Braves upset Coupeville to earn state berth
February 22, 2023
Turnabout is fair play.
After having lost two tense games to conference hoops foe Coupeville – one on a desperate three-point buzzer beater – the underdog La Conner Braves avenged themselves with a dramatic 63-61 triumph Thursday, securing an improbable bi-district title and state tournament berth.
La Conner, seeded 15th out of 16 state entries, faces No. 10 Chief Leschi this weekend in a loser-out contest. The winner advances to the state 2B Hardwood Classic round of 12 March 1 at the Spokane Arena opposite either Northwest Christian of Colbert or Morton-White Pass.
But, for now, he...