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.