La Conner defeats two league rivals, 2A Sedro-Woolley in key net tests
October 4, 2023
It's often said in sports that the best defense is a good offense.
For the youthful La Conner High School volleyball team, which carries three eighth graders – Nora McCormick, Abi Poulton and Reese Bird – on its nine-player roster, the opposite is the case.
The Lady Braves, adjusting to heavy graduation losses from its state championship net program, have transitioned this fall from a power hitting team to relying on solid defense and crisp passing.
They worked that new approach to good effect last week with two key NW2B/1B home victories over Coupeville and Friday Harbor, respective...