Cavs finish above water in duals





David Parker won the diving event against Southwestern.

David Parker won the diving event against Southwestern.

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing ended its dual season with a winning record last Thursday, beating Southwestern Academy, 82-48, in a Saginaw Valley League swimming and diving meet at home.

The Cavaliers wound up 6-4 overall and 5-4 in Valley duals. They’ll swim in the conference meet starting today with preliminaries and concluding Saturday with the finals at Saginaw Valley State University.

Alphonso Foster won two events and John Donnelly was in on two victories, as Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing won the first seven events against Southwestern. Foster won the 50-yard freestyle in 29.55 and the 100 free in 1:21.62.

Donnelly took the 200 individual medley in 2:40.01 and joined Jason Zemore, Zak Wilkins and David Burkhardt in winning the 200 medley relay in 2:04.54.

C.J. Ratliff took the 200 free in 2:22.58, and Erick VanDuyne won the 100 butterfly in 1:08.78. David Parker captured the diving event with 128.5 points.

Zemor was also second in the IM in 2:47.74, Wilkins was second in the butterfly in 1:13.89 and Seandre Harris- Salaam was third in 1:15.28. Omeed Hekmati was second in the 50 free in 30.89 and Eric Turner was third in 40.59. Brendan McDonald was second in diving with 96.4 points and Logan Lewis took third with 95.55. Kenni Sadler was second in the 100 free in 1:35.58 and Turner was third in 1:45.41.

With the victory clinched, the Cavs exhibitioned the last five events.

Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing won four of its last five duals for the season. The Cavs lost a Valley meet at Bay City Central, 117-69, on Feb. 12. Patrick Sharp had the Cavs’ only victory, winning the 100 free in 52.41.


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