Tag: Basketball

Capitals comeback, Super Hawks win overshadowed by scary injury

As the Salem Capitals and Seattle Super Hawks walked off the court Sunday night, the energy inside Royal Brougham Pavilion wasn’t what you might expect following a fourth quarter double-digit comeback from Salem and a 107-105 win for the home team.

Nearly an hour prior it was electric as the Capitals mounted a comeback from down 18. But with 21 seconds left and the deficit cut to three, the building deflated.

That’s when Salem’s Isaiah Gentry and Seattle’s Broc Finstuen both went up for a pass near halfcourt. They collided in the air, a foul was called on Finstuen, and when he landed he suffered a serious lower leg injury.

Lady Celts’ strong season ends in 1st round

McNary girls basketball was on the road Tuesday night in the first round of the OSAA state championship playoffs. They took on the No. 9 Oregon City Lady Pioneers, and while they kept things close in the first half, the Lady Celts lost their playoff matchup 65-34.

Celtics stumble at South Salem

McNary boys basketball struggled Friday night in the regular season finale against South Salem, losing to the Saxons 67-57, their second loss in a row after winning six straight.

Lady Celts can’t pass final test from Titans

McNary girls basketball couldn’t find an answer for West Salem Tuesday night, losing 70-33. The three games against West Salem are the only blemishes on McNary’s league record in the Central Valley Conference this season.