The DeKalb County Junior Varsity Championships move into the semifinals on Saturday at various sites.

The DeKalb County Junior Varsity Championships move into the semifinals on Saturday at various sites.

The 2023 DeKalb County Schools Junior Varsity Basketball Championships move into the semifinals on Saturday (Feb. 4) following a big day of quarterfinal action last week.

Arabia Mountain and Southwest DeKalb both swept the girls’ and boys’ quarterfinal games at home last weekend.

Arabia Mountain (11-0) defeated Miller Grove (4-8) 39-22 in the girls’ opener at Arabia Mountain. Caiden Bradford was player of the game for the Lady Rams. Arabia Mountain hosts Stephenson (8-3) which won at home against Lakeside (5-6) 36-27 behind the play of Keira Brooks (12 points, 4 assists, 4 steals). The pair are set for a 10:00 am tip in the single game.

The Rams (10-1) moved into the boys’ semifinals via a 52-43 win over the Miller Grove Wolverines (6-5). Kameron Gribble hit for 15 points to lead the Rams in the win. Arabia Mountain travels to Southwest DeKalb to take on the Panthers (11-0) in the boys’ semifinals.

Southwest DeKalb knocked off Druid Hills (7-5) 53-39 behind 13 points from Azeez Bello and 12 from Aaron Burks. Southwest and Arabia Mountain are set for an 11:30 am start on the Panthers’ home court.

The Lady Panthers (11-0) are set to host Chamblee (10-1) on Saturday at 10:00 am as both teams advanced into the semifinals. Southwest DeKalb won 42-21 over Lithonia (5-5-1) behind the play of Shamaria Arnold and De’Asia Kelly. Chamblee upended Columbia (7-4) 44-15 at Columbia to move forward.

The Columbia Eagles (10-1) got past the Chamblee Bulldogs (8-3) 57-53 to move into the semifinals. Columbia will host Lithonia at 10:00 am on Saturday. Lithonia (9-3) upset No. 1 seed Tucker 54-40 behind the leadership of Isaiah Sloan.

Saturday, January 28
At Arabia Mountain
(G) Arabia Mountain (11-0) 39, Miller Grove (4-8) 22
(B) Arabia Mountain (10-1) 52, Miller Grove (6-5) 43
At Columbia
(G) Chamblee (10-1) 44, Columbia (7-4) 15
(B) Columbia (10-1), 57, Chamblee (8-3) 53
At SW DeKalb
(G) SW DeKalb (11-0) 42, Lithonia (5-5-1) 21
(B) SW DeKalb (11-0) 53, Druid Hills (7-5) 39
At Stephenson
(G) Stephenson (8-3), 36, Lakeside (5-6) 27
At Tucker
(B) Lithonia (9-3) 54, Tucker (9-2) 40

Saturday, February 4
At SW DeKalb
(G) Chamblee (10-1) vs. SW DeKalb (11-0), 10:00 am
(B) Arabia Mountain (10-1) vs. SW DeKalb (11-0), 11:30 am
At Arabia Mountain
(G) Stephenson (8-3) vs. Arabia Mountain (11-0), 10:00 am
At Columbia
(B) Lithonia (9-3) vs. Columbia (10-1), 10:00 am