Local Sports Journal
The league-leading Reeths-Puffer girls maintained their grip on first place in the O-K Black with a 45-38 victory over Zeeland East in girls basketball action on Tuesday night.
Reeths-Puffer led by six points at the half and eight heading into the final quarter.
The Rockets were led by Delaney Bolles with 13 points and nine rebounds. Brooke Larabee added 10 points and Camaryia Williams chipped in with seven steals.
Danielle Schutte led Zeeland East with 12 points.
Mona Shores 49, Kenowa Hills 32 – The Sailors led 14-3 after the first quarter and 32-23 after three quarters. Jordan Walker led the Sailors with 26 points and eight rebounds while Shamara Tumblin added nine points.
Muskegon 58, Grand Rapids Union 45 – The Big Reds built a double-digit lead by the half and cruised to the victory over Union. Muskegon led 30-16 at the half. Mardrieka Cook led the Big Reds with 18 points and Andrea Pulluiam added 14. Patriella Whittington led Union with 16 points.
Holland West Ottawa 49, Grand Haven 41 – The Bucs fell behind 24-16 at the half and fell to West Ottawa. Katie Rietberg led West Ottawa with 15 points.
Fruitport 39, Grant 23 – The Trojan defense was the difference against the Tigers. Fruitport limited Grant to 11 points through first three quarters. The Trojans were led by Iyana Brown with 15 points and Emily Winicki with nine points. Grant was led by C.J Freeman with six points and Dayna Wood with five points. The Trojans improve to 7-4. The Tigers fall to 4-6 on the.
Morley-Stanwood 47, Newaygo 21 – The Mohawks jumped out to a 12-6 lead after the first and led 30-15 after three quarters. Madi Giese led the Panthers with seven points in a losing effort.
Grand Rapids Covenant Christian 52, Kent City 49 – The Eagles fell just short in a nonleague action. Kent City trailed early and was forced to play catch up the rest of the night. The Eagles were down 10 points after the first quarter and ended up cutting the deficit to five by the half. Kent City was led by Bailey Freeland with 12 points. Kendal Carlson added 11 points, while Kaitlyn Geers added 10 points. The Eagles fall to 12-2.