hays smashed a line drive to centerfield, scoring Hayden Gosling and Connor Goff, but the Lakers answered with one of their own in the bottom of the frame.
Lake Oswego put its final runs on the board in the fifth inning.
The Celts outhit the Lakers 5-3, but the Lakers’ arrived at the right time. Goff went 1 for 3 with a run scored. Hays went 1 for 3 with two RBIs.
Travis Klampe pitched four innings with three hits and two runs allowed. Jordan Barchus closed out the game.