The Cavaliers traveled to the Linden Invitational last Saturday and finished 21st with 441 points. Linden won the race with 67, Brother Rice was second with 78 and Livonia Stevenson was third with 126.
James Johnson led the Cavaliers with a 43rd place finish in 18:06. Linden’s Roger Phillips won the race in 16:13.
The Lady Cavaliers also participated in the Linden Invite but did not record a team score. Salem won the event with 30, Stevenson was second with 87 and Salem B was third with 91. Salem’s Kayla Kavulich won the race in 18:54. Randi Richardson was Carman-Ainsworth’s top finisher in 115th in 25:51.
Carman-Ainsworth will travel to Dutch Hollow on Oct. 4 for the Genesee County Meet. — E.H.
On Monday, Carman-Ainsworth traveled to the Davison Invitational at the Davison Country Club where the Cavs placed 20th with a 466. Meghan Borgerding led the team with a 90 while Aulbany McComb came in with a 123. Mikaila Garrison shot a 124 and Alanna Gleason recorded a 129 on the day.
The Lady Cavs hosted a Saginaw Valley League jamboree at Fenton Farms last Wednesday, and Carman- Ainsworth finished tied for sixth with Midland at 429 each. Flushing won the tournament with a 367, while Davison took second with 268.
Midland Dow placed third with 380 and Flint Powers Catholic was in fourth with 398. Mt. Pleasant finished in fifth with 406 while Bay City Western, Bay City Central, Saginaw Arthur Hill, Flint Southwestern Academy and Saginaw Heritage were all surpassed by the Cavaliers.
As for the Cavs themselves, Borgerding led the way for the blue and silver by shooting an 89, which was good enough for fifth place individually. Selena Johnson finished the day in 29th place with a 105 and Garrison was 34th with a 114. McComb’s score of 121 put her in 42nd place and Morgan Genore came in 55th with a 142. — B.P.
The Cavaliers lost an 8-0 decision to Davison in a Saginaw Valley League meet Tuesday. In singles, Noah Reed lost, 6-0, 6- 1 at No. 1, Chris Crowder fell, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 at No. 2, Omeed Hekmati lost, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 3, and Stanley Brantley bowed, 6- 0, 6-1, at No. 4. In doubles, Damon Haley/Mark D’Angelo lost, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5, in a lengthy battle at No. 1, Tyler Field/Luke Moore lost, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 2, Ethan Mooore/Kyle Flucker fell, 6-3, 6-2, at No. 3, and Jalen Brandford/Vlad Li lost, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, at No. 4.
Last Thursday, the Cavs dropped a Valley meet to visiting Powers Catholic, 6-2. Crowder won at No. 2 Singles, 6-0, 6-0, and Ethan Moore/Flucker prevailed at No. 3 Doubles, 6-4, 6-4. Reed went three sets at No. 1 Singles before falling, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. Hekmati also went three sets in a 6-4, 2-6, 6-0 loss at No. 3 Singles. Haywood Petty bowed, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 4. In doubles, Haley/D’Angelo fell, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 1, Field/Luke Moore lost, 7-5, 6-3, at No. 2, and Evan Walker/Li lost a 7-5, 7-5 battle at No. 4.
The Cavaliers dropped a Valley decision at Flushing, 8-0, on Sept. 19. Reed fell at No. 1 Singles, 6-1, 6-2. Crowder bowed at No. 2 Singles, 6-1, 6- 2. Hekmati lost at No. 3 Singles, 6-0, 6- 0. Brantley bowed at No. 4 Singles, 6-2, 6- 0. Haley/D’Angelo lost at No. 1 Doubles, 6-1, 6-0. Field/Luke Moore fell at No. 2 Doubles, 6-0, 6-1. Ethan Moore/Flucker bowed at No. 3 Doubles, 6-0, 6-2. Petty/Li lost at No. 4 Doubles, 6-0, 6-2.
The Cavaliers traveled to Flushing on Tuesday for a Saginaw Valley League match and fell in three games, 13-25, 18-25, 13-25.
Carman-Ainsworth, 12-13-5 overall, 1-2 SVL-South, will look to get back on track in the Saginaw Valley League on Tuesday when it hosts Flint Northwestern and travels to Midland on Oct. 4. — E.H.