Reeths-Puffer’s Andy DeYoung takes the puck towards the goal during Wednesday night’s hockey opener between the Rockets and West Ottawa Panthers. Reeths-Puffer ripped off six straight goals to take control late in a 9-3 opening win.
MUSKEGON — The Reeths-Puffer Rockets sent an opening statement Wednesday night that they will be a force with which to be reckoned this year in the O-K Tier 2 Conference.
Riding a wave of offensive momentum, Reeths-Puffer took control of the opener in the second period, firing in six unanswered goals en route to a 9-3 victory over West Ottawa at the Lakeshore Sports Center to open up the season on a high note.
West Ottawa had already played three games this season before facing the Rockets and fell to 1-3 on the year with the loss, while the Rockets began their season at 1-0.
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