Tuesday boys hoops roundup: 19-0 second run propels Reeths-Puffer over Fruitport

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The Reeths-Puffer boys basketball team used a strong second quarter to earn an O-K Black Conference win over Fruitport 56-45 on Tuesday.

The Rockets trailed 15-11 after one quarter but then went on a 19-0 run during the second quarter to take a 30-19 halftime lead.

Reeths-Puffer maintained an 11-point lead 38-27 after an even third quarter.

The Rockets were led by Kaleb Mitchelson and Emcee Williams with 14 points each. Josh Jordan added nine while Daven Fox recorded eight.

The Trojans were paced by Gavin Fisher with a game-high 19 points.

Reeths-Puffer is now 11-6 overall and 7-3 in league play. 

NON-LEAGUE

COVENANT CHRISTIAN 66, WMC 47 – The Warriors struggled defensively, trailing 25-5 after one quarter and 43-16 at the half.

WMC outscored Covenant Christian 18-11 in the third frame but could not close the gap.

Kellen Mitchell scored a team-high 14 points for the Warriors while Brekken Fairfield added 11. 

The Warriors, now 11-5 overall and 6-2 in conference play, host Muskegon Catholic on Friday. 

KENOWA HILLS 56, KENT CITY 45– The Eagles took a 13-12 lead after the first quarter, but fell behind 27-18 at halftime.

Kent City was outscored in the third 9-7 making the score 36-25 in favor of the Knights.

Max Hudson led the Eagles with 14 points while Eli Carlson had 11.

The Eagles are now 9-6 overall and 7-1 in conference action.

C.S.A.A

FREMONT 71, NEWAYGO 60– The Packers trailed 22-18 after the first quarter, then outscored Newaygo by a 17-5 margin during the second quarter to take a 35-27 halftime advantage.

Fremont increased its lead to 51-40 in the third quarter.

The Packers were led by Braiden McDonald’s monster double-double of 36 points and 10 rebounds. Tristan Campbell pitched in with a 10-point and 10-rebound double-double.

The Packers improved to 13-4 overall and 9-2 in conference play. 

ALLIANCE LEAGUE

GRAND RIVER PREP 74, FRUITPORT CALVARY 56- The Eagles trailed 28-11 after one quarter, 38-26 at halftime and 62-41 heading into the final stanza.

Jacob May and Ben Zelenka paced Fruitport Calvary with 17 points apiece. Jacob Schuitema chipped in with 12 points and seven rebounds.

 

 

 

 

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