Camden High girls' basketball team took a giant step toward making their first state tournament appearance since the 2002-03 season with a 41-28 win over visiting Chester on Tuesday on the Michael G. Culp Court.
North Central will be at home for Saturday's start to the AA-A Upper State wrestling tournament. The only change is that the Knights will host three teams at the Castle rather than the entire 16-team field.
The Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team tuned up for Saturday's opening day of the South Carolina High School League dual state tournament with a second place finish in Saturday's Razorback Duals held at Walhalla High School.
For years, the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association (SBCA) all-star weekend has been plagued by defections --- for one reason or another --- and monetary concerns in taking five baseball teams and coaches to Myrtle Beach for several days in early June.
Following a first half in which the two sides combined to score 62 points with Camden leading visiting North Central, 32-30, NC head coach Mitch Lowder left the locker room at halftime thinking defense.
Combating a much taller opponent in Lugoff-Elgin, you can only imagine what was going through Camden High coach Ron McKie's head when his two tallest players were both tagged with their second personal fouls in the opening five minutes of Saturday's game.
For a coach whose team is already short on numbers, playing three games in the same week is bad enough. When you have two contests coming within 20 hours of each other, the task become even more menacing.
After having opened Saturday's Red Raider Duals at Greenville High School with a loss to Hillcrest, the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team rebounded to win three straight matches before falling to West-Oak in the third-place match to finish the exhausting day with a 3-2 record.