Local Sports Journal

Reeths-Puffer overcame a slow start to post a 53-38 win over host Orchard View in a nonconference game on Friday night.

The Rockets trailed 10-5 after one quarter, but led 24-21 at halftime and outscored the Cardinals 29-17 in the second half.

Andrew Reinecke paced the Rockets with 19 points.

John Leonard led OV with 16 points and 15 rebounds.