MUSKEGON, Mich. — It's a big rivalry in Muskegon County this Friday night in our FOX 17 Blitz Battle as the defending state champion Mona Shores Sailors travel to Reeths-Puffer to take on the Rockets.
Matt Bird is in his second season with the Rockets, who finished last season at 5-4 and missed the playoffs.
The game marks the 46th meeting of the two rivals since 1950, with Mona Shores leading the series, 21-23-1.
The two teams also make the jump from the OK Black to the new OK Green under the new conference realignment.
Watch Matt Bird coach the Rockets tonight on FOX 17 at 10 and 11 p.m. during Blitz: Back in the Game.
Starting again this Friday, FOX 17 Blitz will be your home for all highlights and analysis from 10:45-11:15 p.m.