As his team's season winds down, Camden High tennis coach Roger Smoak saw a Bulldog team which was not at its best still manage to come away with a 6-0 win over Darlington on Wednesday.
For the first time in nine years, Camden will sit out the AAA state boys' tennis playoffs.
While the Lugoff-Elgin and North Central baseball and softball teams opened 4A and 2A state baseball and softball, respectively, post season play last night with second round action set for Saturday afternoon, Camden will kick off the post-season tonight.
The Camden High girls' soccer team is inviting all Camden area elementary aged girls to attend "Varsity for a Day" at Zemp Stadium from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25.
Jerry Jones and Cooper Ball scored two goals each as Camden breezed to an 8-0 win over visiting Lower Richland in last Thursday's Region 4-AAA soccer match.
Led by three goals each from senior striker Jazzmine Devlin and junior Jordan Woody, the Camden girls' soccer team blitzed host Lower Richland, 9-0, last Thursday night in Hopkins.
Roger Smoak did not waste words or, pull out any excuses after Camden's 6-0 loss to three-time defending state AAA tennis champion Chapin on Thursday.
All season long, Camden has been searching for that one win on which it could hang its collective hat on.
Their playoff position locked and secured, Camden is hoping to use its three-game week as a springboard for success as they prepare for next week's AAA state baseball playoffs.
Will Abbott and Josh Hough combined on a one-hitter as Camden shut out visiting Fairfield Central, 5-0, in a non-region baseball game played Wednesday at American Legion park.
It was a long six days for the Camden High tennis team.
Camden High School had 23 track athletes compete in the 21st annual Taco Bell Classic held at Spring Valley High School. The 2013 edition of the event included more than 1,800 athletes from 150 schools representing 11 states.
It would have been an uphill climb for Camden to have leapfrogged Dreher and finish in third place in the Region 4-AAA baseball standings.