Girls basketball ends season with fall to Carman-Ainsworth


IMAGE / Mr. David Fairman

Junior Sydney Walker shoots against Carman-Ainsworth in the district final game on Friday, March 8.

The girls basketball team fell to Carman-Ainsworth 60-53 in overtime during the district championship at Lapeer on Friday, March 8.

The Hornets were down at halftime but came back to tie the Cavaliers at 51 points, which pushed them into overtime.

Carman-Ainsworth outplayed Kearsley in overtime, scoring nine points to the Hornets’ two.

Junior Sydney Walker led the Hornets with 14 points, and senior Mackenzie Ramey chipped in with 11 points.

Walker is saddened by the way the season ended but is excited for next year.

“This season was an amazing season. It didn’t end how we wanted it to, but we have nothing to be disappointed about,” Walker said.

She is already focused on next season.

“Next year will be my senior year and the plan is to take it game by game,” Walker said. “The goal, of course, is a league title, district title, and, hopefully, a state title. (I) also want to bond with my team more on and off the court. Next season will be a great season.”

This game concludes the girls basketball season.

The Hornets earned a 19-5 record overall while finishing 16-2 in the Metro League.