Local Sports Journal

Nate Brown collected three hits and led the Reeths-Puffer Rockets to a 9-6 baseball victory over visiting Holland West Ottawa on Monday.

Brown singled in the second, third and fourth innings.

Trevor Mosher was the winning pitcher for the Rockets. He allowed four runs in six innings of work. He struck out two, walked four and allowed six hits.

After falling behind by a run, Reeths-Puffer scored five runs in the third inning on strength of two singles and two walks with the bases loaded.

Later, Jake Balkema doubled home Caleb Sheffer and Kyle Versalle to add to the Rocket lead.