STONE MOUNTAIN – DeKalb County’s fifth annual Spikefest hit local gyms Friday night and ReporterDarius.com was at Redan to cover all of the action in the first day.
Each team had numerous amounts of things to take away from the night’s eight match slate.
Decatur and Dunwoody had a date with each other on Saturday after both teams swept the opponents in 2-0 fashion. Decatur dispatched Cedar Grove High with set scores of 25-3 and 25-12 while Dunwoody dismantled Southwest DeKalb with scores of 25-10 and 25-9.
The victory for both squads puts them against each other at Redan in the morning.
However, those weren’t the only schools to experience success on the first day.
Even though they suffered a loss and are tasked with the loser’s bracket for a chance at third place Cedar Grove had an impressive match against Stephenson. With a number of lead changes and momentum shifts the Lady Jaguars almost stole the first set victory.
In the second set, Stephenson carried their momentum of the almost mounted comeback but overall, the match closed up after the Lady Jaguars held a 7-1 lead.
Stephenson jumped ahead 17-13 but before they could regain their footing, Cedar Grove was already on their heels and a battle for the lead ensued. Six ties occurred for both teams but Cedar Grove managed to pull out the victory in the 26-24 set.
Check back later for more results.