Reeths-Puffer puts Rockford away in overtime, Derek Mines scores game winner

Local Sports Journal

The Reeths-Puffer hockey team came out on top of a 5-4 overtime win against conference foe Rockford on Wednesday.

Derek Mines scored the game-winning goal with 2:17 left to play to lift the Rockets.

Reeths Puffer’s Connor McEvoy sends a shot through traffic.  Photo/Eric Sturr

Reeths Puffer’s Connor McEvoy sends a shot through traffic. Photo/Eric Sturr

Reeths-Puffer’s Connor McEvoy and Riley Draper each tallied a goal and an assist in the win. Brody Vanderlinde and Nathan Ruiter also scored goals for the Rockets.

Chase Mastella, Brandon Young and Andy DeYoung all posted assists for the Rockets.

 

 

Reeths Puffer’s Kevin McCrary (18) and Rockford’s Brock Johnson (21) battle for the puck.  Photo/Eric Sturr

Reeths Puffer’s Kevin McCrary (18) and Rockford’s Brock Johnson (21) battle for the puck. Photo/Eric Sturr

Reeths Puffer goalie Wil Mierz shuts down a Rockford scoring chance.  Photo/Eric Sturr

Reeths Puffer goalie Wil Mierz shuts down a Rockford scoring chance. Photo/Eric Sturr

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