Reeths-Puffer forward Cody Vanderstelt (5) heads for the goal with the puck while David Kruse defends for Portage Northern during last Saturday’s hockey game. The Rockets won, 3-1.
MUSKEGON — The Reeths-Puffer Rockets have, to coach Eric Sikkenga’s recollection, never started 9-0 until last Saturday.
The team achieved that remarkable feat in its final game before Christmas break, a 3-1 win over Portage Northern at the Lakeshore Sports Center in a game the Rockets had to come back to win.
R-P had edged Grandville 2-1 in a road contest the night before, creating some tough circumstances for the Rockets, but Sikkenga was impressed with the way his team played.
R-P pounds Fraser
ST. CLAIR SHORES — Reeths-Puffer opened the St. Clair Shores Tournament Wednesday night with another easy win, defeating Fraser 6-0 to move to 10-0 this season.
Rockets rally for OT win
ST. CLAIR SHORES — Reeths-Puffer kept a remarkable early-season run going Thursday night in the St. Clair Shores Tournament, pumping in two goals in the third period to tie the contest and then adding another one in overtime for the 5-4 victory.
R-P moved to 11-0 with the victory.
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