MUSKEGON–Ariel Walker poured in 18 points as the Reeths-Puffer Rockets pulled away late to post a 51-45 in over Zeeland West on Friday.

The game was played in the OK Conference-Green.

The Rockets and Dux were in a tight battle the entire way as the first quarter ended deadlocked at 12. The Rockets seized a one-point lead heading into the break, 24-23. The lead remained at one heading into the fourth quarter, 33-32.

Joining Walker in double-digit scoring was Sophia Hekkema with 11 points and eight rebounds. Brooklyn Tornes added nine points and five rebounds. Billie Tryska had eight points and four rebounds. Irelyn Niklasch tallied six rebounds.

The Rockets (7-5, 4-1) will host Mona Shores on Tuesday.

Photos courtesy of LSJ Photographer Joe Lane II