Braves soccer team revamps attack to offset graduation losses


August 24, 2022

Bill Reynolds

FLEET FEET - Isa Gonzales-Rojas pivots quickly during preseason drills Monday afternoon on the La Conner High School practice field.

The roster has changed and so has the game plan for the La Conner High School boys' soccer team.

The Braves opened preseason workouts Monday minus key players who graduated from last year's club that placed fifth with a 7-8 mark in the NW2B title chase, forcing La Conner head coach Galen McKnight to tweak his attack.

"We're going to have play a different style," McKnight told the Weekly News. "We'll have to play smart and rely on a lot of passing rather than try to score quickly on each possession."

The new approach, heavy on crisp feeds and movement away from the ball, is the result of losing...

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