FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team improved to 7-2 overall, 4-0 Saginaw Valley League-Blue with a solid 58-39 win over Flushing at Carman- Ainsworth last Friday.
Carman-Ainsworth put Flushing into an early and deep hole after outscoring the Raiders 20-8 in the first quarter. The Lady Cavs’ passing game was deliberate and accurate. Flushing tried to erase the deficit with a 14-11 second quarter, but still trailed 31-22 by halftime.
The Cavaliers carried the momentum in the third quarter outscoring Flushing 11-5 and kept the Raiders playing catchup with a 16-12 fourth-quarter effort.
Player stats for Carman-Ainsworth were not available.
Thailyia Christensen led Flushing with 15 points, Rebecca Morrish had 10 and Brooklyn Grissom five. Alex Long had six rebounds and Maddie Morrison five rebounds and three assists.
Carman-Ainsworth was at Saginaw Heritage yesterday after we went to press.