They may have been divided into small schools and large schools, but the area cross country teams all followed the same mantra at the Greater Flint Championships last week at Swartz Creek — run as fast as you can.
Area high school kids were put to the test at Dutch Hollow golf course last Thursday, with many of the state’s best proving why they hold that coveted title.
In larger schools, Flushing won the boys’ meet, followed by Fenton, Davison, Holly, Swartz Creek, Brandon, Clio, Flint Kearsley and Carman-Ainsworth. In the small schools division, Flint Powers was first, followed by Linden, Byron, Goodrich, Lapeer West, Lapeer East, Durand, Genesee, Mt. Morris, Flint Northwestern, Lake Fenton and Bendle.
Carman-Ainsworth’s boys team fielded an incomplete team with just three runners. None made the top 50.
When the girls took to the start line, Grand Blanc swept the field in large schools, followed by Flushing, Holly, Fenton, Clio, Brandon, Flint Kearsley, Swartz Creek, Davison and Carman- Ainsworth. In smaller schools, Flint Powers claimed the title, followed by Linden, Goodrich, Lapeer East, Durand, Byron, Lapeer West and Lake Fenton. Mt. Morris, Flint Northwestern, Bendle and Genesee did not field full teams.
Top 70 times were recorded by Carman-Ainsworth’s Lauren Foote in 26th in 21:26.8 and Dana Cardinal was 70th in 23.10.0. — L.P.
Swim and dive
While the Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing girls squad had been scheduled to compete at the Saginaw Heritage Relays Saturday, they chose not to attend. Today they host Flint Powers. — M.S.
The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team dropped to 1-3 in Big Nine play with its loss to Flushing, 9-25, 13-25, 23-25, last Thursday.
Kamrin Gold once again led the way with 11 digs, 10 kills and eight assists, while Kylie Schneider had 16 digs and Miya Ingram had seven kills. The Cavs, 13-17-4 overall, 1-3 Big Nine, host Powers Catholic today. — E.H.