Cavs clinch league title





Denzell Watts draws contact while driving to the hoop against Powers Catholic last Friday.

Denzell Watts draws contact while driving to the hoop against Powers Catholic last Friday.

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth clinched the Saginaw Valley League-South Division boys’ basketball championship outright Tuesday night with a 69-56 victory over Flint Southwestern.

The Cavaliers, 12-3 overall, are 10-1 in SVL-South in their first year in the league. They lead Southwestern and Davison by two games with one game to play.

Carman-Ainsworth took a slim, 11-8 lead in the first quarter, then exploded for a 26-12 second period that gave the Cavs a 37-20 halftime command. They still led, 50- 36, going into the fourth and played the Knights almost even from then on.

Denzell Watts scored 24 points and Cameron Morse 22 to lead Carman- Ainsworth.

The Cavs beat Flint Powers Catholic, 62-42, last Friday. After falling behind, 13-8, in the first period, they seized control in the second with a 17-4 run that gave them a 25-17 halftime lead. A 20-11 third quarter made it 45-28, and the Cavs closed out the win with a 17-14 fourth.

Watts had 23 points, Jaylen Randle scored nine, Morse had eight and Justice Green seven.

Carman-Ainsworth will visit Davison tonight.


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