March 4, 2008
Green, West lead Saginaw past Carman-Ainsworth
FLINT, Mich. - Saginaw High and Michigan State recruit Draymond Green faced their toughest obstacle on the tournament trail Monday night in the Class A regional semifinal at Flint Northern. Facing a Flint Carman-Ainsworth team with a talented, veteran cast of guards, the Trojans found themselves tied with the Cavaliers at halftime and needed a strong second half to come away with a 79-67 win to advance to Wednesday's Class A regional final.
While Carman-Ainsworth had a strong collection of guards and swingmen, the Cavaliers had no answer in the paint for Green. Displaying his usual strong inside game and a deft touch from beyond the three-point arc, Green led all scorers with 28 points. Green also showed his strong rebounding skills as he hauled down 11 boards and added 3 blocked shots.
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