Shockers, Raiders face-off Jan. 5

Elizabeth Katovich (10) steals the ball from Lake Roosevelt. Ella Osborne (32) and Sarah Mullen (13) are in the background. (Provided photo)


By James Robinson
Empire Press Correspondent

In boys varsity action, Tristen Marden (13) shoots with Kody Angus (21) and Travis Prey (15). (Provided photo)

The Waterville/Mansfield basketball teams traveled to?Coulee Dam on Jan. 5??to take on the Lake Roosevelt Raiders.

There was no junior varsity girls game.

The?Shocker varsity girls are having a winning season under head coach Kieth Finkbeiner.?The?girls?had just one loss, to Brewster in Week 2 of league play. They?continued their string of wins defeating the Raiders,?48-43. The Shockers made five 3-point shots?and made 11 of their 23 free throw attempts.

Gavin Haight (30) with the block during the junior varsity boy’s game with Lake Roosevelt. Ben Hanson (23) stands by. (Provided photo)

Scoring statistics?were Ella Osborne, 17 points; Elizabeth Katovich, 11 points; Alex Poppie, 8 points; Codee Reid, 6 points; Mckenna Gurnard, 3 points; and Sarah Mullen, 3 points.

The boys junior varsity teams then took to the floor. Lake Roosevelt defeated the Shockers, 61-26.?The?Shocker boys made 14 of 24 free throw attempts, while the Raiders made 9 of their 13 attempts.

Scoring highlights were Ben Hanson, 12 points; Payton Mulanax, 7 points; Evan Simmons, 3 points; Travis Prey, 2 points; Braydon Murison, 1 point; and Gavin Haight, 1 point.

Waterville/Mansfield’s boys varsity team faced another strong conference contender in the Raiders. Lake Roosevelt once again proved themselves and won, 72-18.

‘The Shockers did not make any 3-point shots and had only 2 of 6 free throws.?They fouled the Raiders?11 times?and they scored?10 points off of their free throws.

Scoring highlights were Kayden Browning, 6 points; Tristen Marden, 4 points; Kody Angus, 2 points; Anthony Ochoa, 2 points; Thomas Moser, 2 points; and Evan Simmons, 2 points. The three high scorers for the Raiders were Soarin Marchand with 22 points, Trevor McCraigie, 17 points, and Sunny Boyd, 10 points.