Dowagiac wins Wolverine South

THREE RIVERS — The Dowagiac boys basketball team wrapped up the Wolverine Conference South Division championship with a 78-73 win over host Three Rivers Friday night.

But it was not easy.

The Chieftains (14-3, 6-1 South) trailed the Wildcats (9-7, 4-3 South) by 11 points at halftime, 44-33.

Dowagiac outscored Three Rivers 45-29 in the second half, which included 26 fourth quarter points, to earn the victory.

Dowagiac will wrap up its South Division schedule Wednesday at home against Vicksburg in a make-up game scheduled to begin at 7:15 p.m.

Harry Reed scored 19 points, which included five 3-pointers, to lead the Chieftains, who also got 17 points each from Brandon Winchester-Jones and Leroy Lewis.

Adam Reed scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Wildcats. Tanner Blyly finished with 11 points.

 

DOWAGIAC 78, THREE RIVERS 73

At Three Rivers

DOWAGIAC 78

Harry Reed 19, DeYonte Sullivan 4, Brandon Winchester-Jones 17, Leroy Lewis 17, Adrien Bucho-Moore 4, Keoante Blackamore 8, Jamin Hunt 9, Mack Charles 0. TOTALS: 29 11-21 78

THREE RIVERS 73

Cameron Cottingham 6, Tanner Blyly 11, Sam Hawkins 0, Tate Ellifritz 0, Gavin Golembiewski 0, Carson Charvat 9, Max Chapman 0, Isaiah Smith 0, Adam Reed 24, Tirrell Hausmanis 23. TOTALS: 27 15-16 73

 

Dowagiac                    17       33       50       78

Three Rivers              18       44       59       73

3-point baskets: Dowagiac 9 (Reed 5, Lewis 3, Hunt), Three Rivers 4 (Charvat, Reed 3). Total fouls (fouled out): Dowagiac 17 (none), Three Rivers 18 (Blyly). Varsity records: Dowagiac 14-3, 6-1, Wolverine South; Three Rivers 9-7, 4-3.

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