Three times in the closing six minutes of play, Camden made it a potential one-possession game after visiting Fairfield Central had extended its lead into double figures. On each occasion, however, the Bulldogs were unable to regain the upper hand.
In a match knotted at 39 after all 14 weight classes had been contested, Cheraw's advantage in teams points led to the Braves taking a 40-39 victory over Camden in a Thursday night tri-match which included Hartsville.
In the two weeks since his team's 70-55 loss to Fairfield Central in the regular season finale, Camden head coach Jimmy Neal has been told of how entertaining of a game it was to watch either from the stands at Zemp Stadium or, on that evening's live television broadcast of the game.
BALLENTINE --- There was a glimmer of hope in a second set in which Camden climbed from a 9-0 hole to take a 17-16 lead over Bishop England in Saturday's AAA state championship volleyball match at Dutch Fork High School.