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Lady Dogs christen new digs in style
CHS unveils new track and field facility
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For the first time in school history, the Camden High School track teams hosted a meet on their home track.After years of practicing and having held some meets at Scott Park, the Bulldogs christened their new home at the CHS athletic complex with a win and a second in a three-team, Region6-AAA meet held last Thursday.Prior to the start of the event, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was conducted which was attended by school, city and school board officials.The CHS girls came home with a win in their first time out as the Lady Bulldogs edged Crestwood, 66-63, with Lakewood third with 32 points.The Bulldogs came up just short in boys’ portion of the meet, finishing second behind Crestwood’s 72 points with 61. Lakewood scored 44 points.The new track is expected to be a boon for the program, said CHS boys’ team head coach Emet Reyes.“We were very excited to host a track meet on our new facility and excited about the potential of the track program at Camden High School,” Reyes said following the completion of the inaugural event.Jerel Holloman was a two-time winner for the Bulldogs as he doubled in the 110-meter hurdles and the 400-meter run. Holloman ran the hurdles in 17.8 seconds while running the 400 in 53.63 seconds.