An inbounds layup from Jabol Balos-Mesey as time expired gave McNary a big win against No. 12 West Salem, and kept the door open for a conference championship for the Celtics
Aubri Cabral’s breakout night wasn’t quite enough for the Lady Celts against West Salem on Tuesday night, as the Titans rallied in the fourth quarter for a 68-63 comeback victory.
Ali Martinez came away with another tournament top-finish, this time qualifying for the state tournament, as 11 Lady Celts competed at the 6A/5A Special District 2 regional championship.
Behind 18 points from sophomore Steven Adams and a 13-3 run in the third quarter, the Celtics defeated the Saxons on Friday night, drawing the season series even at 1-1.
McNary and Sprague met for the final dual meet of the season with the Central Valley Conference championship on the line. And in a highly competitive night, the Olympians took the final five matches of the night to win the CVC title.
The Salem Capitals returned for their second season, holding the Blue and White scrimmage of Saturday, Jan. 28. In what was essentially the final day of training camp, an intrasquad scrimmage was held in front of fans at the Salem Armory Auditorium.
The seniors from McNary and West Salem were honored in their final league meet of the season on Thursday. The Titans came away with wins from both the boys and girls teams.
McNary wrestling was on the road Wednesday at West Salem with a chance to stay undefeated in the Central Valley Conference and set up a meeting next week with Sprague for the league title.
The Celtics came away with a 21-point win over the Olympians Monday night in a CVC matchup.
Ali Martinez brought home another tournament win as the McNary Lady Celtics had a top-10 finish at the Lady Dragon Invitational on Saturday at Dallas High School.
McNary finished eighth in the 51-school tournament, the largest girls tournament in the state.