Having already missed the mark on one extra point kick attempt, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice went for the win rather than to try and extend Saturday's game with the Raleigh Titans to another set of downs.
For a team still searching for that first win, a week off can be a good thing or, a bad one.
What was a forgettable Friday night for Kershaw County football teams did not get any better on Saturday afternoon as the visiting Carolina Pride shut out host Camden Military Academy, 50-0.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Will Rice had not yet received video of any Carolina Pride football games. But the Camden Military Academy head coach knew a little of what to expect from the visitors for Saturday's game at Spartan Field.
Through the first three games of the season, lack of offense has been one of the chief concerns for the Camden Military Academy football team.
Will Rice must feel a little like a restaurant host. When two people leave, two more are seated.
When you start practice and your season later than most teams, you are forced to play catch-up and try to get to where you need to be in a quicker period of time.
Another event, another improved finish.
This is no time for Camden Military Academy to let its collective guard down.
As a coach, you look for improvement from your team from the first to second contest of the season.
A new-look Camden Military Academy cross country team finished in 13th place --- out of 19 squads --- which took part in the Skyhawk Invitational hosted by Hammond last Wednesday in Columbia.
Not having had any success with the passing game in Saturday's season opener at Camden Military Academy, New Covenant Christian School turned to a physical running back and a penetrating sun to finally get past the hosts, 14-0.
For the Camden Military Academy, Saturday marks what may well be the earliest season opener in the history of the program. For visiting New Covenant Christian School, this will be the first football game in the school's history.
When you are coming off a winless season, it is good to have a short memory.
Just as his team seems to be on the rebound, Camden Military Academy head coach Will Rice will have to wait an extra week to see if the Spartans will be able to build on their momentum
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