Another early-season indicator that the boys of Rockford, MI could continue their dominance of autumn Midwestern prep water polo. The Rams opened the fall season with a 4-0 run at the Ann Arbor Pioneer Tournament taking on teams from their home state and neighboring Ohio, including defending Buckeye State champions St. Charles.
On Friday, August 14, the Rockford Men’s Varsity Water Polo team traveled to eastern Michigan to play in the Ann Arbor Pioneer Tournament. The Rams won all four games and the championship, beating Dexter 8-0, St. Charles (OH) 13-11, Ann Arbor Skyline 11-9, and Upper Arlington 8-6. Leaders in team stats for the weekend were seniors Sam Sikkema with 13 goals, Jake Vickery with 10 assists and 14 steals, and goalie Christian Williams with 23 saves.