4 time Champions KMS volleyball team a.k.a. Spider/Res Ipsa, competed in the Manhattan Beach six man volleyball tournament. The “sixer” is the oldest and most prestigious six person volleyball tournament in the county and is in its 60th year.
In addition to team captain Jim Kjar, the team featured Olympains Casey Patterson and Russel Hlmes, national champions Chris Austin, Ed Ratledge and Joe Hillman and national team members Kris Johnson and Price Jarman. Fellow teammate and three time champion, TJ DeFalco, missed the tournament to play for the United States at the Tokyo Olympics.
KMS employees look forward to the two-day tournament every year.