By James Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Feb. 12 marked the beginning of?this season’s Waterville/Mansfield Junior High volleyball program. Twenty-two students, in grades?6 through 8, were on hand for the initial practice with 13 from Waterville and nine from Mansfield. Practice began with head coach Melissa Flaget explaining her expectations of the girls. ?Some of […]
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WATERVILLE — Shockers volleyball coach Melissa Flaget, her coaching staff, and members of the Waterville School District on Oct. 12 put together a “Dig Pink Night” for Waterville/Mansfield’s contest against Central Washington 2B League heavyweight Tonasket.
COULEE CITY — The Waterville/Mansfield volleyball team fell to host Lake Roosevelt in straight sets on Oct. 10, dropping the Shockers’ record to sub-.500 in Central Washington 2B league play at 2-3.
BREWSTER — The last time the Waterville/Mansfield volleyball team played the Brewster Bears, Shockers coach Melissa Flaget was displeased at the way her team played. In that match, Waterville/Mansfield mustered just 18 points against one of the best teams in the Central Washington 2B League. In terms of execution and effort, the Shockers did not show up.
The Waterville/Mansfield volleyball team fell just short of notching its second win of the season on Sept. 28 in Manson, falling to the host Trojans in a close, five-set contest.
SOAP LAKE — The Waterville/Mansfield volleyball team notched its first win of the Central Washington 2B League season on Sept. 21, beating Soap Lake in a five-set thriller up north, 25-20, 17-25, 21-25, 25-8, 15-7.
In Waterville/Mansfield’s third volleyball match of the young season, the inexperienced team fell to host Tonasket Sept. 14 in three sets, 25-22, 25-17, 25-14.
WATERVILLE — First-year head coach Melissa Flaget hopes to bring renewed consistency to the Shockers volleyball program, which struggled to a 4-12 record last season. A senior-heavy Waterville squad shocked the region with a surprise run to the 2B state tournament in 2015, earning a stunning upset of undefeated Warden in the district championship game.