Lady Cavs beat Clarkston for 7th win

Angel Proby had 21 points in Tuesday's win and 16 in a Jan. 8 game.

Angel Proby had 21 points in Tuesday’s win and 16 in a Jan. 8 game.

CLARKSTON — Angel Proby poured in 21 points and Carman-Ainsworth girls continued their strong basketball season Tuesday night with a 47-39 victory over Clarkston.

Asjia Blanton added 10 points and Randi Richardson scored eight as the Lady Cavaliers improved to 7-4 overall. The victory began a stretch of six straight road games for the Lady Cavs, who won’t play in their own gym again until Feb. 11.

Carman-Ainsworth edged out to a 13-11 firstquarter lead and bumped it to 26-18 by halftime. Clarkston rallied with an 11-7 third period to pull within 33-29, but the Lady Cavs answered with a 14-10 fourth period to close out the win. Aliah Stinnett and Nariyel Purches added four points each.

Carman-Ainsworth lost to Midland Dow, 55- 39, last Friday at home. Dow took control early with a 13-8 first quarter and a 15-9 second for a 28-17 halftime command. Richardson had 10 points and Proby scored seven. Stinnett had six points, four rebounds, three steals, four assists and two blocks. Natalia Kincaid had six points and five rebounds.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Asjia Blanton goes in for a shot against Lapeer East.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Asjia Blanton goes in for a shot against Lapeer East.

Carman-Ainsworth beat Davison, 55- 50, in a hard-fought Saginaw Valley League-South game Jan. 8 at home. The Cavs trailed 10-8 after one period and 18-17 at halftime, but took a 32-29 lead in the third quarter and iced the victory with an 18-16 fourth. Blanton had 17 points and Proby 16, with each player hitting 8-of-12 shots. Stinnett added six points and five assists, while Richardson had five points and five rebounds and Kincaid five rebounds, four steals and four assists.

The Cavs will return to SVL-South play next Tuesday with a game at Southwestern Academy.

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