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Braves' ball teams have a bumpy road trip

Travel wasn’t kind to the La Conner High School baseball and softball teams last week.

The Braves suffered a pair of heartbreaking one-run extra-inning losses while the young Lady Braves were dealt double-digit setbacks during visits to Coupeville and Friday Harbor.

The Braves were edged 9-8 at Coupeville last Thursday and 5-4 at Friday Harbor Saturday. Each NW2B/1B league contest was decided in the bottom of the eighth inning as when La Conner dropped a 13-12 verdict at 1A Sultan on April 2.

“It’s hard to believe we’ve lost three straight one-run games in the bottom of the eighth inning,” coa...


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