Cavaliers finish second at league meet





Carman-Ainsworth’s CJ Ballenger at a meet several weeks back.

Carman-Ainsworth’s CJ Ballenger at a meet several weeks back.

DAVISON — The host Cardinals won the Big Nine tournament for the 13th straight time last Friday, as they easily outdistanced second place Carman-Ainsowrth. Powers Catholic finished in third place, while the Flushing Raiders took fourth.

Davison won 11 of the 14 weight classes with the Cavaliers winning titles in the other three. Carman’s Jake Weissend won the 140 lb. weight class and earned his second straight Big Nine crown. Also winning titles for the Cavs were C.J. Ballenger at 171 lbs. and Alex Fetterman at 215 lbs.

Carman-Ainsworth will compete in the Swartz Creek team district that takes place today. The Cavs will wrestle Flint Northern in the opening round as the host Dragons will take on Flushing. The two winners will meet to determine the district champion. The winner will advance to the Saginaw Heritage regional and face the winner from the Bay City Western district.

On Saturday, the Cavs will travel to the Davison individual district tournament that will feature Alpena, Auburn-Bay City Western, the host Cardinals, Flint Northern, Flushing, Grand Blanc, Midland, Midland Dow, Oxford, Saginaw, Saginaw-Heritage and Swartz Creek.


Carman’s Cameron Martin (in blue).

Carman’s Cameron Martin (in blue).

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