The Davison/Carman- Ainsworth co-op lost to Swartz Creek 17-4 on Tuesday night.
Junior Emily Moriartey scored three goals, and freshman Gabby Collick netted the Lady Cardinals’ other goal. Autumn Larsen controlled the draw for the Lady Cardinals with six draw controls, placing many to Moriartey.
“For the girls first-ever game playing together, it was definitely a learning experience,” said coach Darbie Barkman. “I thought the girls played well together, but they are still getting to know each other and how they play. I am very excited to see how we can improve throughout the season. Swartz Creek is our last game of the season as well, so it will really gauge how much we can improve our play. We are a hardworking and motivated team that will progress in the following games.”
Davison/Carman-Ainsworth travels to Midland Dow tonight at 7 p.m. — J.O.
The Lady Cavs took down Mt. Morris on Tuesday with an 8-0 shutout. Carman-Ainsworth had six different players tally goals on the game. Jakia Stallings and Taylor Williams combined in the net for the shutout.
“This was the best team effort from the Cavaliers in years,” said Carman-Ainsworth coach Jessyca Mathews. “The stats show that it was a team effort, involving many members of the program. I am thrilled that they have decided to start the season strong and stick to the focus of the team playing hard, strong and together.”
Kya Yearby and Nisreen Shukairy added two goals apiece. Jasia Caldwell found the net once and had two assists. Destin Lester had a goal and an assist. Payton Dixon and Brittany Young had one goal each. Taniya Boggins, Ashley Bell and Karla Bell each added one assist.
Carman-Ainsworth, 2-0-1, hosted Midland on Wednesday following press deadlines and will host Bay City Central on Monday. – K.R.