Cavs’ Bennett sixth at New Lothrop tourney


Carman-Ainsworth’s Larry Brown Jr. works against a Grand Blanc opponent during a match on December 19. Photo by Joe Oster

Carman-Ainsworth’s Larry Brown Jr. works against a Grand Blanc opponent during a match on December 19. Photo by Joe Oster

NEW LOTHROP – The Carman- Ainsworth wrestling team competed at the New Lothrop Hall of Fame Tournament at New Lothrop Saturday. At 285 lbs., Trevon Bennett was the lone Carman-Ainsworth wrestler to place, finishing sixth overall.

Bennett opened his tournament with a first-round bye before losing to Birch Run by fall in the quarterfinal. In the second consolation round, Bennett received a bye to the consolation semifinal, where he defeated Perry by sudden victory. In the fifth-place match, Bennett lost by fall to Bronson to finish sixth.

At 103, Jabril Muhammad started with a first-round bye before losing by fall to Corunna in the quarterfinal. He then received a bye in the second consolation round before losing by fall to Bronson in the consolation semifinal. At 119, Omar Al Hallak lost his first match of the day to Corunna by fall and then received a bye in the first consolation round before losing to Shepherd by fall.

Larry Brown Jr. started his tournament run at 125 with a win by fall over Bronson at 4:57. In the quarterfinal, Brown lost to Alma by fall, but rebounded with a win by fall at 3:40 over Sand Creek in the second consolation round. In the consolation semifinal, Brown Jr. lost by decision to Shepherd.

At 152, Jacob Durbin lost his first match by fall to Montrose, but then won by fall at 1:54 over Meridian Early College in the first consolation round. Durbin’s day concluded with a loss to Bronson by fall in the second consolation round.

At 171, Nathan Taylor lost his opening match by fall to Mayville and was then knocked out of the tournament with a loss by decision to Caro in the first consolation round.

Davis Mathis, at 215, lost his opening match to Sand Creek by fall before receiving a bye in the first consolation round. In the second consolation round, Mathis lost by fall to Montrose.

Carman-Ainsworth hosted a quad Wednesday after we had gone to press and is at Lapeer next Wednesday at 6 p.m. – A.V.

BOWLING

The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ bowling team took a 27-3 triumph at Midland Dow last Thursday. Victoria Roe rolled a 170, Angie Porter had a 162 and Molly Doty a 161. Sarah Roe put up a 146 and Tanya Jefferies totaled 111. Boys scores were not reported.

The Cavs hosted Bay City Central yesterday after press deadlines. – B.P.

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