Volleyball team tripped in Romeo tournament





Carman-Ainsworth’s Destiny Johnson, right, rises up for a shot at the net last season, while Aniya Harmon waits in the wings. Photo by Brandon Pope

Carman-Ainsworth’s Destiny Johnson, right, rises up for a shot at the net last season, while Aniya Harmon waits in the wings. Photo by Brandon Pope

ROMEO – The Lady Cavaliers went 2-3 in the Romeo Varsity Volleyball Tournament on August 29. Carman- Ainsworth’s run through the tournament ended in the Silver semifinals, where it lost to Rochester 26-24, 7-25, 10-15.

Opening in pool play, Carman- Ainsworth lost to Utica 8-25, 22-25 and Div. 1 top-ranked Lake Orion 12-25, 9-25. The Lady Cavs then beat Chippewa Valley 25-22, 21-25. They then defeated Sterling Heights 25-14, 25-14 in the Silver quarterfinals, before ultimately falling to Rochester.

Diamond Lester led Carman- Ainsworth with 29 kills, 34 digs and three blocks over the course of the tournament. Destiny Johnson had 15 blocks and 20 kills, Hannah Thurston finished with 44 digs and seven aces and Mary Dollinger doled out a team-high 38 assists. Aniya Harmon also added three assists and five blocks.

Carman-Ainsworth, 4-7-0, is at Bay City John Glenn tonight at 7 p.m.


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