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Groff and Braves are playing with confidence

TAWAS CITY, Mich. — Tawas made some huge improvements on all sides of the ball last season which led the Braves to a (5-4) record. In 2017, they finished with a (2-6) record. Head Coach Tim Webb is pleased with what he’s seeing from his team.

“I love the competing, and the intensity,” said Webb. “It’s going to make everyone better.”

Webb would like to see the defense get better over the course of the season as the Braves gave up an average of 28-points a game last year.

“We were pretty young last year,” said Webb. “I’m hoping we have a lot of starters back and get a lot of the pieces back.”

As some of the starters on defense are back for the braves, the offense will look to continue its success with many players returning including Camden Groff. Groff is entering his senior year and wants to get better at his game to help the team out as much as possible.

“I have to work on reading defenses better and blocking,” said Groff. “I can’t really block that well, but I have to work on it.”

As practice has been going well for the Braves, they are very confident heading into the regular season.

“We’re all competitive,” said Groff. “We’ve been lifting this whole offseason. I’m pretty confident.”

The Braves kickoff their season on Aug. 29, as they host the Alcona Tigers.