R-P cheerleaders

The Reeths-Puffer competitive cheer team had a good week, with two strong finishes in tournaments on Wednesday and Saturday.

On Wednesday the Rockets placed second in an O-K Green conference meet. They finished with a 226.1 score in Round 1, a 206.46 in Round 2 and a 277.6 in Round 3 for a final score of 719.16.

Photo/Joe Lane

On Saturday R-P finished in fifth place against some very talented teams at the Byron Center Invitational. Their scores were 227 in Round 1, 206.46 in Round 2 and 277.6 in Round 3, for a final score of 709.32.

The Rockets will be vying for a second-place finish in the O-K Green final standings when they head to Zeeland West for the final conference meet of the season on Wednesday.

“We are entering the month of February, where no detail can be missed, and the stakes begin to rise,” said R-P assistant coach Emily Bouchard. “We have very few competitions before we head into districts mid-February.”