A very physical OK Black matchup ended with the Rockets topping the RedHawks 56-45. Grand Rapids Union led by 4 at the end of the first quarter but the Rockets took an 8 point lead going into the half. The Rocket defense tightened up in the third quarter and with better offensive focus finished the third quarter with a 16 point lead. The Rockets got the lead up to 20 before Union made a run at the end of the ball game.
RP’s Lauren Ross led all scorers with 22 points. Ross also had 13 boards. The RedHawks, Tionna Beckom had 21 points and 4 steals.