FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth jumped out to a 15-2 lead after one and went on to defeat Lapeer 72-40 Tuesday.
The Cavaliers outscored Lapeer 15-9 in the second period and used constant pressure to force the Lightning into 22 turnovers for the game.
The Cavaliers eventually wore Lapeer down in the second half. Carman-Ainsworth outscored the Lightning 19-14 in the third and 23-15 in the fourth.
Carman-Ainsworth held Lapeer to 1-of-16 shooting in the first quarter. The Cavaliers had three players in double figures.
Chan Pearson topped the Cavaliers with 16 points. Jakavien Lewis added 13 and O’Mari Duncan chipped in 12 for Carman-Ainsworth. – K.W.