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.
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.
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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.
After graduating just six starters, Scott Dufault fields an experienced
Saxon team, led by senior QB-WR connection Daschel Smith and
Tini Tinitalli III, who are ready to take on the new 6A-SD1 league
McNary heads up to Lakeridge to open the 6A football season on Friday to face a Pacers squad that has had consecutive quarter finals appearances.
Heading into the fourth year of Brandis Piper’s reign, the Royal Scots look to continue building after reaching the postseason and hitting the three-win mark for the first time in a decade