Day: December 12, 2016

Lady Celts stunned at West Albany

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes ALBANY—McNary girls basketball coach Derick Handley said before the season started that the Greater Valley Conference had improved. At West Albany, he found out just how much as the Lady Celts opened league play Friday, Dec. 9 with a 48-41 loss. MHS swept the Bulldogs last season, outscoring them 128-58. “They’re improved,” Handley said of West Albany. “They’re a better team than they were a year ago. You’ve got to give them credit. They knocked down some shots that a year ago they weren’t able to do. They have two of the best...

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Lady Celts start 3-0

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes With the graduation of three of its top four scorers, McNary is looking for girls to step up and put the ball in the basket. For game one, it was Jaylene Montano and Kailey Doutt, who combined for 27 points as the Lady Celts rolled past Barlow 58-23 at home on Thursday, Dec. 1. Montano, a senior point guard, knocked down two three-pointers in the first 1:05 to give McNary a quick 6-0 lead. “Coach (Derick Handley) has been telling me to shoot more and said I’m taking a new role this year...

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