The Coupeville High School volleyball team struggled in its season and conference opener at Cedarcrest in Duvall Thursday, Sept. 6, as the Red Wolves won 25-21, 25-11, 25-14.
The rivalry between South Whidbey and Coupeville just got turned up a notch. For years the Wolves and Friday Harbor were the only 1A schools with tennis programs in District 1, and Coupeville has dominated the series recently. Tradition-rich South Whidbey, with a dip in enrollment, drops from 2A and joins them this year.
Coupeville High School volleyball coach refuses to let her girls play the “What if” game. Four players — all likely starters this season– will don different uniforms this fall. Over the past two years, three have transferred to other schools and a fourth chose to change sports.