Ryan Haynes then scored on a 25-yard pass from DeKuiper to give TC West a 24-0 advantage.
The Buccaneers closed the first half with a Collin Takas 29-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Adam Nelson to make the score 24-7.
Traverse City West responded with a 65-yard run by Erik Labonte and a 41-yard scamper from Odin Soffredine to increase its advantage to 38-7 after three quarters.
The hosts added a fourth quarter field goal before the Buccaneers closed the scoring on a 19-yard touchdown run by Tristan Winkleman.
Nelson led the Bucs with 98 yards and one touchdown on 9-of-17 passing while Charlie Young had 37 rushing yards.
Grand Haven is now 0-2 on the season and will host Grandville next week.