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Braves soccer team loses one, salvages tie


April 21, 2021

SENIORITY IS VALUED – La Conner Braves senior soccer players enjoyed their moment in the sun Thursday afternoon at Whittaker Field. Shown from left are: Andre Knudson, Isaiah Adams, Elijah Porter, and Charles Baker. All play key roles for the Braves, who sport a win, one loss, and a tie in their first three matches – Photo by Bill Reynolds

The La Conner High boys’ soccer team battled a stiff headwind at Whittaker Field last Tuesday.

The Braves also dueled with a physical and veteran Mount Vernon Christian Hurricanes club that broke a scoreless tie with a pair of wind-aided second half goals, the latter of which came in the final minute of the contest.

MVC recorded the tidy 2-0 victory on a beautiful sunlit but gusty afternoon.

Coming off a season opening shutout win over Cedar Park Christian, La Conner was unable to take advantage of the wind in the first half. The Braves nearly scored twice but shot attempts by Cameron...

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