Dunwoody Wildcats

Principal Rodney Swanson (front with trophy) and the Dunwoody High School coaches and top seniors accepted the 2010-11 DeKalb County Schools All Sports Award Friday at the DHS pep rally.

Dunwoody High School captured its 12th DeKalb County All-Sports Award during the 2010-11 school year. 

The award was presented by DeKalb County Athletics Specialist Chris Chilton at Dunwoody’s season opening pep rally Friday. 

The win brings Dunwoody in to a tie with Lakeside for the most All-Sports awards with 12 and marks the third consecutive year and fourth out of the last five the school has captured the county-wide award. 

The point total of 328.5 was the second highest total in the 30 year history of the award just behind Dunwoody’s record setting total of 357.5set just one year ago. Southwest DeKalb finished second for the fourth time with a point total of 300.0 followed by Lakeside with 296.0. 

Dunwoody’s successful year included playoff appearances in softball, volleyball, boys’ and girl’s soccer, boys’ and girls’ tennis, boys’ and girls’ golf and baseball which helped secure the award for the third year in a row. Dunwoody also had state competition appearances in cross country, swimming and gymnastics. 

Southwest DeKalb’s strong finish was aided by state playoff appearances in  football, boys’ basketball and a state championship in girls’ track. The state title was the fourth in five seasons for the Lady Panthers. 

Dunwoody, Lakeside and Redan lead the county in Top 10 finishes with 30 each, one for each year the award has been given while Lakeside also has 30 consecutive Top 5 finishes. Redan has the most runner-up finishes with a total of seven.

 

2010-11 SCHOOL TOTAL

1) Dunwoody 328.5

2) Southwest DeKalb 300.0

3) Lakeside 296.0

4) Chamblee 276.0

5) Arabia Mountain 253.0

6) Tucker 252.5

7) Stephenson 235.5

8) Columbia 221.5

9) Redan 217.0

10) Druid Hills 200.5

11) Miller Grove 193.5

12) Cedar Grove 174.5

13) Martin Luther King Jr. 170.0

14) Lithonia 142.0

15) Stone Mountain 138.5

16) McNair 130.0

17) Cross Keys 127.5

18) Clarkston 102.0

19) Towers 96.0

20) Avondale 66.0


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