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Carman-Ainsworth’s Ahmad Alzahabi kicks the ball downfield during Monday’s game against Owosso.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Ahmad Alzahabi kicks the ball downfield during Monday’s game against Owosso.

Carman-Ainsworth drops soccer game

FLINT — The Cavaliers lost a close game to Owosso, 2-1, in a non-league matchup Monday at home. Leon Bell scored for Carman-Ainsworth off an assist from Austin Yost to create a 1-1 tie at halftime. Andrew Ramirez kept it close with 13 saves in goal, but the visiting Trojans eked out the deciding goal in the second half.

Carman-Ainsworth fell to Lapeer West, 3-0, last Thursday at home. Ramirez had three saves, while the Cavs had three shots on goal.

The Cavs bowed to Midland, 2-0, in a Saginaw Valley League game Sept. 4 at Midland. The game was scoreless at halftime. Ramirez had four saves.

Carman-Ainsworth will visit Flushing in another Valley game Monday. — D.N.

SWIM AND DIVE

At the 16-team Fenton Relays last Saturday, Hartland was first and Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing placed 12th with a score of 144. Medaling for the Cavs was the 4×100 IM relay team of Kayla Seeley, Rebecca Hrit, McKenzie Bartlett and Emily Stemczynski in the seventh spot in 4:59.45, the butterfly relay unit of Selena Adams, Hrit, Seeley and Bartlett were sixth in 2:10.89 and coming in seventh was the diving relay squad of Taylor Wheaton and Jennifer Messina.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Chris Crowder serves during a tennis match at Lapeer East.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Chris Crowder serves during a tennis match at Lapeer East.

“They’re working really hard, both in the pool and on dry land. We implemented a weight lifting program and the girls are seeing great results,” said head coach Kevin McGlashen. “Just about every girl had a personal-best time. That’s huge. We’re a young team. We have a lot of sophomors and a couple of freshmen, biut we’re already seeing significant drops in their times.”

Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing and Midland are at Bay City Western today. — M.S.

TENNIS

The Cavaliers dropped their match to Clio, 6-2, Monday.

They split their first four matches in Singles play. Clio’s Joe Kircher defeated Chris Crowder, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1, at No. 1. Noah Reed defeated Austin Gibson, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 2 and the Mustangs’ Dlijah Bobo beat Damen Haley, 6-2, 6-4, at No. 3. Mark D’Angelo picked up the Cavaliers second victory by defeating Adam Vincent 6-2, 6-3 at No. 4.

Clio’s Stu Coffey/Brandon Davis beat Kyle Fluker/Vlad Li, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 1 Doubles. The Mustangs’ Jeremy Dinnan/Jaedon Ford beat Lule Moore/Ethan Moore, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 2. Clio made it a clean sweep in Doubles by taking the final two matches.

Saul Gilliam/Noah Gilliam beat Jaylen Bransfort/Evan Walker, 4-6, 6- 0, 6-1, at No. 3 and Toma Shngoo/Mike Sawicki defeated Jared Young/Christian Jones 7-6 (tie breaker), 8-6, 6-3 at No. 4. — K.W.


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