Chamblee, Lakeside Fall in State Tennis Quarterfinals
Chamblee's Sophia Cheng lost a tough 7-5, 7-5 decision in the Lady Bulldogs Class 5A Girls' Elite 8 loss. (Photo by Mark Brock) The 2023 DeKalb County tennis [...]
Lady Bulldogs Move into Class 5A State Tennis Playoffs Elite 8
Chamblee's Ananya Zatar makes a return during play at No. 1 doubles. She and teammate Grace Seel sealed the Chamblee 3-0 win over Coffee in the second round of [...]
Chamblee Sweeps Northside of Columbus Out of Tennis State Playoffs
Chamblee's Isabelle Coursey lines up a shot in her No. 1 singles victory. (Photo by Mark Brock) Chamblee hosted Northside of Columbus in a Class 5A state playoffs [...]
Lady Bulldogs Drop Hard-Fought State-Title Match to Northview
The Chamblee Lady Bulldogs finished as the Class 5A state runners-up in a hard fought loss to Northview. (Photo by Mark Brock) The Northview Titans knocked off the [...]
Lady Bulldogs Return to Class 5A Tennis Championship Finals
The Chamblee Lady Bulldogs celebrate their Class 5A State Playoffs semifinal victory over Coffee. They play Northview in the state championship on Saturday, May 14. A 3-0 victory [...]
Dunwoody teams, Lakeside Boys Fall in State Tennis Quarterfinals
Dunwoody's doubles player Hannah Price (left) and singles player Bobby Kitchin played valiantly in Dunwoody's Class 7A quarterfinals losses. (Photo by Mark Brock) It was a tough day [...]
Lady Bulldogs Knock Off Midtown 4-1 to Reach 5A Semifinals
Chamblee's Isabelle Coursey was part of a sweep at singles against MIdtown winning her No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-3. (Photo by Mark Brock) Before the 2020 Covid [...]
Wildcats Sweep North Paulding 3-0 to Advance to Class 7A Elite 8
Dunwoody's No. 1 singles player Mark Romano won his match 6-1, 6-1 to lead the Wildcats in a 3-0 win over North Paulding in the Class 7A Sweet 16 [...]
Lady Wildcats defeat Camden Co. 3-0 to Advance to Class 7A Elite 8
Dunwoody's Mei Stafford (left) and Ginny Duffy (right) discuss strategy during their 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles against Camden County's Ryleigh Blount and Hannah Coffman. (Photo by [...]
Lady Bulldogs Win, Bulldogs Fall in Class 5A Tennis Sweet 16
Chamblee's Allison Lvovich (top) rallied for a three-set victory to aid Chamblee's Class 5A Sweet 16 victory over Woodward Academy on Friday. Andrew Pietkiewicz (bottom) was the lone winner [...]
Win at No. 3 Singles Sends Vikings into Class 6A State Playoffs Elite 8
Lakeside's Andy Moehlich (top) won the clinching match at No. 3 singles to send the Vikings into the Class 7A Elite 8 of the state playoffs. Teammate Jay Jani [...]
Dunwoody Lady Wildcats Knock Off Cherokee to Reach 7A Sweet 16
Dunwoody's Ella Thomas (left) and Celia Carter (right) played roles in Dunwoody's 3-0 Class 7A first-round victory over Cherokee. (Photos by Mark Brock) Dunwoody picked up a 3-0 [...]
Chamblee Bulldogs Win Spot in the Class 5A Tennis Sweet 16
Chamblee's Bryce Starks (top) and Rudy Bhukhanwala (bottom) were in singles action against Calhoun in the Bulldogs' 4-0 first round playoff victory. (Photos by Mark Brock) A 4-0 [...]
Wildcats Go 4-1 VS. Woodstock to Advance to 7A Boys Sweet 16
Dunwoody's Ayden Mamaghani contributed to the Wildcat's 4-1 first round tennis state playoff win with a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 3 singles on Tuesday at Dunwoody. (Photo by [...]
Lakeside Sweeps Class 6A State Tennis Matches against Richmond Hill
Lakeside's Nora Grady and Luca Borisov won singles matches to help the Lakeside teams to first round Class 6A playoff wins on Tuesday. (Photos by Mark Brock) The [...]
Chamblee Lady Bulldogs Move on to Class 5A Tennis Sweet 16 Round
Chamblee's Sophia Cheng swept her No. 3 singles match against Cartersville's Madison Feydon 6-0, 6-0 in aiding a 3-0 Chamblee Class 5A girls' state playoff win. (Photo by Mark [...]
DeKalb Opens Tennis State Playoffs with 15 Entries Slate to Play
Chamblee's Andrew Pietkiewicz leads the Bulldogs into the Class 5A state playoffs this week as one of 15 teams to earn berths. (Photo by Mark Brock) Three of [...]
Lakeside Teams, Chamblee Girls Fall in State Tennis Elite 8
Lakeside No. 1 boys' singles Julian Santucci (top photo) was on his way to a win when match was stopped. Lakeside girls' No. 1 singles Johanna Goebel (bottom photo) [...]
Three DeKalb Tennis Teams Competing in State Playoffs Elite 8
The GHSA State Tennis Playoffs continue on Tuesday with three DeKalb teams hitting the court for a chance to reach state semifinals. The three-time defending Class 5A girls’ state champions [...]
Chamblee Sweeps Cartersville Out of the Class 5A State Playoffs
Chamblee's Isabelle Coursey rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 2 singles to start Chamblee off on a sweep of Cartersville in the Class 5A girls Sweet 16 [...]
Henderson High won the first tennis title in 1978 by capturing the Class AAA boys’ state championship to put DeKalb County Schools in the forefront.
Lakeside followed two years later with the 1980 state title and quickly snatched the 1981 and 1982 championships as DeKalb County Schools started its powerful run in the 1980s. The Vikings streak was just part of 15 state titles won in boys tennis action in the decade of the 1980s.
Dunwoody won all four of its state championships in the run by capturing the 1983, 1985, 1988 and 1989 titles.
Chamblee provided DeKalb with its 17th boys’ state tennis title with a Class 5A win in 2019.
Boys State Champions (17)
- Dunwoody (4) – 1983, 1985, 1988, 1989
- Lakeside (4) – 1980, 1981, 1982, 2001
- Tucker (3) – 1988, 1989, 1990
- Chamblee (2) – 1998, 2019
- Henderson (2) – 1978, 1981
- Peachtree (1) – 1983
- Redan (1) – 1985
Dunwoody heads up the girls state title winners with a pair of state championships to its credit.
Dunwoody opened the first girls sanctioned state championships in 1980 with a victory. The Lady Wildcats repeated in 1981 and were joined by Druid Hills in the winners circle.
Lakeside won the fourth girls state title in 1984.
Chamblee became just the fourth team to win a state title and ended a 33-year drought for the DeKalb girls’ with the 2017 Class 5A championship. It was the Lady Bulldogs, who finished 25-0, first state title and DeKalb’s fifth overall.
The Lady Bulldogs repeated for a back-to-back run with their 2018 state title to tie Dunwoody with 2 state titles and with the back-to-back titles. Chamblee finished 22 in 2018 to extend its consecutive match win streak to 47 over the two seasons.
The 2019 Chamblee team completed a three-peat with a 23-1 record and a second consecutive state title win over Kell to become the first DeKalb girls’ team to win three state titles.
Girls State Championships (7)
- Chamblee (3) – 2017, 2018, 2019
- Dunwoody (2) – 1980, 1981
- Druid Hills (1) – 1981
- Lakeside (1) – 1984