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Lady Dogs capture second meet
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Camden ran away from the field as the Lady Bulldogs scored 106 points to win last Thursday’s track meet held at the CHS athletic Complex.

The hostesses piled up 106 points to get past Lugoff-Elgin (24 points) and McBee (22).

In the boys’ portion of the event, Lugoff-Elgin took top honors with 118 points followed by McBee (74), Camden (55) and Camden Military Academy (8).

The victory was the second in as many starts for the Lady Bulldogs who had five double-winners. Alesia Davis won the 100- and 400-meter hurdles in times of 19.75 and 1:24, respectively. Staci Sumpter took the 100-meter dash in 13.37 seconds and ran on the 4 x 100-meter relay team which was timed in 54.43. Kentrell Salmond threw the shot put 28-feet, seven inches and heaved the discus 97 feet. Megan Goodrich doubled in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs in times of 6:34 and 14:09, respectively, and Heather Woolard traveled the long and triple jumps in 16-feet, six inches and 31-feet, nine inches, respectively.

CHS also received first place finishes from Deniah Arthur in the 400-meter run in 1:07 and Caroline Woolard in the 800-meter run, with a clocking of 2:50.

Other top performers for CHS Shykeisha Lane, who was second in the 100-meter dash, Darlasia Salmond (second in the 200-meter dash), Abby McLaughlin (second in both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs), Kadrea Ferguson (third in the 800-meter run), Veronica Milbry (second in both the 100- and 400-meter hurdles) and Dayajoi Belton who was second in the shot put and third in the discus.

The Bulldogs had one first place finisher in the boys’ meet with Ryan Kelly winning the pole vault when he cleared the bar at 11-6.

Teammate Carlos Williams was second in both the 200- and 400-meter runs while CHS’ Garrett Lawson placed third in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs. Welton Cauthen was second in the high jump and fourth in the 100-meter dash while Omar Mingo finished second in the triple jump. Grant Maree and Daniel Gambrell had good days in the distance events with Maree finishing fourth in the 1,600-meter run and fifth in the 3,200-meter run while Gambrell was fourth in the 3,200-meter run.

Camden travel to West Florence for a meet on Thursday.