Finals for Middle School Basketball Championships Set for Saturday

The 2020 DCSD Middle School Basketball Championships begin with girls' consolation game at 10:00 am at Miller Grove High School on Saturday. Boys' consolation, girls' championship and boys' championship to follow in order.

The 2020 DCSD Middle School Basketball Championships begin with girls’ consolation game at 10:00 am at Miller Grove High School on Saturday. Boys’ consolation, girls’ championship and boys’ championship to follow in order.

The 2020 DeKalb County Middle School Basketball Championships are set for Saturday at Miller Grove High School after big semifinal games on Wednesday night.

The girls’ championship set for 1:00 pm features the Region 1 co-champions Chamblee (15-1) and Tucker (15-1). The pair split two games during the regular season, but Chamblee won the coin flip for the No. 1 seed.

Chamblee knocked off Region 3 champion Lithonia (13-3) 38-23 at home on Wednesday to advance to the championship round. Tucker pinned Chapel Hill with its only loss of the season 42-36 at Chapel Hill on Wednesday to reach the title game.

Tucker won the first meeting against Chamblee 56-23 on December 14 while Chamblee evened things up in the second meeting on January 8 with a 44-29 victory.

The girls’ consolation game will feature Chapel Hill and Lithonia at 10:00 am at Miller Grove. Chapel Hill won 44-27 over Lithonia in their regular season tilt.

Champion (15-1) and Salem (14-2) face off in the boys’ championship at 2:30 pm at Miller Grove after picking up semifinal victories at home on Wednesday.

Salem, the Region 3 champ, defeated Stone Mountain (11-5) 51-35 to get into the title match. Champion beat Columbia (13-2) for the second time this season 49-42 and the two losses are Columbia’s only ones on the season.

Champion defeated Salem 56-49 on January 18 to give the Lions their first loss of the season. The other Salem loss came 37-35 in the regular season finale against Redan. Champion’s only loss on the season came to Region 1 co-champion Chamblee in a 50-40 loss in January.

Columbia and Stone Mountain play in the boys’ consolation game at 11:30 am. Columbia defeated Stone Mountain 57-45 in their only meeting this season back on November 20.

See links below for championship brackets/current standings:

2020 DCSD MS Basketball Championship Brackets

MS Basketball Standings Through Semifinals


Source: DCSD Athletics

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