Camden swept both halves of its track meet with visiting Columbia held last Wednesday at the Bulldog Athletic Complex.
The Bulldogs defeated the Capitals, 61-42, while the Lady Bulldogs blitzed the Lady Caps, 80-17.
Taking first place for the hosts in the boys’ portion of the meet and their events were Darrion Allen (shot put, 42-1), Devin Engram (200-meter dash, 25:15) and Joseph Byrnes (100-meter dash, 11:56). In addition, the Camden 4 x 100-meter, 4 x 400-meter and 4 x 800-meter relay teams also won their events.
The Lady Bulldogs received a pair of first-place finishes from Amani Boykin, who won the shot put with a throw of 28-3.5 and doubled in the discus with a heave of 41-1. Also winning were Tiyana Peterson (triple jump 30-6), Katelynn Stevens (long jump 13-8), Imani Wyatt (110-meter hurdles, 16.53), Devyn Mortensen (1,600-meter run, 6:52), Caroline Cassidy (400-meter hurdle, 1:20), Deanna Arthur (800-meter run, 2:49) and Morgan Clay (200-meter dash, 29:18). In addition, Camden also took the 4 x 100-meter, 4 x 400-meter and 4 x 800-meter relay races.
After this week’s spring break, Camden will host the Region 4-AAA track and field championships on Wednesday, April 24 at 1 p.m.