FLINT TWP. – A missed free throw in the final seconds doomed Carman- Ainsworth to another close loss in boys’ basketball Tuesday night, this one by a 38-37 count to Owosso in a non-league game.
The Cavaliers have lost four straight games by three points or less in falling to 2-8.
Carman-Ainsworth took a 13-10 first-quarter lead and was still up 21-19 at halftime. The Cavs fell behind 32-29 in the third quarter.
Juwan Evans and Jakavien Lewis scored seven points each for the Cavs. Jarell Giles and Jaylen Bradley tallied six apiece.
Last Friday, the Cavs lost to Flint Southwestern Academy 67-64 in a Saginaw Valley League-South matchup at Southwestern. Bradley scored 25 points and Giles added 12 as Carman- Ainsworth posted its highest score of the season.
The Cavs took a 21-18 first-quarter lead but were tied 35-35 at halftime. They were up 50-48 after three quarters, but Southwestern pulled it out with a 19-14 fourth. Evans added eight points and Cahlil Brownlee seven for the Cavs. Neshua Wise led the Knights with 24.