Lake Braddock junior center Natalie Butler has size (she’s 6 feet 4) and pedigree (she’s the daughter of former Navy star Vernon Butler). She’s worked hard to develop the basketball skills to match.
Lake Braddock junior center Natalie Butler poses on her home court in Burke. At 6-foot-4, Butler is one of the tallest players in the Virginia AAA Northern Region. She's also one of the most improved -- as a 6-2 sophomore, she averaged just 4.9 points. John McDonnell/The Washington Post Buy Photo