SAGINAW TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth got off to a slow start in a non-league basketball game at Saginaw Heritage last Friday and dropped a 51- 38 decision to the Hawks.
The Cavaliers fell behind 15-2 in the first quarter and couldn’t make up the deficit despite playing Heritage even the rest of the way. Carman-Ainsworth outscored the Hawks 16-12 in the second quarter to pull within 27-18 by halftime. Heritage made it a 10-point game, 36-26, with a 9-8 third quarter, and the Hawks put it away with a 15- 12 edge in the fourth.
Aliah Stinnett led Carman-Ainsworth with 14 points, three assists, two steals and three rebounds. Randi Richardson had nine points and three steals, and Asjiah Blanton added six points and three rebounds.
The Lady Cavs, 5-3, will host Midland Dow on Friday.