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Lady Celts win at the buzzer

McNary junior Abbie Hawley made a shot at the buzzer as the Lady Celts defeated Greater Valley Conferce rival South Salem 39-38 on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Hawley led McNary with 13 points and four rebounds.

Senior Kailey Doutt added 11 points and seven rebounds in the victory.

The Lady Celts hadn’t defeated South Salem since assistant coach Deven Hunter’s senior year (2012).

McNary rebounded from a 58-39 loss at McMinnville on Friday, Jan. 12.

Doutt had 21 points and nine rebounds.

Hawley and Paige Downer each added seven points.

Sabella Alfaro scored the only four other points in the road loss.

The Lady Celts, 11-4 overall and 5-2 in league play, are back in action on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at home against North Salem at 6:45 p.m.