Cavaliers drop volleyball match to Lapeer




Carman-Ainsworth’s Diamond Lester makes a play on the ball during a match against Holly.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Diamond Lester makes a play on the ball during a match against Holly.

LAPEER — The Cavaliers lost to Lapeer 25-10, 25-11, 25-17 Tuesday. Sarah Thurston had 10 assists and eight digs. Sydney Cunningham had four kills and three blocks.

“We really struggled at the service line and receiving serves,” coach Barb Hurand said. “It’s very difficult to gain momentum when we miss the amount of serves we missed.”

The Cavaliers lost all four of their matches at the Flushing Invitational Saturday. Carman-Ainsworth lost to Howell 25-22, 25-13, to Fenton 25-8, 25-14, to Roscommon 25-21, 25-12 and to Lake Fenton in the Silver quarterfinal 25-9, 25-22.

Thurston had 39 assists and 23 digs. Eriona Chambers added 24 kills and Katie Speaks had 21 digs.

The Cavaliers came from a set down to defeat Holly 16-25, 25-19, 25-14, 25-22 last Thursday. Thurston had 22 assists and 11 digs. Chambers chipped in 11 kills. Che’Anne Hicks added 10 kills and 12 digs.

Diamond Lester had nine digs, four kills and three aces. Amber Smith had nine digs.

“This was a great match,” Hurand said. “We lost game one and came out very focused to win this match.

“We were a complete team tonight. Everyone was on fire whether they played or not.” — K.W.


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