Carman-Ainsworth’s Shelby Marsh on the course sets her own pace.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Shelby Marsh on the course sets her own pace.

The 400 free relay was another event Carman-Ainsworth’s Bartlett, Adams, Howard and Hrit were able to take home in 4:29.33, Seeley bested the field in the 50 free in 28.54 and in the 200 free Bartlett was second at 2:25.73 and Bade was third in 2:33.73.

In conference competition, Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing toppled over Davison, 119-66, at home on Oct. 11 as Adams won the 50 free in 28:19. Hrit, King, Bartlett and Adams also placed first for the Lady Cavs in the 200 medley in 2:10.65 and Shannon Shaugnessy, Dollinger, Young and Jones were third in 2:33.65, Howard was victorious in the 200 free in 2:14.99 and Bade was third in 2:25.12 and claiming the diving title with a score of 154.45 was Messina and Taylor Wheaton came in third with 136.00 points. As for the 200 free relay, it was Adams, Howard, Bade and Seeley who topped the field for Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing in 1:57.39, Seeley came in first in the 500 free in 5:57.39 and Bade was third in 6:35.14 and Howard won the 100 free in 1:00.98.

The Cavaliers’ Jessica Smith prepares to serve in a match at home.

The Cavaliers’ Jessica Smith prepares to serve in a match at home.

Taking the top three spots for the Lady Cavs in the 100 fly were Bartlett, Adams and King by clocking in at 1:14.09, 1:17.01 and 1:19.00, respectively, Bade, Bartlett, Howard and Seeley were victorious in the 400 free in 4:13.82 and King topped the 100 breast in 1:22.18 and Dollinger was third in 1:32.69. Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing’s Hrit also won the 100 back in 1:13.26 and Bartlett was third in 1:18.92. In the 200 IM, Seeley was second in 2:39.26 and Hrit third in 2:47.88.

The Lady Cavs hosted Bay City Western for their final home meet of the 2012 regular season today. — M.S.


The Cavaliers participated in the Kayla O’Mara Invitational at Goodrich last Saturday and the boys’ squad finished 12th with 380 points. Saginaw Heritage won with 52 points, Linden had 60 and Holly was third with 109.

The girls’ squad did not record a team score. Davison won the meet with 54 points, Linden had 68 and Holly had 71.

Carman-Ainsworth was at Strafford Woods for the final Saginaw Valley League Jamboree of the season and hosts the Cavalier Invitational tomorrow. — E.H.


Bay City Central hosted Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing on Tuesday and got crushed, 108-77.

Winners for the Lady Cavs included Kayla Seeley, Rebecca Bade, Mackenzie Bartlett and Allia Howard in the 200 free relay in 1:56.19, Selena Adams topped the podium in the 100 back in 1:14.2 and Seeley claimed the 100 breast in 1:22.91. Bade was also victorious for Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing in the 500 free in 6:41.10 and Shannon Shaugnessy was second in 7:15.81, Howard won the 200 IM in 2:43.71 and the 100 free in 1:02.44 and grabbing the 200 medley relay in 2:13.21 was Adams, Seeley, Rebecca Hrit and Jennifer Messina.


The Cavaliers defeated Flint Southwestern, 25-7, 25-11, 25-7, Monday with Tori Henderson named Player of the Match with four kills, six assists, four digs and three aces. Henderson played rightside hitter and setter, serving in a Jack of All Trades role, according to coach Barb Hurand. “Her best performance of the season,” Hurand noted.

Jessica Smith had six kills and three digs, Jessica McClung five kills, three aces and five digs and Breanna Hudson had three kills. Monica Townsend had three aces and 13 digs, Aubrey Mikovits had three aces and four assists, Kali Jackson chipped in with four aces, Kayla Tigner had four aces, eight assists and six digs and Alexus Colby added five aces.

Last Saturday at Flat Rock Carman- Ainsworth lost, 25-19, 25-19, to Flat Rock but beat Erie Mason, 25-23, 25- 22. On the day, Smith had 11 kills, was 11-of-13 on serve receive, had 13 digs and was a perfect 100 percent serving. Hudson had three kills, Tigner had five kills, 24 assists and nine digs and Townsend had 13 digs. McClung had 10 digs and Colby added six. Whitney Brown added three kills.

The Cavaliers are now 16-17-5 overall and are at the Fenton Invite Saturday. — L.P.

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