By Staff Reports

Four DeKalb County high school basketball teams locked up state playoff berths last week while 32 more have to win their way in during this week’s region tournament action.

Region 5-5A is being hosted at Columbia High School with the Southwest DeKalb Panthers (19-6) and Lady Panthers (19-6) earning first-round byes and automatic state tournament berths with their No. 1 seeds.

All other teams in the region need to win one game to grab a spot in the Class 5A state playoffs beginning next week. Tournament play begins Tuesday at 5:30 with a pair of games involving both the boys’ and girls’ teams from Miller Grove and Chamblee playing to move on to next week.

Stephenson is hosting the Region 4-6A Tournament beginning tonight with the bottom two seeds facing off to enter the main tournament. The Tucker Lady Tigers face Morrow in the girls’ game at 6:00 pm.

Both Dunwoody teams travel to Pope for first-round games in the Region 7-6A tournament to represent DeKalb County. The Lady Wildcats take on Chattahoochee at 4:00 pm while the Wildcats matchup with John’s Creek at 8:30 pm

In Region 7-7A play tonight, the Lakeside Vikings face Central Gwinnett for a spot in the main draw and a shot at the state playoffs in a 7:30 pm game at Meadowcreek.

The Druid Hills Lady Red Devils play for a spot in the state playoffs as they face off with host North Clayton in a 7:00 pm girls’ contest.

It’s a girls’ only night in Region 5-3A at Pace Academy as the Stone Mountain Lady Pirates (12-12) start off the night facing DeKalb County rival Redan at 4:30 pm. Cedar Grove takes on Towers in the 7:30 pm game.

DCSD REGION TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

MONDAY, FEB. 4

Region 7-7A at Meadowcreek

Boys

Lakeside (8-17) vs. Central Gwinnett (4-19), 7:30 pm

Region 7-6A at Pope

Girls

Dunwoody (9-15) vs. Chattahoochee (3-22), 4:00 pm

Boys

Dunwoody (10-15) vs. John’s Creek (11-14), 8:30 pm

Region 4-6A at Stephenson

Girls

Tucker vs. Morrow, 6:00 pm

Region 4-4A at North Clayton

Girls

Druid Hills (11-13) vs. North Clayton (14-11), 7:00 pm

Region 5-3A at Pace Academy

Girls

Stone Mountain (12-12) vs. Redan (5-13), 4:30 pm

Cedar Grove (11-9) vs. Towers (2-17), 7:30 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Region 7-7A at Meadowcreek

Girls

Lakeside (17-8) vs. Central Gwinnett (16-9), 6:00 pm

 Region 4-6A at Stephenson

Girls

Stephenson (15-10) vs. Mundy’s Mill (10-15), 4:00 pm

Region 5-5A at Columbia

Girls

Chamblee (7-17) vs. Miller Grove (10-14), 5:30 pm

Boys

Miller Grove (9-16) vs. Chamblee (11-13), 7:00 pm

Region 4-4A at North Clayton

Boys

Druid Hills (17-7) vs. Eastside (14-9), 4:00 pm

Region 5-3A at Pace Academy

Boys

Redan (12-12) vs. Stone Mountain (14-10), 6:00 pm

Pace (18-7) vs. Towers (4-19), 7:30 pm

 Region 6-2A at Douglass

McNair (3-14) vs. KIPP (18), 7:00 pm

 Wednesday, Feb. 6

Region 4-6A at Stephenson

Girls

M.L. King (13-12) vs. Mt. Zion (13-12), 4:00 pm

Lovejoy (22-3) vs. Tucker/Morrow, 7:00 pm

Boys

Stephenson (12-12) vs. Mt. Zion (9-16), 5:30 pm

Tucker (21-4) vs. Forest Park/Drew, 8:30 pm

Region 5-5A at Columbia

Girls

Columbia (18-6) vs. Lithonia (7-15), 4:00 pm

Arabia Mountain (17-4) vs. Clarkston (3-22), 7:00 pm

Boys

Columbia (13-9) vs. Arabia Mountain (6-18), 5:30 pm

Lithonia (16-8) vs. Clarkston (6-19), 8:30 pm

 Region 5-3A at Pace Academy

Boys

Cedar Grove (16-7) vs. Lovett/Westminster, 5:30 pm

Girls

Pace (16-7) vs. Stone Mountain/Redan, 7:00 pm

Region 6-2A at Douglass

Boys

McNair (3-19) vs. Therrell (19-6), 7:00 pm

 

Written by Marbeth Cheathem

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