2018-02-11 / Sports

Lapeer girls routed by Carman-Ainsworth

BY SPORTS STAFF


Lapeer’s Hannah Erla sets up the offense against Goodrich on Jan. 9 
Photo by Brandon Pope Lapeer’s Hannah Erla sets up the offense against Goodrich on Jan. 9 Photo by Brandon Pope FLINT TWP. — The Lady Lightning fell to a tough Carman-Ainsworth team on Tuesday, 64-38.

Carman-Ainsworth took a massive 18-4 lead in the first and never looked back, adding a 23-12 second to lead 41-16 at halftime. Lapeer put up a 19-12 third, but the Lady Cavs added an 11-3 fourth to seal Lapeer’s fate.

Hannah Erla continues to lead Lapeer in points, putting up 17 on the game. Becca Morrish added 13 of her own. Bre Nolan and Elle Perry had three points each and Olivia Norman added two.

“(It was) a tough game for the Lightning, who competed hard the whole game. Good teamwork!” said Lapeer coach Andy Roberts.

On Friday, Erla put up half of the Lady Lightning’s points in a 54-34 win against Saginaw Arthur Hill. Erla led Lapeer with 27 points.


North Branch’s Autumn Deshetsky looks for the passing opportunity. 
File Photo North Branch’s Autumn Deshetsky looks for the passing opportunity. File Photo Lapeer jumped out to a 21-13 lead in the first and never looked back, adding an 11-4 second to lead 32-17 by intermission. Both teams put up eight points each in the third, but Lapeer outscored Saginaw Arthur Hill 14-9 in the fourth to notch its fourth win of the season.

Alongside Erla’s 27 points, Morrish added 18. Lindsey Shires chipped in 11. Olivia Norman added four, Charity Dundas two and Caitlyn O’Neal one.

Lapeer, 4-8, was scheduled to host Davison on Friday in a Pink Out game, but the game was rescheduled for Saturday due to weather. The Lady Lightning will be at Saginaw Heritage on Tuesday. — K.R.

CAPAC

The Lady Chiefs struggled against league opponent Imlay City Tuesday, losing 36-27.

Capac was held scoreless in the first 12-0 and began to find its legs in the second putting up six points to Imlay City’s seven. Capac outscored Imlay City 12-4 in the third, but Imlay City flipped the script with a 12-9 fourth to preserve the win.


Capac’s Kristen Payne shoots under pressure from Almont on Jan. 19. 
Photo by Austin VanDaele Capac’s Kristen Payne shoots under pressure from Almont on Jan. 19. Photo by Austin VanDaele Player stats were not available. — L.P.

LAKEVILLE

The Lady Falcons lost to Vassar 38-35 on Tuesday night. LakeVille fell behind 13-7 after the first quarter and was able to cut the lead to 22-17 by halftime. Vassar led 34-23 after the third quarter. LakeVille outscored the Vulcans 12-4 in the final frame, but was not able to get over the hump.

“(We) made a fourthquarter comeback (but) came up a little short,” said LakeVille coach Frank Gibson.

Abbie Weiss scored a team-high 15 points and also had two steals. Kirstyn Brown added six points, four rebounds and two blocks. Kenedy Vines stuffed the stat sheet with five points, three rebounds, five steals, two assists and two blocks. Alexis Cargill contributed three points and two rebounds. Doree Lincoln and Adara West each scored two points. Amani West pulled down four rebounds, and Misty Kaller had two.

LakeVille, 2-14, hosted Bendle on Friday after we went to press. — J.O.

NORTH BRANCH

The Tri-Valley Conference crossover schedule was completed on Thursday when the Broncos lost to Frankenmuth, 48-39. Jalen Ruhlman bolstered the effort with 12 points while Emily Ludescher, Autumn Deshetsky and Carly Warda each tossed in six.

Amy Ludescher recorded four points, Kendall Wilson added three and Reese Ruhlman had two. — B.P.

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