Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Weekly Braves sports capsule, Sept. 7, 2011

From Braves Raves...

By Amylynn Richards
The Braves football team took the ferry to Friday Harbor for the first varsity game of the school year. Friday Harbor won by one touchdown,  20-14.
 “The kids played with tremendous heart and effort, but we turned the ball over 7 times, and that killed us,” says Coach Johnny Lee.
“We scored 12 points in the 4th quarter to make things interesting, but time ran out. Our defense played fast and did a great job limiting their opportunities.”
The two Braves touchdowns were scored by Dahlton Zavala.
Lee reports that Poulton and Zavala had solid games offensively; on defense, Nate Parker and Sean Hulbert “really took a step forward and played great.”
Starters were: Cameron Wischhusen, Nate Parker, Cameron Sherman, William Zeimantz, Rafael ponce-Venegas, Sean Hulbert, Skylar Krueger, Bobby Poulton, Matt McCauley, Dahlton Zavala, and Jimmy Garcia.
 “We were very well supported, especially on a trip over to the islands,” Coach Lee said, “I was glad to have the support of our fans and family as we begin another season of football on Friday nights.”
The Braves play an exhibition game at home against 1A league Nooksack high school on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. 

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