FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team defeated the Flint Jaguars 61-48 on Tuesday night.
Flint jumped to a 15-13 lead after the first quarter, but Carman-Ainsworth bounced back before halftime, going on a 16-7 run to take a 29-22 lead into halftime.
Both teams scored 18 in the third period, before the Cavs went on a 14-8 run to end the game.
Ja’kavien Lewis led the Cavs with 16 points and a team-high five assists. Michael Fletcher also scored 10 points and pulled down a team-high six rebounds. Jayden Nunn added 11 points, one rebound and one assist. Donnal Conway had seven points and three rebounds.
The Cavaliers shot 68% from the field and 59% from the free-throw line. As a team, they recorded 11 assists, nine steals and five blocks.
Last Friday, Carman-Ainsworth defeated Saginaw Heritage 64-52.
The Cavs took a 19-10 lead out of the gate and coasted to a 31-22 lead by halftime. The ball kept rolling for Carman- Ainsworth, as it outscored Heritage 18-7 in the third quarter. Heritage closed the game on a 23-15 run, but it wasn’t able to mount a comeback.
O’Mari Duncan scored a team-high 16 points, pulled down two rebounds and dished out two assists. Lewis finished with 10 points and a rebound. Fletcher had eight points and seven rebounds. Conway added six points, and Montara Morris added five points. Dallas Green, Jamarreyon Houston and Dukarri Williams each scored four points.
Carman-Ainsworth, 5-1, travels to Davison tomorrow for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff.