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Carman-Ainsworth’s Jessica Smith gets ready to serve during a match against Durand at Kearsley earlier this season.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Jessica Smith gets ready to serve during a match against Durand at Kearsley earlier this season.


The Cavaliers hosted the Cavalier Classic last Friday with complete results still not posted to athletic.net as we went to press Wednesday morning.

Tyler Pangerl made the top 10, placing in 10th place at the Saginaw Valley South Championships last Wednesday at the Cummings Center. He finished the race in 16:29.55, leading the boys’ squad as he has all season. Carman- Ainsworth finished seventh overall with 227 points with Saginaw Heritage winning the meet with 37. Davison was second with 69, Flushing third with 80 and Midland fourth with 90. Auburn Bay City Western was fifth with 107, Midland Dow sixth with 147, Mt. Pleasant eighth with 231, Flint Powers ninth with 232, Flint Northwestern 10th with 322 and Flint Southwestern Academy 11th with 348.

James Johnson posted a 36th-place finish for the Cavs in 17:30.50, Ahmir Dunn was 58th in 19:41.72, Juwan Willis was 62nd in 20:26.17, Erick VanDuyne 63rd in 20:26.59 and Keith Belk 68th in 21:56.58.

While the girls’ squad did not field enough runners for a team, Bailey Curtis placed 66th in 27:56.27, Teaira Davis was 74th in 33:21.88 and Italia Daniels was 75th in 38:01.25. — L.P.


At Flint Metro League rival Brandon on Tuesday, Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing lost, 116-70.

Kayla Seeley placed second in the 200 free in 2:15.0, McKenzie Bartlett was second in the 200 IM in 2:39.45 and in the diving competition, Kassidy Lord was first with 164.90 points and Jennifer Messina was the runner up with 151.50. In the 100 fly, Rebecca Hrit was second in 1:13.36 and Bartlett was third in 1:13.74, Olivia VanDuyne posted a personal-best in the 100 free in 1:07.77 and Rebecca Bade also charted a personal-best of 6:10.07 in the 500 free to come in third.

Because Saginaw Arthur Hill did not field a team this season, the Saginaw Valley League tri-meet scheduled for Oct. 17 ended up becoming a SVLSouth dual meet at Flint Southwestern Academy that featured a victory by Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing. The Lady Cavs will be at Saginaw Valley State University on Nov. 7 to compete in the SVL Finals. — M.S.


The Cavaliers defeated Flint Southwestern, 25-9, 25-12, 25-10, Tuesday night. The win raised their overall record to 19-12-3.

Kayla Tigner had 24 assists and eight digs, Jessica McClung added nine kills and seven digs, Jessica Smith had eight kills and four aces, Alexus Colby chipped in eight aces and seven digs, Megan Speaks had six digs and two aces and Deja Lester had nine kills. — K.W.

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