LAPEER – Carman-Ainsworth used two dominant quarters to beat Lapeer East, 66-37, in the opening round of the Class A girls’ basketball district tournament Monday night at Lapeer West.
The Lady Cavs zoomed out to a 22-9 lead in the first quarter and rode that to a 37-20 halftime advantage. They put the game out of reach with a 20-7 third period, giving them a 57-27 command going into the fourth.
Sydnee McDonald led the rout with 26 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, five blocked shots and three assists. Angel Proby scored 22 points and Aliah Stinnett had seven points and five steals.
The Lady Cavs, 13-7, moved on to play Kearsley in last night’s semifinals, while Davison, which eliminated Lapeer West 41-27 in the other opener, took on Swartz Creek. The district final is at 7 p.m. Friday.
Carman-Ainsworth’s final regular-season game against Mount Pleasant last Friday was canceled by inclement weather and not made up.