Area hoops stars at Bruin Classic




Carman-Ainsworth’s Sydnee McDonald drives into the lane as Swartz Creek’s LeTega Mack (left) defends and Carman- Ainsworth’s Natalia Kincaid (9) looks on in last Friday’s Bruin Classic All-Star women’s basketball game at Mott Community College. McDonald scored 24 points and was named Player of the Game for the black team.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Sydnee McDonald drives into the lane as Swartz Creek’s LeTega Mack (left) defends and Carman- Ainsworth’s Natalia Kincaid (9) looks on in last Friday’s Bruin Classic All-Star women’s basketball game at Mott Community College. McDonald scored 24 points and was named Player of the Game for the black team.

FLINT — The annual Bruin Classic All-Star basketball games took place last Friday at Mott Community College’s Ballenger Field House in Flint. The girls’ game resulted in a 66-57 win for the Gold squad while the Black squad pulled out a thriller in the boys’ game, 116-114.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Sydnee McDonald was named Black team MVP and the Gold squad’s MVP was awarded to Chavon Tiggs of Dearborn Heights Robichaud.

The Gold squad held a narrow 36-34 lead at the half before ending the contest on a 30-23 second half run. On the boys’ end, Davison’s Frank Vukaj was named Gold team MVP and the Black team’s MVP was Cedric Moten of Flint Beecher.

At the half of the boys’ contest, the Black team led 52-45, which was followed by a 69-64 run for the Gold team in the second half that fell just short.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Juwan Evans was on the boys’ Black squad while Natalia Kincaid joined McDonald on the girls’ Black team. Evans tossed in four, Kincaid had six and McDonald poured in 24 points. — B.P.


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