La Conner net team in state tourney after dramatic comeback win

 

November 8, 2023

La Conner volleyball team holding trophy and flanked by fans.

Sarah Walls

STEP ONE OF THE TOURNEY JOURNEY – The La Conner High School 2023 volleyball league champions, from left: Abigail Udlock, Nora McCormick, Maeve McCormick, Morgan Huizenga, Reese Bird, Addison Wigal, Addison Keller, Abigail Poulton and Julia Nelson.

Coupeville was on the verge of winning the bi-district volleyball title here last Wednesday.

Until it wasn't.

The Lady Wolves fell prey to a scintillating La Conner comeback that saw the hosts erase a daunting 2-0 deficit to forge an emotional 22-25, 17-25, 25-23, 26-24, 15-12 two-hour, five-set victory for the 2023 Northwest 2B Bi-District championship and berth to the state tourney today (Nov. 8) in Yakima.

La Conner offset Coupeville's relentless power game by playing stellar defense. The Lady Braves were in perpetual motion with their court coverage, managing to dig repeated blasts f...



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