Chiefs News · Okemos Water Polo team wins District Championship!


Okemos Boys Water Polo team won the District 3 Championship this Saturday after games at Birmingham Groves High School.

The quarter-final game was against home-town rivals Holt/EL, the Chiefs led in scoring the entire game, with the final score 14 to 6.  Okemos played Grand Blanc in the semi-final game, scoring 3 goals in the first 3 minutes of play, adding to these to end up with a 14 to 10 lead.

In the Championship game the team worked to establish a 3 goal lead, then increased this to a 6 goal lead in the last quarter for a decisive victory.  In all games a very strong defense was led by the two goalies (Shuma Yakuzi and Jarad Snyder), there were also many field blocks, and multiple steals and turnovers.