It was all Wildcats Monday night as Three Rivers blew past visiting Edwardsburg to clinch the Wolverine South for the second consecutive year.
Three Rivers, which improved to 6-0 in divisional play and 11-4 overall, cruised to a 28-11 first half lead and stretched that out to 45-24 after three before slowing things down and settling for a 55-43 victory.
“This was a great win for the program and for the community,” said Three Rivers coach Brian Burg. “I’m very proud of these guys for getting to this point. Now we need to finish the season and get ready for the postseason.”
Tirrell Hausmanis’ 21 points and 15 rebounds set the pace for the Wildcats in their league-clinching win, while Sam Hawkins also reached double digits with 10 points and four boards.
Gavin Charvat added nine points and four rebounds for the victors, as Carson Charvat chipped in six points, dished out three assists and grabbed six rebounds of his own. Eric Johnson added six points and eight rebounds, and Jalen Heivilin contributed three points, three assists and three rebounds in the win.
Adam Konzinski led Edwardsburg with 13 points, as AJ Rosebush scored eight. Tre Harvey and Chase Karwacki each added five points and Jack Knoll, Kev’on Taylor and Shane Montoya all scored four.
The Wildcats play at Dowagiac Friday before closing out the regular season at Vicksburg.