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Veteran Knights pose stiff early season test for Dogs
CHRIS PATE ... CHS linebacker
When the dust had settled following his team’s 51-38 loss to Cheraw in last Saturday afternoon’s season opener, Camden head football coach Jimmy Neal said there was plenty to build on.This week, the Bulldogs put those words into action in preparation for tonight’s game against defending Region 6-4A champion West Florence.While the Camden defense gave up 51 points and nearly 500 yards in offense, that unit, Neal said, had their moments on a hot day in Cheraw. Offensively, after a shaky start, the Dogs rallied to score 38 second half points thanks to a running game headed by junior Brandon Hampton and an air attack directed by quarterback Josh Council, who spread the ball fairly evenly between his four starting wide outs.As CHS packs up for a trip to Florence Memorial Stadium, Neal is hoping a solid week of practice will pay off with better showings on both sides of the football against the Knights.“I hope that we’ll see improvement,” Neal said. “I thought we saw a group of guys who played hard last Saturday.