The Lady Cavaliers headed up to Saginaw Heritage on Monday for a quadrangular with the host Hawks, as well as Mt. Pleasant and Traverse City West. Heritage finished in first place with Traverse City West in second, Mt. Pleasant in third and Carman- Ainsworth in fourth.
Carman-Ainsworth’s J’lynn Corder was undefeated on the day at No. 1 Singles in straight sets. Rachel Alexander defeated Traverse City West in straight sets at No. 3 Singles and Whitney Reynolds/Sara Hyde topped Traverse City West in straight sets at No. 2 Doubles.
Tuesday’s match up with Flint Northern was canceled, as was today’s meeting with Flint Northwestern. Neither school was able to field a tennis team this year. — B.P.
The Carman-Ainsworth track teams found some success against their Saginaw Valley League foes on Tuesday, hosting Flint Northern and Bay City Central. The boys solidified first place with 111 points while Bay City Central accrued 22 and Flint Northern had 21. The girls also took first place with 86 points, followed by Bay City Central with 53 and Flint Northern with 20.
Tyler Minor secured the top spot in the long jump, leaping 14-feet, 10.5- inches, while the 3200-meter relay team of Diamond Fowlkes, Dena Manns, Kali Jackson and Whitney Brown finished first also in 12:10. Harmany Williams placed first in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.00 and Williams, Lyssa Garcia, Ashley Hall and Italia Daniels were first in the 800-meter relay in 1:50.
Garcia, Hall, Williams and Loren Riley won the 400-meter relay in 53.30 while Maeonna Polacek secured first place in the 400-meter dash in 1:08.30. Denisha Gates won the 300-meter hurdles in 53.10 and Fowlkes took the top spot in the 800-meter run in 3:04.10.
Next up for the Cavs is a tri-meet at home on Tuesday against Flushing and Saginaw Arthur Hill. — B.P.