Jack Guggemos ♦ Okemos
Senior ♦ Soccer
Guggemos was 5 months old when his father Brian coached Okemos to its last MHSAA Finals championship, when a 2-1 victory over Utica Eisenhower clinched the 2004 Division 1 title. But as Jack's all-state career moves toward its conclusion, the senior midfielder has the program only two wins away from returning to the championship match.
Jack Guggemos played a leading role in Okemos earning the No. 4 ranking in Division 1 heading into this postseason, and despite plenty of defensive attention has remained a prominent contributor as his team has outscored its first four playoff opponents by a combined 18-2 margin. He scored a goal in Okemos' 4-1 District Final win Saturday over No. 11 East Lansing, following up his three goals Oct. 19 in a 4-0 District Semifinal win over Portage Northern. Guggemos broke the school record for single-season goals with his 34th during an Oct. 5 win, and he's amassed 44 goals and 13 assists total this fall. Okemos defeated No. 7 Traverse City West on Tuesday and travels to face No. 8 East Kentwood in a Division 1 Regional Final on Thursday.
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