Braves lose heartbreaker to Coupeville; rebound with big win against Darrington
January 25, 2023
The La Conner Braves went from heartache to heartened in 48 hours last week.
The high school team (7-7) rebounded from a tough 57-56 home loss to Coupeville Wednesday with a 64-14 blowout win over Darrington at Landy James Gym Friday night.
With the two-game split, La Conner was 3-2 in NW1B/2B play before last night's conference action at Orcas Island.
The lopsided Darrington triumph helped take the sting out of the last-second setback to the Wolves, which was no ordinary one-point defeat.
It was one of the more heart-wrenching losses ever suffered to Coupeville, a rivalry whose storied...