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Dogs bark loudest in topping Demons, 46-35
L-ES KEENAN MYERS ELUDES the tackle of Camdens Kelton Young for a three-yard gain in first half action from Friday nights rivalry game at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium. - photo by C-I photo by Tom Didato
On a night of firsts, Camden got the one which mattered most.In a game in which each side scored a touchdown the first time --- literally --- that it touched the football, it was the visiting Bulldogs who used a three big plays in the second half to turn a 28-19 halftime deficit into a 46-35 victory over Lugoff-Elgin in the 33rd edition of the cross-river rivalry.Both teams came into this 33rd edition of the cross-river rivalry in search of their first victory of the season. And it would be CHS (1-3) which snapped an eight-game skid, lasting nearly a full calendar year, by putting up some big numbers against the Demons, who fell for the fourth time in as many starts this season and 10th in a row dating back to a 17-10 victory over White Knoll in week five of the 2011 campaign.Regardless of how his team got one, Camden head coach Jimmy Neal had the look of relief on his face after what proved to be as entertaining a game in the history of the series.“They’re excited,” Neal said as he gave a nod of the head to his team’s celebration taking place behind him. “It’s been a long time since we’ve won a football game and, to beat your cross-county rival is pretty big.