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Carman-Ainsworth’s Randi Richardson on course for the Lady Cavs.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Randi Richardson on course for the Lady Cavs.

CROSS COUNTRY

The Cavaliers participated in the Cavalier Classic on Aug. 29 and finished in fifth place with 117 points. St. Clair won the event with 18, Brandon was second with 78 and Swartz Creek was third with 82. James Johnson was the top finisher for the Cavaliers in 10th place in 18:24.

The Lady Cavaliers participated in the Cavalier Classic, but did not have a team score. Davison won the event with 26 points, Lakeland was second with 43 and Brandon was third with 75. Randi Richardson was the top finisher for Carman-Ainsworth in 19th place in 29:07.

The Cavaliers will travel to the Corunna Invitational on Saturday and goes to Delta College on Tuesday for a Saginaw Valley League Jamboree. — E.H.

GOLF

The Lady Cavs put forth an impressive showing at the Saginaw Valley League jamboree on Wednesday, where Carman- Ainsworth placed seventh out of the 12 schools competing, compiling a score of 424. Meghan Borgerding had a stellar day, shooting an 82 to take the top individual spot at the meet. Selena Johnson came in with a 108, followed by Hope Woodriff with a 109. Taylor Talbert rounded out the Cavaliers’ scorecard with a 125. — B.P.

Meghan Borgerding positions her ball for a putt.

Meghan Borgerding positions her ball for a putt.

SOCCER

Anas Morsi scored two goals and Terance Green also connected, as the Cavaliers tied Owosso, 3-3, in a nonleague game Aug. 29 at home. Green and Leon Bell had assists, and Andrew Ramirez made 13 saves in goal, as Carman-Ainsworth followed up its first win in nearly two years with a tie.

The Cavs, 1-4-1, made their Saginaw Valley League debut with a crossover game yesterday against Midland. They will visit Flint Northern next Wednesday. — D.N.

VOLLEYBALL

Carman-Ainsworth’s volleyball team lost to New Lothrop, 20-25, 25-27, last Thursday at the New Lothrop tournament, but beat every other opponent it faced.

Against the Hornets, Monica Townsend had eight service points, 18 digs and 11 serve receives, Jessica Smith had 17 attacks, three kills, 25 service points and one ace and Jessica McClung had 34 attacks, five kills, 25 service points and 12 serve receives. Kayla Tigner had five attacks and eight assists, Deja Lester had four attacks and one kill, Dena Manns had four attacks, two aces and three points, Aubrey Mikovits had one ace and 35 service points and Alexus Colby had eight aces and 23 service points.

The Lady Cavs beat Beaverton, 25-20, 19-25, 19-17, with Smith recording 17 attacks, eight kills, four service points and nine digs, while McClung had 21 attacks, 14 kills, three service points and eight digs. Whitney Brown had five attacks, Tigner had four attacks, two kills and 19 assists and Manns had four attacks and two kills. Townsend had nine service points, 15 digs and 12 serve receives, Colby had six service points and 12 digs and Mikovits had four assists.

Carman-Ainsworth also defeated Breckenridge, 25-20, 25-13, with Smith tallying 23 attacks, five kills, seven service points, one ace and five digs. McClung had 33 attacks, eight kills and five digs, while Manns had eight attacks and six kills, Townsend tallied eight service points, one ace and 25 digs and Mikovits had five service points, one ace and seven assists. Colby had seven service points, one ace and five digs, Tigner chipped in with eight assists and four digs and Kali Jackson had seven digs.

Against Byron, Carman- Ainsworth won, 25-16, 25-22, with Smith having 17 attacks, two kills, four service points and seven serve receives. McClung had 26 attacks, nine kills and 10 digs, Townsend added nine service points, 18 digs and 16 serve receives and Jackson had four service points and 14 digs. Manns had eight service points, Tigner had nine assists and Mikovits, five assists.

The Lady Cavs also dispatched Rudolf Steiner, 25-15, 25-18, thanks to Smith’s 13 attacks, three kills, eight service points and three aces. McClung had 18 attacks and eight kills, Tori Henderson had four attacks and one kill, Townsend had five service points and two aces, Colby 13 service points and seven aces and Jackson nine digs. Mikovits chipped in with six digs. — L.P. SWIMMING

In their first home meet of the 2012 varsity girls’ swim and dive season, the Lady Cavs lost to Saginaw Heritage last Thursday, 65-120.

Prior to that, Carman-Ainsworth started the season on Aug. 28 with a 100-85 win at Kearsley.

The Lady Cavs, 1-1 overall, 1-1 SVA, are at the Fenton Relays on Saturday and host Saginaw Arthur Hill on Tuesday. — M.S.


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