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CHS harriers tuning up for key post-season meets
CAMDEN FRESHMAN K.P. CASSIDY helped the Bulldogs to a fifth-place finish in last Wednesdays meet hosted by Chapin High School.
Racing on a course over which the Region 4-AAA cross country championships will be held Oct. 22, the Camden High cross country teams continued their string of strong finishes in a multi-team meet hosted by Chapin High School last Wednesday.Pam Chickering’s Lady Bulldogs finished fourth of eight teams in the girls’ portion of the run while Jerry Stokes’ Bulldogs finished fifth out of nine entries.Host Chapin won the girls’ race with 23 points followed by, in order, Pelion (43), Ninety Six (76), Camden (104) Gilbert (121), Mid-Carolina (175), Richland Northeast (205) and Brookland-Cayce with 208 points.The top finisher for the Lady Bulldogs was freshman Stephanie Areford, who was eighth in a time of 21:33. Fellow CHS freshman Heather Woolard was 13th with a final clocking of 22:14 with classmate Megan Goodrich coming home in 22nd place in a time of 23:16.Camden’s Abby McLaughlin finished in 29th spot with a time of 24:13 while Caroline Woolard rounded out the scoring with a time of 24:27 which was good for 32nd.Pelion won the boys’ race as the Panthers held off Chapin, 33-42. Gilbert was third with 95 points trailed by Ninety Six (126), Camden (137), Brookland-Cayce (160), Mid-Carolina (178), Richland Northeast (180) and Lower Richland (289).Freshman Garrett Lawson paced the Bulldogs as his time of 18:17 was good for 18th place.