Reeths-Puffer boys basketball squad drops close contest to Zeeland West, 61-60

The Reeths-Puffer boys basketball team ended its regular season with a tough 61-60 loss to Zeeland West on Tuesday in a non-league game.

The Rockets led 15-11 after the first quarter, 35-28 at halftime and 47-43 through three stanzas.

Reeths-Puffer failed to hold on to its advantage after getting outscored by an 18-13 margin during the final quarter.

Emcee Williams paced the Rockets with 18 points, while Kaleb Mitchelson added 13 and Josh Jordan had 11.

Reeths-Puffer finishes it regular season with a 12-8 overall record and 8-4 in league play.

The Rockets will open districts on Monday against Grand Haven in Division 1 action.

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