Reeths-Puffer girls fall in tight basketball contest with Zeeland East

Local Sports Journal

Reeths-Puffer girls could not find the win its 30-28 loss to Zeeland East on Saturday. Turnovers hurt the Rockets in the loss.

The Rockets struggled to score in the first half as it trailed 11-9 at halftime. East took a 23-19 lead to start the fourth quarter but RP was just not able to turn it around.

Elysia Mattos led RP with 10 points and Carie Wilson added eight points. The Rockets hit six 3-pointers as a team as Mattos drained three of them.

Delany Bolles led the Rockets down low with 10 rebounds.

Reeths-Puffer was held to 24% shooting and gave up 20 turnovers to Zeeland pressure.

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