Cavalier hoops notch four-consecutive wins



Carman-Ainsworth’s Rasheed Brown attacks the hoop on his way to nine points against Flushing on Monday night. Photo by Todd Boone

Carman-Ainsworth’s Rasheed Brown attacks the hoop on his way to nine points against Flushing on Monday night. Photo by Todd Boone

FLUSHING — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team won its fourth-straight game on Monday night, toppling Flushing 62-47.

The Cavaliers led 12-10 after the first and 25-22 at half before taking over with a 23-14 run in the third quarter. Carman-Ainsworth then sealed the victory with a 14-12 fourth quarter.

Jayden Nunn scored a game-high 18 points for the Cavs, including a pair of triples. Isaiah Jones finished with 16 points while going 8-for-8 from the free-throw line. Rasheed Brown added nine points, and Mehki Ellison scored seven.

On Friday night, Carman-Ainsworth overcame a fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Flint Powers Catholic 61-58.

The Chargers led 18-17 by the end of the first and 35-32 by halftime. Carman-Ainsworth outscored Powers 18-16 in the third quarter, cutting the lead to 51-50 before ending the game on an 11-7 run in the fourth.

Ellison led the Cavaliers with 20 points. Darrell Scroggins scored nine, while Patrick Hollis and Terandis Jones both added eight points. Brown also finished with six points.

Carman-Ainsworth, 14-5, is at Saginaw, 10-7, tonight for the final game of the regular season at 7 p.m.