Grand Haven’s varsity wrestling squad continued its hot start to the season, taking down O-K Red rival East Kentwood on Wednesday, 45-29.
The Buccaneers’ Zac Marsman won via a forfeit at 103 pounds, then suffered losses at 112, 119 and 125 before Evan Johnson won via a forfeit at 130.
Jakob VanHorssen then scored a 6-0 win at 135 pounds, followed by an 8-5 decision by Antonio Reyes at 140.
The Bucs then recorded pins at 152 pounds (Luka Avril), 160 pounds (Aaron Cummings), 171 pounds (Dakota Juarez) and 189 pounds (Conner Morley).
Chase VanHoef added a pin at heavyweight for the Bucs.
Grand Haven also won the junior varsity match, 56-33.
The Buccaneers are off until Dec. 28, when they head to Grandville. Grand Haven then hosts the Adam Provencal Invitational on Jan. 4.
TROJANS TAKE HOME MEET
The Fruitport wrestling team had little trouble with its two opponents at Wednesday’s home meet Wednesday.
The Trojans defeated Mona Shores, 54-12, and Wyoming-Kellogsville, 59-18.
Andrew Bunda (119 pounds), Dalton Pope (125) and Austin Fialek (160) each had two pins.
Cameron Butler (112) Antonio Stong (145) and Chris Hendricks (285) all went 2-0, with a pin and a forfeit.
Alex Foster (135) went 2-0 with a pin and a tech fall, and Collin Butler (152) by forfeit and sudden victory.
ROCKETS’ ICERS BURN BUCS
The Grand Haven hockey team fell to Reeths-Puffer at the Lakeshore Ice Arena on Wednesday night, 5-2.
It was scoreless after the first period, but the Rockets found the net twice in the second.
Reeths-Puffer scored once more in the third before Jake Steggles found James Calkins for a goal 2:36 into the final period.
The Rockets had the games’ next two goals before Steven Dara scored for the Bucs on a pass from Wesley Guthrie.
Grand Haven goalie Ryan Henning had 27 saves on the evening.
The loss puts the Bucs’ record at 1-7.
Grand Haven will host Kenowa Hills on Saturday.