Cavs’ upset attempt falls short



Carman-Ainsworth’s Rasheed Brown, shown here laying the ball up against Grand Blanc earlier this season, scored nine points in the Cavs’ loss to Clarkston last Saturday. Photo by Terry Lyons

Carman-Ainsworth’s Rasheed Brown, shown here laying the ball up against Grand Blanc earlier this season, scored nine points in the Cavs’ loss to Clarkston last Saturday. Photo by Terry Lyons

GRAND BLANC — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team lost its second game of the season on Saturday, losing to No. 2-ranked Clarkston 65-56 in the GottaGetIt Hoop Classic.

The game was tied at 46-46 before Clarkston went on a 14-6 run, putting the game out of reach for the Cavaliers with just 1:44 left in the fourth quarter.

Clarkston jumped to an early 14-5 lead in the opening frame. However, Carman-Ainsworth closed the half with an 11-0 run, taking a 26-22 lead into halftime.

Patrick Hollis led the Cavs with a team-high 12 points, all coming on four three-pointers. Isaiah Jones scored 11 points, while Jayden Nunn added 10. Rasheed Brown also chipped in with nine points.

On Dec. 30, Carman-Ainsworth gave Detroit Cass Tech its first loss of the season, defeating the Technicians 55-54 in the Motor City Roundball Classic at Ferndale High School.

Jason Green scored a team-high 16 points for the Cavs, while Nunn and Jones added 13 each.

Carman-Ainsworth, 4-2, is off this week and will travel to Saginaw HeritagethisTuesdayfora7p.m. tip-off.