HOLLAND — Reeths-Puffer’s girls softball team lost to Grand Haven, 7-3 in the MHSAA Division 2 district championship game at West Ottawa’s field on Saturday.

The Rockets scored two runs in the top of the first inning, and took that lead into the second only to see the Buccaneers tie the game with two runs in the bottom half.

Grand Haven pulled away for good with a five-run third inning, with the Rockets contributing a few fielding errors to provide assistance.

Caitlynn Duffey started the game in the pitcher’s circle for the Rockets, and was tagged for seven runs on eight hits while recording five strike outs.

Megan Barmes highlighted the Rockets offense with her first home run on her high school career in the top of the seventh inning.

Puffer had two more runners reach base after that, but the Rockets would not score again.

Duffey led the Rockets’ 10-hit attack with three singles, while Barmes added a double to go with her homer, and Mady Snyder had a double and two singles.

The Rockets powered past West Ottawa, 7-1 in the semifinal game.

Puffer scored three runs in the fifth inning as Barmes, Kunnen and Snyder each collected a RBI in the inning.

Snyder was the winning pitcher, allowing one run on five hits over seven innings with 12 strike outs.

Kaylee Jones was the leading hitter, going 2-for-5 with a triple and a single.