Camden crushes Oakleaf in a lopsided contest
September 18 — Camden County’s unbalanced streak continued Friday with a 50-6 win over Oakleaf.
Camden held the Knights scoreless until 22 seconds left in the first half. At that point, Camden was already 36 points ahead.
The Wildcats entered the scoreboard in the first practice in 13 games, with a 5-yard touchdown from Jamie Felix to give Camden a 7-0 lead.
After holding the Knights to three and coming out on the next possession, Zach Andreu returned the 57-yard punt at Oakleaf’s 13-yard line. Felix scored on a 13-yard run the next play to give Camden a 15-0 lead after a two-point conversion.
After forcing Oakleaf to shoot the next possession, Camden started off his 33-yard line, scoring from a six-play drive ending in a 4-yard touchdown by KK Albertie for a 22-0 lead over the Wildcats. at the start of the second quarter.
Camden increased his lead to 30-0 on the next possession with a 65-yard touchdown by Deonte Cole, the first of three he would get at the end of the game.
The Wildcats’ defense dominated throughout the first half, Tire Young intercepting a pass from Oakleaf quarterback Drew Ammon. He set up another Wildcats touchdown, this one, a 53-yard rush from Cole, extending the lead to 36-0 after an extra point missed.
After scoring a touchdown late in the second quarter, Oakleaf surprised Camden with a successful back kick to start the second half. The Knights couldn’t capitalize and were forced to punt.
Cole scored his third rushing touchdown of the game on a four-yard run to give Camden a 43-6 lead at the end of the third quarter. Cole would finish with 190 yards on 10 carries.
The Wildcats, with many absent starters, scored one last time on a 66-yard run from Ke’maja Davis to extend the lead to 50-6.
Camden coach Jeff Herron praised the way his team played after a tough loss to Marietta last week. The Wildcats improved their record to 4-1, with a touchdown game against Coffee next week.
“It’s good to be beaten as long as you learn from it,” he said.
Herron has told his players the next two weeks will help set the tone ahead of the conference game.
“We played really really well at times in the first half,” he said. “It’s always good to win her back home.”