Two years later, when Wang was all set to climb up the ladder and make it into the national youth team, she was held back by injuries.
Five Zhejiang players scored in double digits. Wang Haimei shot 10 of 18 from the field, including five 3-pointers, to score 27 points. Huang Jiali bagged 21.
"As a player, I just need to work on my own. But being a coach requires a more comprehensive vision on the team. It's a challenge for me, but also a great test."
The 35-year-old small forward posted a game-high 43 points in a rare 45 minutes of play.
Ji, featuring in WCBA side Daqing as a coach-player, doubled up her happiness from record-breaking scoring performance on Friday with Daqing's first win during the current campaign.
These three players have all been included in the squad for the Champions League along with John Stones, who remains at Manchester City despite his erratic form since joining from Everton in 2016.
"If I gave up at first, I would not have got the chance at a later stage," she pointed out.
"However, in order to attract more to this sport, we arrange four players a team with a woman in each. The more people take part in, the better beach volleyball is popularized, and that's where the success of a sport lies in," said Liu.
"More than a year has passed. Through Tai Chi practice, the children have significantly improved their physical coordination and flexibility," said Zhu Yanqing, the principal of the Liling Special Education School.
"It was a very difficult race today as it was so cold and wet. I was feeling really strong today and wished for a bit better conditions, but this record gives me a lot of confidence."
"We always talk to each other and I know him from our time in the Barcelona youth system, we talk about the time we spent there," said Adama.