Braves take second in Seattle holiday hoops tournament
January 3, 2024
The La Conner High School boys’ basketball team got pounded in Seattle over the weekend.
But not on the scoreboard.
The Braves split two closely fought, loosely called holiday tournament games with teams from larger schools, each contest decided in the final seconds.
Ivory Damien and Brayden Pedroza scored 16 points apiece as La Conner edged The Northwest School, the tourney’s 1A host team, 44-41 on Friday night.
The Braves led during much of Saturday’s matchup with 2A Black Hills, but fell 44-42 in Saturday’s title round of The Top of the Hill Holiday Tournament.
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