Reeths-Puffer off to 2-1 start with blowout win over Jenison

Local Sports Journal

JENISON – The Reeths-Puffer Rockets improved to 2-1 with a big 42-7 victory over Jenison Friday night.

The Rockets poured it on early, scoring 14 first-quarter points and 20 in the second to roll to the 34-0 half-time lead.

Reeths-Puffer added a score in the third to complete the blowout win.

Rocket running back Julian Munday rushed over the century mark, running for 103 yards on just eight rushes and two scores, while Corey Plichta finished with three rushing TDs on just 28 yards and six attempts.

Dereko Riley added 98 yards rushing on 16 carries and a score. Senior Rocket QB Garrett Blanshine finished with 3-for-4 passing for 31 yards. Chase Smith had two catches for 20 yards, and Munday added one catch for 11 yards.

Riley was a leader on defense as well, finishing with seven tackles, as did teammate Josh Buie. Plichta added five stops in the victory.

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