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Lady Braves hoop team stops slide, slams Concrete 79-2

Talk is usually cheap but for the La Conner High School girls' basketball team it paid huge dividends ahead of the Lady Braves' 79-2 NW1B/2B blowout win at Concrete Friday night.

Coming off a tough two-game slide – close losses to 1B powers Mount Vernon Christian and Neah Bay – La Conner (8-3) amped up its defensive energy against the Lady Lions.

"We had a pretty honest meeting Tuesday with the girls while watching our game film of Neah Bay," head coach Joe Harper said, referencing a heartbreaking last-second home loss Jan. 3 to the Lady Reds. "We pointed out the lack of defensive effort and i...


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