Local Sports Journal

Reeths-Puffer advanced to the Division 1 regional finals with a 8-4 win over Traverse City St. Francis on Thursday night.

The Rockets will face Mona Shores for the regional title on Saturday.

Josh Smith had a hat trick to lead R-P and Alex Dinger added a pair of goals.

Kyle Kendra and Casey Trautner also scored for R-P and Kendra added four assists.

Jeremy Joyce had three assists and Brandon Young had two assists for R-P.

R-P goalie Aaron Andrews made 25 saves.