by HEIDI WILLISON
Coached by Craig Peterman and Assistant Coach Derik Bothma, the middle school boys water polo team has continued the Rockford tradition of a winning record. Building on the concepts of team play, hard work and determination, the boys averaged more than 10 goals per game against their opponents this season. All 23 players contributed each game toward the overall outcome. The 2009 team roster was comprised of Michael Arend, Trenten Babcock, Grant Beach, Andrew Bleeker, Jacob Brown, Stephan Cress, Jacob Davis, Dylan Dick, Janko Dubravec, Corey Fase, Taylor Haan, Nick Hansen, Justin Hulsebus, Kurtis Loux, Ryan McAnelly, David Newberger, Aedion Patino, Reese Patino, Brent Trewhella, Nick VanEck, Craig Wasberg, Nick Willison and Tyler Willison.