Eight DeKalb County volleyball teams qualify for state playoffs

Eight DeKalb County volleyball teams qualify for state playoffs

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Eight DeKalb County volleyball teams qualify for state playoffs

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The 2013 GHSA state volleyball playoffs kickoff on Wednesday and Thursday with eight DeKalb County teams vying for first round victories.

Chamblee (23-14), Redan (25-9) and Towers (11-11) get things started on Wednesday.

Towers (11-11) is a No. 3 seed from Area 3-AAA and travels to Savannah for a 6 p.m. match against Area 1-AAA No. 2 seed Islands (22-7) in Class AAA action.

Chamblee is the No. 2 seed out of Area 5-AAAA and Coach Lorri Reynolds squad hosts Area 1 No. 3 seed Mary Persons at 5:30 p.m. at Chamblee. The Lady Bulldogs are two wins shy of giving Reynolds (98-103) her 100th career victory.

Charlcye Henderson has her team in the Class AAAA playoffs as a No. 4 seed and with a date against No. 4 ranked Veterans (38-2) in Warner Robins. Veterans is the No. 1 seed out Area 1-AAAA.

The Class AAAAA and Class AAAAAA playoffs begin on Thursday with a pair of DeKalb teams hosting first round games.

Area 6-AAAAA champion Dunwoody (26-23) hosts Area 2 No. 4 seed Warner Robins (20-12) at 5 p.m. while Lakeside (15-14), a Final Four participant in 2012, is the No. 2 seed and hosts No. 3 seed Evans at 6 p.m. at Lakeside.

Tucker (27-16) is the No. 3 seed from Area 6 and travels to Houston County (9-24) for a 6 p.m. match in Class AAAAA action. Stephenson, the No. 4 seed, rounds out the DeKalb contingent in Class AAAAA with a first round playoff trip to Greenbrier (26-14) with the time still to be announced.

Druid Hills (22-13) captured the No. 4 seed in Region 8 and travels to face Class AAAAAA No. 1 ranked Walton (38-5) in a 7 p.m. match.

Volleyball State Playoff Schedule

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Class AAA

Towers (11-11) at Islands (22-7), 6 p.m.

Class AAAA

Redan (25-9) at Veterans (38-2), 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Class AAAAAA

Druid Hills (22-13) at Walton (38-5), 7 p.m.

Class AAAAA

Stephenson at Greenbrier (26-14), TBA

Tucker (27-16) at Houston County (9-24), 6 p.m.

Evans at Lakeside (15-14), 6 p.m.

Warner Robins (20-12) at Dunwoody (26-23), 5 p.m.

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