BAY CITY — Despite a valiant effort by senior pitcher Noah Reed on Monday, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team still lost the first game of a Saginaw Valley League crossover doubleheader at Bay City Central 11-1. The Cavs also fell in game two 10-0. Taking the loss was sophomore Cooper Betancourt.
A visit from Flint Metro League rival Clio last Friday featured Carman- Ainsworth’s 8-1 win in the nightcap after dropping game one, 4-0. In the opener Noah Reed got pinned with the decision while Cooper Betancourt charted the win in the second contest by allowing one earned run on three hits in six innings of work.
A SVL-South twinbill on Thursday ended with Carman-Ainsworth blasting Flint Northwestern 19-1 in three innings and 16-1 in four innings. Alphonso Foster won the first game and Andy Ramirez earned the second.
In a pair of SVL crossover games rescheduled from April 14 because of weather, Saginaw Heritage’s Nathan Binder no-hit the Cavs to win the first game 7-0. Carman-Ainsworth also lost game two 7-1 despite Connor Storms going 2-for- 4. Posting the team’s lone RBI was Austin Yost.
The Cavs host Powers for a SVL-South doubleheader today.