The North Salem Vikings are set to come to McNary Friday night. The Vikings are coming off their first loss of the season, 23-17 to North Medford.
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The McNary Celtics couldn’t slow down quarterback Brock Thomas and the top-ranked Sheldon Irish on Friday. Thomas and the Irish scored on their first three offensive plays, on the way to a 62-6 victory.
But to the Celtics and head coach Connor Astley’s credit, they didn’t quit, shutting out the Irish in the second half.
The Celtics traveled to South Medford on Friday to open conference play with a 55-21 loss.
The Celtics open league play in the newly formed 6A Special District 1 with a trip to South Medford on Friday, their longest road trip of the season.
McNary football lost in the home opener 44-19 against Tualatin, now the OSAA No. 4 team in the state heading into Week 3.
But one play in the first half could have changed the momentum of the game.
The road at the start of Connor Astley’s tenure as head football coach at McNary doesn’t get any easier in week two.
Eight days after losing to a top-five program coming off back-to-back quarter finals appearances in Lakeridge, McNary somehow steps up the competition when 2021 runners up Tualatin comes to Keizer, Saturday.
The first game for head coach Connor Astley and the McNary Celtics may not have gone how most of them hoped, but Astley isn’t discouraged.
Following a 47-0 loss to Lakeridge to open the season Friday, Sept. 2, Astley was still positive in his assessment of his team, as well as the talent level of their opponent.
New coach on the block, Connor Astley, helped craft the Celtics spread offense as an assistant to former head coach Jeff Auvinen, but now Astley takes the reins to lead a McNary squad that graduated nine all-conference players