Playing out close to how he thought it would, Camden High tennis coach Roger Smoak was glad to be on the long end of a 4-2 decision over visiting rival Lugoff-Elgin on Monday.
Bryan Jones scored two first half goals and that would be more than enough for the Camden High soccer team and goalkeeper Richard White who shut out Camden Military Academy, 5-0, in a Monday night match played at Zemp Stadium.
Monday: Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (TEN – 4:30 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Camden (BSOC – 7 p.m.)
North Central High School will host a 3-on-3 co-ed volleyball tournament on Saturday, March 1 to held raise funds for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a charitable foundation aimed at conquering various forms of childhood cancers, as well as for the NCHS Shield yearbook.
Hunter McManus is hardly the most imposing figure on the baseball field.
Using a 4-2 advantage in penalty kicks, Camden edged past visiting rival Lugoff-Elgin, 2-1, in a non-conference girls' soccer match played Monday night at Zemp Stadium.
Monday: Camden at Hartsville (TEN – 4:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Lancaster (TEN – 5 p.m.); North Central at Buford (SB – 6 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at White Knoll (SB – 6:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (GSOC – 7 p.m.); Lewisville at North Central (BB – 7 p.m.)
One night after having used four pitchers in a conference loss to Pelion, the North Central baseball team saw the effects of a weary mound staff in a 19-9 loss to visiting Andrew Jackson on Wednesday.
The third annual Child Crappie Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 12 on Lake Wateree.
Brother and sister Evrik and Sharneece Gary of Camden enjoyed strong 2013-14 basketball seasons which became even more memorable for the pair after last week.
Monday: North Central, Keenan at Pelion (G – 4:30 p.m.); North Central at Andrew Jackson (BB – 6 p.m.); Camden, Lugoff-Elgin at Magnolia Classic (G – TBA)
In a season-opening battle between a pair of 2013 state tennis qualifiers, the 4A entry eased past the squad which made its first appearance in the post-season.
Getting two goals in the opening 50 minutes of play proved to be more than enough for the Lugoff-Elgin boys soccer team whichtook a 3-1 win over host Camden on Wednesday night.
Doing all its damage in the opening two frames, Camden Military Academy jumped to a 9-2 lead over visiting North Central and would hang on for a 9-7 win over the Knights on Wednesday afternoon.
On an early evening which included warm sun, followed by strong winds and then, swirling rains, Lugoff-Elgin threw a Blizzard into the Wednesday weather mix.
Louis Clyburn had a good feeling as he led North Central back onto the field for the second half of Friday's game with in-county rival Camden Military Academy. Across the way, his opposite number and CMA head coach Will Rice, was hoping against hope that his Spartans could finish the job.
Monday: Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (G – 4 p.m.)
Lugoff-Elgin finished second with Camden High a spot behind in third place in an 11-team boys' cross-country meet hosted by CHS on Wednesday at Historic Camden.
For almost as long as North Central fans can remember, schools such as Andrew Jackson, Indian Land, Buford and Chesterfield have been the region rivals of the Knights' athletic teams.
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