Shockers girls defeat Tonasket

Sarah Mullen gets set to shoot against Tonasket during the girl’s varsity game. (Empire Press photo/James Robinson)


By James Robinson
Empire Press Correspondent


The tip-off in boy’s varsity action against Tonasket with Kyler Borden (33), Kayden Browning (31) and Angel Lucero (35). (Empire Press photo/James Robinson)

The junior varsity girl’s team was unsuccessful against the Tigers, losing 23-36. Shocker highlights were Haley Vargas, 11 points; Alexa Garcia, 4 points; Katelyn Donaglia, 4 points; Joslyn Lucero, 2 points; Bailey Viebrock, 1 point; and Seantel Foster, 1 point.

The Shocker girl’s varsity team, under coach Kieth Finkbeiner, is showing great improvement in offense and even more improvement with defense. The Shockers took the win, 57-41.

As of this game, the Shocker girls were 7-1 overall this season, and 4-1 in Central Washington 2B League play. Conference teams Lake Roosevelt and Brewster were both 5-0.

Statistics for the varsity girls were Sarah Mullen, 21 points; Ella Osborne, 13 points; Elizabeth Katovich, 12 points; and Codee Reid, 11 points. The Shockers made 10 of 21 free throw attempts. Katovich made one 3-point shot.

The Shocker boy’s junior varsity team lost to the Tigers 22-65. The Tigers are a team that plays well on offensive rebounds and at making 3-point shots. Tonasket made a total of eight 3-point shots with three of them in the first quarter and five in the fourth quarter.

Shocker scoring highlights were Ben Hanson, 11 points; Travis Prey, 4 points; Eli Van Lith, 3 points; Mateus Mullen, 2 points; and Gavin Haight, 2 points. The Shockers made three of 11 free throw attempts.

The Shocker boy’s varsity lost to Tonasket 43-64. Tonasket got off to a fast start making 8 unanswered points. At times the Shockers looked like they were closing in on the Tigers but their scoring run was cut short as the Tigers came back with their strong 3-point shooting. No statistics were available for the varsity game.

As of this game, the Shocker boys were 1-6 overall in the season, and 0-4 in league play. Brewster led the CW2B with a 4-1 record.