Braves win two in weekend hoops action

Boys basketball


January 10, 2024

Tyler Cicotte receives a fist bump from honorary Braves’ coach David Alvord

Bill Reynolds

GOOD LUCK - La Conner High School basketball player Tyler Cicotte receives a fist bump from honorary Braves' coach David Alvord before tipoff of last Friday's game at Concrete. The league contest, won by the Braves, was part of the "70-Plus Years Celebration" of the opening of Concrete's gymnasium. La Conner played Concrete in the very first game at the gym. The teams have competed for a century.

The La Conner Braves slayed Lions twice in hoops action last weekend.

La Conner defeated the NW2B/1B rival Concrete Lions 59-31 on the road Friday, then returned home to Landy James Gym Saturday for a 67-52 non-league win over the Sound Christian Academy Lions.

With the wins, the Braves improved to 8-4 overall and 2-0 in league play.

Ivory Damien (24) and Brayden Pedroza (23) combined for 47 points at Concrete, which was celebrating the 72nd anniversary of the opening of its storied gymnasium.

There was little about the game itself, however, that Concrete could celebrate.

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