The Reeths-Puffer boys basketball team had a hard night on Tuesday as they were outdone by the Wildcats of Northview, losing 66-48.

After the first quarter of play, the Rockets trailed just 19-15 but the Wildcats were slowly stretching the distance. The Rockets did what they could as they continued to fall behind to a 33-26 halftime deficit.

Reeths-Puffer was not able to gain momentum in the second half, allowing the Wildcats to run to a 52-34 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Travis Ambrose led the Rockets with 20 points, seven rebounds and three blocks while Jaxson Whitaker chipped in 10 points and four assists.

Reeths-Puffer drops to 8-4 on the season and 5-2 in the O-K Green. The Rockets are set to play host to Wyoming on Thursday for league tilt.