Lady Celts lose close one at Summit Tuesday

With holiday break over and classes back in session, McNary girls basketball was on the road at Summit High School on Tuesday.

McNary (7-4), OSAA-ranked No. 24, came up just short against No. 7 Summit (5-3) 42-39.

Avery Buss led McNary with 9 points along with 7 rebounds and 4 steals.

Brookelynn Jackson had 7 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals, while KJ Custer added in 6 points and 3 steals for the Lady Celts.

McNary’s next game will be Thursday, Jan. 5 (score not available at time of print), when they open conference play at home against Sprague.

The Olympians (9-3) are currently ranked No. 20, and are averaging just over 50 points per game.

Meanwhile the Celtics have allowed an average of 32 points per game, while scoring 48.