GRAND BLANC – Carman- Ainsworth came out hot in the first quarter but went cold the rest of the night and dropped a 54-40 decision to Grand Blanc in the boys’ basketball season opener for both teams Tuesday night at Grand Blanc.
The Cavaliers jumped out to a 16-12 lead but scored just 24 points over the last three periods. Grand Blanc tied it 25-25 at halftime, then took control with a 16-7 third quarter to go up 41-32 heading into the final eight minutes.
Freshman Jakavien Lewis led Carman- Ainsworth with 15 points and Jarell Giles scored 10 on two 3-pointers. Jaylen Bradley had five points and Josh Jackson four. Braden Brackett and Tre’von Avery scored 13 points each for Grand Blanc.
Carman-Ainsworth will open Saginaw Valley League-South Division play Friday with a game at Lapeer.