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Braves fall to Coupeville 6-0 in OT in grid opener


April 14, 2021

The La Conner and Coupeville high school football teams worked overtime Saturday night, but it was the host Wolves who cashed in with a hard fought 6-0 NW2B triumph in the season debut for both programs.

Coupeville running back Ben Smith, who had been bottled up much of the contest by a stout La Conner defensive unit, scored the game’s lone touchdown with a one-yard blast to cap the Wolves’ sole possession of the extra session.

The Braves, who had avoided key mistakes in regulation running out of their new Wing-T formation, fumbled on La Conner’s only snap in overtime.

That turned...

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