Reeths-Puffer’s Quinzell Pannell drives in for a layup while Zeeland West’s Braden Werley (5) and Luke Dreyer try to defend during Friday night’s game. R-P fell to the Dux, 70-61.
MUSKEGON — The Reeths-Puffer Rockets had a chance, but superior size won out Friday night.
Jordan VanDort dominated for Zeeland West, staking the Dux to a lead and helping put things away with offensive putbacks. VanDort tallied 28 points overall and the Rockets fell just short in a 70-61 nonconference loss.
“We watched him play a couple of times and no one can stop him,” R-P coach David Ingles said. “You need a truck to move him out of there. He’s a good player.”
Vikes hold off
NORTH MUSKEGON — Whitehall picked up its second straight West Michigan Conference win Friday night in a nail-biter, edging North Muskegon 49-47 on the road.
The Vikings improve to 3-5 with the win, 3-3 in WMC play.
MCC by 20
SCOTTVILLE — The Montague Wildcats seem to be hitting their stride.
Montague dominated the first three quarters Friday night, building an insurmountable lead to cruise by Mason County Central, 71-51.
Montague (7-1, 5-1 West Michigan Conference) raced out to a 15-2 lead and never looked back in securing its fifth straight win.
MUSKEGON — Reeths-Puffer fell Wednesday night in a nonconference home game, as the Grandville Bulldogs dominated the first and fourth quarters to beat the Rockets 59-47.
R-P fell to 3-3 with the loss.
RAVENNA — Whitehall stumbled into the holiday break with a 1-5 record, but the Vikings started the year 2013 on a much better note Tuesday night.
The Vikings were dominant on both ends, racing to a big halftime lead en route to a 70-49 West Michigan Conference victory over Ravenna.
Whitehall outscored Ravenna 17-3 in the second quarter to take a 33-14 advantage into the locker room.
MUSKEGON — Four players hit double digits in scoring as the Montague Wildcats pounded Oakridge Tuesday night, 65-46.
Chase Casebolt led the way for the Wildcats, scoring 20 points, including three three-pointers. Brandon Moore scored 13 points and Brandon Stine and James Boerema each posted 10.
Boerema also had a team-leading 15 rebounds, with Casebolt adding eight.
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