Braves boys b-ballers sink Friday Harbor


DRIVING FORCE – La Conner’s Josh Jolly rose to the occasion in league basketball action with Friday Harbor Saturday afternoon. Jolly scored a game-high 18 points and was clutch down the stretch to help lead the Braves to a 56-52 upset win at Landy James Gym. La Conner squared its conference ledger at 4-4 and knocked the Wolverines out of a first place tie with Orcas Island. – Photo by Bill Reynolds

The La Conner Braves enjoyed a Jolly good time when they hosted co-league leader Friday Harbor in NW2B boys’ basketball action Saturday afternoon.

Senior wing Josh Jolly scored a game-high 18 points, all but two coming in the second half, to lead La Conner to a 56-52 upset win at Landy James Gym.

Jolly scored seven straight points over a two-minute stretch of the final period to lift the Braves on top of an ebb-and-flow affair from the outset.

With the win, La Conner avenged an earlier road loss to Friday Harbor and squared its conference mark at 4-4 and improved to 4-5 overall.

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