Carman-Ainsworth’s Jerome Austin glances to first base to check the runner before throwing his pitch.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Jerome Austin glances to first base to check the runner before throwing his pitch.


In the second game of the Mt. Morris Invitational last Saturday, the Carman- Ainsworth varsity baseball team went up against a familiar face in Flint Metro League rival Kearsley, only to end up falling 10-0 in five innings.

Aaron Gagnon was 1-for-2 and Austin Yost at 1-for-3 charting the only hits for the game.

Having allowed nine runs in the initial two innings and another in the fifth, Spencer Fiewig also chipped in by giving up one earned run on three walks and no hits in one inning pitched in addition to going 0-for-2 at the plate.

In the opening game Carman- Ainsworth lost to Clio 4-0 as Trent Green went 1-for-1 and Austin Jerome checked in at 1-for-2. Also going 1-for- 2 was Jawanza Edwards and giving a 1-for-3 performance was Yost, Ryan Macko and Leon Bell.

The Cavaliers, 14-9 overall, 10-2 Saginaw Valley League-South, host Davison for a set of conference games today. — M.S.

Carman-Ainsworth's Harmany Williams charges toward the next hurdle in the 100-meter event.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Harmany Williams charges toward the next hurdle in the 100-meter event.


In one of their most dominant performances of the season, the Carman- Ainsworth girls’ soccer team thumped Flint Northwestern at home on Tuesday, 11-0.

Melody Bamford, Karla Bell and Nisreen Shukairy each scored twice.

Therese Clausen-Brock had a goal and an assist, Jessica Bontumasi racked up a goal and two helpers, Morgan Overton had a goal and an assist, Ayana Willis and Brittany Young scored once each and Sabrina Waters added a helper.

“So pleased that the scoring in today’s game showed a team effort,” said coach Jessyca Mathews. “To have eight players be able to score and five girls with assists means that they understand the value in passing and uplifting each other. There was no selfish action on the field. Everyone was looking to support and set each other up for the right opportunities. This was a very positive step in our season.”

The Lady Cavaliers took a Saginaw Valley League-South loss at home last Wednesday to Lapeer, 8-0. Carman- Ainsworth only trailed by two at the half, but a six-goal surge by the Lightning in the second half closed the game.

The Cavaliers were at Flint Powers Catholic on Wednesday, following VIEW deadlines, and will be back in action on Friday against Clio. — B.P.


The Lady Cavaliers took a pair of non-conference losses last Thursday at Brandon, 7-0 and 15-0. Madison Cox, Brianna Haskins and Jessica Smith each registered a pair of hits in the opener.

“We had great base running with steals and a double delayed steal and a beautiful third to first double play,” said coach Joy Roe. “In the second game, we couldn’t really get started.”

Due to inclement weather and field conditions, Monday’s twinbill against Bay City Western was canceled, as was Tuesday’s doubleheader against Holly.

The Cavaliers will return to the diamond tonight at Davison. — B.P.


Saginaw Valley League tri-meet

5-6-15 at Carman-Ainsworth


100 – 1. Harmany Williams 12.74; 2. Italia Daniels 12.77; 3. Aleah Mixon 12.9

400 – 1. Chelsey Carpenter 1:02.7; 3. Cherry Smoots-Hoyle 1:07.8

100 hurdles – 2. Harmany Williams 15.4

400 relay – 2. Aleah Mixon, Italia Daniels, Dejene McNair, Harmany Williams 51.75

Discus – 3. Ocean Cooper 81-2

High jump – 2. Chaquia Jones 4-8; 3. Eriona Chambers 4-8

Pole vault – 2. Harmany Williams 8-0

Long jump – 3. Eriona Chambers 15-2 – D.N.


Saginaw Valley League meet

5-7-15 at Midland

Team scoring: Midland Dow 32, Powers Catholic 24, Lapeer 12, Mount Pleasant 12, Saginaw Heritage 11, Midland 10.5, Bay City Central 7, Carman-Ainsworth 5, Bay City Western 5, Davison 4, Southwestern 0.5


No. 1 J’Lynn Corder def. Bre Szczepanski (BCC) 10-2; def. by Alise Haddad (PC) 6-3, 6-2

No. 2 Briaunna Hughes def. by Brittaney Warner (MP) 10-2; def. by Mallory Stevens (BCC) 8-6

No. 3 Rida Khan def. by Tiana Gillis (MP) 10-2; def. Tori Young (D) 8-4; def. by Kayleigh Doywen (BCC) 8-1

No. 4 Katie Speaks def. Marybeth Pfund (BCW) 11-9; def. by Hadley Camp (Dow) 10-0


No. 1 Megan Speaks/Dorothy Dollinger def. Clairissa Gielda/Stephanie Rapp (BCW) 10-3; def. by Hannah Rahman/Mattie Milne (PC) 6-1, 6-3

No. 2 Rachel Kuczera/D’Mya Mason def. by Madeline Raspberry/Haley Mills (D) 10-0; def. by Kelsey Ruggles/McKenna Packard (BCW) 8-4

No. 3 Brittany Lynn Echols/Laiya White def. by Farwa Hussain/Emilia Shokoohi (Her) 10-4; def. by Abby Vallier/Vicky Hebert (BCW) 8-5

No. 4 Dymond Hampton/Megan Thomas def. by Nicole Ritter/Kenny Riedel (Lap) 10-1; def. Shawnakay June/Ta’Jane Townsend (FSW) 8-3; def. by Priyanka Kheterphal/Lydia Ward (Her) 8-1 – D.N.

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