2018-03-08 / Sports

Swartz Creek girls’ hoops season ends

By Kylee Richardson
810-452-2632 • krichardson@mihomepaper.com


Swartz Creek’s Aajah Hendrix goes up for a contested shot against Flushing in the district semifinals last Wednesday. 
Photo by Todd Boone Swartz Creek’s Aajah Hendrix goes up for a contested shot against Flushing in the district semifinals last Wednesday. Photo by Todd Boone FLINT TWP. – The Swartz Creek girls’ basketball season came to an end in last week’s district semifinal after the Lady Dragons lost to Flushing for a third time this season, 42-28. Flushing grabbed a 10-4 lead in the opening frame and kept its foot on the gas the rest of the way, extending the lead to 17-14 by halftime. Flushing then outscored Swartz Creek 13-2 in the third and both teams added 12 each in the fourth. Individual stats for Swartz Creek were not reported.

Flushing, who had defeated Fenton 49-47 in an overtime thriller in the district opener, moved on to face Carman- Ainsworth for the district title. Carman- Ainsworth took down the reigning Class A state champs in a 63-45 win.

On the other end of the bracket, Carman-Ainsworth set aside Linden with a 75-14 win in the district opener. The Lady Cavs stayed hot in the district semifinal as they defeated Grand Blanc 54-22. Carman-Ainsworth played Davison on Tuesday in the regional opener.

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