Nate Meithof drives past a South Salem defender on Friday, Feb. 28 (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings).
What started as a competitive ballgame got out of hand on the scoreboard in the second half.
McNary had the score within six early in the third quarter, but second-ranked South Salem outscored the Celtics 38-11 in the last 13 minutes of the game to earn the 83-50 victory in the regular season finale on . . .