Championship Saturday in DeKalb County is all set as the 2018 DCSD Junior Varsity Basketball Championships are set for 11:00 am (girls) and 12:30 pm (boys) at Cedar Grove Middle School on Saturday.
Arabia Mountain is set to play for both titles including the undefeated girls’ matchup of the 12-0 Lady Rams and the 10-0 Lakeside Lady Vikings to start Championship Saturday.
The Lady Rams defeated Stephenson 58-36 in the semifinals and downed Tucker in a tight 46-43 opening round victory. Arabia Mountain is the Region 4 champion.
Lakeside also enters the title game undefeated after taking down Miller Grove in a one-score game 44-42 in the opening round and following it up with a hard fought 35-32 victory over Southwest DeKalb in the semifinals.
The Rams enter the finals at 9-3 and face four-time defending champ Miller Grove (8-4) which advanced with two wins over No. 1 seeds.
Arabia Mountain defeated Tucker 42-31 in the tournament’s opening round and followed up with a 72-61 on over Region 3 champ Stephenson in the semifinals.
Miller Grove entered the tournament as the Region 3 No. 2 seed at 6-4 and opened with a 49-44 defensive battle victory over Region 2 No. 1 seed Lithonia. The Wolverines made their fifth consecutive title game with a hard fought 44-41 semifinal victory over Region 1 No. 1 seed Southwest DeKalb.
Sat., Feb. 10 at Cedar Grove Middle
(G) Lakeside (10-0) vs. Arabia Mountain (12-0), 11:00 am
(B) Miller Grove (8-4) vs. Arabia Mountain (9-3), 12:30 pm
MIDDLE SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS
(G) Stephenson (13-3) vs. Renfroe (14-2), 2:00 pm
(B) Stephenson (12-4) vs. Miller Grove (9-7), 3:30 pm
(G) Champion (11-5) vs. Chapel Hill (16-0), 5:00 pm
(B) Chapel Hill (11-5) vs. Renfroe (13-3), 6:30 pm