It was a good weekend for the Camden-based AAU SC Ballers (11 and under) and the TBallers (14 and under) basketball teams, which traveled to Dallas, Ga. for the Wolfpack Elite Summer Jam AAU Basketball Tournament. Both teams, coached by Willie Dubose, came away with their respective tournament championships.
One ... and holding.
It is all-star baseball tournament time in Kershaw County with four Dixie Youth and a pair of Dixie Boys' squads preparing to play in Sub-District and District tournament play, respectively.
It could not have been much better of a Monday night for Curtis Johnson.
It's a new swim team season heating up at the Kershaw County Recreation Department's swimming pool on Battleship Rd. in Camden. And, this year's team is bigger than ever.
SUMTER -- The last time the American Legion baseball teams from Dalzell-Shaw and Kershaw County met at the Crestwood High School field, the result was a 30-24 victory for Post 17 in a 5 ½-hour marathon.
Trying to throw a wrench into the Sumter attack, Kershaw County Post 17 head coach Curtis Johnson sent left-hander Taylor Lunsford to try and slow down the visiting Post 15 offense.
Monday: Post 17 (11-5) at Hartsville (1-15) (7 p.m.); Dalzell-Shaw (7-9) at Manning-Santee (9-7) (7 p.m.); Cheraw (5-11) at Sumter (15-1) (7:30 p.m.)
In a matter of two days, things have tightened up in the battle for second place in the American Legion League III standings.
MANNING -- It was a baseball game that both Kershaw County Post 17 and Manning-Santee needed as the American Legion League III standings begin to heat up with eight games remaining in the regular season.
Lugoff Kentucky Fried Chicken captured its second consecutive KCRD Instructional League baseball title this year. The team won the regular season title with an 11-0 record and then capped a perfect campaign by winning all three of its league tournament games. Pictured on the fron row, from left, are Coby Morrison, Joshua Kirkland, Landen Goff, Grant McElveen and Layne Ruffner. The middle row includes Gabriel Sullivan, Caleb Galloway, Robert Storey, Walker Branham, Brian Napper and McCoy McElhaney. The coaches' row is made up of Matt Galloway, Robbie Branham, Ray McElveen and Tom Storey.
May: 30 – Dalzell-Shaw (7 p.m.); 31 – Hartsville (7 p.m.)
With the start of summer vacation only two days away, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County, hosted by county high schools.
The Camden Royals AAU basketball organization is sponsoring a basketball tournament open to all youth organization teams which will benefit Relay for Life.
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