GRAND BLANC – The Carman-Ainsworth soccer team (0-7) will begin postseason play as a part of district No. 16-1 at Grand Blanc (8-5-5). Also competing are Saginaw Arthur Hill (0-4), Davison (9-9), Swartz Creek (4-3), Flushing (1-13) and Lapeer (5-5). None of the teams listed in this district are ranked in the state Div. 1 poll.
The first game for the Cavaliers will take place on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Saginaw Soccer Complex. Grand Blanc and Davison will do battle on the same day at 6 p.m., as will Swartz Creek and Flushing at 4:30 p.m. Lapeer awaits the winner of Swartz Creek- Flushing for Thursday’s semifinal at 5 p.m. at Grand Blanc. The other semifinal follows at 7 p.m. The district final will be held Saturday at 1 p.m.
Carman-Ainsworth has had a bit of a tough season, but plays just as hard as anyone in the area. The Cavs are led by a core group of seniors including Cheng Yang, Aaron Hopson, Lucas Shoffer, Specer Flewig, Yazeed Abdelhay, Mike Fischer, Zack Lloyd-Amthor, Luther Collins, Hamza Jafari, Kevin Greene, Belal Traini, James Avery, Christian Williams and Khaled Thabet. – B.P.