For the second straight year, the visitors dampened the festivities at the Frank Smith Classic.
Two victories at a Crisp County tournament last Friday sealed a 4-1 opening week for the Camden County High softball team.
With timely contributions from the offense, defense and special teams, the Wildcats eclipsed visiting Oakleaf, 19-6 last Friday night in their regular-season debut under new head coach Bob Sphire.
Call it six up and six down.
Road wins aren't easy to come by in south Georgia, and the Wildcats got one last Friday night for a boost going into the regular season.
The Camden Middle gridders held Vickery Creek off the scoreboard the last three quarters and held on, 14-7 in a scrimmage last Saturday night at Chris Gilman Stadium.
Coming off a state-tournament campaign, Camden County High softball has a talented group taking the field this season.
Registration for cheerleading, flag football and tackle football through Camden County PSA Leisure Services will run through Aug. 4. Late sign-up will be Aug. 7-11.
Defense, first contact and integrating a new setter will be key points for the Lady Wildcat spikers as they open the 2017 schedule next week in Kingsland.
Matt Perry, a 2013 Camden County High School graduate, is serving his country as a U.S. Navy sailor, but that has not prevented him from reaching for his dream of being a NASCAR driver.