DeKalb teams take top honors in holiday tournament
12/31/2008, 11:04 a.m.
DeKalb County teams won two of the four championships in the DeKalb Holiday Tournament Dec. 22-23.
The Redan Lady Raiders beat the McEachern Lady Indians 48-35 to win the National Girls' Championship, while the Greenforest Christian Eagles won the American Division Boys' Championship, beating North Cobb Christian 57-53.
Lady Raiders senior guard Quortni Fambro came off the bench to score a game-high 14 points in their win over McEachern. Forward Nia Evans, the tournament's MVP, and guard MacKenzie Dalrymple, an All-Tournament team honoree, had standout games.
Jamel Jones, the Eagles' junior small forward, was named MVP of the American Division, and guard Joseph Chase was named to the All-Tournament team.
Heritage High School won the American Division Girls' Championship by knocking off the Lithonia Lady Bulldogs and Tri-Cities beat Southwest DeKalb to win the National Division Boys' Championship.