Erin Hudson wins the sprint to start the game out for Rockford. Rachel Byrnes scoring the first goal of the game, putting Jenison in the lead 1-0 with 3:30 left in the first quarter. Rockford draws an exclusion and Erin Hudson scores for Rockford, tying the score up at 1 at the end of the quarter.
Rockford once again controlling the start of the quarter as Erin Hudson wins the sprint again. Hannah Raymond scoring a goal for Rockford and Cassidy Lukaart scoring one for Jenison right away, the score still tied but now 2-2. Rockford draws and exclusion but does not convert on the power play, however Hannah Raymond finding the back of the net just after, putting Rockford ahead of Jenison 3-2 with 4:40 left in the half. After a couple minutes of solid defense, Rockford draws an exclusion and Rockford immediately calls a timeout. Rockford does not convert on the power play. Jenison draws an exclusion but they do not convert. Period ends Rockford 3 and Jenison 2.
Erin Hudson going 3 for 3 on her sprints, giving Rockford the advantage at the start of the quarter. Rockford draws an exclusion but does not convert on the power play. Kara Vandawater scoring her first goal of the game, greatening Rockford’s lead even more as the score is now 4-2. Jenison drawing an exclusion however they do not convert on their man up. The third quarter ends with Rockford still leading Jenison 4-2.
Rockford controls the ball at the start of the fourth quarter as Erin Hudson wins the sprint yet again. Jenison drawing an exclusion but gets the ball stolen away from them by Rockford almost right away. Kara Vandawater scores for the first time for both teams all quarter making the score 5-2 Rockford. Cassidy Lukaart scoring her second goal making the score 5-3 Rockford. Rockford wins 5th place and Jenison wins 6th place at the MWPA water polo State Championships! Congratulations ladies!