GRAND BLANC — Carman- Ainsworth roared out of the starting gate to open its girls’ basketball season Tuesday night, beating Grand Blanc, 51-37, in a non-league contest at Grand Blanc High.
Angel Proby poured in 18 points, and eight other Cavaliers broke into the scoring column as Carman-Ainsworth snapped a four-year losing streak to the Bobcats.
The Cavs started slow, taking a 9-7 first-quarter lead, but exploded with a 21-11 second period to take a 30-18 command into the halftime locker room. Grand Blanc edged to within 41-31 in the third quarter, but Carman-Ainsworth closed out the victory with a 10-6 final period.
Proby also had four rebounds and three assists, and fellow senior Aliiah Stinnett stuffed the stat sheet with eight points, seven assists, four rebounds and four blocked shots. Asjiah Blanton had nine points, four rebounds and three assists, while Natalia Kincaid added five points and three boards. Jazmine Randle had four points, and Shakara Johnson added three points and four rebounds. Ayanna Watkins led Grand Blanc with 10 points.
Carman-Ainsworth will visit neighboring rival Swartz Creek for another non-league game tonight and will play its home opener Monday against Lapeer East.