Stepping onto the mat for the final pairing of the evening, Lugoff-Elgin freshman 106-pounder Devin Wilson knew he needed to win by his match by, at least, a four-point major decision to give his team a win over host Camden on Tuesday night.
Three nights after evening their Region 4-4A record at 1-1 with overtime win against Westwood, the Lugoff-Elgin boys' basketball team lost to visiting Blythewood, 82-69, Friday night inside the Demons Den.
Tuesday: Camden at Chapin (BB – 6 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Ridge View (BB – 6 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin, Hartsville at Camden (WR – 6 p.m.); Camden Military Academy, Lewisville at Eau Claire (WR – 6 p.m.); Central at North Central (BB – 6:30 p.m.); Heathwood Hall at Camden Military Academy (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
Monday: First round of Carolina Classic boys' basketball tournament at North Central High school (6 p.m. – Lugoff-Elgin vs. Buford; 7:30 p.m. – Robert E. Lee Academy vs. North Central); North Central girls in final round of Comporium Classic at Andrew Jackson (opponent, time TBA); Camden High girls in final round of Lake Marion Invitational Tournament (opponent, time TBA); Camden boys in first round of Farm Bureau Classic Tournament at Chesterfield High School (opponent, time TBA); Lugoff-Elgin girls in Lady Winds Invitational at Timmonsville High School (7:30 p.m. vs. Timmonsville)
This would be the perfect time for Von Duncan to pull out the "woe is me" card. Instead, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball coach puts on a stoic face and stares down adversity the only way she know how.
Wanting to conserve some energy in a breakneck-paced scheme, Camden High interim head basketball coach Ron McKie Jr. went to a zone defense Friday night, as opposed to the constant man-to-man pressure which the first-year Bulldog boss favors.