Reeths-Puffer girls basketball squad overcomes late deficit, defeats Oakridge

A 13-5 fourth quarter run propelled the Reeths-Puffer girls basketball team to a 45-41 non-league win over Oakridge on Tuesday night.

The Rockets trailed 15-11 after the first quarter, then tied the game 24-24 at halftime with a 13-9 second quarter tear.

Oakridge regained its lead to 36-32 after three quarters before the Rockets closed out the game strong.

The game featured many lead changes throughout the second half of play.

Lauren Ross paced Reeths-Puffer with 21 points and nine rebounds while Bridget McHugh added 11 points.

The Eagles were led by Aaliyah Cooper with 15 points while Sophia Wiard contributed with 11 points and eight rebounds.

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