Continuing on an upward trajectory, the Camden High wrestling team used nine pins and two forfeits in 11 matches to breeze to a 66-16 win over host Dreher in Wednesday night's Region 4-AAA match contested in Columbia.
The Camden High School (CHS) Bulldogs and Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Demons boys and girls basketball teams split in taking championships at the inaugural Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic at renovated E. Clarkson Rhame City Arena in Camden on Tuesday.
December 24, 2015|
By Tyler Cupp, WPUB/WCAM
Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.)
Picking up where they left off in winning last Saturday's Kersey Memorial Tournament title in Indian Land, the Camden High wrestling team extended their dual match win streak to three on Tuesday night inside the Dog Pound.
Staying in their locker room for all but a few seconds before the start of the second half, the Camden girls returned to the Michael G. Culp Court playing surface without time to warm-up for the second 16 minutes of Wednesday's season opener with visiting Lakewood.
In Tuesday's edition of the Chronicle-Independent, in the sports schedule for the week, it was incorrectly reported that Camden would host Lakewood in a basketball doubleheader on Tuesday night, Dec. 1.
Having held up their end of the bargain, Camden players were all smiles following quarterback Devin Beckley's three-yard touchdown carry with 84 seconds left to seal Friday's 45-32 win over visiting Lower Richland.
Well-wishers came by to shake Jimmy Neal's hand to congratulate him on how hard his Camden High football team played following Friday's 42-35 loss to still-unbeaten and fifth-ranked Chapin in Friday's game at Zemp Stadium.
Chalk it up to a case of post-season jitters, but the Camden High volleyball team rebounded from a 25-12 loss to visiting Blue Ridge in the first set of Thursday's AAA Upper State playoff opener to win the next three sets.