FLINT TWP. – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team remains undefeated on the season as the Cavs defeated Grand Blanc 62-47 on Tuesday.
Carman-Ainsworth jumped out to a massive 19-4 lead in the opening quarter. Grand Blanc tried to close the gap before the half, outscoring the Cavaliers 14-8 in the second for a 27-18 lead at the break.
Carman-Ainsworth kept the game rolling in the third, putting up another 17 points while holding Grand Blanc to nine. In the final quarter, Grand Blanc outscored Carman-Ainsworth once more, 20-18, but it was too little, too late for the Bobcats.
Xeryia Tartt set the pace for the Lady Cavs, scoring a third of Carman-Ainsworth’s points, putting up 20 on the night. Chenelle King tacked on 16 points and Jessiana Aaron added 12.
On Saturday, the Lady Cavs defeated Southfield A&T 61-41. Carman-Ainsworth barely edged out Southfield in the first to take a 10-9 lead before heating up in the second. Carman- Ainsworth held Southfield to only six points in the second while putting up 11 for a 21-14 lead at half.
The Cavaliers extended their lead to 40-33 in the third and then put the game away in the final quarter, adding 21 points to Southfield’s 17 for the 61-41 final.
The Swartz Creek girls’ basketball team fell to a dominant Carman-Ainsworth on Friday, losing 68-44. Carman-Ainsworth held a 34-17 lead at half, doubling Swartz Creek’s score.
Carman-Ainsworth jumped out to a 24-13 lead in the opening quarter. Swartz Creek was then held to only four points in the second while Carman-Ainsworth added another 10. Following the break, the Lady Dragons were outscored once again, 21-9 to give Carman-Ainsworth a 55-26 lead heading into the final quarter. Swartz Creek then picked up the pace in the fourth, putting up 18 points as the Cavaliers added only 13.
Chianne Gloster lead Swartz Creek with 15 points and 10 boards. Cianna Gloster added 11 points and eight boards. For Carman-Ainsworth, Destiny Strother led with 25 points. Tartt added 16 and King had 13.
Swartz Creek faces Fenton at 6 p.m. on Friday.