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Softball | Camden faces Princeton in 1A East Regional Final series

Lady Bruins host Game 1 of softball series today

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L-r: Camden's Taniya Swinson, Briana Bratton and Hannah Ferebee celebrate during the game against Vance Charter School in the fourth round of the NCHSAA Class 1A softball state playoff game, Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Camden softball field near Camden Community Park.

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From staff reports

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Camden softball team continues its quest for a state championship as the Bruins will host Princeton in Game 1 of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 1A East Regional Final series today at 6 p.m.

As the No. 1 seed in the region, Camden holds home field advantage in the best-of-three series.

Game 2 of the series will be held Thursday at Princeton High School at 6 p.m.

If Game 3 is needed, Camden will host the series-deciding contest Friday at 6 p.m.

Camden is playing in the regional final series for the second consecutive season.

Last season, Camden was swept by Louisburg.

In Game 1 of the series last season, Louisburg won 2-1 on a walk-off solo home run in the 13th inning.

Louisburg pitcher Laine Barefoot dominated Game 2 as the Warriors defeated Camden 4-0.

Camden (24-1), the Albemarle Athletic Conference regular season and tournament champion, defeated Vance Charter School 3-2 in the fourth round of the state playoffs Friday.

The Bruins bring a 13-game winning streak into the regional final series.

Princeton (14-2), the No. 2 seed in the East Regional, won the Carolina Conference this season.

The Bulldogs defeated Louisburg 2-0 in their fourth round game Thursday.

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