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Demons rally for 3-1 win over Dogs
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CAMDEN DEFENDER JACK CRAYNE keeps a close eye on Lugoff-Elgins Deuce Brown in first half action from Tuesday nights match at Zemp Stadium. - photo by C-I photo by Tom Didato
Call Kyle Miller the party pooper.At least that is the way Camden boys’ soccer coach Mark Chickering felt about the goal scored by the Lugoff-Elgin senior forward which tied Tuesday’s match at Zemp Stadium at 1-1 with a little more than 11 minutes remaining in the first half.The host Bulldogs never rebounded from Miller’s goal as the visiting Demons tacked on one more in each half to pull away to a 3-1 win in the regular season opener for a pair of rivals who are both under the direction of first-year head coaches.Miller beat his defender, took a few dribbles and, from the left side of the field, sent home a 15-yard strike past CHS netminder Richard White to even things at 1-1. It was a salvo from which the Bulldogs never recovered.“I think that when they scored,” Chickering said of the first L-E goal, “it kind of took the wind out of our sails, a little bit. We had a period of about 20 to 25 minutes after that where we went flat.