Cavaliers advance to SVL championship tilt



Carman-Ainsworth’s Destiny Strother was one of five seniors honored last Thursday on Senior Night. Photo by Jolette Rossi

Carman-Ainsworth’s Destiny Strother was one of five seniors honored last Thursday on Senior Night. Photo by Jolette Rossi

FLINT TWP. — Chenelle King led Carman-Ainsworth with 20 points and eight rebounds in the Lady Cavs second meeting with Davison this season. Carman-Ainsworth won the makeup game 53-44 after being postponed last week due to weather.

Both schools scored seven points in the opening quarter and Davison outscored Carman-Ainsworth 17-15 in the second. Carman-Ainsworth swung the pendulum in its favor in the second half taking the third quarter 12-10 and the fourth 19-10.

Aaliyah McQueen had 15 points.

Last Thursday, Carman-Ainsworth defeated Flint Powers 62-33 on the Lady Cavs Senior Night that honored seniors Jasia Caldwell, Rayven Brantley, Destiny Strother, Myracle Palmer and Areyana Harrison.

The Lady Cavs flexed their muscle early outscoring Powers 10-7 in the first and 19-12 in the second. The momentum remained in Carman-Ainsworth’s favor after a 13-3 third and 10-3 fourth quarter.

Strother led with 24 points, Jessiana Aaron had 11 and Arie Lewis, 10.

Last Wednesday, Carman-Ainsworth crushed Flint 62-5.

Carman-Ainsworth surged out to the 32-0 lead and poured in 20 points in the second, limiting Flint to two points. Flint outscored Carman-Ainsworth 2-0 in the third and Carman-Ainsworth returned in the favor in the fourth 10-1.

Strother led with 21 points and Palmer added nine. All players scored for Carman-Ainsworth.

Carman-Ainsworth hosts the Saginaw Valley League championship game Friday taking on Midland Dow, which won the SVL-North title.

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