Down-sized Shockers team debuts at Bridgeport Jamboree


Members of the Waterville-Mansfield varsity track and field team include, back row, from left: Marco Keech (10), distance, Benjamin Garnica (11), distance, Mauricio Negrete (9), long jump, David McDonald (10) jumping, Johnny Mullen (11) sprints, Benjamin Covarrubias (11), Riley Voie (9) throwing. Front row, from left: Brooke Simmons (11) hurdles, Hannah Hughes (10) sprints, jumping, throwing, Sarah  Mullen (9)sprints, jumping, Lexi Deishl (11) sprints, pole vault.
BRIDGEPORT – The Shockers varsity track and field has come down to less than half of its size from last season when more than two dozen athletes turned out. From that larger number Waterville-Mansfield girls’ team finished second in District 5/6 and sent seven on to state. Among the returning state veterans is Mansfield sophomore Hannah Hughes, a multi-event athlete who excels in sprints and field events, and juniors Lexli Deishl and Brooke Simmons.

WATERVILLE – The Shockers varsity track and field has come down to less than half of its size from last season when more than two dozen athletes turned out. From that larger number Waterville-Mansfield girls’ team finished second in District 5/6 and sent seven on to state.
Among the returning state veterans is Mansfield sophomore Hannah Hughes, a multi-event athlete who excels in sprints and field events, and juniors Lexli Deishl and Brooke Simmons.
Hughes leaped to second place in the long jump at 15-feet, five inches. She also finished third in the 100-meter spring in 13.30 seconds.
Deishl placed eighth in the 100M at 13.72 and had a ninth-place 13’5” long jump.
The Shockers were one of the seven 2B teams to complete at Bridgeport. Entiat and Cascade Christian represented 1B schools and Chelan and Okanogan were 1A competitors.

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