Girl Braves slip by Nooksack; Lynden, Anacortes fall by lots
December 8, 2021
The La Conner High School girls’ basketball defense never rested in three straight wins over non-league opponents opening the 2021-22 season last week.
The team romped past 1A Lynden 70-40 on the road Wednesday, then debuted at Landy James Gym Friday with a 41-40 squeaker over 1A Nooksack Valley before routing 2A Anacortes 64-33 at home Saturday.
“Our defense has been great,” La Conner head coach Scott Novak told the Weekly News while assessing his team’s quick start against a challenging early season schedule.
He said La Conner’s full-court pressure was particularly instrument...