Cavaliers set to face staunch opponents in softball districts




Carman-Ainsworth’s Madison Cox releases the final pitch in the 16-1 mercy-ruled loss to Lapeer on Monday at Lapeer.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Madison Cox releases the final pitch in the 16-1 mercy-ruled loss to Lapeer on Monday at Lapeer.

SWARTZ CREEK – Carman Ainsworth’s softball team is in the middle of one of the toughest area brackets in the districts as they open up next Saturday against Swartz Creek, 17-17 overall, 7-7 Metro League. Should Carman-Ainsworth advance, it will await the winner of Div. 1 honorable mention Kearsley, 9-5 Metro, and Flushing, 3-11 Metro, in the district championship game.

There have been several players to impact the Cavaliers’ lineup this season with shortstop Jessica Smith, second baseman Brianna Haskins, first baseman Korbin Brandon, third baseman Sarah Thurston, outfielder Haley Fyfe, pitcher Madison Cox and infielders Taylor Jarnigin, Makayla McDaniels, Micala Garrison, Ally Dittenber and Jada Black.

In the outfield, Kristin Hawk, Morgan Sherrer, Cheyenne Pearson and Brianna Scales have been solid throughout the season. — B.P.


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