Braves finish regular season on high note


February 8, 2017

AIR SPEED – Terrance Fornsby, No. 3, is too fast to stop both on and off his feet. The La Conner Braves beat the Friday Harbor Wolverines 52 to 49 on Friday.                            – Photo by Don Coyote

The Husky pep band wasn’t alone producing positive notes Friday night.

So, too, did the La Conner High boys’ basketball team.

The Braves closed out NW2B action with an unlikely 52-49 home win over Friday Harbor, thus avenging an earlier 31-point blowout loss to the Wolverines.

You could say turnabout is fair play.

But, in La Conner’s case, it was more about turnovers than anything else. The Braves committed just 10 in the rematch. They were guilty of 26 such miscues in the earlier meeting on the island.

Fewer turnovers meant fewer run-outs for Friday Harbor. The vaunted Wolverine tran...

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