Volleyball districts begin Oct. 30

Carman-Ainsworth’s Kayla Tigner (left) and Deja Lester go up for the block.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Kayla Tigner (left) and Deja Lester go up for the block.

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth hosts the Class A volleyball district with Lapeer East taking on Flint Kearsley, Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. On Nov. 1, Lapeer West goes toe-to-toe with the host Cavaliers at 5 p.m. and Davison gets the winner of East/Kearsley from Tuesday. The title is decided Friday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m.

The Cavaliers will face a Panthers’ squad that is currently second in the Flint Metro at 23-21-8, 7-1 Metro. Lapeer East has a good shot of getting past a struggling Kearsley squad with Davison getting the winner.

Carman-Aisworth fell to Davison Tuesday, 25-12, 25-18, 19-25, 25-18.

Last Saturday at the Fenton Invite, the Cavs lost to Fowlerville, 13-25, 9- 25, with Jessica Smith tallying four kills, four digs and nine serve-receives, Jessica McClung has two aces, six digs and six serve-receives and Kayla Tigner had eight assists. Monica Townsend had eight digs and 14 serve-receives and Alexus Colby had four digs and seven serve-receives.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Selena Adams competes in the butterfly.

Carman-Ainsworth’s Selena Adams competes in the butterfly.

Next up was Traverse City Central, which split with the Cavs, 26-25, 24-26. Smith had 11 kills, was 100 percent on serve, and was 9-of-9 on serve receive, along with six digs, McClung had six kills, two digs and five serve-receives and Breanna Hudson chipped in with three kills. Deja Lester tallied four kills, Colby had two kills, six digs and 12 serve-receives, Tigner had 25 assists and three digs and Kali Jackson had three digs.

Another loss to Rochester Adams, 17- 25, 18-25, had McClung with four kills, three digs and five serve-receives, Tigner had four kills, two aces, 12 assists and five digs and Smith had three kills, five digs and nine serve-receives. Lester had two kills, Townsend added two assists, nine digs and 11 servereceives, Jackson had five digs and Colby had four digs.

A 25-15, 25-19 win over Ypsilanti had Smith with four kills and five digs, McClung had four kills, three aces and six digs and Deana Manns had two kills. Townsend had three aces, six digs and nine serve-receives, Aubrey Mikovits has two aces and seven digs, Tigner chipped in with two aces, 12 assists and four digs, Jackson had six digs and Colby, four.

A final win over Saginaw Nouvel, 25- 22, 25-23, had Smith with eight kills, seven digs and 12 serve-receives, McClung had seven kills and five digs, Whitney Brown had four kills and four digs, Lester had seven kills and Tigner had 23 assists and 10 digs. Townsend had 12 digs and 15 serve-receives, while Mikovits and Colby had three digs apiece. — L.P.


In their final home meet of the 2012 regular season, Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing lost to Bay City Western, 116-70, on Oct. 18. Grabbing the Lady Cavaliers’ only win of the day was Jennifer Messina in the diving competition, Rebecca Hrit, Ashleigh King, Selena Adams and Messina were second in the 200 medley relay in 2:09 and in the 100 fly, King was second in 1:17 and Adams was third in 1:18. Messina, Allia Howard, Rebecca Bade and Kayla Seeley were also second in the 200 free relay in 1:55.75, in the 100 free Howard was second in 1:01 and Mara Johnson was third in 1:03. Finishing second in the 400 free relay in 4:17 were Adams, Howard, Seeley and Hrit.

As for the 200 free, it was Howard who placed second in 2:18, Johnson was the runner-up in the 50 free in 28.56 and finishing second in the 100 back in 1:12 was Adams. Seeley was second in the 500 free in 6:22 and third in the 200 IM in 2:47, as well, and King grabbed the third spot in the 100 breast by clocking in at 1:21.

Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing is at Mt. Pleasant today. — M.S.

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