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Falcon girls face Nooksack Valley in playoffs

February 4th, 2013 at Mon, 4th, 2013 at 2:09 pm by benwatanabe

South Whidbey’s first playoff test comes tonight on the road against Nooksack Valley.

The Pioneers finished Northwest Conference play with a 7-5 record (13-7 overall) and averaged 47.2 points, while holding opponents to 39.9.

The Falcons (6-8 Cascade Conference; 11-10 overall) have struggled on offense, particularly breaking press and trap defenses. Overall, South Whidbey’s offense languished to 38.9 points per game and allowed opponents 43.9 points.

South Whidbey finished its regular season with a 41-31 victory over Granite Falls on Friday.

Reporter for the South Whidbey Record. Currently I cover Langley, South Whidbey Fire/EMS, the South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District, Clinton and sports. On any given night or any given weekday, I'm likely watching a baseball, basketball or football game on TV while reading Mother Jones, Esquire, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, The Daily Herald or scrolling through Twitter. If I can go sailing, I do. Fishing is a recently discovered hobby, but there are few things as exciting as getting a fish on the line and the battle between urgency and patience to haul it in. I don't much care for pets, but probably want to pet your dog or hold your cat.

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