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School sports start year after stopped by pandemic


March 10, 2021

SURPRISE ATTACK – La Conner’s Kaliana Bill looks to surprise Darrington infielders with a bunt attempt during Saturday’s league softball game on the Lady Braves diamond. La Conner fell 25-3 in what was the first home sports event here in a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. – Photo courtesy of Karla Reynolds

Let the games begin.

In fact, they already have.

The La Conner High track teams swept a league meet at Coupeville on Friday. The school’s softball team hosted NW2B/1B rival Darrington Saturday afternoon, dropping a 25-3 verdict in four innings.

La Conner’s golf teams traveled Monday to Grace Academy, while the Braves baseball program was scheduled at Friday Harbor yesterday.

Those represented the first La Conner High sports action in nearly a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which closed campuses statewide last March.

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