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Dunwoody captures 2010-11 DeKalb Co. All-Sports Award
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Dunwoody captures 2010-11 DeKalb Co. All-Sports Award

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 today (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 357.5 set 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.

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