Highlands led from start to finish and swept the regular season series against Mars with a 65-52 win.
Sophomore Jimmy Kunst led all scorers for the Golden Rams with 20 points.
Junior Carter Leri finished with 11 points and sophomore Chandler Thimons recorded a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double.
Highlands was able to convert on 18 of 25 free throws to seal the victory.
The Golden Rams travel to Hampton on Monday for a chance to win the section outright at 7:30 p.m.