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Camden harriers headed to state meet
MEMBERS OF THE CAMDEN High cross country program and their coaches celebrated their earning spots in Saturdays AAA state championships in Columbia after qualifying in the AAA Upper State meets held in Piedmont last Saturday. Pictured kneelfing, from left, are Sam Messinides, girls team coach Mark Chickering and Ben Battiata. Standing are Misha Messinides, McKenzie Taylor, Heather Woolard, Garrett Lawson, K.P. Cassidy, Chance Grein, Ryan Robles, Grant Maree, boys team head coach Jerry Stokes, volunteer coach Lucas Joseph, Mel Boucher, Julia Keen and Caroline Woolard. - photo by Photo courtesy of Derek Lawson
Camden will carry a full head of steam into Saturday’s AAA state cross country championship meet after the Bulldogs finished fourth in last Saturday’s AAA Upper State Qualifying meet contested in Piedmont. The finish was the highest ever achieved by a Bulldog boys’ cross country team. Head coach Jerry Stokes’ squad received a 13th place overall finish, with another personal-best time of 17:42, from Sam Messinides.