Carman-Ainsworth had a match with Saginaw on Tuesday evening, but scores were not reported at the time of press.
The Cavaliers went 1-2-1 in the Mount Morris Tournament last Saturday, ultimately losing in the Gold Division Quarterfinal to Valley Lutheran 16-25, 17-25.
In pool play, Carman-Ainsworth went 1-1-1, placing first in its respective pool and earning the three seed in the Gold Division. The Cavs beat Huron Valley 25-11, 25-14. They split with Homer 25-11, 20-25 and lost to Saginaw Heritage 20-25, 13-25.
Diamond Lester led the Cavaliers with 23 kills, 24 digs, seven aces and four blocks over the course of the tournament. Destiny Johnson added 14 kills and four blocks. Emily Carroll had 13 kills. Katie Speaks led the Cavs in digs with 48. Mary Dollinger also had 44 digs, and Morgan Sherrer had 27 digs of her own.
Carman-Ainsworth also defeated Owosso 23-25, 25-14, 25-15, 27-25 last Thursday. Lester had 20 kills to go along with her five aces and nine digs. Johnson added 14 kills, and Dollinger had a team-high 27 assists. Angel Eubanks recorded four solo blocks, four assisted blocks, five kills and 10 service points. Speaks had 18 digs and 11 service points. Sherrer had 12 service points, seven digs and four aces.
“Overall, I thought we played really well with a lot of enthusiasm and intensity on and off the court,” said Carman-Ainsworth coach Barb Hurand. “We were the true definition of team (on Thursday) no matter what the players roles were. It was a great match!”
The Cavs, 7-13-4 overall and 2-1 in league play, are at Midland Dow tonight at 7 p.m. — J.O.