For the third straight season, Carver clinched first place in the MSA B Conference Division II as the host and No. 10 Bears defeated No. 15 City, 76-64, yesterday.
Carver (14-3, 11-1) will be host to a conference semifinal game later this month against the second-place finisher in Division I. The Bears have won the past two MSA B Conference championships.
Senior forward Michael Richardson paced the Bears with a game-high 31 points and pulled down seven rebounds. Senior guard Shannon Fair added 11 and six assists.