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Red Foxes invade Zemp for Dogs' home opener
TYRIK JONES ... CHS defensive tackle
Like an image seen in a car’s rear-view mirror, Camden’s view of the back of Brian Rivers’ jersey got smaller and smaller with each passing carry.Tonight, the Bulldogs would like to keep the Hartsville junior tailback in front of them as they kick off their 2014 home campaign between the blocks at historic Zemp Stadium.A year ago in Kelleytown, the 5-foot-7, 170-pound Rivers sliced and diced his way to a 247-yard, four-touchdown night against Camden in helping the Red Foxes to a 41-7 victory. Rivers sat out last week’s 62-12 dismantling of Lamar with an injury. In his place, classmate Shy McPhail (5-6, 165) went for 74 yards while sophomore James Clair piled up 89 rushing yards and 38 more from quarterback Matt Lynch as the Foxes piled up 612 yards in offense on a night in which seven different players found their way into the end zone for the winners.Coming off a 41-27 loss to West Florence in which his team missed too many tackles, Camden head coach Jimmy Neal left little doubt as to what priority one is for his 1-1 squad tonight against the state’s third-ranked team in this week’s AAA football poll.“Obviously, we have to be better tacklers,” he said.

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