Listen live online Tuesday via JoeInsider.com as Portage Central hosts Three Rivers in girls basketball around 7:15 p.m., pending the JV result. The game will be a solid late-season non-conference test for two teams hoping for a strong playoff run.
Both squads have featured excellent defense throughout the season with Portage Central allowing 32.7 points per game and Three Rivers averaging 34.1 allowed per game.
The Mustangs are 10-5 overall and are riding a four-game winning streak, including victories against district foes Kalamazoo Central and Stevensville Lakeshore.
The Wildcats enter at 13-3 with a three-game winning streak against Wolverine Conference rivals Paw Paw, Otsego, and South Haven.
Portage Central and Three Rivers have had four common opponents with similar results. Both have wins against Portage Northern, Paw Paw, and Niles. Both also were defeated by Gull Lake.