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CHS has strong performances in meet
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Receiving a total of 18 personal-best performances, the Camden High boys and girls’ track teams ran to sixth and seventh place finishes, respectively, in Saturday’s 15-team Silver Fox Invitational at Dutch Fork High School.

In field events, Camden’s Omar Mingo took third in the long jump at 20-1 and sixth in the triple jump at 39-3. Welton Cauthen placed fifth in the high jump as he cleared the bar at 5-6.

On the track, Carlos Williams earned fourth and fifth places respectively in the 400-meter (52.69) and 200-meter (23.20) events and Ben Hayes took third in the 400 meter hurdles (1:05.46).

The Bulldogs’ relay teams made the podium as well. In the 4 x 100-meter relay, Mingo, Cauthen, Damari James and Willams took fifth place with a 45.44 finish. Daniel Gambrell, Kobe Little, Jackson Smyrl, and Lee McKenzie were sixth in the 4 x 800-meter relay with a time of 9:56.13. In the 4 x 400-meter relay, Little, McKenzie, Ben Hayes and Williams placed fourth, coming in at 3:53.59.

The Lady Bulldogs finished seventh in the their side of the event.

Tajz Bradley took bronze in the long jump event at 15 feet. In the triple jump, Heather Woolard made the podium with a 32-foot leap which was good for seventh place.

On the track, Alesia Davis placed seventh in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:22.78. In the 4 x 800-meter relay, Caroline Woolard, Abby McLaughlin, Kadrea Ferguson, and Deniah Arthur took the podium with a fifth place finish of 11:13.67. Heather Woolard, Kadrea Ferguson, Deniah Arthur, and Staci Sumter finished fifth in the 4 x 400-meter relay with a time of 4:42.04.

Camden will play host to Great Falls and McBee on Thursday at 5 p.m. at the CHS Athletic Complex.