McNary’s Jonathan Ruiz was named Central Valley Conference boys soccer player of the year on Tuesday. At the same time his coach, Miguel Camarena was named conference Coach of the Year, and first-year girls soccer head coach Josh Rios Noonkester Co-Coach of the Year. In all, 20 Celtic boys and girls were earned all-conference honors.
An aggressive start and swarming defense in the first half was the recipe for McNary boys soccer in Saturday’s 2-0 win in the first round of the OSAA playoffs.
The rain couldn’t dampen McNary spirits as boys soccer won its second consecutive CVC championship Tuesday night
The Lady Celts came out strong on Friday, attacking out the gates in the first half. But a dip in energy and a late South Salem goal ended the day with a 1-1 tie.
McNary held a one-goal lead in each half, but couldn’t overcome an aggressive West Salem attack that outshot the Lady Celts 10-4 on Tuesday night.
The Lady Celts fell to the Tualatin Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night, but the first half from McNary was much more competitive than the score reflected.
The Celts opened their season with a 2-2 tie at home against Century in a game that saw both sides earn a red card.
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McNary High School announced on Monday they had hired Josh Rios Noonkester as the new head coach for girls soccer.
Noonkester was an assistant for the Celtics during the 2022 season, and won a state championship at South Salem in 2009 as a player.