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.