The Mat Devils finished runners-up in the Area 4-AA Duals Jan. 10 and punched their tickets to the 2017 Team Dual Championships Jan. 12-14 in the Macon Centreplex.
Elbert played three nearly perfect quarters against Athens Academy last week.
Coaches hugged, players jumped for joy and students stormed the court as the Inferno erupted in Elbert’s last-second victory (46-44) over Hart Saturday night.
A shorthanded Elbert came in third behind two state powerhouse programs last week.
Five Mat Devils carried Elbert into seventh place last weekend during the Panther Invitational.