By Margaret Baker / For WLAA
The Ann Arbor Huron River Rats are the 2021 District 4 Girls’ Water Polo champions!
The River Rats are headed to Regionals later this week after winning the District title with a pair of wins on Saturday. Huron blanked Chelsea 16-0 in the first game on Saturday morning and then knocked off rival Skyline 9-2 in the championship game.
Key players in the victory included Emma Kaipainen, who was District 4 Player of the Month by the Michigan Water Polo Association in April. The junior captain had 4 goals, 1 assist, 3 drawn kick-outs, and 4 steals.
Also coming up big in the big games was junior/captain Zannah Baker (3 goals, 3 drawn kick-outs and 5 steals); senior/captain Dre Hubers (4 assists); senior Clara Bowman (1 goal, 1 assist); junior Alli Sutton (1 goal, 1 assist); and junior Margo Leone (1 steal).