Camden sent its seven seniors off on a winning note as the Lady Bulldog soccer team took apart Lancaster, 9-0, in Tuesday’s Senior Night contest at Zemp Stadium.
Camden head coach Pam Chickering and the program saluted six-year program members Kate Jones, Haleigh Scott and Leila Long, four-year player Chloe Grein, two-year varsity performer Kristen Randolph along with Katharine Coplin and Callie Copley who joined the squad this season.
“All these seniors have contributed to this program throughout the year and years they have been part of the CHS girls’ soccer program in many different ways,” Chickering said of the seven players who were feted in a pre-game ceremony.
Grein led the Camden offense with five goals, scoring three in the first half and two more in the second 40 minutes to give her 98 career goals. The Coker College signee added an assist in the shutout.
Dayton Jeffcoat scored the evening’s second goal when she put away a nice crossing pass from Grein. Grein scored her second and third goals before intermission to help the hostesses to a 4-0 lead.
The Lady Bulldogs went on the offensive early in the second half as Hailey Webb took the ball down the sideline and pushed it toward the goal, putting the ball away in the near post just 20 seconds into the second session half. Webb added another goal later in the game.
Randolph also added a second half goal in a match in which Jones dished out two assists while Anna Trapp and Annie Navarro had one each.
Mary Caston Morgan was between the posts and had a clean sheet.
“It was special night for the seniors as three of them have been here since seventh grade,” Chickering said. “These seniors set the bar high for the next groups of girls who become part of this program as they were two-time co-region champs while making the playoffs each year.”
After having closed the regular season with a match at Lugoff-Elgin on Thursday, the Lady Bulldogs (12-3) will begin the AAA state playoffs with a home game next Monday. The match is set for 6:30 p.m. at Zemp Stadium.