Cavs 13th at SVL Championship



Carman-Ainsworth’s Brijesh Kumar works to bring down a Grand Blanc opponent during a meet at Grand Blanc on December 18. Photo by Joe Oster

Carman-Ainsworth’s Brijesh Kumar works to bring down a Grand Blanc opponent during a meet at Grand Blanc on December 18. Photo by Joe Oster

FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team hosted the Saginaw Valley League Championships last Saturday, placing 13th overall. Davison won the SVL title with 298 points, while Grand Blanc was second with 171 and Bay City John Glenn third with 139.

Mt. Pleasant took fourth with 118, Midland fifth with 117, Bay City Western sixth with 116, Midland Dow seventh with 109.5 and Saginaw Heritage eighth with 74. Saginaw Arthur Hill took ninth with 66, Lapeer 10th with 57.5, Flint Powers Catholic 11th with 54.5, Bay City Central 12th with 49 and Carman-Ainsworth 13th with seven.

At 125 lbs., Brijesh Kumar lost his opening match of the day to Grand Blanc by fall. Kumar received a bye in the first consolation round before having his tournament end with a loss by decision to Bay City Western.

At 135, Larry Brown Jr. started his tournament with a win by fall over Bay City Western at 5:14 before losing by fall to Grand Blanc in the quarterfinal. Brown Jr. then defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill in the second consolation round by fall at 1:19 before losing by fall to Bay City John Glenn in the third consolation round.

Noah Burn, at 140, lost his first match of the day to Midland by fall and then received a bye in the first consolation round. Burn’s tournament ended with a loss by fall to Davison in the second consolation round. At 189, Davis Mathis had a first-round bye before losing his next to matches by fall to Bay City Central and Midland, respectively.

The Cavs will compete in their team district tournament this coming Wednesday at Swartz Creek with Swartz Creek and Flushing.