Carman-Ainsworth ran at the 30th Annual Heritage Invite on Saturday, where the boys placed 18 out of 24 teams. The Cavaliers accumulated 509 points. Saginaw Heritage was first with 54, Caro second with 66 and Alpena third with 83.
The Carman-Ainsworth boys were once again led by Joe Chinkeefatt, who has consistently topped the Cavaliers. Chinkeefatt finished 18th in 19:50.86. Dalero McNeal was 101st in 19:50.86. Keegan Maguffee was 139th in 21:21.01. Juan Cunningham was 144th in 21:50.53, Ian Wickham 151st in 22:27.35 and Andrew Stephens 160th in 23:16.4.
The Lady Cavs ran shorthanded and were unable to post a team score. Heritage was first with 55, Midland second with 118 and Alpena third with 119. Priscilla Bradford took 71st in 23:25.08, followed closely by Rayven Brantley who was 7th in 23:38.06. Ayianna Massey was 112th in 25:24.9 and Rachel Allen was 156th in 32:15.23.
Carman-Ainsworth is at the Kayla O’Mara Invite at Goodrich on Saturday. – K.R.
Carman-Ainsworth fell to Saginaw Heritage 5-1 on Monday. Game details were not reported.
The Cavaliers traveled to Lapeer last Wednesday where they fell 4-2. Carman-Ainsworth struck first when Eli Young found the net on a helper from Ryan Farrar, but Lapeer took a 3-1 lead by halftime. In the second half, Jacob Yost cut the deficit to 3-2 when he scored assisted by Farrar, but it wouldn’t be enough to hold Lapeer back as the Lightning would score once more for the 4-2 final.
Carman-Ainsworth closes out regular season play today at Atwood Stadium where it will face Flint Powers. – K.R.
The Cavaliers fell to Davison 11-25, 16-25, 7-25 Tuesday. Katie Speaks had 14 digs for Carman-Ainsworth. Morgan Sherrer added nine digs, and Diamond Lester had six kills.
“Davison played really well and had us on our heels most of the match,” said Carman-Ainsworth coach Barb Hurand. “We need to work harder in practices to be better prepared for our competition.”
Last Thursday, Carman-Ainsworth defeated Clio 17-25, 26-24, 15-25, 25-22, 16-14. Lester led the Cavs with 24 kills, 12 points, eight digs and four aces. Sherrer had a team-high 26 digs and 11 points. Amaya Campbell had five blocks, four kills and 13 points, including three aces. Areyana Harrison led the Cavs in assists with 17. Mary Dollinger chipped in 13 assists. Hannah Thurston posted 11 digs. Aniya Harmon contributed six digs and nine kills.
The Cavaliers are now 8-16-4 overall and 2-4 in league play and are at Kearsley tonight at 7 p.m. — J.O.